Posts made in October, 2012

Step Back In Time!

Posted on Oct 9, 2012 in Ancient Civilisations

Step Back In Time!

This week we are very excited to start our new unit on ancient civilisations! We have been poring over books, asking questions and sharing our prior knowledge. We’ve also started reading a hilarious series of adventure books called the Time Warp Trio. Historical fiction lets us meet gladiators, mummies and emperors through fascinating stories. We are excited have a set of Kindles for our classroom reading, so we can download relevant books instantly!   Here’s Hyun Seo reading a factual book: We already love studying history! Soon, we will begin in-depth research into a civilisation of our own choice. People might choose to explore ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome or China. Today we learned some important vocabulary for our unit:   We also asked a big question: Why do we study history? There are so many answers to this question! Why do you think history is an important area of study? ¬†Why do you find history...

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