Wyoming Public School

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5/6D

Welcome to 5/6D's Class Page.

Welcome back to Term 3 5/6D.

Hard to believe we are already halfway!

Here is what we are learning this term.

Literacy

Reading - Over Semester 2 we will be reading our novel study, ‘Fish in a Tree’ by Lynda Mullaly-Hunt and 'The Caring and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole' by Michelle Cuevas.

Writing - Informative text

Mathematics

We are continuing with daily Number talks and drills before our focus on Mathematics lessons.

Geography

Over Semester 2 - Factors that Shape Places - Students are going to examine how people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, have influenced the country’s environmental characteristics.

Science

Physical Science -Light, Forces and Electricity.

Important days in the week

Library: Tuesday Sport: Friday

Homework

Homework is due Friday morning. This is accessed on Google Classroom Homework.

Spelling – students' words must be completed four times a week, ideally each day.

Mathematics – prodigy (students without computer access will do their times tables)

Home Reading - Reading logs need to be signed by a parent at least once a week.

Extra Info

Please make sure your child comes to school prepared and have the following equipment:

· a ruler with millimetres (no metal or bendy ones please), lead pencils, blue, black and red pens, (simple biro pens with no fancy attachments please as they tend to be distracting), large scissors, glue, sharpener, eraser and coloured pencils enclosed in a small pencil case. Large pencil cases take up too much room on desks. Please label all items.

· Please provide a box of tissues for the class to use. Thank you to those families who have done so already.

· Note: no liquid paper / whiteout

All clothing must be clearly labelled.

Absences must be notified to the school explaining a child’s absence. 

Medication - Asthma medication should be kept in the student’s school bag and the office, and class teachers need a copy of the Asthma Management Plan prepared by your doctor. All other medication MUST be kept at the office and parents will need to complete a medical indemnity form giving details of doses and times. If your child has any allergies or medical conditions that may require urgent treatment our school needs an Action Plan. Please contact us for more details about medical conditions.

Looking forward to another great term for 5/6D.

Carly Dufficy

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