Week A

Stage 1

Daily Prayer

Let's Pray Together!

Begin with the Sign of the Cross
In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

Close your eyes and take 3 deep breaths, breathing in and out three times

Watch the video below Let's Pray Together! 3 min of guided prayer and follow the instructions

Conclude with the sign of the cross.

Religious Education

Learning Intention

We are learning to recognise the Bible is a special book for today.

Success Criteria

I will know I am successful when I…

  • can retell a Scripture and how it shows God’s love

  • can explain why this Scripture is important for today

  • can explain why the Bible Scriptures help me in my life.


S1 Scripture- demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of important scriptural stories and their significance.

You will need

Lead Pencil

Colour Pencils



Google Doc



  1. Open Google Slides

  2. What were some Scripture stories you named?

  3. Choose one Scripture story to retell. Choose one of these to help you

  4. Draw and Write

-Use playdoh (take photos)

-Use figurines to tell the story

-Be the characters of the story

-Retell the story by recording yourself

-You may think of another way of retelling the story

  1. Respond to the questions

-Why is this scripture in the Bible?

-What is the message of the Scripture story.

-What can we learn from the message?

-How does it show God’s love?

  1. Add to the Thinking Routine Know and Need to Know

Questions to support my thinking

Activity too hard?

  • What happened in the Scripture?

  • Who are the characters/ people?

  • What is the message of the Scripture story?

Activity too easy?

  • Who was it written by?

  • Who was it written for?

  • Why was it written?


Learning Intention

We are learning to think about and respond to texts in thoughtful and imaginative ways.

Success Criteria

I will know I am successful when I

  • identify the parts of the text that I enjoy the most

  • represent the story using available materials

  • recreate and perform parts of the story.



Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts.

You will need

Lead Pencil

Coloured Pencils



  1. View the text Clark the Shark and think about your favourite scenes or moments.

  2. Use any available materials to represent the underwater setting and characters from the story.

  3. Perform the story or parts of the story making some changes wherever you like.

Questions to support my thinking

Activity too hard?

What is your favourite part of the story? How could you act that out with the available materials?

Activity too easy?

Reflect on the changes you made to the story. How did the changes you make affect the characters and the plot?

Week A Friday


Learning Intention

We are learning to count small collections of Australian coins according to their value and find the coins to buy a particular item.

Success Criteria

I will know I am successful when I…

  • can choose a combination of coins to purchase an item

  • calculate how much money I have and how much change I have left.


MA1-4NA Applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit numbers.

You will need

Lead Pencil


Friday Week A.m4a

Click play to listen to the task.


  1. I had $1 of silver coins in my pocket and went to the shop. I bought two things.

  2. I could choose a lollipop for 30c, a popper for 60c, popcorn for 25c, an apple for 15c, an ice block for 45c or a muesli bar for 70c.

  3. How much did I spend and how much money do I have left?

Images source: Pixabay

Questions to support my thinking

Activity too hard?

  • What if you only bought one thing? How much money would you have left?

Activity too easy?

  • What is the most number of items you could buy for $1? What would they be?

  • If you bought one of each item, how much money would you need? How much change would you get from $5?

Brain Break

Be sure to take a break at least every hour or so.

There are some ideas in the slideshow, but feel free to come up with your own ideas.

Brain Breaks Week A