Today we have been learning about the different animals that live in the rainforest. We have created fact-files about the different animals. We applied our art skills and designed a rainforest animal on a different textured surface. What rainforest animal … Continue reading →
This week our topic is based on rainforests. Today we have learnt about the four layers to the rainforest. We thought about the different animals that appear within the different layers of the rainforest. We drew our own rainforest on … Continue reading →
In Literacy we have focused on explanation texts. An explanation text is a non-fiction text which describes how things happen or why things happen. We have written our explanation text about surviving the desert island. Things that we spoke about … Continue reading →
This afternoon, we have designed a shelter for our desert island. We had to think about the structure of our shelter for it to be able to protect us from predators and all weather conditions. We also thought about the colour of our shelter and decided it would be a good idea to colour it with leaves so that it is camouflaged.
Today we faced the challenge of creating a house that is protected from flooding. We were given lots of materials to choose from and had to read their properties carefully to help us decide which one to choose.
Once we had our materials chosen we had to work out prices and check our budget. What was your budget and what materials did you choose?