Archive for August, 2012

Weekly Reading

On Monday September 3 we will start reading from page 187, the chapter called “The Osprey”.  Please make sure you’re up to that by then.  I hope you’re enjoying the book!

Who is your favourite character so far?  Why?


The Loan Ranger



Another time where spelling matters!

Reading – Week 5

This week you need to read up to “In The Kitchen”  That’s where we’ll start reading Monday August 20.

What do you think about the book so far?

What are your thoughts on what the characters are like?

Who do you like/not like?  Why/why not?

Lego Sally Pearson

Here is another video from the ABC about restricted olympic footage.

Novel – Weekly Homework

Just a reminder, each week we are reading 5 chapters of ‘A Bridge To Wiseman’s Cove’ and you are required to write chapter summaries on a weekly basis.  This just needs to be a short summary of what happened in the chapters.  You can write in full sentences or in dot points.  This way when we get to the end of the novel you won’t forget what happened at the start!  It will make your text response essay MUCH easier to write!  The better your notes are now, the easier your text response essay will be.

You also need to be doing character analysis’ on each character in the book.  Remember I want one page per character so you have plenty of room to add information to each character as we learn more about them.  There is a post about how to write a good character analysis a few posts below this.  It’s the same as the handout I gave you.

If you get stuck, ask for help!  Don’t just not do it.  I promise I’m not scary 🙂

All of this needs to be in your literature journal.

Good luck!

BTN Olympic Sponsorship – Is It Fair?

Here is the video we watched this week on Olympic Sponsorship.

Use it to inform your prezi on whether Olympic sponsorship is fair.

Types Of Language

This is the handout I made of the types of language we use.

Make sure you think about which type of language is appropriate for you to be using at any given time.

Download your own copy here: Types of Language