Sunday, 3 September 2017

Wild Elephants

We watched a 360 video of some wild elephants and wrote descriptions as if it really happened to us. Here are some of our descriptions, we used adjectives and adverbs to make them more interesting. 






Sunday, 27 August 2017

Cross Country

Room 12 have been training hard for cross country and everybody did a great job on Friday!  Here are some photos from the day and some top tips for cross country training.





Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Immigration

For Inquiry this term our topic is globalisation. We have been talking about possible reasons why people might immigrate. Here are our ideas:






Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Penguin Rescue

Vivaan, Max, Yashvi and Anya used Puppet Pals to retell the story, Penguin Rescue.


Thursday, 6 July 2017

Animal Facts

Room 12 have been researching animal facts. They made notes using their own words and have presented their findings using Pic Collage.
 

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Holiday Time

Ella is learning to retell a story in her own words. She used Explain Everything to retell 'Holiday Time.'


Monday, 26 June 2017

Ordering Objects

The squares maths group are learning to order groups of objects. They used Pic Collage to share their learning.



Thursday, 22 June 2017

Matariki

This month we are celebrating Matariki, here are some of our information reports about Matariki.



 


Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Crazy Hair Day

We had a crazy hair day this week to raise money for Child Cancer. It was fun and we raised a lot of money!



Zapped!

The Giraffes reading group are learning to describe a character from a story.


 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Dad and the Grizzly Bear

Devyani used Explain Everything to retell Dad and the Grizzly Bear in her own words.


Monday, 19 June 2017

Estimating 1 Metre

The rectangles maths group are learning to estimate 1 metre in length. They used Pic Collage to share their estimates.



Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Dance

For dance this term, Room 12 learnt and created their own choreogprahy for a dance and presented it to the class. Here is a video of the different groups performing.


Making 20

The Squares Maths group used Popplet to show all the ways the can make 20.





Sunday, 11 June 2017

New Zealand Sea Lions

The Penguins reading group are learning to locate and define the key words in a non fiction text. They used Pic Collage to share the key words from an article called New Zealand Sea Lions.



Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Clever Hamburger

Anya and Yashvi are learning to retell a story in their own words. They used Explain Everything to record their retelling of Clever Hamburger.




Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Finding Key Facts

The Penguins reading group are learning to find key facts in a non fiction text. They used Pic Collage to share the key facts they found in 'Blue Eggs'.




Sunday, 21 May 2017

Did You Shake Your Tail Feathers?

Linxi and Charlotte are learning to retell a story in their own words. They used Explain Everything to retell the story Did You Shake Your Tail Feathers?


Adding with tens and ones

The Squares Maths group have been learning to add with tens and ones. They used Explain Everything to share their strategy.







Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Equal Groups

The Rectangles Maths group have been learning to solve multiplication problems by identifying equal groups. They used animal strips to reflect each equation. 




Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Thought Bubbles

In Room 12, we have been talking about how our thoughts effect our emotions. Thoughts can be like bubbles. We are learning to pop the thought bubbles that give us negative emotions and replace them with thought bubbles that give us positive feelings. Here are some of our positive thought bubbles:

                   

             

Nelson is Kidnapped

Linxi, Vivaan and Garuth are learning to retell the main events in a story. They used Explain Everything to retell 'Nelson is Kidnapped.'




Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Let's Go Camping!

Ahran and Nicole are learning to summarise the main ideas in a story. They used Pic Collage to share the main ideas of 'Let's Go Camping!'


Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Our Treasures, Our Stories

Thank you to everyone who came to our Taonga Museum, here is a video of the highlights. If you were unable to make it, you can view our individual taonga descriptions by clicking the link below.



Thursday, 6 April 2017

Junior Syndicate Assembly

Garuth and Vivaan did an excellent job in our junior syndicate assembly this week. They shared what they had written about our succulent artwork.





Monday, 3 April 2017

Jack and Billy and Rose

Devyani is learning to retell a story in sequence. She used Pic Collage to retell the story 'Jack and Billy and Rose.'


Thursday, 30 March 2017

Succulents

For Art this term, we have used succulents as inspiration for creating different works of art using a range of medium.  Our artwork also inspired us to write recounts, descriptions and instructions. Have a look at our artwork and writing below:




Monday, 27 March 2017

Ordering numbers

Ahran, Max, Mohammad and Garuth are learning to order numbers up to 1000. They used dice to make three digit numbers. Then they put the numbers in order from smallest to biggest. See how the did it on the videos below:






Thursday, 23 March 2017

Interesting Sentence Starters

For Written Language we have been learning to use different sentence starters to make our writing more interesting. Here are some of the recounts we have written this week.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Tour de France

Anya, Linxi, Max and Vivaan used Pic Collage to create an advertisement for the Tour de France. They used information they read in a text called The Greatest Race on Earth.