Our Middle School Teachers
3E: Amy McDonald | 3JW: Brenda Jamieson & Meagan Ward | 3/4B: Carol Barty
4T: April Tarollo | 4P: Julia Prociw-Charalambous
Dear Parents/ Guardians
Welcome to Grades 3 and 4
The beginning of Grade 3 is a fantastic transition for students as they begin their middle years education. Formerly part of the junior school, students of Grade 3 are introduced to a wide range of exciting environment that involves them becoming independent thinkers and learners.
Our classroom based programs focus on Numeracy, Literacy and Challenged Based Learning. Students are also involved in:
3/4 Term 3 Newsletter
Welcome back to Term 3!!
Behalf of Oak Primary School we hope everyone had a safe break! We have lots of exciting things happening in this term.
This term, students will continue to develop their multiplicative thinking through learning how to multiply by two digit numbers. They will also be continuing to revise their multiplication facts and relate these to division. Students will be challenged through a
range of number and word based problems as they continue to build on their problem solving skills.
Multiplication facts are the building blocks for other important topics taught in maths. Given this, we encourage you to continue to work with your child regularly with these at home.
Please continue to encourage your child to read each night for at least 20 minutes. In order to develop your child’s understanding of the text it would be fantastic if you could ask them a few questions about what they are reading! For example,
This term both year levels will focus on developing their writing through the use of their Writer’s Notebook. Students actively ‘review’ their own writing and improve it independently, through the addition of language features such as adjectives, similes and other strategies to really bring their writing to life.
Inquiry: Law Makers & Law Breakers
We will explore and develop an understanding of democracy.
Students will investigate the purpose of creating rules for groups and how rules and laws affect them.