Friday, July 7, 2017

Term Two Evaluation: Monkey



Independent Reading:
see written list ~ 

Other Reading Activities:
Reading Eggs online program
30 - 60 minutes of silent reading daily

Literature: Read Aloud
Henry and the Paper Route by Beverly Cleary
Henry and the Club House by Beverly Cleary
Ribsy by Beverly Cleary

Institute For Excellence in Writing Program
Teaching Writing: Structure and Style

Over the course of the term Monkey wrote three paragraphs. His topics were spiders and giraffes.

Foundation Handwriting Year 2


daily oral review of weekly lists as sourced from year 3 lists on the internet
(20 words per list)
written test taken every Friday

Maths Plus Year 3
Topics Include:
Connecting addition and subtraction, Comparing and ordering fractions, Angles, The metre, Counting by tens, Thirds, Patterns, Informal mass, Doubles and near doubles, Multiplication facts (10s), Symmetry, Chance experiment, Subtraction jump strategy, Fifths and tenths, Perpendicular lines, Litres, Bridging the decades, Dividing, Modelling objects/nets, Tables, Money, 4-digit numbers, Pentagons, Quarter to and quarter past, Addition patterns, Revising multiplication facts, Collecting data, The kilogram, Empty number lines, Division and multiplication, Following directions, Measuring and recording perimeter, Trading in addition, Number patterns, Describing prisms, The square centimetre
Diagnostic Review 2

Other Math Activities:
Khan Academy website
Cool Math Games website

Independent Reading: (Maths)

Scripture and Character Building:
Bible Read Aloud:
2 Chronicles: 23 - Job 

History - 
Read Aloud:
Simpson and His Donkey by Mark Greenwood
Do Not Forget Australia by Sally Murphy
Midnight by Mark Greenwood
A Day to Remember by Jackie French
Flapper VC - by Mark Wilson
Radio Rescue by Jane Jolly

Geography -
Read Aloud:
Australian Habitats - Oceans by Greg Pyers
Coasts by Kay Barnham
The Worlds Most Dangerous Places by Paul Mason
Wonders of the World Uluru

Monkey's Independent History and Geography Choices (silent reading)

Science and Technology:

The following books were read independently:
World's Most Extreme - Australian Geographic

The following books were read aloud:
Finding Out About Platypuses by Greg Pyers
Weird and Wacky Fish by Nigel Marsh
Creatures Close Up by Gillian Watts
Natural Disasters Tsunamis 
Deadly Spiders and Scorpions by Andrew Solway
Deadly Insects by Andrew Solway
Dragonflies by Shane F. McEvey
Take Your Time by Eva Furrow

walk to and from the library
walk to and from the shops
walk to and from various parks
free play at various parks
riding scooter

Monkey mastered crossing the monkey bars by himself this term.

Creative Arts:
various arts and crafts activities that pertain to younger brother's Letter of the Week program

Read Alouds:
Picasso's Trousers by Nicolas Allan

Weekly attendance of church and Sunday School
Numerous play dates with friends of multiple ages
Thursday co-op classes
Weekly trips to the library

Other Activities:
Played a variety of board and card games
  • Rummy-O
  • Mancala
  • Snakes and Ladders
  • Skip-Bo
  • Phase 10
  • Chess
  • Memory
  • Blokus
  • Blink

July School Holiday Events:
Attended Bingo at local library
Attended Word Puzzle Game Day at local library
Attended Paper Puppet Craft Afternoon at local library
Attended Lego Themed Pupil Free day at local church

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