Week 5 in Year 5, Term 4

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion In Religion this week we read the story about Moses and how he led the Israelites out of slavery and to the Promised Land.  We discussed the qualities that Moses displayed which made him a good leader.  We have also been discussing the Fourth Commandment, ‘Honour Your Father and Your Mother’ and how this does not only apply to … Read More

Week 3, Term 4 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Wow! What an exciting week we have had in Year 5 this week.  On Tuesday we headed off on our excursion to Fremantle Prison.  When we arrived, we were introduced to our tour guide for the day, Ben, who took us around the sights of the prison.  We first started by looking around the Prison cells and Ben told us … Read More

Week 2, Term 4 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion In Religion, we recalled stories which we are familiar with, as well as some new stories which illustrate how Jesus showed respect and obeyed rules.  Students then applied these examples to their own life, identifying how they too show respect and obey rules and laws. Maths This week we have continued our unit on Fractions.  We have been learning … Read More

Year 5- Week 1, Term 4

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Welcome back to Term 4!  We look forward to a very exciting and busy term ahead, preparing to transition into Year 6.  Please note some key dates in your diary for this term: –          Tuesday 24 October 2017  Year 5 class will be attending an excursion to Fremantle Prison. –          Wednesday 25 October 2017  we will be celebrating NAIDOC week … Read More

Week 8 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion This week in Religion we have been exploring the Lord’s Prayer.  We have been focusing on developing an understanding of the meaning of the words used in the Lord’s prayer.  We first began by breaking down the prayer and discussing the meaning and intentions of each sentence.  We then played a rage of games in pairs/small groups to help … Read More

Week 7 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion In Religion this week we have been celebrating all things within creation that we have been provided with by God.  We began by watching a YouTube clip called ‘God’s Creation’, which illustrated all the weird and wonderful features of creation which we often overlook, or take for granted.  This clip inspired students to construct their own Creation acrostic poems.   … Read More

Week 6 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion This week we began a new unit of work in Religion.  Our new topic for the remainder of the term is ‘God’s Creation’.  Students have investigated the different colours, creatures, plants and natural phenomena around the world.  Students worked in pairs to research the different features of creation within a particular country and we discussed all the weird and … Read More

Week 5 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religious Education In Religious Education we acted out the story of Pentecost, illustrating the moment Jesus’ followers were filled with the gift of the Holy Spirit.  We also looked at what happens during the Sacrament of Confirmation, when the candidates are anointed with the oil of Chrism and receive the git of the Holy Spirit.  Using this knowledge, students created … Read More

Week 4 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion God understands that it is not easy to choose what is good as Jesus did.  Jesus promised the Holy Spirit to his followers to give them the strength to choose to do good.  Each student has been exploring how the gift of the Holy Spirit has strengthened one of Jesus’ followers to do good, including Mary the mother of … Read More

Week 2, Term 3 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religious Education We have begun a new unit of work this term called ‘The Spirit Frees’.  The theme of this unit is based around the Sacrament of Confirmation.  To begin our new unit of work we discussed as a class the fact that the choices we make have consequences and when we make choices there is often an alternative.  Students … Read More

Week 9 in Year 5, Term 2

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Congratulations to this week’s merit award recipients Alexa Brown and Victoria Dzal. A very big thank you also goes to those student’s and parents who attended the Year 4 Holy Communion Mass on the weekend and joined in with the choir.  It was fantastic to get such a great turn out! Religion In Religion this week we have ben continuing … Read More

Week 7, Term 2 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion In Religion this week we have begun a new unit of work looking at the Sacrament of Eucharist.  We first started by looking at the talents we each have and how our talents change as we grow and develop.  We interviewed other students in the class to find out what talents they had when they were younger and what … Read More