Sunday, April 29, 2012

Mapping Australia

This week we have commenced our COGS unit called 'Being Australian.' We have watched two excellent presentations from Australian Geographic.

Another time-lapse of the Australian landscape is here.

Saturday, April 14, 2012


Two of my students seem to love the music of AC/DC. this story is for them. Happy Holidays!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

English: Using Joining Words, Vocabulary, Paragraphs

We are always looking for ways to extend our sentences... this fun BBC Bitesize game looks at extending sentences.

The BBC Bitesize Big Babies Gonch is also an excellent tool to highlight the importance of vocabulary in writing.

Finally, a fun paragraph game.

English: Mapping Out Persuasive Writing

Today we have been making lists of arguments to assist with the structure of our persuasive writing.

A great online 'map generator' is available here.