Learning Activities for today

Morning Class 3,

I hope you all had a great day yesterday.

Below are some learning activities for today.


Learning Objective/Focus:To use ideas that are balanced with both sides of an opinion given
Main inputResearch the different types of animals that are indigenous to Australia

Describe the different animals using adjectives and choose your favourite
SHOULDOffer personal opinions about favourite Australian animal – include why this is your favourite and why you did not chose a different example
COULDWrite about an Australian animal of your choice – explain why you chose it and describe the creature in detail (imagine you are describing the creature to an alien – can they create a mental image from your description?)
Extension Activity IdeasDraw and annotate your own version of an animal that might be suited to Australia. Explain both the advantages and disadvantages of your design.


Learning Objective/Focus:Multiply by 10, 100, 1000
Main inputSee PowerPoint

Fluency activity
SHOULDReasoning activity
COULDProblem solving activity
Extension Activity IdeasMake your own sliding rule to help with multiplying by 10, 100, 1000 or 10,000

Foundation Subjects

Learning Objective/Focus:To understand how music reflects cultural context and has social meaning
Main inputDidgeridoo players often played music as the storytellers told their tales. Often times the stories depicted were secret, and only certain members of the tribe were allowed to know the contents (these were usually ones that depicted ritual practices).
Listen to some Didgeridoo music and think about the image it forms in your head.

Draw the journey of the music – think about the story you can hear.
SHOULDAdd annotations to your picture – think about the story – what is the problem? Is there a problem in the story?
COULDUse notations to represent the music you have listened to. Make your own Didgeridoo and play your own version.
Extension Activity IdeasWrite a piece of music that can be performed to tell a story you are familiar with

Hope you have a great day.