Oi or Oy

Today in spelling we looked at words that have oi and oy in them. We noticed that most words with the sound in the word have oi (except for names) but if it’s at the end of the word, we use oy. Below are some words that have the oi or oy sound in them.

Compound Words!

Today in spelling we learnt about compound words. Compound words are when you take 2 words and put them together to make 1 word. Here’s a video you can watch and sing along to to help you learn some compound words.

I would like everyone to share a compound word you know in the comments below. Let’s see how many compound words we can think of!!!!

Swimming

This week JAS participated in swimming lessons down at Aquamoves. I would like to say a huge thank you to the following parents: Karamjit, Darren, Alban, Elida, Tanya, Lucy, Grace, Leah, Belinda and Ann, who helped to change and dress the students during the week. Without your help, the week would not have run as smoothly or as quickly and I really appreciated the extra hands!

Here is some of the students’ writing about their swimming experience and some pictures of them in action!

At swimming yesterday I did torpedo. And I used a kick board. It was fun.

~Abigail

This week we have been swimming at Aquamoves. I do my lesson in the pool. I love  Aquamoves. At swimming I have a kickboard.

~ Archer

I love swimming. I still am focusing on floating but I will get better. We are swimming all week.

~ Chelsea

Today we are going swimming at Aquamoves. We will float in the water. We will swim in a warm pool.

~ Hayden

I went swimming at Aquamoves. They have kickboards. We play in the pool. We float.

~ Lilly

This week we’ve been going swimming. At swimming I practise using a kickboard. I did a torpedo. I can swim under the water. It was so much fun.

~ Micah

On the first day of swimming, I only learnt about backstroke! But, on the second day, I did lots of pin drops. We also did lots of step ins. We did the pin drops and step ins in the deep end. When we did pin drops, I touched the bottom.

~ Molly

 

This week we have been doing swimming. I am in the big pool. I am good at torpedo and backstroke. I can float.

~ Rhianna

This week we have been going to Aquamoves to learn to swim. I am not a good swimmer but l am learning to swim. I have used noodles and also kick board.

~ Tegan

Our Production

On Thursday we are going to Eastbank  for our production song. I hope it will be good because we are going on stage. Grade prep, 1’s and 2’s are doing it.

By Tegan

The Power of Describing Words

Today in writing we looked at how describing words can change a sentence. We use describing words to help our reader make a picture in their head when they read.

We each had a go at putting some describing words into the sentence “One day I went for a walk along the beach”. Here’s what we came up with!

One hot, sweaty day I went for a run along the sandy beach. Daniel

One loud, rainy day I went for a jog along the rainy beach. Chelsea

One funny day I went for a happy, noisy waddle along the busy beach. Sophie

One sunny, busy day I went for a big stroll along the hot, sandy beach. Molly

One Monday I went for a run along the Melbourne beach. Lilly

One silly day I went for a run along the wavy beach. Hayden

One stormy day I went for a jog along the rainy beach. Anthony

One rainbow day I went for a ride along the sunny beach. Azariah

One hot, sunny day I went for a walk along the wavy beach. Emily

One hot day I went for a jog along the sunny beach. Noah

One cold afternoon I went for a fast walk along the beach. Archer

One Monday afternoon I went for a run along Melbourne beach. Abigail

One rainy day I went for a jog along the crazy beach. Rhianna

One Autumn day I went for a jog along the Queensland beach. Tegan

One freezing day I went for a long walk along the quiet beach. Jay

One hot, sunny day I went for a fast walk along the sandy beach. Brody

One mysterious day I went for stroll along the peaceful beach. Samuella

One sunny day I went for a short walk along the hot beach. Ford

One chilly, cold day I went for a run along the freezing, wavy beach. Micah

One busy day I went for a slow walk along the loud beach. Jhett

One morning I went for a jog along the cold beach. Cain

One rainy day I went for a speedy walk along the paradise beach. Skylah

One cold day I went for a walk along the silent beach. Ishmeet

One cloudy, wet day I went for an evening walk along the quiet, deserted beach. Miss Symons

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