Online Learning

Focus: Research Skills, Communication Skills

Can you guess what I noticed while walking around my neighbourhood?

Can you guess what I found in my house?

Have a look at this video. What happened over time?

Shadows 2

I wonder…

  • What is a shadow?
  • How does a shadow change?
  • What types of shadows can you make?
  • What are some ways you can change the shape of a shadow?
  • How can we make a shadow bigger, smaller, longer or shorter?
  • How can we make a shadow disappear? 

What do see in these photographs?










  • I wonder what shadows you can make…
  • I wonder what shadows you might choose to trace…

Here is a picture book about shadows

‘Show Me a Shadow’ click HERE to read it.

  • You might want to share a picture of your favourite shadow.
  • You might want to share a picture of your shadow drawing.

Approaches to Learning (ATL’s) 

  • observe carefully
  • test ideas
  • draw conclusions
  • record observations—drawing, oral
  • notice relationships
  • express oneself using words and sentences
  • use mark-marking to convey meaning
  • demonstrate persistence in tasks
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