Term 3, Week 2 Picture Prompt

Learning Intention: To write sentences that start with a capital letter, have finger spaces between words, and end with a full stop.

What do you see in this picture? What are the people doing? What are the animals doing? Write at least 3 sentences about this picture in your Writing Journals, and make sure you’re using lots of verbs! Here are some sentence starters, verb lists and modelled writing sentences to help you:

  • There is a
  • I see a
  • Look at the

What Are Verbs?

Verbs are action words. They show action and explain what we are doing.

Activity 1:

Pick a page in a book or magazine. How many verbs can you find? Write them down on your whiteboard.

Activity 2:

Can you think of at least one verb for each of these animals? Write the verbs down on your whiteboard.

The Seasons: Summer

December, January and February are the three months of Summer. Summer in Australia means Christmas and our long school holidays.

This week, you will be writing about your favourite things to do in Summer. While you are thinking, enjoy this Summer song.

Get creative this week and make a sun collage using the template below and coloured scraps of paper and fabric.

Maths: Heavy and Light

What does heavier mean? What does lighter mean?

We can compare whether objects are heavier or lighter by hefting. Hefting objects means holding an object in each hand and moving them up and down to decide which is heavier.

Activity 1:

Find 5 objects in your home, and order them from heaviest to lightest. Don’t forget to take a photo and send it to your teacher!

Activity 2:

Interactive game: Let’s Compare

Activity 3:

Maths: Days of the Week

Learning Intention: To correctly identify the names and order of the days of the week.

The days of the week are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The weekdays are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday is the weekend.

Option 1: Can you help Adventure Man through the temple? Try this online game.

Maths: Months of the Year

Learning Intention: To correctly identify the names and order of the months of the year.

The months of the year are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. What month are we in now? What will next month be?

Option 1: Can you help Adventure Man find the treasure? Try this online game.