Hi Year 4,
The students in 4 SPA have been preparing to write a persuasive text on the topic, ‘That animals shouldn’t be kept in the zoo’. I would love to know which side you’re on, as well as what you think, feel, wonder and know about this topic. Remember to use a fact to back up your opinion.
Please leave QUALITY comment below. Don’t forget, FIRST NAME ONLY!
This week, the students in 4P have been learning about writing quality comments on blog posts. We watched the following video and discussed the key features of a quality comment when writing on a blog. Finally, we worked on improving our comments by responding to posts on our blog. Here are some great tips courtesy of Mrs. Yollis’ Classroom blog. http://yollisclassblog.blogspot.com.au/
Hi Year 4,
This week the students in 4 S/P/A have been learning about how to write quality comments on blog
Hi Year 4,
I know that lots of you really enjoyed the ‘Big Babies’ explanation text activity on the BBC website, so here is the link for anybody who would like to visit it again:
For those of you working on Expand Vocabulary as your CAFE strategy, or who want to improve your knowledge of different words: Free Rice is a quiz based site which gives you a word, and you need to select the word from the list below it which means the same thing or very similar. In the picture above, the answer to “silence” is “quiet”. You can change your level to more difficult words if you are finding it too easy! Let us know if you learn any new words by posting them and their meanings in the comments 🙂 – Miss M
Here are some great games that can assist you with your understanding of sentences, spelling and punctuation. They are produced by the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/ I enjoyed playing these games and so will you! Let me know what you think.
Looking for a way to improve your vocabulary? Here are some games that will get you thinking. All of these games can be found at http://splash.abc.net.au/home
Are you looking to expand your vocabulary?
Visuwords is an awesome online tool that assists you with synonyms and word families. It is just like a visual thesaurus/dictionary. Simply type in your word and watch the different word links appear. This will be great for your writing as well as understanding tricky words as you are reading. Plus it’s lots of fun!
It also comes in an app friendly format http://new.visuwords.com/
Point of View – Pronouns in a newspaper
This game is very good at explaining pronouns within a context. You will need to skip through the prompts until you get to the ‘Model Article’ and then select ‘Pronouns’.