I have attached links for each of the types of art we are studying. Enjoy!
Japanese Girls or Dolls day. Click on the dash for the link.
Next up- The foundation students will be doing a collage-painting of their family in a location they love to go to. Please check out their Japanese art in the Foundation classrooms as well as their feelings posters. They drew each other acting out a feeling for their class poster.
Grade 1/2s will be doing Matisse style people by posing for each doing their favourite activity. Some of the art work is on display in the main building by 1/2L and 1/2N.
Grade 3/4s – they have loved learning about art and mindfulness through Zentangle inspired art and will be learning about mandala art.
Grade 5/6s are completing abstract watercolours with a historical local building drawn using 2 point perspective in fineliner over the top. This connects to their class inquiry unit on Community. 2 Point perspective- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cqHsIYuP5M
This term the focus for Foundation students will be on developing vocabulary with the topics of zoo animals and foods. Students will also be introduced to Hiragana characters and they will learn more about Japanese folk tales and customs.
Grade 12s will be learning new vocabulary this term for weather, adjectives and time. Students will also be developing their writing and understanding of Kanji and Hiragana characters.
This term students will learn more about Japanese sports. Grade 34s will also continue working on their reading and writing of Hiragana Characters.
Grade 56s will be revising all Hiragana Characters this term. Students will also develop their understanding of the Japanese school system as we hope to skype our sister school.
This term the focus for Foundation students will be on developing vocabulary with the topics being fruits, vegetables and farm animals. Students will engage with technology and sing songs to help them grasp the new words and themes.
Grade 12s will be learning new vocabulary this term for months and seasons and they will also be developing their writing and understanding of Kanji characters.
Students will be learning to say and understand numerous classroom commands this term through role plays and other technology. Grade 34s will also develop their reading and writing of Hiragana Characters.
The Grade 56s will go through all lines of Hiragana Characters this term with the focus being on ten tens. Students will make good use of ICT programs such as Quizlet and other IPad apps to better Hiragana writing and stroke order.
This term all students are working hard on their various topics to better grasp the Japanese language and develop their cultural understanding.
This term foundation students will continue to develop their vocabulary and knowledge of Japan. They are focusing on learning to say and recognise numbers, greetings and colours in Japanese and becoming more aware of cultural festivals.
Students will learn to say and identify family members, pets and adjectives in Japanese this term. Grade 1/2 students will also learn to recognise and write various kanji characters.
This term grade 3/4 students will further broaden their Japanese vocabulary by learning to say various grammar patterns and developing a better awareness of Japan’s geographical location and cities.
Students have shown great commitment to learning hiragana characters this year and this will continue this term. Grade 5/6 students will also become more familiar with the Japanese vocabulary for continents and countries to guide them in better understanding the world around them.
March 26, 2014
by hwpsspecialists Comments Off on Japanese – Grade 5/6
This week, we played animals bingo and it was a great way for us to remember the animal names!
Grade 3/4 and 5/6 learnt how to say the months of the year last week, and this week we are learning how to say the dates of the month which is a little bit tricky! You can watch this YouTube link again to help you remember the irregular dates that don’t follow a pattern: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM8i9jinE5k