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Homework Week 9

Due Monday 10th December

  • Reflect on the Slam Poetry BTN http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4807056.htm
  • Reading log signed 5 times for the week
  • Hotmaths-Shape transformations
  • 100 Word Challenge – Try a POEM this week if you can! Set yourself a writing goal at the start-use your personal goals from our conferences or something we are learning in class. See if you can add an audacity file of you reading this.
  • Comment on at least 2 other blogs- remember to be relevant, constructive and appropriate.  
  • Practise your poem

Move-up Session 2

To post a response to a 100 word challenge prompt, visit the site here:

100 word challenge  (you may as well bookmark it!)

  • Scroll down to the Latest Prompt
  • Scroll down further to “continue reading’ Link and click on it
  • Open your own blog and log in
  • Choose “+New Post” from the menu at the top of the page
  • Name it 100wc and the date and the number of the prompt
  • Copy the prompt picture or words from  the 100 word challenge into your blog entry- “This week’s prompt is:”
  • Set yourself a goal at the top (e.g: “This week I am hoping to use more adjectives/ try figurative language/narrate my dialogue/ use third person perspective/ try non-fiction writing….)
  • Respond to the prompt using between 95-105 words if possible
  • Experiment with style and genre- use it as an opportunity to practise something new.
  • Focus on paragraph structure,  sentence structure, and word choice.
  • Always go back and check spelling and punctuation.
  • Show to a parent – Parents should to see it makes sense and share with you what they like about your piece  (they can add a comment to show they  have done so)
  • Publish on your blog
  • Copy the blog post page (e.g http://alexia2016.global2.vic.edu.au/2018/11/14/100wc-bricks-gorilla-yellow-running-pretty/)
  • Go back to the 100 word challenge latest post page- scroll down to where it says: ” Sorry, you need to log in to enter the 100 Word Challenge. Login at https://100wc.net/wp-login.php or sign up at https://100wc.net/signup-2015/.” Click on the first link to login- use our 5-6 login: libbysclass with the password libbysclass
  • Scroll down and enter your details. where it asks for the blog post link paste in the link you copied earlier

An extra option is to use Audacity to record your completed post and add this mp3 file to your post. Try to do this at least once a month.

Homework Week 8

Due Monday 3rd December

This week we are back to a standard homework week:

  • Those applying for Green team or House captain- applications are due this Wednesday
  • Reflect on the space video:Humans in Space: 31/03/2015, Behind the News
  • Reading log signed 5 times for the week
  • Hotmaths-coordinates -MAKE SURE YOU READ THE LESSON! THERE ARE SOME THINGS YOU MAY BE NEW TO YOU!
  • 100 Word Challenge – Set yourself a writing goal at the start
  • Comment on at least 2 other blogs- remember to be relevant, constructive and appropriate.

Homework Week 7

Selection Criteria for House Captains

This year, applicants for house captains will need to put in a written submission to apply for the position. This will be handed in to teachers, and the information will be presented in a speech (3 minutes maximum) to the 2019 Year 5/6 cohort. Students will vote by secret ballot, however the final decision will be made by the teachers.

Criteria we are looking at include:

  1. Organisation
  2. Communication (being able to listen and share information)
  3. Kindness
  4. Problem solving
  5. Passion for how sport is run at our school

Green Team Captains

A similar format will be required of students wishing to become Green Team captains. The criteria to base your application on is as follows:.

  1. Commitment to helping MPPS be more Green
  2. Ability to lead a team of students from year one to five in a small group.
  3. Skills for representing the green team – ie speaking at assembly

This will be due 28th November.

Move-up Session 1

Getting to know you

 

 

 

 

 

Post a comment down below with 5 things about you…..we have to guess who you are….don’t make it too easy or too hard….

  • Make sure you AREN’T logged on (normally when you comment you should ALWAYS log on- your comments will be deleted by the teacher otherwise)
  • Fill in the name with a name that won’t give away who you are (e.g. ‘someone123’)
  • Put in an email address-either one you own or ‘someone @something.com’
  • DON’T put in a website
  • Write a comment that says 5 things about you that are real.
  • Fill in the antispam word
  • Submit comment
  • Now login (if you don’t remember your login, you may ask Libby to login for you
  • Keep refreshing your page and the comments will start appearing- as they do, write a list and see if you can guess who each person is. You can post your guess as a reply to the comment if you like

Homework – Week 5

Due on Monday 20th August

This term we will be working on our Class Masters presentations (see this link). Each week you should work a little on your speeches. Make sure you are in contact with your debate partners so that your debate shows teamwork and your arguments follow on from each other. In the week your speech is due, your Class Masters homework is your highest priority. If you are finding it difficult to complete your tasks, make sure you come and see me as early as you can and we’ll modify your homework as needed.

This week you need to do:

  1. Your Class Masters debate & prepared speech
  2. Reading log signed 5 times for the week
  3. Literature Circles reading and preparation
  4. 100 Word Challenge (Set yourself a writing goal at the start)

Latest 100 WC Prompt

The prompt this week has been set by Aidan, a student from Morrinsville, New Zealand. It will really get you thinking!

…why would I do that?…

Remember to plan your homework week early, and come and chat to me if you’re having any issues.

Homework – Week 4

Due on Monday 13th August

This term we will be working on our Class Masters presentations (see this link). Each week you should work a little on your speeches. Make sure you are in contact with your debate partners so that your debate shows teamwork and your arguments follow on from each other. In the week your speech is due, your Class Masters homework is your highest priority. If you are finding it difficult to complete your tasks, make sure you come and see me as early as you can and we’ll modify your homework as needed.

This week you need to do:

  1. Your Class Masters debate & prepared speech
  2. Reading log signed 5 times for the week
  3. Literature Circles reading and preparation
  4. Hotmaths-division
  5. 100 Word Challenge (try to set yourself a writing goal at the start)

Latest 100 WC Prompt

This week you have five individual words to put into your writing. They can be in any order but ALL must be included. They are:

…Flame   Ice   Lime   Regularly   Clock

Remember to plan your homework week early, and come and chat to me if you’re having any issues.

Homework Week 3

Due on Monday 6th August

This term we will be working on our Class Masters presentations (see this link). Each week you should work a little on your speeches. Make sure you are in contact with your debate partners so that your debate shows teamwork and your arguments follow on from each other. In the week your speech is due, your Class Masters homework is your highest priority. If you are finding it difficult to complete your tasks, make sure you come and see me as early as you can and we’ll modify your homework as needed.

You will also need to work on your 2 roles for literature circles. This link will take you to the literature Circle role descriptions if you can not find your paper.

This week you need to do:

  1. Your Class Masters debate & prepared speech
  2. Reading log signed 5 times for the week
  3. Literature Circles reading and preparation
  4. Hotmaths-division
  5. 100 Word Challenge (try to set yourself a writing goal at the start)

Latest prompt

Special prompt #2 (18)This is a magic door. You have to decide where it is, who put it there, what it leads to & what happens when you walk through it!

Remember to plan your homework week early, and come and chat to me if you’re having any issues.