Writing Prompt

Use this picture as a prompt to write a snapshot.

Who’s hands are they?
Why are they behind bars?
Where are they?

Remember to use ‘show me don’t tell me’ and include interesting descriptions and information in your piece.

If you would like to publish your writing please post as a comment below 🙂

Year 6 to Year 7 Transition

2017 Year 6 Transition Forms (for 2018 Secondary Placements) and Information for Parents have gone out with each Year 6 student on Friday 21st April. Parents/Carers are asked to please read through this information carefully. The application form must be completed carefully and accurately, including 3 preferences for government school placements. All students are entitled to enrol at their designated neighbourhood government school (as per the Education and Training Reform Act 2006). If you have a confirmed placement in a non-government school please fill out Section 5, however if this is not confirmed you are to complete Section 4.
If further assistance or clarification is required we ask you to make contact with your child’s teacher.

Dates to remember:
Week 1, Term 2 Year 6 to Year 7 Information Packs are given out to students/families
Friday 12th May Parents/Carers return Application For Year 7 Placement forms
Wed 9th August Parents/Carers of Year 6 students are notified in writing of placement offers

Thank you,
Katie Scarrott (Year 6 Team Leader)
Rosemary Doherty (Assistant Principal)

Amazing things happen

An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely by anyone but especially teachers and parents.

What did you find out?

Do you still have questions about Autism?

Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie – BTN story 4/4/17

  1. What were the main points of the Cyclone Debbie story?
  2. Describe the impact Tropical Cyclone Debbie had on parts of Queensland.
  3. Where in Queensland did the cyclone hit?
  4. How do some people prepare for a cyclone?
  5. How were families affected by the cyclone?
  6. Describe the support people have received.
  7. Write a message of support to the people who were impacted by the cyclone.
  8. How did this story make you feel?

Cyber Safety

What? We are learning about being safe on social media.

Why? This will help ensure we are eSmart when on communicating online.

How? I will be able to answer the questions listed below and post as a quality comment.

Social Media Agreements BTN episode, 7/2/17

  1. What are your favourite websites and apps?
  2. Do you use social media? If so, which ones?
  3. Who do you stay in touch with through your mobile phone and the internet?
  4. What do you think positive online communication means? Give some examples.
  5. What is negative online communication? Think of at least three verbs or adjectives that describe negative communication.
  6. What are some strategies to deal with negative online communication?