Passion Projects Completed

This is a photo of a very happy and satisfied group of students who have worked hard to complete their first Passion Project.

You can’t see their teacher but she is even happier than they are.
Don’t forget that we will be having a parents come to school day on Friday so please join us to celebrate what we have done.

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Using our iPads

How to use my iPad

At School
Enjoy using it to improve your learning.
Explore how to use apps given to you.
Use the blog to find tasks to complete.
Don’t download apps without permission.
Know where it is at all times and take care when moving it from one space to another.
Be Cybersmart and follow the student agreement for use.
Put it on charge at the end of the day.
Be a smart user and take a ‘few risks’ with your work.
Follow instructions on what is expected of you when using it.
Only use school apps at school unless told otherwise.
Ask permission before taking videos or photos of others.

At Home
Don’t download apps without permission.
Never give your personal details to anyone.
Always have it in a closed bag when taking it to and from school.
If you go to after care give it to Anne or Caitlyn when you get there.
Take good care of the iPad. Keep it in a safe place.
Always share the work you have completed at school with your parents.
Visit the blog to find your homework.
Be Cybersmart.
Bring it to school fully charged.
Ask permission to take photos of someone.
Ask your parents permission to use your iPad to do things that are not school related.
Use your reading diary.

# Prepared by the Newlands Techknows in Grade 3/4

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Subtraction

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/subtract/

Follow this link to find out more about subtraction.

Now follow this link to complete some problems. Record them in your maths books.

http://www.math-aids.com/cgi/pdf_viewer_9.cgi?script_name=sub_multi.pl&digit=4&regroup=0&probs=16&language=0&memo=&answer=1&x=151&y=18

This weeks Homework

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3491981.htm

Watch the program from BTN, take notes and then write a report using the information you find.
If you do not have access to the Internet talk to me and I will arrange a hard copy of information for you to use.
You can use any method you like to show the information you find.
Your report is due on Friday
Extra information can be found at:

http://museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/discoverycentre/wild/victorian-environments/alps/mountain-pygmy-possum/

Endangered Animals

Follow this link to learn facts about endangered animals.

http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html

Make notes of the information you learn and the use this information to create an Explain Everything presentation about endangered animals. It is recommened that you include information about at least three animals in your repost. Where are they found? What type of habitat do they live in? Why are they endangered? How many are left in the wild? Is anyone doing anything to protect them?