Our Grade 5’s have recently tackled the challenging concept of contour lines.

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This is no easy task, it takes perseverance and intense group planning. We decided that the only way to conquer the concept was to tackle it in true Sun Valley fashion: getting hands on.

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The Grade 5’s were delighted to hear that they would be creating South Africa in their co-operative groups. To do this they would need to use contour lines and build up South Africa’s unique landscape.

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The classroom was decorated in paint, clay, plaster-of-paris, cardboard and any other messy product that they might need. We are sure there was some evidence on our Grade 5’s clothes when hopping into the car, much to their parents’ dismay.

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The teachers were most impressed as to the maturity and understanding the Grade 5’s displayed while tackling this demanding task. 

 

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