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Year 4 Art Lesson on Perspective

In the 15th century, a man from Florence, Italy, discovered perspective in drawing and painting. His name was called Filippo Bruneleschi. Perspective is what makes drawings (especially of roads and rivers, cities and countryside) look like they have depth.  It was…

Year 4’s SPAG Story Transformation class

Year 4's SPAG Story Transformation class:   from a flat, boring narrative to interesting and lively one: what are the tools for entertaining, high quality writing? Well, first there are the words. Stories need adjectives, lots of rich and juicy adjectives. Similes…

My First Book Review by Year 1

Whether we are in school or at home, we still love to read! We can read anywhere. In fact, reading can transport us to another world. We can explore unknown lands, meet exciting new characters, and go on unexpected adventures.…

Year 3 drew pictures of life on the beach.

Year 3 drew pictures of life on the beach. We discussed the different vocabulary of holidays and we enjoyed guessing what different parts of the beach would look like.  The Year 3 students are using art in a wide range of…

Bring Your Toys to Maths Class

MISB teachers sure are missing their maths manipulatives right now. Back in our closed classrooms we have shelves of interlocking blocks, beaded strings, colored counters, dice, play money and so much more. These items were a fundamental part of each…

How are we different? How are we the same?

Year 1 practiced some pair work this week to find out the answers to those questions. They Zoom'd privately with their assigned partner to complete the worksheet. We all realised that no matter what similarities or differences we have, we…

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