Archive - February 2016

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Shared Writing and Creating Images
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Analysing and Recreating Art
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Developing Reading Skills

Shared Writing and Creating Images

This post is a continuation from a previous post on ‘Developing Reading Skills’.

As mentioned in this post, the children had been looking at how pictures can help us when we are reading. We use them to make meaning and create a story in our head without even reading the words. This is directly related to our inquiry into how ‘Images communicate ideas and information‘.

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Analysing and Recreating Art

As part of our inquiry into ‘Images’ this term we have been looking at and observing different artworks. The first artwork we looked at and shared our observations on was Kandinsky’s ‘Composition VIII’ artwork. Read More

Developing Reading Skills

As mentioned in our previous blog post, our current unit of inquiry on ‘Images’ has allowed us to make strong connections with the children’s language skills, particularly in reading.

Over the last 3 weeks we have been reading a big book called ‘Miss Moo Goes to the Zoo’ together. Read More