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Friday 16th August, 2017

Dear 3 / 4 K,

You have got Values with Mrs. Hammet the hour before recess today.

During Maths today you will have the chance to play a couple of Maths games.  This will be after we have had a Maths Talk activity.

Have a great day,

From Mr. Kilmartin

Growth Mindset Vs Fixed Mindset

Growth Mindset Vs Fixed Mindset

Today we are going to learn about mindsets. We can choose to have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset. We will watch the videos about mindsets and then complete a two-column not that will include thoughts of a person with a growth mindset and thoughts of person with a fixed mindset.


Thursday 17th August, 2017

Dear 3 / 4 K,

Thursdays are busy days where you get to do a variety of lessons.  This is a great way to show that you have got a Growth Mindset.

I’m looking forward to seeing you display this positive mindset.

Don’t forget that homework is due tomorrow.  Those children who complete their homework will get to play Mr. Andrew’s game at Unit Assembly tomorrow.

From Mr. Kilmartin

Wednesday 16th August, 2017

Dear 3 / 4 K,

You will be reading part of your Non-Fiction Book to your buddy today.  You will need to leave your book on your table with a sticky note on the page you are going to read before you go out to lunch play today.

Have a great day,

From Mr. Kilmartin

Analogue Clock

Analogue Clock Maths Talk

maths talk time 1

Today’s maths talk is going to be another about analogue clocks. Look very carefully at the clocks. Read the question and explain your answer.

Tuesday 15th August, 2017

Dear 3 / 4 K,

All the teachers are looking for children to display a Growth Mindset and it is going to be a major focus right throughout the year.  I have seen some wonderful examples of children in this grade showing a positive mindset when it comes to their learning.

Looking forward to seeing everybody display this today,

From Mr. Kilmartin

Monday 14th August, 2017

Dear 3 / 4 K,

The focus for this week’s reading lessons will be on Non-Fiction texts.  Your homework is also based on a Non-Fiction piece of writing.

Dazzler Lunch forms and money are due today.

Have a great day,

From Mr. Kilmartin

Homework – Term 3 Week 5

Here is some information about bullet ants.  Your homework for this week is to read this information and write down what you think the main point of the article is.  This needs to be written in your own words.

Bullet Ants

Bullet Ants

Called bullet ants because victims often describe the feeling of being stung by this ant as equal to the feeling of being shot by a gun, a person bitten by this ant can feel throbbing and unabated pain that can last for more than a day.


Endangered Minibeasts

Endangered Mini-Beasts

What does it mean for a species to be endangered?

Today we are going to discuss and learn about endangered mini-beasts.

In your Inquiry Journal book, prepare a seed that explains your learning.

You must have:

  • A title
  • A definition of endangered
  • Name any mini-beast you know as being endangered.
  • Give reasons why some mini-beasts become endangered.

Friday 11th August, 2017

Dear 3 / 4 K,

You will be having Global Goals with Mrs. Fenech for Curriculum Clubs today.  It is the hour before recess.

It is Free Play today for those children who haven’t had their names in the Yard Duty folder twice or more.

Have a great day,

From Mr. Kilmartin


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