Grade 6

Exploring our world, one Country Oral at a time!

Over this past week, the Grade 4s have been on a round the world trip, all from the comfort of their own classroom! Making use of their digital devices, each learner was able to research their country of choice and discover what exciting things they had on offer. Keynotes and posters provided us with a visual display of culture, food[Read More…]

by May 19, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Writers Day shenanigans in Grade 6

Writers Day shenanigans in Grade 6

Over the past few weeks, much emphasis has been placed on the use of adjectives during our Language lessons. What better way to apply this Part of Speech than in writing. Our Grade 6s excitedly brought to school their most prized possession. This was required to act as an inspiration for our Writer’s Day Task. First an example of a well-written[Read More…]

by May 3, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Gr 6’s: FUN with LANGUAGE!

Gr 6’s: FUN with LANGUAGE!

This week’s English Language lesson on Irony was met with open arms by our Gr 6’s. It was a fun-filled lesson in which technology was used as an effective learning tool. Our kids learnt about what irony is and what types of irony can be found in everyday life. Teachers made use of a Keynote as well as Youtube videos[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 Camp – an unforgettable experience

Grade 6 Camp – an unforgettable experience

The Grade Six children had a glorious journey to Grabouw, where their camp site was at Mizpah. The teacher’s and children were well rested and after a few minutes the activities began in haste. The screams of the children getting stuck into the first task of the day could be felt. A positive mindset was required because the children were[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 is ELECTRIFYING!

Grade 6 is ELECTRIFYING!

A big portion of our Thematic Studies this term has focused on the theme of Electricity. Here the children have been introduced to atoms. They were challenged to make an iMovie to illustrate the three main rules about electrical charge. This was a fun way to explore these facts and to show creativity in their thinking. A project has been[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Emotion through POETRY

Emotion through POETRY

As an introduction to poetry, Figures of Speech and Poetic Devices has been revisited. Group discussions were held and examples of the different Figures of Speech were looked at. As a first task for writing poems, we looked at different emotions. The children were then given a formula to write their own emotion poem using their senses. They were encouraged[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 using their CREATIVE MINDS

Grade 6 using their CREATIVE MINDS

The work pace is slowly but surely being picked up in Grade Six and the teachers are enjoying getting to know their kids in the process. Our boys and girls have had the opportunity over the past two weeks to produce work through different forms of creative expression. Each child has been required to create a poster which would reflect[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
For the Love of Reading

For the Love of Reading

Ask just about any adult who loves to read where their love for reading was birthed and they will tell you that a signifiant adult in their life, often a parent or teacher, use to read to them. So often these stories would be accompanied by fond memories of the cracking of the spine of a book or the smell[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 starting off with a BANG

Grade 6 starting off with a BANG

It was with great excitement and anticipation that the teachers welcomed their classes into the new year. More kids to love and have a positive impact on. It is as if these kids have always been part of Grade 6. They have settled in quickly and have adapted well to the new routine and pace at which Grade 6 functions.[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

It has been amazing watching our Grade Sixes connecting with each other throughout this year. Being placed with different people in a new class has brought about new friendships that will last for a very long time. Each term our kids have been moved into new co-operative groups, forcing them to spend time and space with people who they might[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 6, Primary