Category: Year 2

GRADE 2 – Readers’ Notebook

Grade 2 students have developed their reader’s notebook in Term 3. Students are using their reader’s notebooks to track down their understandings of the books they are reading.  In reading sessions, teachers are modelling how to use various comprehension and reading accuracy strategies. Then students are using sentence starters to develop their ideas and record them in their books.

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Grade 2 Boys Basketball

Toorak Tomahawks Basketball team is recruiting! Are you in grade 2 and interested in playing basketball and joining a team? Come and join us! No experience required! It’s a fun way to enjoy a team environment and represent our school in the competition. We train Tuesday after school (3:45 pm – 4:30 pm) and play…

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GRADE 2 – Inquiry Unit

In term two, we explored Indigenous Perspectives in our Unit of Inquiry. In pairs, the students have created Google Slides presentations based on a timeline of ‘Before, During and After Settlement’. They have shown exceptional teamwork and research skills throughout this unit of work. The students have learnt a great deal of new skills on…

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NAIDOC Week Celebrations

To launch the NAIDOC week celebrations, we will be having a special assembly this Friday the 14th of June. Boon Wurrung Elders Janet Galpin and David Tournier will perform a ‘Welcome to Country’ and ‘Smoking Ceremony’. This is a very important event and all members of the school community are encouraged to attend. In the…

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The Great Book Swap

As part of our NAIDOC Week celebrations we will be holding the Great Book Swap at Toorak Primary School to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation aims to improve literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities. We are seeking donations of second hand children’s books that are in good condition for…

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Welcome back and Year Level Newsletters now available

Dear Families, I hope you all add a relaxing and restful holiday and took the opportunity to refresh the mind and the body over the last couple of weeks. Please note that year level newsletters are available on Compass. Please take the time to read them as they provide valuable information of the work that…

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