Thursday Week 7 (28th May)

Reading fluency (15-30 mins): Read to self, read together OR read to me (Book Club text, another good fit book OR Epic!

Mrs Buckle’s Epic! Code: htl5326

Mrs Kenwright’s Epic! Code: ize9902

Tune in: Watch Mrs Buckle’s video

     Learning Intention: 

  • We are learning to tune in to interesting and unknown words and find the meaning of these words.

     Success Criteria:

  • I can find interesting/unknown words in the text and take note of these (including page number)
  • I can try and use context clues to figure out what this words means (by using clues from the text around the word)
  • I can use a dictionary to find the meaning of the word
  • I can write the definition in my own words so I know what it means
  • I can verbally use the work in a different sentence

Vocab Enricher: 

List 3-5 interesting words and their dictionary meanings from your text.

Make sure you write the meanings in your own words so you understand their meanings.

Other resources:

□ Extension: Complete this role for another book OR find synonyms & antonyms for the words you found to build on your vocabulary.


□ Spelling Fluency (10 minutes):

Find 1 synonym (same meaning) and 1 antonym (opposite) for each of your words

Learning Intention:

  • We are learning to publish informative texts demonstrating our understanding of text structures and language features

Success Criteria:

  • I can reread my draft and make any final changes to fix errors
  • I can type or copy my languages paragraph and fix the changes I made during editing
  • I can type/write neatly so the reader can follow my work
  • I can include illustrations/pictures that are relevant and presented neatly
  • I can include a title for this section

Tune In: 

Although the following link shows how to publish a narrative, the same rules apply to an information report.

□ Publishing: Today you need to publish by rewriting/typing your draft from yesterday on Indigenous food using the presentation method you have chosen. Make sure this is your best work!

Include a title for this section

Find a picture/map/graphic that can be put alongside this paragraph.

□ Upload a photo to Seesaw Class student journal to show your teacher


□ Counting pattern fluency (10 minutes): Practice the timetables facts for your counting pattern by writing them out.

1 x 2 = 2

2 x 2 = 4

□ Tune in: Watch the videos on partitioning to solve addition & subtraction problems

Learning Intention:

  • We are learning to partition numbers to solve larger addition and subtraction problems.

Success Criteria:

  • I can use my place value knowledge to help me
  • I can understand that partitioning means splitting the number into hundreds, tens, ones etc.

□ Activity: Partitioning – Splitting into Tens and Ones to Solve Addition & Subtraction Problems

Worksheet: Splitting into Tens and Ones to Solve Addition & Subtraction Problems (in Learning Pack)

Complete the worksheet as shown in the example.

Extension: Subtraction mental strategies – the split strategy (p 15) in Learning Pack


Tune In: Head to the following websites for more information!/media/3124132/housing

Activity: Investigate traditional Indigenous housing. Answer the following questions using the above resources and from the fact sheet in your Remote Learning pack:

  • Where did the Aboriginal people live?
  • What were their shelters made from?
  • Did they live alone or in groups?
  • How did they build their shelters

Keep this information safe as you will need it for writing next week.

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