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Grade 3 2017



3B and 3J Weekly Timetable 2017

3G and 3C Weekly Timetable 2017

Term 2 

Check out our Padlet showing our 'vision' for our future.


Welcome to a new year! 





This term we will be looking at 'What makes a great team?' An important part of being a good team mate is having a growth mindset. If you're unsure of what a growth mindset is, watch the video below.





Grade 4 - 2017


4S Timetable

4K Timetable

4M Timetable

4D Timetable

Term 4 - How do our actions affect the environment? - Welcome back to our final term of the year. This term we are continuing to focus on a variety of reading aspects, recount and persuasive writing and also our major area of sustainability. To support this we will visit CERES Sustainability Park in Melbourne, we are also heading off on camp in Week 1! Term 4 is always a busy term at White Hills PS. As we work towards the end of the year out Grade 4 students will begin to transition to Grade 5. 



Derby Hill Camp - Maldon



Shanara's Camp Recount

Zac's Camp Recount


Term 2 - What does it mean to be an Australian? - Welcome back to what will surely be a wonderful Term 2! We'll be starting off the term looking at ANZAC Day commemorations, followed by investigating how our system of government works. Then we'll move on to our main inquiry topic where students will investigate events throughout Australia's history, including our ancestors and early explorers. Please see our Term Planner for more info. 


  Downball is a popular Grade 4 activity!  Explicit teaching about the half fraction  Making fraction sandwiches, taking an image with the iPad and then annotating the image to show our learning  White Hills Workshop is held each Tuesday at lunch, students can come along and have a tinker!    Measuring with friends, real world activities   Science in conjunction with La Trobe University students    Students joined in a Virtual Conference with Questacon in Canberra learning all about how planes work. We then used this info to make Paper Planes and use them for data and measurement maths.     

We always touch on the learning we covered in Term 1, particularly having a Growth Mindset, Persisting and having Empathy and Gratitude. 



Ready Set Go for 2017! - Welcome back to a new year of school for our new Grade 4 students! All students have settled in to their new year level and have begun working hard. This term we are focusing on how our choices make us healthy and successful. This includes looking at our behaviour, positive relationships and what is required to achieve success at school and in life. 






"We all make choices. But in the end our choices make us"