Welcome Grade 6 Graduates of 2020
Welcome back to the new school year. The children have come back to school and are ready for learning and enthusiastic about what is ahead in Term 1 and the remainder of 2020. Grade 6 this year will be a very special year as the students will embark on new learning journeys and memorable times.
DON’T FORGET THAT TERM 1 & 4 ARE SUNSMART TERMS. ALL STUDENTS MUST WEAR A HAT WHEN OUTSIDE. THEY ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO WEAR SUNSCREEN WHICH IS PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL.
Term 1 Overview
ENGLISH; INDEPENDENT READING; Students learn the ritual, routines and schedules of their reading workshop so they can share their thinking, build their reading stamina and develop good listening habits to help them do their best thinking and learning.
WRITING; Writing Journals; Students will build a love of writing and understand the importance of writing as a daily activity that strengthen and improves all aspects of lives. Students will use a writing journal as a tool for collecting ideas about themselves and the world around them and build a variety of entries.
NUMERACY; In numeracy students will be revisiting Place value with an emphasis of extending childrens knowledge of 3 digit numbers to millions. Students will also be immersed in open ended problem solving activities and learn the process when problem solving.
ELEARNING; CYBER SAFETY PROGRAM; Students will be working through a series of lessons focused on how to be cyber safe on the internet. We will be looking at a number of issues related to cyber bullying, Cyber smart rules and rules for safe handling of ICT equipment at school.
SCHOOL WIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR PROGRAM;
Building a Positive Community; Revisit the school matrix and expectations. Teachers are committed to developing proud,respectful, responsible and successful learners by promoting a stimulating , positive and inclusive environment. Students will be involved in units of work which provide knowledge and skill building required by all students for life long learning and social development.
Every Friday students will be involved in a variety of Summer sports such as T’Ball, Cricket, Volleyball and Basketball this term. Students not involved in interschool sport will be participating in other curricular activities at school.
STRINGYBARK LODGE – GEMBROOK
Wednesday 11th – Friday 13th March 2020.
PARENT / TEACHER MEETINGS
Meet and Greet your child’s new grade 6 teacher. Meetings will take place through out the year. This is an important opportunity for your child to share their learning. This also allows the teacher to share important information and answer any questions you may have have about your child.
Warm Regards the Grade 6 Team
Pina Caruso, Heath Yasunaga, Ivan Bromilow & Erin Webb.