In week 10, Grade 3/4 had a visit from Benedict the Beekeeper, who explored many aspects about bees. Students learnt about the life cycle of bees, their lifestyle and a bees role during the pollination process. Benedict also explored the elements of bee keeping.
In week 7, Term 3 students in 3/4 A familiarised themselves with the language and structural features of explanation texts. Through collaborative discussions, students shared their view as to what are the essentials in an explanation text, as well as analyse the similarities and differences between explanation texts. Here were some of the highlights of the lesson:
In week 8, students from Grade 3-6 thoroughly enjoyed watching and participating in the musical performance from the band Amanaska in celebration of Harmony week. Students not only listened to music from many different cultures, but were shown many elements of multimedia and how they are constructed. Here are some photos of the performance:
In the past couple of weeks, 3/4 A have been exploring the structure and language features of procedural texts. We have also explored the layout of different types of procedural texts, including science experiments. The students have enjoyed writing their procedural texts based on many experiences, such as the Volcano experiment. Students also enjoyed basking in the icky gooiness of the Oobleck experiment, while wearing PJ's! These were some of the moments: