As part of our inquiry unit we are looking at the format of information reports. Each student chose an animal and completed an information report about that animal. Some research was done and information was put under sub headings. Some students even created a contents page.
With all the wonderful things growing in our garden we just had to do some cooking. So today became TACO TUESDAY!
We picked coriander from our garden outside the classroom and used carrots, onions and garlic from the kitchen garden.
Thanks so much to Leisha and Anna for helping out with the cooking.
Maeve – yesterday was lots of fun because we made tacos they were super duper fun and deliscious!
Meg – I grated chesse it was lots of fun I grated lots and lots of chesse. The tacos were really yummy.
Nam-Son – I hade cheese,carrot,meat,oinion,coreanerd,and it was yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyuuuuuuuuuuuuuuummmmmmmm!!!because IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII hade sssssssssooooooooo much fffffffffffffffuuuuuuuuuuuuuunnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn.I hope everyone hade so much fun.
Max-I had cheese and cream it was so yyyyyyyyyyyyyuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuum aaaahh it was so funnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn lol hahaha
Sam – I liked it because its yumyumyume its yum#!!
Isaac-It was beautiful. It was fun. I liked it so much.
The last couple of weeks we have been learning about fractions. We have been using fruit to cut, and colouring in portions of paper.
We know that something is a half when both parts are the same size. We know that if we fold a piece of paper in half and then in half again we create quarters.
We found shapes in the environment and partitioned them into halves, quarters and eighths.
We had a fantastic time on our excursion to Werribee Zoo!
The weather was fantastic and we learnt so much.
Here are some of the facts that we learnt and our opinions too.
- Giraffes clean their ears with their tongue.
- We learnt what sound the zebra makes.
- Rhinos face outwards when they are sleeping because a predator could attack.
- Rhinos have very good hearing.
- An antelope can jump 3 meters high.
- Crocodiles can stay very still.
- Rhinos talk with their poo.
- Hippos can hold their breath under water for 10 minutes.
- Giraffe’s tongues are blue.
- Hippo’s lips are fatter and harder than our lips.
- Lion cubs sleep 20 hours a day.
- I thought the ostriches were funny.
- I thought the camels a funny.
- I think white horses are the fastest.
- I never thought there were going to be camels.
- I thought that zebras were white with black stripes.
- My favourite animals were the hippos.
- My favourite animals were the lion cubs.
- My favourite animals were the bunnies.
- My favourite thing at Werribee Zoo was the Safari bus.
A big thanks to Lucinda, Cathy and Matt for helping out on the day.
On Friday night all the grade 2s gathered at Urban Camp for the grade 2 sleepover. There were games inside and a night walk. They had supper and a movie in their PJs.
We kept them up late in the hope that they would then go straight to sleep. Our plan didn’t really work but I think there was some sleep between 11pm at 5am.
Then it was breakfast in the morning.
Today we used the wonderful spinach that has been growing in our garden to make Cheese and Spinach Twists. It is such a simple recipe and so good to eat.
What you need:
spinach, cheese, puff pastry
- Cut the puff pastry into strips.
- Add the spinach and cheese to each strip and fold over and twist
- Put in the oven for about 15 minutes.
Thanks so much to the parent helpers Anna, Lucinda and Cathy!
We spent all week exploring different ways force impacts on a range of materials in a range of settings. We explored how water is used to push things along, how wind is used to slow the pull of gravity, how friction affects the rate in which a car can go down a ramp and the force that is contained in magnets that pull things to them and repel things.
MAKING A WATER WHEEL
MAKING OUR PARACHUTES
FUN WITH MAGNETS