LEARNING FROM HOME
To support the continuity of student learning at Reservoir Views Primary School, the following resources contained in the Foundation, Grade 1/2 and Grades 3 to 6 pages are available to our families.
Students should also continue to complete 10 - 20 minutes of home reading each day.
Below are some websites and literacy and numeracy resources (thanks to Donald at William Ruthven Primary School for sharing)
Victorian Department of Education and Training: Learning from home
IXL English: Online English skills to practise
From phonics and reading comprehension to writing strategies and more.
IXL Mathematics: Online mathematics skills to practise
Helps students to gain mastery and fluency of essesntial skills.
Scholastic: Learn at home
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going. Keep kids reading and thinking.
Australian Government: Learning potential
Select from a range of learning tasks that may interest your child.
nRich: Problem solving tasks
These tasks are linked to the UK curriculm (which is very similar to the Victorian Curriculum)
General literacy and numeracy tasks
Victorian Department of Education and Training: 201 Literacy and numeracy ideas (PDF)
National Council of Teachers of English: Book report ideas (PDF)
Use these resources to take turns, with your child, in asking/answering questions about a text that he/she is reading.
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0zOFyX22so
Helping your child with counting (PDF)
Helping your child with mental calculations (PDF)
Build basic number fact knowledge
Addition and subtraction number fact wheel template (PDF)
How to make an addition and subtraction number fact wheel
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK3dWX3Rpls
Multiplication and division number fact template (PDF)
How to make a multiplication and division number fact wheel
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_tTj1kcowM
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division games (PDF)
Why children have difficulties mastering the basic number fact combinations and how to help them (PDF, Article)
Instructional guides for helping your child with the four operations
Addition: Introduction to the concept using materials
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwcr9KQ8te0
Addition: Traditional Method Guide
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jszsw66zE6U
Subtraction: Introduction to the concept using materials
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtyxR-t2FpE
Subtraction: Decomposition Guide
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmK_zDVVJoo
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRyL32l3NmU
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwi7dNJiGcM
Multiplication: Expanded Notation Method guide
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__KLd8eJpvE
Multiplication: Traditional Method guide
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj0skOnba1o
Division: Chipping Away Method guide
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM2W6J6aQdc
Division: Reading the Whole Number Method guide
YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU8QaTok0z0