Each learning activity package has a parent/carer guide with instructions, with many containing multiple play and do videos and audio resources to help you with your child’s learning. Always read the instructions in the parent/carer guide first and download or print resources that are embedded in the guide, before starting each day. Many learning packages have multiple video and audio resources that provide self-guiding teaching segments and instructions for you and your child/ren.

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English and literacy

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Exploring inference - Part 1

This lesson explores inference and how we can use a range of information in an image to make an inference or a conclusion.

Learning Package 2: Exploring inference - Part 2

This is the second lesson which explores inference and how we can use a range of information in an image and a text to make an inference or a conclusion.

Learning Package 3: Exploring inference - Part 3

This is the third lesson which explores inference and how we can use a range of information in an image and a text to answer inferential questions.

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Learning Package 1: Fluency - You Can Have Mine - Part 1

This lesson is the first in a series of five lessons based on the text You Can Have Mine by Alison McLennan and illustrated by Cheryl Orsini. The teacher will guide your child as they learn about the importance of reading fluently.

Learning Package 2: Prounouns - You Can Have Mine - Part 2

This lesson is the second in a series of five lessons based on the text You Can Have Mine by Alison McLennan and illustrated by Cheryl Orsini. The teacher will guide your child as they learn how to use the pronouns to track the actions of and interactions between characters in a text.

Learning Package 3: Character - You Can Have Mine - Part 3

This lesson is the third in a series of five lessons based on the text You Can Have Mine by Alison McLennan and illustrated by Cheryl Orsini. The teacher will guide your child as they learn how to analyse and respond to the feelings and wants of characters in a text.  

Learning Package 4: Vocabulary - You Can Have Mine - Part 4

This lesson is the fourth in a series of five lessons based on the text You Can Have Mine by Alison McLennan and illustrated by Cheryl Orsini. The teacher will guide your child as they learn some new vocabulary from the text.

Learning Package 5: Spelling - You Can Have Mine - Part 5

This lesson is the fifth in a series of lessons based on the text You Can Have Mine by Alison McLennan and illustrated by Cheryl Orsini. Your child will explore how to create adverbs from adjectives by adding the suffix –ly.

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Learning Package 1: Exploring similes

This lesson is the first of three which aims to build student understanding of literary devices with a focus on similes - a figure of speech that compares two usually dissimilar things.

Learning Package 2: Finding similes in texts

This lesson is the second of three which teaches children how to find similes within texts.

Learning Package 3: Creating similes

This is the third of three lessons which will encourage children to create their own similes.

Learning Package 4: Vocabulary

This lesson focuses on developing vocabulary knowledge using the article Delightful Dogs by Emma Heyde.

Learning Package 1: Alliteration – Part 1

In this package your child will watch a video of a lesson about alliteration. The teacher will guide your child as they learn to identify alliteration in a text.

Learning Package 2: Alliteration – Part 2

In this package your child will watch another video which explore alliteration in more depth. The teacher will guide your child through activities to explain and create their own examples of alliteration.

Learning Package 3: Poetry – Part 1

In this package your child will watch a video of a lesson about a poem called 'The Muttaburrasaurus' and will complete a series of activities to explore the language choices in the poem.

Learning Package 4: Poetry – Part 2

In this package your child will watch another video of a lesson about a poem called 'The Muttaburrasaurus'. Throughout the video they will complete activities about imagery, explaining the main idea of the poem and composing a personal response.

Learning Package 1: Onomatopoeia – Part 1

This lesson is the first in a series of three lessons about the literary device Onomatopoeia which refers to words like swoosh, plop and bam.

Learning Package 2: Onomatopoeia – Part 2

This lesson is the second in a series of three lessons about the literary device Onomatopoeia. The teacher will guide your child as they learn how to explain why an author might have used onomatopoeia in a text.

Learning Package 3: Onomatopoeia – Part 3

This lesson is the third in a series of three lessons about the literary device onomatopoeia. The teacher will guide your child as they learn how to use onomatopoeia in a text.

Learning Package 4: Poem – Beyond the Milky Way – Part 1

This lesson focuses on reading and thinking about the language choices in a poem called Beyond the Milky Way by Chris Hogan.

Learning Package 5: Poem – Beyond the Milky Way – Part 2

This lesson focuses on reading and thinking about the action and theme of a poem called Beyond the Milky Way by Chris Hogan.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

Mathematics and numeracy

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Colour in fractions

This activity offers your child the opportunity to represent fractions and to develop a sense of the relative size of fractions.

Learning Package 2: Broken calculator

This activity is designed to get your child to practise and apply their knowledge of numbers and operations. It encourages them to think and problem solve like a mathematician.

Learning Package 3: youcubed math cards

This activity offers your child the opportunity to develop their understanding of multiplication and encourages your child to make connections between different representations of numbers.

Learning Package 4: Origami cube and net exploration

This activity offers your child the opportunity to explore how a net requires each face to be connected to at least one other face.

Learning Package 5: Dot card talk 2

This activity is designed to get your child thinking about different ways we can think about numbers in particular multiplicative situations.

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Learning Package 1: Dicey addition

This task offers your child the opportunity to work flexibly with numbers and use their knowledge of landmark numbers (for example; multiples of fives and tens) and number facts.

Learning Package 2: Race to zero

This game helps your child develop their confidence in using a range of strategies for subtraction.

Learning Package 3: Multiples madness

This task is designed to offer your child the opportunity to develop their confidence in understanding multiples of fives, twos and tens.

Learning Package 4: youcubed number visuals

This task is designed to offer your child the opportunity to see numbers, investigate interesting representation of numbers and think about factors and multiples.

Learning Package 5: Same and different

This task encourages your child to share what they know about numbers, patterns and multiplicative thinking.

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Learning Package 1: Factor squares

In this task students will investigate factors to solve a problem.

Learning Package 2: Inside seven squares

Your child will work through a task to solve a problem about area.

Learning Package 3: Totality

In this task your child will play a strategic game of addition.

Learning Package 4: Sponge art transformations

In this task your child will create a painting while investigating flips, slides and turns.

Learning Package 5: A square of numbers

This task will support your child’s understanding of the properties of numbers and the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Learning Package 1: Sam's money challenge

Money - Help Sam work out how much change he will receive.

Learning Package 2: Two handfuls – Part 1

Estimating - Practise estimating how many objects you can pick up in two handfuls and learn about different ways of counting them efficiently.

Learning Package 3: Two handfuls – Part 2

Arrays - Use 36 objects to form different rectangular structures so that you have equal rows and columns (arrays).

Learning Package 4: Multiplication toss

This is a great game that supports learners in enhancing their reasoning skills whilst practising their knowledge of counting sequences.

Learning Package 5: Measuring muffins

Measurement - This is a fun activity that is also an opportunity to spend some time being creative with your child while learning about measuring, multiplication and problem solving.

Learning Package 1: Addition and subtraction – Strike it out

This activity is a great way to increase skills in reasoning, working collaboratively, and applying knowledge of strategies used to add and subtract.

Learning Package 2: Addition and subtraction – Strike it out investigation

This activity will allow you to explore the game Strike It Out and then investigate some of the strategies more deeply.

Learning Package 3: Addition and subtraction – It's time to get magical

Magic tricks provide great opportunities for learners to develop mathematical reasoning and practice their skills in mental computation. This trick is helpful for practising addition and subtraction facts.

Learning Package 4: The counting game – Multiples

This is a great game that supports learners in enhancing their reasoning skills whilst practising their knowledge of counting sequences.

Learning Package 5: Collect data – Basketball toss

This hands-on activity allows learners to investigate how to use different methods to collect data, comparing results, interpreting data and evaluating. It is great fun and they won’t feel like it is Mathematics.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

Physical activities

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Base run

A fun game of team work and tactics that will allow children to practise their running, throwing and catching.

Learning Package 2: Continuous tennis

Players hit a ball over an obstacle and run to the back of the line, making way for the next player to receive the ball and hit it to keep the game going.

Learning Package 3: Pepper

A fast paced game involving one batter and multiple fielders.

Learning Package 4: GetActive@Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

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Learning Package 1: Back to back passing challenge

This partner game will allow you to explore different ways of passing the ball between partners and even come up with your own creative ways of passing the ball.

Learning Package 2: Let's throw!

Using recycled pieces of paper, players scrunch their paper into a ball and aim to throw as many as possible over their opponents line in a set time.

Learning Package 3: Mini golf

Use your imagination plus household objects to design your own mini golf course.

Learning Package 4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

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Learning Package 1: Big and little targets

Using a bat and ball, aim for different sized targets to see how many points you can score.

Learning Package 2: Footy golf

Players aim to score points by hitting a ball through goal posts.

Learning Package 3: Keep the ball up

Try to keep a ball off the ground by passing it to each other.

Learning Package 4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

Learning Package 1: Bat tapping

Using a bat and ball, keep tapping the ball into the air for as long as possible.

Learning Package 2: Catching challenge

Test your catching skills in these variety of fun challenges.

Learning Package 3: Hearts, clubs, diamonds, spades

Choose a card from a deck and then complete the number of exercises for a specific suit. Great fun for the whole family.

Learning Package 4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

Learning Package 1: Bullseye

This game will allow you to practise your throwing skills as you try to increase your accuracy.

Learning Package 2: Reach the sky

Test your speed to see if you can reach the line before your object hits the floor.

Learning Package 3: Balancing act

Use different parts of your body to balance a range of household items.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

More key learning areas

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - Bim Bam

In this lesson your child will learn a song with accompanying body percussion.

Learning Package 2: Science - Wetlands birds

Your child will engage with three short videos about wetland birds from the rangers at Sydney Olympic Park. Learn about the history of Homebush Bay, meet an ecologist, complete your own birdwatching survey, explore the adaptations of the ibis and watch an ibis ceremonial dance.

Learning Pacakge 3: Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author is a digital creative writing program featuring ten great Australian authors. Each week an author focuses on a different aspect of writing and a learning journal is released for student to use. This week explore 'Funny Fiction' with Oliver Phommavanh.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - Superhero art insects

Your child will learn about patterns, colours, shapes and lines in artworks.

Learning Package 2: Science - Light and sound

Join the scientists from Fizzics Education to learn about all about light and sound. Watch the video and then complete some of your own light and sound experiments at home.

Learning Package 3: Science - Liquid nitrogen show

Join the scientists from Fizzics Education as they teach you molecules and materials in their Liquid nitrogen show. Watch the video and then complete some of your own experiments at home.

Learning Package 4: Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author is a digital creative writing program featuring ten great Australian authors. Each week an author focuses on a different aspect of writing and a learning journal is released for student to use. This week explore 'Story Ingredients' with Deborah Abela.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - Action figures

In this lesson your child will create a sculpture based on a poem.

Learning Package 2: 'The Incredible Freedom Machines' by Kirli Saunders

Watch Kirli Saunders, NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year 2020, proud Gunai woman and award-winning international children's author and poet read her story 'The Incredible Freedom Machines'. After listening, complete a fun activity based on the story.

Learning Package 3: Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author is a digital creative writing program featuring ten great Australian authors. Each week an author focuses on a different aspect of writing and a learning journal is released for student to use. This week explore 'Creating Characters' with Yvette Posholigan and 'Developing Dialogue' with Tim Harris.

Learning Package 1: Creative arts – Where the creatures roam

Create a mythical creature sculpture based on the song 'Where the Creatures Roam'.

Learning Package 2: Science – Minibeasts

Learn how to become a pirate with an entertaining video made with the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Learning Package 1: Creative arts – Where the creatures roam

Explore mythical creatures while learning how to follow written music scores.

Learning Package 2: Multiple subjects – Pirate school

Learn how to become a pirate with an entertaining video made with the Australian National Maritime Museum.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

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