Package 5

5-1: 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.

5-2: 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.

5-3: 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.

4-1: 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.

4-2: 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.

4-3: 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.  

4-4: 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.

4-5: 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.

3-1: 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.

3-2: Finding similes in texts

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

3-3: Creating similes

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

3-4: Vocabulary

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

2-1: 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.

2-2: 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.

2-3: 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.

2-4: 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.

1-1: 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.

1-2: 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.

1-3: 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.

1-4: 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.

1-5: 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:

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