Year One News

Dragonflies Class News

Hi everyone, The Dragonflies have had a busy week with some culminating activities for our geography unit.We have created postcards about some of the places that are special to us. We are sending them to students at Coorabell, The Pocket … Continued

Dragonflies Getting Into Maps

Hi everyone, Our geography unit, People and Places, sees us investigating the world of maps. The first map we drew was of the school and creek area. This week we are creating a treasure island map, complete with a trail … Continued

Special places

Hi everyone, This week we had a walk along the creek bed to investigate a ‘special place’ near to our school. When we got around the bend out of view of the road, we crouched down and were very still … Continued

Dragonflies News

Hi everyone and welcome to Term 2. We have lots of exciting learning planned for the Dragonflies this term. We will continue with our literacy groups on Monday to Thursday. So parent helpers are always welcome. I am looking for … Continued

Term 1, It’s A Wrap!

Hi everyone, It has been a long term and we are happily celebrating the end of a terrific learning cycle with a fun day of history at our Pioneering Day. We are collaborating with all the local schools in our … Continued

What’s Happening In The Dragonflies Class

Hi everyone, We have been using the Easter Bunny for our writing prompt this week. We brainstormed lots of words to describe the Easter Bunny and then used these to create sentences. Our learning goal has been to write compound … Continued

Dragonflies Class News

Hi everyone, The Fry Sight Word List contains the most used words in reading and writing. These words are words that students must instantly recognize by sight in order to build their reading fluency. Research shows that children who learn … Continued

Fine Tuning Literacy Groups In The Dragonflies

Hi everyone, Thanks to all the parents who were able to make it to the parent information session last Thursday afternoon. It was good to connect with you and discuss what happens in the Dragonflies classroom.I am sending home the … Continued

Jumping Into The Learning Pit

Hi everyone, The Dragonfly Class did some brainstorming about why we come to school. After discussing all the ideas we came up with our class purpose… We come to school to learn and have fun. We meet new people and … Continued

Welcome back

Hello Parents of Year 1 and 2 students, Welcome to the new school year at Main Arm Upper. I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday. Our class will be called the Dragonflies this year. We had lots of … Continued