Class: Foundation Term:1 Teachers: Zoe, Laura, Lillian, Michael & Laura M.
Practising independent reading behaviours such as: choosing a book, sitting quietly, handling books gently, looking at the words and pictures.
One to one matching as we point under each word.
Using strategies to work out unknown words. We will learn to: look at the pictures, use the pattern and use the first letter.
Using the comprehension strategy of predicting and using our prior knowledge to help us better understand what we read.
Practising letter names and sounds.
‘Having a go’ at writing and trying our best.
Planning what we want to write by saying our sentence out loud before writing it.
Saying words slowly, listening for the sounds, and writing letters for the sounds we can hear.
Writing from left to right and from top to bottom on the page.
Forming letters correctly.
This term in Number Maths, Foundation the students will be learning about;
In Applied Maths Foundation students will be learning about;
Investigations & the ‘Start Up’ program
This term is all about settling in and starting to become familiar with routines in both the class and the wider school. Students will explore their school rights and responsibilities, and begin to learn about making good choices. This will help them and others to learn and feel safe at school. Children will practise social and emotional skills such as: sharing their needs and wants, listening to others, having a go with new things and getting to know their class mates.
Thursday 16th February – Foundation Meet the Teacher
Thursday 23rd February – Foundation Patent Home Reader Info Night
Thursday 23rd March – Twilight Sports
Friday 31st March – Last Day of Term
Foundation Term 2 Curriculum Outline Zoe, Laura, Lillian & Michael, Laura M.
Decoding Strategies: Using strategies to work out unknown words
Comprehension Strategies: Using strategies to help us better understand what we read
Investigations will give children the opportunity to have choice in their learning and to investigate and explore in a hands on way. They will learn and practise important; thinking, communication, self-management, research and collaboration skills. For example: solving small problems independently, using strategies to manage how we feel, joining in with others and persisting with learning.
ANZAC Day Public holiday: Tuesday 25th April
Responsible Pet Program: Wednesday 26th April
Foundation Mother’s Day Morning Tea: Friday 12th May
Queen’s Birthday Public holiday: Monday 12th June
Parent teacher interviews: Monday 26th June
Last day of term: Friday 30th June. EARLY FINISH. Students to be picked up from the hall at 2:30
Foundation Term 3 Curriculum Outline Zoe, Laura, Lillian & Michael, Laura M.
Investigations will give children the opportunity to have choice in their learning and to investigate and explore in a hands on way. They will learn and practise important; thinking, communication, self-management, research and collaboration skills. For example: using our mistakes to help us learn, speaking in a kind and friendly way, using our creative thinking to come up with new ideas and being reflective.
Dental Health Nurse: Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th July
Fire Education: Wednesday 26th July & Wednesday 2nd August
RACV Street Scene Incursion: Wednesday 9th August
English Incursion: Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th September
Marine Creatures Incursion: Monday 11th September
Last day of term: Friday 22nd September, EARLY FINISH. Students to be picked up from the hall at 2:30
Class: Foundation Term:4 Teachers: Zoe, Laura R, Laura M, Lillian & Michael
Foundation Breakfast as part of the Camping Program 20th October
Curriculum Day Monday 6th November
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7th November
Swimming weeks 7 & 8
Last day of term Friday 22nd December. Students to be picked up from the hall at 1:30