Professor Maths

 

Bella, Luke, Abdul and Alex

Bella, Luke, Abdul and Alex

On  Monday we went to go see Professor Maths. Professor Maths can juggle with 4 bean bags. He talked through all of the games so we knew what to do. The games are spider game, shadow activity building, hit the target, mirror building, penguins and cube stack.

Letter from Canada Part 5 – Questions

Kyra, Alex, Josh, Bella, Joshua,

Here are some more questions we have for you:
1. What are your names? (Ours are Adele, Joshua, Neely, Mason, Alexis, Lexie, Gracie
and Miss Sabourin)
2. What was the hottest day there and how hot was it?

The hottest day in Berwick was 42 degrees Celsius (by Alex)
3. What was the coldest day and how cold was it?
We are not sure of the temperature of the coldest day but our temperatures rarely get below zero. Some mornings we will have a frost and the temperatures will drop to -4 but that is very cold for us.

4. What kind of trees do you have?

The trees that we have are Eucalyptus, Melaleuca, Callitris, Mangroves and lots of others. Acacia trees are yellow wattle trees and the color of our sports uniforms for the Olympics

5. What kind of flowers do you have there?

Our flowers includes violets, roses, daisy, tulips poppies and daffodils. (by Kyra)
6. What kind of equipment do you have on your playground? (We have a big climber – we
will show you a picture of it! We call it the Spider Web and play tag on it at recess!)

In our playground we have monkey bars, slides, poles, stairs, ladders, a balancing thingy and climbing things. We have 4 playgrounds , one for the Preps, one for grade 1 and 2, one for grade 3 and 4 and one for grade 5 and 6. And we have 2 big ovals and 2 basketball courts. (by Joshua)
7. What games do you like to play?

We like to play crocodile, minecraft, forty forty, and 2 Square (by Josh)
8. What sports do you play?

Our favorite sports are soccer and aussie rules football . (by Josh)

9. What special holidays do you celebrate?

The holidays we celebrate are Christmas, Easter, Chinese New Year, Anzac Day and sometimes Halloween. (by Bella)

Do you have any questions for us? Our teacher told us you were learning about
transportation. Do you have any questions for us about gransportation in Delhi or our
nearby cities?
We can’t WAIT to hear from you! We even made a class chart to record some of the new
information we will learn!

Your e-pals from the other side of the world,

The Grade 1/2 class at Delhi Public School

Skype with Pularumpi School, Tiwi Islands

My Place – Your Place

Pularumpi Town on Melville Island Pularumpi is at the “top end” of Australia
Screen Shot 2014-03-21 at 10.19.08 AM Pularumpi

The 2FS wrote a short recount about the Skype. They were practising the use of commas by using a list of student names and places in their writing by including the following information. Below is an extract of some of the students’ writing.

Bailey Wrote:

  • The class and I Skyped to Pularumpi School yesterday. We talked to Bruce, Darnelle, Clara, Pearl and Noelissa.

Emelia Wrote:

  • Their school was Pularumpi school on Melville Island, in the Tiwi Islands, in Northern Territory, in Australia.

Kyra Wrote:

  • Yesterday my class Skyped the Northern Territory school in Melville Island, Australia. The teacher is called Mr. Mosley. Mr. Mosley’s students are called Bruce, Darnelle, Clara, Pearl and Noelissa. They are Aboriginal students. Next week we will Skype Bruce, Darnelle, Clara Pearl and Noelissa for more information. This time they are asking the questions.

Bella Wrote:

  • Yesterday we Skyped with the Tiwi Island. It was exciting.

Aaron Wrote:

  • We asked them some questions and we told them where we live. They were in grade T/1 and there was one boy and four girls.

Matilda Wrote:

  • There were 22 people in their class but some were away. They love fishing, football and soccer. Next week we are going to Skype with them again.

Tyler Wrote:

  • Yesterday we Skyped with Pularumpi School. Their names were called Bruce, Darnelle, Clara, Pearl and Noelissa. Their favourite thing was swimming and fishing. They were in the Northern Territory, Australia, World, Universe!