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Growth Mindsets

During Term 3 we will continue to try and develop our growth mindsets. In each of our classes in the 3/4 area we will be referring to the following chart at the beginning, during and after our lessons, to us … Continue reading

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Turn Up the Heat! – Inquiry Term 3

In Term 3 the 3/4 level will be learning about physical and chemical changes and how these can effect our environment. Experiments will be conducted that focus on how solids and liquids change with the removal or adding of heat. We will … Continue reading

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Murrundindi visits St Mark’s!

Hi everyone! My name is Ava and my Poppy, Murrundindi came to school on Monday the 6th of June.  He told us about when he was a little boy. He didn’t go to school when he was young. He is … Continue reading

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Composting

Hi guys it’s Alex F. and Savannah H. from 3/4MC here, We’re going to tell you some things about composting. We are writing this because 3/4MC had a girl named Hannah came to tell us about worm farming and composting. … Continue reading

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The Stephanie Alexander Program – 3/4MC

This post was written by Zoe M. and Kevin B. from 3/4MC In the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program 3/4MC have learnt how to cook lots of fabulous dishes. We have had great experience so far with teachers, parents and … Continue reading

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T2 Inquiry: Australia and Our Neighbours

The 3/4’s Inquiry focus for Term 2 is Community: Australia and Our Neighbours. Throughout this unit we will be investigating a number of different features and diverse characteristics of  Australia and its neighbouring countries. These include analysing and comparing types of vegetation, … Continue reading

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Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program

In the Kitchen Garden program we have been learning about plants and how to weed and harvest them. The students plant them , harvest them, cook them and eat them. We set the table and sit down and eat together. … Continue reading

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The Human Brain

During Inquiry lessons we are learning about the different parts of the brain and how they function.  Some parts of the brain we have learnt are: the cerebrum, hippocampus, cerebellum, amydala and pre-frontal cortex (PFC). What have you learnt about … Continue reading

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Inquiry: Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

This term we are going to be learning lots about our brains and how they work. One thing we would really like the students to work on is their mindsets. It has been proven that when students approach tasks with … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO 3/4 IN 2016

Welcome to what we hope will be another fantastic year of learning in 3/4. We have many exciting things to look forward to this year, including our Year 3’s making the sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time later this … Continue reading

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