WPPS Grade 1 2012

Creating lifelong learners

May 25, 2012
by kelvin broadway
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Rain today

Today’s environmentalists were Brian and Nathan. We measured how much rain fell today in a rain meter we placed outside.

We just checked it and it measured just 14mm. We thought it would fill up but it didn’t.

By Nathan and Brian.

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May 13, 2012
by khornby
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Mother’s Day

Although it is Mother’s Day, we talked about how it is a great opportunity to appreciate any special females in our lives. We are hoping that all the special Mums, Grandmas, Aunts, sisters or special ladies in your lives had a wonderful day today!

Did you enjoy your “hand flowers”?

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May 10, 2012
by khornby
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What does an engaged learner look like?

This is the Communication Space during our Grade 1 Learning Agreement. Look at how engaged they are in their learning!

What I see:
* they are staying in their space.
* they are looking at their learning.
* they are helping each other.

What I hear:
* they are asking each other questions.
* they are talking about what they are doing.
* they are using a volume that is not disrupting other spaces.

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May 9, 2012
by Miss C
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Grade 1 Assembly

On Wednesday 3rd May 2012, the grade 1’s had their assembly to share their learning with Wooranna Park Primary School. They used Skype to portray real time news broadcasting. In workshops, students have been looking at different forms of sharing news – news reporters, newspapers and the blog. It is an opportunity to develop their public speaking and presenting skills.

It was a fantastic assembly, all grade 1 students should feel very proud of their learning from term 1 and 2!

May 9, 2012
by khornby
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Dice Game

Today we were playing a game in pairs where we were keeping a record of how many times a number is rolled. When we rolled a number, we counted on to 10.

Which number did you roll the least?
1 – Nathan and Tori
4 – Liam and Aaliyah
4 – Tarik and Fiona D
3 – Joyice and Alison
Which number did you roll the most?
6 – Nathan and Tori
3 – Liam and Aaliyah
3 – Tarik and Fiona D
6 – Alison and Joyice
1 – Risinu and AJ

Have a go – which number do you roll most? Which number do you roll least?

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May 8, 2012
by khornby
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Thinking about our choices

It’s really important to think about things before we either say them or do them. To demonstrate, we got a piece of paper and discussed situations that leave another person hurt or angry- and we scrunched up our paper. When we tried to smooth it out, we couldn’t – there was still the marks of where the paper had been scrunched. We thought about ways that we could help each other in our community to help other peoples “paper” to get smoothed out…

If people doesn’t know how to write something I can help them – Nyamal
If someone hurts I’ll take care of them – Broadie
I’ll listen – Rhema
Walk inside to be safe – Connor
I can tap people to help them to listen – Ian
Sharing – Brian

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May 7, 2012
by khornby
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Learning Agreement

Today we had a very engaged learning agreement! We reflected at the end of learning agreement on what we saw, what we heard and how we felt.

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May 7, 2012
by khornby
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Have you filled your jar today?

Today we talked about the question “have you filled your jar today?”

We all come to school with an imaginary jar. Every time someone does a good deed to help us or show us kindness, a magical bean is placed in our jar. When we help another or show some one else kindness, a magical bean is placed in their jar. But if we hurt someone else or waste others learning time, we remove a magical bean from their jar.

We have a grade 1 community jar- when we see a strong, helpful or kind choice being made by a grade 1 a magical bean goes in the jar. I wonder how many we will have at the end of the day?

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