La Recita di Natale: Year 1 Perform The Christmas Story

To share the cultural experience of learning the Italian language with the wider community, Year 1 students presented the story of the Nativity with a traditional song: “Tu scendi dalle stelle” on stage at School assembly and for the Senior Citizens in our local Parish. Unbeknownst to us, there were native Italian speakers in the … Continue reading La Recita di Natale: Year 1 Perform The Christmas Story

Teddy Bears’ Picnic: Italian and Music Lessons For Prep, Year 1 and Year 2

In Italian and Music learning experiences, students prepared for their Teddy Bears’ Picnic. In Italian lessons, students wrote an invitation to their teddy bears to come to lessons for a picnic. In their books, children chose 4 or more items of food and wrote down what their teddies like to eat. Year 1 and Year … Continue reading Teddy Bears’ Picnic: Italian and Music Lessons For Prep, Year 1 and Year 2

Cross-curricular Learning: Year 3 Writing, Poetry and Composing Musical Poems

In their English lessons, Year 3 students were learning to identify these elements of poetry: rhyme, similes, metaphors and onomatopoeia, and then write their own poems. In Music lessons, learning intentions for Year 3 students were to experiment with and create vocal sounds and vocal effects, then organise these vocal/sound effects for group performances. Students … Continue reading Cross-curricular Learning: Year 3 Writing, Poetry and Composing Musical Poems