Archives for May, 2010

Celebrations.

The final grade 2 unit - "Celebrations" is underway. The children quickly began to wonder just what exactly a celebration is.┬áSo we spent┬álast week investigating and researching celebrations from around the world. Traditional favourites such as New Year and Halloween have featured but some also chose some very unusual celebrations such as La Tomatina Festival near Valencia in Spain. This Read full article »

International Day

Friday April 30th marked International Day at ISM. It was a great way to launch the final grade 2 unit of the year "Celebrations" by celebrating and showcasing the international diversity amongst our community. In many ways every day can be International Day at our school. Aswell as books and I.T based applications children in our class have been becoming more Read full article »

The Wump World- Making Connections.

In literacy our class enjoyed investigating this story. In centres around a fictitious green, natural planet called Wump world which is inhabited by peaceful creatures called Wumps. However the natural sense of harmony is shattered one day when the Pollutions arrive looking for a new planet to live on having just polluted and destroyed their own planet. The book inspired us Read full article »

Communicating.

Literacy and the power of words. Reading, writing and verbal communication.

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