‘I Wish’ Poems – Year 5CI

In Year 5, we have been focussing on poetry writing, in particular, learning about how to write an ‘I Wish’ poem. In 5CI, students decided on a few really important things that would make their lives and others around them happier. We had a look at the Global Goals, and discussed ways in which we…

Harmony Day 2017: Grade 3

Our Harmony Day activities involved undertaking a research and speak out activity on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Each student was given the opportunity to choose which of the 17 SDGs they were most interested in and were grouped with students from other year 3 classes. Students were then given the chance to research their…

Harmony Day 2017: Grade 6

On Harmony Day 2017, Grade 6s worked with their buddy classes from Grade 3. Our activity included a discussion of the Global Goals which is a part of internationalising education at T.M.P.S.We then paired up with our Grade 3 buddy and chose one global goal to discuss. We helped our buddies think of reasons why…

Internationalising Education in Year 6

This term in Year 6 we have been using texts about Malala to internationalise our program and achieve our learning goals. This first example was about how author’s use strategies to influence readers. We used the text ‘Malala/Iqbal’ by Jeanette Winters to look at images, font and powerful language to explain the author’s purpose. This…

Global Goals

The Global Goals are 17 goals set out by the United Nations. Our students have been learning about these goals and about how we can assist our country and other countries achieve these goals by the year 2030. Some of our teachers have been designing lessons with these goals in mind to help create globally-minded citizens that will…