Week 11: 23 March – 26 March

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Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

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Homework
Grade 6 (all classes)
5 Kingdoms (6D)
See notes
Ensure all notes on 5 Kingdoms are written into NS books
Introduction to Bacteria and Viruses - the differences and what they are.
Do some research on a bacteria or virus and do a short write-up on it in your NS books. (Not more than a page including pictures)
Bacteria and viruses - how they function in the body introduction. Osmosis Jones DVD.




Week 10: 15 March – 19 March

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Grade 6 (all classes)
Grade 4/5 Public speaking finals

Nim's island - biomes, animal adaptation, food chain summarised

Nim's island - biomes, animal adaptation, food chain summarised

NS books returned.
Complete intro to 5 kingdoms.


Week 9: 8 March – 12 March


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Grade 6 (all classes)








Grade 6C


Grade 6C: 5 kingdoms. See notes.
Get examples of 2 of the kingdoms - draw, find or print pictures of 2 examples of the 5 kingdoms. Put them in to your book.
Draw, find or print examples for all the 5 kingdoms.

(Mrs D absent)



Grade 6D
Grade 6D: Dichotomous key exercise.

In conjunction with web site:
http://www.lnhs.org/hayhurst/ips/dichot/page3.htm

Completed measurement and started inference.
Revise what the dichotymous key is.






Grade 6T


(Singing practice for Soiree)

See Grade 6C notes

(Mrs D absent)













VISIT: SPEECH ASSIGNMENT for information on NS/ English speech due 8th March!

Week 7: 22February – 25February


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Grade 6 (all classes)
STUDY SKILLS WORKSHOP
Work on speech assignment.
Grade 6T: Dichotomous key exercise.

In conjunction with web site:
http://www.lnhs.org/hayhurst/ips/dichot/page3.htm
Grade 6T:
Write a dichotomous key for another one of the creatures on the worksheet.

Work on speech assignment.


HALF TERM
Work on speech assignment as we are all
away on camp in week 8.
Speech assignment

VISIT: SPEECH ASSIGNMENT for information on NS/ English speech due 8th March!

Week 8: 2 March – 5 March


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Wednesday
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Grade 6 (all classes)
CAMP

CAMP

CAMP

Return from camp +/- 14h00
Work on speech assignment as we are all
away on camp in week 8.
Speech assignment
Grade 6C








Grade 6D








Grade 6T



















VISIT: SPEECH ASSIGNMENT for information on NS/ English speech due 8th March!

Week 6: 15 February – 19 February


Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
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Homework
Grade 6 (all classes)








Grade 6C


Classification - how scientists classify things; the Dichotomous key
Find out what a dichotomous key is - defintion.
Science process skills: classification.
Powerpoint presentation (up to measurement - slide 12) and web link activity in conjunction with worksheet.
external image pdf.png Dichotomous Key Activity.pdf
Ensure work from class is completed and understand what a dichotomous key is.


Grade 6D
Twisted Tales - no lesson
Project due tomorrow




Science process skills: classification.
Powerpoint presentation up to slide 8.
Ensure work from class is completed and understand what a dichotomous key is.
Grade 6T



Classification:
See worksheet
external image pdf.png Living things.pdf
Science process skills: classification.
Powerpoint presentation up to slide 10.
Write up own dicothomous key for an animal.



Week 5: 9 February – 12 February

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Grade 6 (all classes)








Grade 6C


Life Processes - what makes a living thing alive
Distiguishing between living and non-living things.
SmartBoard interactive lesson - pages 1 to 7 of 23.
Worksheet - click here
Complete the worksheet on life processes - living, non-living, and were living once.
See worksheet

Work on Food Chain project - click here
Classification of living things: corrected worksheet on Living Things; and worked through pages 7 to 13 of SMART Board interactive lesson on classification.
Write a short paragraph about how you classified something in your house.


Grade 6D
Life Processes - what makes a living thing alive
Distiguishing between living and non-living things.
SmartBoard interactive lesson - pages 1 to 7 of 23.
Worksheet - click here
Complete the worksheet on life processes - living, non-living, and were living once.
See worksheet

Work on Food Chain project - click here


Classification of living things: corrected worksheet on Living Things; and worked through pages 7 to 13 of SMART Board interactive lesson on classification.
Complete NS projects. Due 17th February - see Projects


Grade 6T


Life Processes - what makes a living thing alive
Distiguishing between living and non-living things.
SmartBoard interactive lesson - pages 1 to 7 of 23.
Worksheet - click here
Complete the worksheet on life processes - living, non-living, and were living once.
See worksheet

Work on Food Chain project - click here
Classification of living things: corrected worksheet on Living Things; and worked through pages 7 to 13 of SMART Board interactive lesson on classification.

See Classification of Living Things here

Week 4: 2 February – 5 February

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Grade 6 (all classes)








Grade 6C


Project explained and instructions copied and discussed with an example - see Food Chain project (Due date: 17th February 2010)
Introduciton to classification of living and non-living things - what constitutes a living organism. See Animal Classification
Begin work on project and learn how to classify a living thing from notes - see Animal Classification
Spot quiz on living organisms.

Food chains and webs.

Complete the exercises on Food chains and webs - see worksheet under today's classwork.

Start working on your Food Chain project


Grade 6D
Boys - went to see Michaelhouse documentary
Girls - discussed project due 17th February 2010, and
listened to Food Chain song
Start research on Food Chain project - see project details




Food chains and webs.

Complete the exercises on Food chains and webs - see worksheet under today's classwork.

Start working on your Food Chain project.

Grade 6T


Project explained and instructions copied and discussed with an example - see Food Chain project (Due date: 17th February 2010)
Introduciton to classification of living and non-living things - what constitutes a living organism. See Animal Classification
Begin work on project and learn how to classify a living thing from notes - see Animal Classification
Spot quiz on living organisms.

Food chains and webs.

Complete the exercises on Food chains and webs - see worksheet under today's classwork.

Start working on your Food Chain project





Week 3: 25 January – 29 January

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Wednesday
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Grade 6 (all classes)








Grade 6C


Animal adaptations - worked from web site found at Animal Adaptations
Discussed animal adaptations to environment in different continents.
Viewed video footage and did quizzes and played interactive educational games based on animal adaptations.
Complete information on one of the itneresting animals that can be found in Australia.
Interesting information on sepcific animal adaptations looked at and copied down from web site (link can be found here)
Usernames and passwords given out for accessing the web sites so that posts can be made on the 'Discussion' tab.

Begin to think about an interesting animal to do an oral on - do some basic research on it.


Grade 6D
Animal Adaptations
Visited web site and worked on worksheet - see Animal Adaptations
for copy of worksheet and link to supporting web site
Complete information on one interesting animal for one of the continents. Use the web site to help you.




Interesting information on sepcific animal adaptations looked at and copied down from web site (link can be found here)
Usernames and passwords given out for accessing the web sites so that posts can be made on the 'Discussion' tab.

Begin to think about an interesting animal to do an oral on - do some basic research on it.
Grade 6T


Animal adaptations - worked from web site found at Animal Adaptations
Discussed animal adaptations to environment in different continents.
Viewed video footage and did quizzes and played interactive educational games based on animal adaptations.
Complete information on one of the itneresting animals that can be found in Australia.
Interesting information on sepcific animal adaptations looked at and copied down from web site (link can be found here)
Usernames and passwords given out for accessing the web sites so that posts can be made on the 'Discussion' tab.
Video on Food Chains - see end of page on Foood Chain link.