Inquiry – Week 3, Term 1

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Welcome to our first ‘Inquiry’. Who is Stephen Hawking? Where is Cuba? Which day is ‘Blame Someone Else Day’? Find out as much as you can and share with your peers. What can we learn about our world today? Discussion is great, please be supportive and respectful.

 

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Welcome to the 2015 school year

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We’ve had a great start to the year and the students have settled in nicely. The class letter will be going home Thursday, 12th of February. We welcome your input on both our class blog and individual students blogs, however, please read the ‘Rules and Netiquette’ page first. We hope to begin adding to the blogs more regularly as the year progresses, so please check in occasionally.

Some dates to remember:

– There is a ‘Meet the Teacher’ evening planned for Wednesday, 25th of February.

– ‘Leadership Conference’ for Year 6 students – Tuesday 24th of February.

 

Merry Christmas Wanguri – 2014

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Miss W’s 100 WC

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‘Tis the season! Your response could be Christmas related but it’s not compulsory. Submit your responses as a comment and once I have read them, I will take part in YOUR 100WC.

 

…as they opened their eyes…

Ethan’s Storybird

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5W Current Affairs (Morning Routine)

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What do you think of the new name change? Can you think of anything different?

This week sees the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall…what is that? What does ‘philanthropy’ mean and what is the best sentence you can come up with using the word ‘freedom’. Time to share your thoughts…GERMANY-POLITICS-HISTORY-BERLIN WALL

Inquiry Term 4, Week 4

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What app would you create if you could? What does equality mean to you? Who is ‘Kid President’? And what’s happening on Thursday…?

Morning Routine Term 4, Week 3

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Zambia is celebrating its Independence Day this week. What can you find out about this country? What is happening in the news this week? Share your thoughts. Perhaps you can think of news that I haven’t brought up. Maybe you have some ideas on how to solve the world’s problems. Believe in the possible! Join our discussion :)

Morning Inquiry – Term 4, Week 2

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Who is Malala Yousafzai? What country is celebrating its National Day this week? What topics are relevant in the news this week? Share your thoughts, opinions and discoveries on this week’s Inquiry.

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GRA Sharing

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We’ve been reading our class novel, The Fourteenth Goldfish and are up to Chapter 12. Take this opportunity to go on to this Tackk Stream and share your thoughts. You may choose to summarise what we’ve read so far, disucss animal testing (give reasons or examples), share your thoughts on a character or make a prediction. You may also share pictures but you MUST keep these relevant to your topic (e.g. no reason to share a picture of One Direction or Taylor Swift) and you MUST consider your audience (e.g. if you are disucssing animal testing, please do NOT share distressing images). The password required to leave a comment is: wps