Narrative Writing – You have an audience!

Your task, and you WILL choose to accept it, is to write a narrative for a younger child.  You will have a specific audience in mind, either your buddy or a grade 1 child. You have been looking at the structure of narrative and explored some great picture books, looking at all the elements of…

Global Postcard Exchange #GPE15_16

https://sites.google.com/a/sjvknights.org/4postcardex/ G’day 5/6 kids, We’ll be designing and creating our own postcards to connect to other classrooms around the world.  Each student in our class will be responsible for one of the classrooms in our Postcard Exchange Group. I’ll talk to you all about it more, in the meantime feel free to check out the…

Meet Morris Gleitzman- an Interview with him

Here is the abcSplash interview with Morris…check it out in your own time.  For the readers and writers, you’ll really enjoy this! 🙂 -Ms Fitz http://splash.abc.net.au/home?WT.tsrc=Email&WT.mc_id=Innovation_Innovation-Splash|Primary_email|20150909#!/livestream/1984475/meet-morris-gleitzman

Where is the hottest place on Earth?

Use this link to discover more about the hottest place on earth.  You will notice a word bank, be sure to take notice of this. Read the text thoroughly, ask yourself questions as you read. You will need to convert the temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius, this is a simple Google search. Take the Wonder…

Writing Competition- Challenge yourself!

Lost in the Bush See more details here http://lostinthebush.global2.vic.edu.au/writing-competition/ See Ms Fitz if you need help entering this competition. Good luck!

Punctuation! Think MINTS!

What did we find out? THAT WE KNOW MORE THAN WE THOUGHT WE DID!   So, why do we have such a problem with punctuation in our writing?  Are we just lazy?  Punctuation makes your writing interesting! LETS START USING IT (yes, I’m yelling at you)! Ms Fitz 😛

Justine’s 1st story in English!

IMG_0129– Justine’s recording of his story.  We have a “pet” spider in our room, his name is now Leslie.  Justine thought the kids in our grade were hilarious because they were scared of a little tiny spider!  He was on the roof, I guess.  He is basically a Daddy Longlegs! He was inspired to write…