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Mrs Naylor's Adventure

Last updated 29 February 2012, 07:16 PM
Some children in 1/2 Orange heard this afternoon that Mrs Naylor had a car accident today and they have emailed me to ask if she is OK.  I've just read on 2 White's blog that Mrs Naylor is fine, she's just a bit sore.   You can read about Mrs... Read more

Can you count by 3s?

Last updated 28 February 2012, 08:37 PM
Today you showed me how clever you are counting by 2s, 5s and 10s.  We are going to start working on counting by 3s now.  Watch the video below and see if you can count by 3s all the way to 99!     Read more

Visit a blog!!

Last updated 27 February 2012, 07:49 AM
Lots of children in 1/2 Orange now have their own blog.  They are sharing information about things they like and things they are learning.  Have a look in our Blogroll on the right hand side of this post.  You can visit a blog and see what the... Read more

Parent Post Term 1, Week 6

Last updated 26 February 2012, 06:22 PM
National Year of Reading   Hi Mums and Dads, Did you know that 2012 is the National Year of Reading?  We are all very excited about reading in 1/2 Orange and I know that you are at home as well.   The National... Read more

Working Together - Alien Narratives

Last updated 25 February 2012, 05:25 PM
This week we worked together with a partner to create our narratives about aliens.  We learned how important it is to listen to our friends and share all of the ideas we have.   Now we are going to animate our narratives and read the story... Read more

Parent Post Term 1, Week 5

Last updated 21 February 2012, 09:32 PM
Hi Mums, Dads and Families,    I have decided to create a 'Parent Post' on our blog each week.  I find that there are lots of great websites and activities out there for your children and that this is a really easy way to share them... Read more

Bob Graham

Last updated 20 February 2012, 03:40 PM
Bob Graham wrote 'Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten'.  Use this space to share any information you find out about him this week.  Don't forget to include where you found the information.   MissH Read more

Alien Descriptions

Last updated 20 February 2012, 10:22 AM
This week we will be having our first Video Conference with 1/2 H from The Junction Public School.  To get ready for it, we are starting to create animations about alien characters.  Today, during Crunch & Sip we made a wordle with all of the... Read more

Information about Anthony Browne

Last updated 16 February 2012, 07:34 PM
Anthony Browne is a British author. Anthony Browne loves art. There are alot of gorillas in his books. Read more


Last updated 16 February 2012, 07:33 PM
Hi everyone, guess what my rank in Sumdog has gone up. I'm not a brown rat anymore, I'm a Common Chimpanzee now! I'm very excited that my rank has gone up . I even bought new clothes for my character from the shop.  I really enjoy playing the different... Read more

Imaginative Artworks.

Last updated 15 February 2012, 08:15 PM
This term we are involved in a collaborative project with class 1/2H from The Junction Public School in Newcastle.  We are sharing imaginative stories about aliens and outer space.  This week we started creating some imaginative artworks about where... Read more

Anthony Browne

Last updated 15 February 2012, 06:05 PM
Have you found some interesting information about Anthony Browne?  Post it here...     Read more

Have you read Zac Power?

Last updated 14 February 2012, 08:06 PM
I started reading Zac Power the other day. I really enjoyed reading the book. it was fun to read what Zac does at GIB. Has anyone else read Zac Power? Read more

Our alien visitors!

Last updated 14 February 2012, 02:35 PM
In 1/2 Orange we have some visitors from outer space.  These visitors have come to check out what happens in our classroom.  The only thing they don't know is their names!!  What should we name them?  Put your suggestions in a comment... Read more

What are you reading?

Last updated 13 February 2012, 06:50 PM
Tell me about the book you are reading at the moment.  I started reading The Borrowers today.  I chose it because I really enjoyed the movie.   What are you reading? Why did you choose that book?   MissH Read more

How to make a Vegemite Sandwich

Last updated 07 February 2012, 12:20 PM
We have been reading the story called 'Possum Magic' by Mem Fox. In the story Hush, the possum, was invisible. Hush and her Grandma Poss travelled all over Australia trying to find 'people food' to make Hush visible again. She tried pumpkin scones in... Read more

Library Day.

Last updated 01 February 2012, 12:37 PM
Wednesday is our library day.  Today we spent some time with Mrs Abdulkhalek talking about all of the exciting things we are going to do in the library this year.  In a comment below, tell me what you remember from our library lesson.   ... Read more

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