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Book Week

We celebrated Book Week on Monday 22nd of August with a whole school dress up day and parade.

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We got to dress up as our favourite Aussie book character, because the Book Week theme is ‘Australia: Story Country’

Zarah horse Adam swallowed a fly Archie Specky McGee Bailee Alice in Wonderland Bailee beard Charles farmer Charli bee Cody Surfer Hudson Andy Griffiths Jake Cat in the Hat Lucindah Lost Girl Mark Aussie Dad Max Robot Natalie Pearlie the Fairy Rebecca Dressmaker Richie Zak Power Seth farmer

We shared our favourite books with a buddy from another classroom

Zarah and Amber Adam and Nick Archie and Spencer Bailee and Indigo Hudson and Machrie Lucindah and Chloe Mark and Noah Max and Xav Natalie and Grace Richie and Josh

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Polar Habitats

We read lots of books about polar habitats and animals that live in cold conditions.

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We began researching our favourite animal to create an Information Report, and created Emperor Penguins using tangrams.

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We also created our own polar habitat dioramas

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The Bush

The Grade 1s and 2s read lots of different books about bush creatures from Australian authors like ‘Olga the Brolga’, ‘Edwina the Emu’, ‘Sam’s Bush Journey’ and ‘Wombat Goes Walkabout’.

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We wrote a list of questions we’d like to find out about animals and plants that live in the bush.

We made our own bush dioramas.

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