GRADE 3: Tuesday8thJuneDon’t forget to check in on the Google Form before 1:00pm please:https://forms.gle/WbDzmNxWNE1P6sFN6Have a terrific Tuesday Grade 3s. Enjoy making the yummy biscuits with your family.READINGWRITINGMATHSINQUIRY/OTHERLearning intentionLearning intentionLearning intentionLearning intentionFocus: ComprehensionFocus: Narrative Writing and includingAdjectives.Focus: Directions of TurnFocus: Australian FoodWe are learning to understand whatclockwise, anti-clockwise, half and quarterturns are.We are learning about Australia.We are learning to use adjectives to describenouns when writing a narrative.Success CriteriaSuccess CriteriaSuccess CriteriaSuccess CriteriaI can answer various comprehensionquestions.I can write a narrative and include adjectivesto describe a noun.I can use the terms half and quarter turn tomove my body and orientate myself.I can follow a procedure to make a traditionaland popular Australian treat.We are learning to understand what we read.I can skim and scan the text to look foranswers.I can use the terms clockwise, anti-clockwise,half and quarter turn to provide directions toan object from a starting point.TaskTaskTaskTaskRead for 15 minutes independently – You canread a book of your choice from home, or astory from Sunshine Online, ReadingEggs/Eggspress or Kids News.A narrative is a form of writing that tellsa story. Narratives can be fairy tales, movies,and jokes. Narratives have certain elements:plot, setting, character, conflict, andresolution.WARM UP: FLIPEach player has half a deck of cards. (Decideat the start of the game which you are tryingto make: smallest number or greatestnumber.)This term, we have been learning about thegeography of Australia. We also learnt aboutthe history of the ANZACS, which stands forthe Australian and New Zealand Army Corpsthat fought together during WWI.ACTIVITY:There are two pictures below. Choose ONE ofthe pictures to write a narrative story about.When you are writing think about thecharacters, where it is being set, a problemthat has occurred and the solution. Try andadd some adjectives (descriptive words) inyour story (the gigantic dinosaur, spotteddinosaur, ginormous dinosaur etc.).Try and write a page. Don’t forget to edit andrevise your work too.Flip 2 numbers each and make the largestnumber possible/ smallest number possiblewith your cards. Read the number to eachother. You can flip more than 2 cards if youwish.During the war, many people baked ANZACbiscuits to send off to their men at war. Theywere cheap to make and could stay freshthroughout long boat journeys. They aremade with coconut, golden syrup and oats yum!ACTIVITY:Read the text: Welcome to Australia – Part 1(see below) then answer the followingcomprehension questions:126.96.36.199.5.What is the official name of thecountry of Australia?What is the population of Australia’slargest city?What does a ‘multicultural society’mean?What is the size of Australiacompared to the United States ofAmerica and Great Britain?What is the fraction of people bornoutside of Australia?32 35 are made35 wins the cards.ACTIVITY:Today we are learning about clockwise, anticlockwise and half and quarter turns.Watch the video to get a betterunderstanding of half and quarter turns.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v p8nwiJoJfPUChoose a starting point and an end point inyour home or backyard. Write a set ofACTIVITY:Watch the video, CLICK HERE then follow therecipe (see below) to make your owndelicious afternoon treat!Make sure you ask an adult to help you asyou need to use the stove and an oven.
directions in your workbook for a familymember to follow to reach the end point.Ensure your directions are clear! Get yourpartner to follow the directions as you havewritten them and see if they end up at thecorrect end point.There are bigger versions of these picturesbelow. There is also a word bank with somewords that may help you.If you don’t have the ingredients today, or anadult is not available to help you, maybe youcan make these later in the week, or on theweekend.Example:1. Do a quarter-turn clockwise.2. Walk 5 steps3. Do a half turn4. Walk 7 steps5. Do a three-quarter anti-clockwise6. Walk 6 stepsToo hard?Too hard?Too hard?Too hard?Ask a family member to assist you in readingthe text. Ask questions about the text, so thatyou have a clear understanding before youanswer the questions.N/AMake a poster to show your understandingof the terms clockwise, anti-clockwise andhalf and quarter turns.If you can’t make the ANZAC biscuits athome, draw pictures of the ingredients andeach step in the method.Too easy?Too easy?Too easy?Too easy?Read Welcome to Australia – Part 2.Answer the following questions:1. What is the climate like in the centreof Australia?2. In your own words, explain how theAboriginal and Torres Strait Islanderpeoples lived before the arrival ofthe British in 1788.3. Which of Australia’s naturalwonders would you most like to visitand why?4. What animals does Australia havethat cannot be found anywhere elsein the world?N/AComplete the worksheet (see below) ondirections. You may want to come up withyour own activity to explain the termsclockwise, anti-clockwise and half andquarter turns.Do some research about ANZAC biscuits. Findout why they were a good choice to send ona long voyage. Where did the recipe comefrom originally? What were ANAZC cookiesalso known as?Don’t have ?Don’t have ?Don’t have ?Don’t have ?N/AN/A
READING: Welcome to Australia – Part 1
READING: Welcome to Australia – Part 2
MATHS – Directions Worksheet
INQUIRY: ANZAC Biscuits recipeANZAC BISCUITSINGREDIENTS1 cup plain flour1 cup rolled oats1 cup desiccated coconut1 cup brown sugar125g butter1 tbsp golden syrup1 tbsp hot water1 tsp bicarb sodaMETHOD1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius.2. Combine the flour, oats, coconut and sugar in a large bowl. In asaucepan, melt the butter and then add the golden syrup. Bring itto the boil before removing it from the stove.3. Mix the hot water and bicarb soda and add it to the butter andsyrup – it should froth up. Pour this into the dry ingredients andstir together. If the mixture is a little dry, add some water.4. Taking spoonfuls of the mixture, roll them into balls and put themon a greased baking tray, about 5cm apart. Use a fork to flattenthem and then put them in the oven for 15 minutes or untilthey’re golden brown.5. Let them cool on the baking tray for about a minute, and thenmove them to a wire rack to cool properly.