Category: Writers Notebook

Hands On Way To Teach Similes & Metaphors #Globaledchat #education #writing #aussieED

Advertisements Students work step by step to prepare a book about themselves to show their understanding of similes and metaphors. This was one of the most inspiring lessons I have taught. The students were engaged and working day by day we followed the anchor charts of Mrs Joyce’s examples.

Using a Tree Map to Record Our Facts – Information Reports #writing #mapping

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Advertisements Tree Maps This week 5/6J we will take on the journey of exploring how to write Information Reports. We will begin by looking at what an information reports actually is.     Today we are going to have some fun with tree maps. A way to record short keys that you can use to provide information to people. Lets…

Angel Of Kokoda – Putting Yourself In the Kokoda Solider’s Shoes #ANZACDay

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Advertisements Placing Yourself In Someone else’s Shoes Using the following image and listening to story of the Angels of Kokoda by Mark Wilson. You must place yourself in the shoes of one of the Solider’s. You must use description to write av bout the following: I see …… I feel ….. I hear …… I taste ….. I smell ……

Beginning a Narrative -Writing With Purpose #Writing #OGC #Education

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Advertisements How not to begin a narrative. These are beginnings that students should avoid.            

Explode the Moment – Narrative Writing #Writing #OGC

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Advertisements So often, students just tell about the large picture of an experience.  They get so caught up in listing all of the “moments” of the experience that they forget to really hone in on each part of it with vivid details for their readers. ( Today 5/6J we need to learn the Narrative writing strategy “explode the moment” .…

Messages Of Peace For The People Of New Zealand #NewZealandStrong #Padlet #OurGlobalClassroom #OGC

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Advertisements #NewZealandStrong I want to help but am so far away. I want to educate my students but what do I say – Bronwyn Joyce Teacher, Australia 5/6J I have set up a Global Message board for the people of New Zealand and those affected by world turmoil over the passing days. Lets Unite and send messages of Peace to…

“Learning Different Is Ok” Lets Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by leading from Elliana’s Message #OGC #OurGlobalClassroom

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Advertisements Today 5/6J let’s think about the way you like to learn. Elliana was a celebrity in my eyes. Not only did I get to have a selfie with her but I actually got to hang out with her and have dinner with her. She is such a cool kid. Lets’s listen to Elliana’s message that Learning Different is Ok.…

Tylah Rocks her Writer’s Notebook – 5 Weeks into the school year WOW!

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Analysing Our Persuasive Writing – Hook Ins, Oreo’s & Concluding #writing #notebook

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