Room 10's New Beginnings

To keep the transition as easy as possible for the new children, I have adopted some similar routines and a timetable used Room 15 and 16. Read more about 'Room 10's New Beginnings'...

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Science - Planet Earth and Beyond

Room 13 have wondered about and observed the various phenomena that the Sun and Moon create and have gathered a number of facts about the solar system and its planets.

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Poems

We then moved around with a buddy and wrote what the object: looked like, felt like, smelt like and how would it move or act.

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We have created a Treaty

We also made connections to the importance and history of the Treaty of Waitangi

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The Power of Whanau

Room 10 sharing equipment, finding solutions to design problems with construction equipment, and talking through problems with each other when they arose.

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Reading in Room 2

The idea is that the children read a story or article from a country then complete a follow-up activity, fill in their passport and then get paid a departure tax to move to another country.

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Horrible Hands of Room 5

We weren’t even reading that story but thought it looked like fun and it reminded us of the pranks being pulled in our class story, ‘The Terrible Two’.

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Authentic Learning Tasks in Room 6

We found out that he is one of the top basketball players in the world. We made a timeline to work out how long ago the NBA (National Basketball Association)... Read more about 'Authentic Learning Tasks in Room 6'...

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Buddy Classes Room 8 and 9

Buddy Classes Room 8 and 9 have shown Opportunity, Whanau and Perseverance when explaining to their buddy what they need to do to next to become a better reader.

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