Using language, symbols, and texts

Using language, symbols, and texts is about working with and making meaning of the codes in which knowledge is expressed. Languages and symbols are systems for representing and communicating information, experiences, and ideas. People use languages and symbols to produce texts of all kinds: written, oral/aural, and visual; informative and imaginative; informal and formal; mathematical, scientific, and technological.

Students who are competent users of language, symbols, and texts can interpret and use words, number, images, movement, metaphor, and technologies in a range of contexts. They recognise how choices of language, symbol, or text affect people’s understanding and the ways in which they respond to communications. They confidently use ICT (including, where appropriate, assistive technologies) to access and provide information and to communicate with others.

Fast Words Card 8 T3 2020

  • Posted on: 22 September 2020
  • By: BonnieDalton

Children will learn to read and write the words as provided by their LAs through daily activities including (but not limited to) the following:
- White crayon on black paper
- Make with letter tiles
- Rainbow writing
- Painting
- Magic writing (crayon and dye)
- Chalk
- Sandpaper
- Tiles and paint
- Mini whiteboards
- Pastels on paper
- Roll of paper outside
- Sandpit with a stick...

Shape Level 2

  • Posted on: 18 September 2020
  • By: BonnieDalton

Over the course of this week we will focus on 'Shape'

In this unit students investigate the features of solid shapes and learn the names for them.
They will be introduced to making nets for 3D shapes.

Specific Learning Outcomes
Explore and describe faces, edges, and corners of 2D and 3D objects.
Make, name and describe polygons and other plane shapes

09.09.20 Week 8 Class Goals

Yellow Literacy BraF - Shakespeare and Comedy - Weren't funny; Didn't learn much
Yellow Literacy New in 3.2 SteH - Just Reading; He is reading and we are comprehending on sheets. - Like it.
Red Maths SteH - Algebra; difficult and on Maths Buddy.

Green SDL - Writing a script that I started in Braden's class. Finished Episode 1 - Jonathan. Marz has to find the Narrative Structure sheet for me. No running title yet.
Blue DRAMA - DIdn't end up in the on THursday due to couldnt come and forgot about Wednesday. Missed class this week due to timetable.

03.09.20 One on One Wk7

Yellow English GeoM - Going pretty well, working on two papers for preparation for Externals. Studying a book 'Dracula' Bram Stoker.

Red - SDL - English work

Blue - History SarH - Finishing off perspectives essay and working towards externals.

Green - Drama - Blocking with Alister for THE PASSENGERS; Its going well and I like the script.

Purple - Maths LouW - Working towards Calculus and Algebra externals. I have to pick up a bit.

Early writers Information Reports, T3 2020

  • Posted on: 20 August 2020
  • By: BonnieDalton

We will be writing information reports about an animal of our choice.

We will use a planning sheet to help us to do our research and source facts on our chosen animals.
We will use books first and then the internet to do our research.
We will spend some time editing our writing.
We will write a report that includes an introduction and conclusion as well as at least 5 other facts.
We will post our reports to Seesaw.

Gateway Automotive Workplacement

19 August
Discussed Gateway Automotive Work Placement course
Start with:
Introduction to the Workplace 3 Days - running from 5-7 October
This course allows the students to work in an automotive Dealership to view the different
Departments, see the range of jobs that are being carried out and gain information about them so
they can look at career options. This allows the student to gain knowledge and credits before they
choose their work experience placement. The students will also complete Health & Safety

19.08.20 Reflect in Week 5 & Next

Yellow - All good; Working on a writing test;
Red - Good
Blue - Woodwork Good; I have completed 1st project and starting on the 2nd.
Green - PE Still self-defence LIKE IT!

PURPLE ICT - My main goal was to make an app using Xcode - Completed it! I ROCK!!! Just have to work on Landscape version of the app.

Orange Philosophy - Its good looking at A.I Artificial Intelligence

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