Long Time-No Hear

Greetings everyone, It has been pointed out by some class members that I have not blogged for a while so I thought I would get everyone up to speed with what is going on with the Dung Beetles. This week, … Continued

End of term

The 4/5 Dung Beetles have been very busy this term. We have been learning about Ned Kelly and watched a debate between our school and The Pocket School. The debate topic was whether Ned Kelly was a hero or not. … Continued

Buddy Collector Cards

Good morning everyone, Michelle and I will be taking turns with the blogging and as we report every fortnight now, I will be communicating about once a month. As Michelle wrote last week, we have finished our ‘Learning How to … Continued

The Final Post

I hope everyone was not too overwhelmed by all the information on the school reports.  I used a new system that hopefully gave you a clearer picture of your child’s accomplishments but I must admit, it was quite lengthy in parts.  … Continued

Hello Again!

Hello.  I am well and truly back from my lovely visit to China.  I must admit I suffered from jet lag which is  surprising as there was only a three hour time difference. My return was met with a lovely … Continued

Ottawa Arrival

Using our mileage (or should I saw kilometreage?) of our five and six times tables, we have arrived in Ottawa, Canada in record time. I think we will celebrate our arrival on the last day of term.  I decided I would … Continued

Bee Condos

Hello, I think everyone survived camp but we certainly have had a lot of absences this week.  The class size has averaged about 14 so far.  It seems to be a tummy bug and head cold that is affecting most … Continued

Camp Fun

I am wishing the Eukkies and everyone else a great camping experience this Thursday and Friday. Next week, week 5, we will finalise our books, prepare for our plays and begin some major problem solving activities in maths. The plays have proven … Continued

Arrival in Amsterdam

We were like the old Concord jet arriving in Amsterdam from Tokyo in record time.  We landed yesterday traveling over nine thousand kms.  We will learn a bit about the country before continuing on our journey.  Luckily, we have several … Continued

Term Three

Greetings, Here is a quick overview of what I HOPE to accomplish this term Spelling:  We will begin to learn about morphemic spelling.  This is simply how prefixes and suffixes can change the spelling of a word.  We will continue … Continued