This year we have established the following guidelines and expectations around 3/4 student’s homework.
Students need to
- READ for at least 30 minutes every night. Book titles need to be recorded on the title tally list in student’s homework books.
- One summary per week about the book that students are currently reading.
- Select one new word from their just right book to investigate, in order to expand their vocabulary. The outline of the aspects of the word they need to investigate is added below.
- Expanding Our Vocabulary Homework outline-1dsn26y
- HOTmaths tasks will be given every couple of weeks. Students will be told when a task is “live”. Students can go onto HOTmaths to revise at anytime by navigating the website.
- Homework should be handed in on Fridays and books will be returned on Mondays.
Choose an animal from the Werribee Zoo website, read the information and follow the steps to reciprocal teaching with your group.
Lets read about some of the animals we are going to see at Werribee Zoo on Thursday.
Read the text about Addaxes and follow the steps to reciprocal teaching.
Addax reciprocal text
Read the following text and follow the steps to reciprocal teaching.
Can you identify the rhyme scheme?
Oh THE PLACES YOU’LL GO
We are beginning to explore poetry. Use the websites below to read some different types of poetry. Can you identify any of the poetry devices we discussed in class?
Different types of poems
Famous poems for kids
With a partner, choose one the texts below. Read the text and answer the questions.
Continue learning about different online features by completing the Online Navigation challenge
With a partner, explore the two websites below. Collect and record facts about frogs in your reading book -colour code the facts according to what text you got the information from.
After you have finished exploring the two web pages, ask yourself:
- Which text gave you better/ more information?
- What was different about reading the first text compared to the second?
Continue reading Among the Gum Trees with your reciprocal group.
Read the following chapter from the book ‘Among the Gum Trees’ and follow the steps to reciprocal teaching.