EALD - Learning English as Another Language or Dialect

​Talk in your home language about what your child is learning!

  • Prep are learning facts about ocean animals, like sharks and whales. Sharks have a fin. Fish have scales.
  • Year 1 are learning about feelings and using good manners to welcome someone into our homes…Please come in!
  • Year 2 are learning about the amazing Mem Fox book “The Magic Hat”. They are learning about action words, animal names, rhyming words and creating their own ‘Magic Hat’ rhyme.
  • Year 3 are reading the story ‘Sorry Day’. They are learning about the events of the Stolen Generation and how to describe the feelings of the children and what they experienced.
  • Year 4 are learning about the characters in the book ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ by Roald Dahl. They are learning to describe and ​make inferences about characters in the text. They learnt how friends help each other.
  • Year 5 are learning how to describe the characters in the book ‘The Twits’ by Roald Dahl. They are learning to create and write new characters for the book in the style of Roald Dahl like “Twitter” the Twit’s, twittering daugh​ter.
  • Year 6 are learning about the characters from the book, ‘Charlie and The Chocolate Factory’. They have described Charlie as honest, polite, kind and caring. Also that Charlie thinks about and helps his family.

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