Category: Margo Clark

The Wairakei Way

Wairakei Primary School’s POWER values are important to all teachers’, students’ and the wider community, and ‘The Wairakei Way’ reminds everyone of these values. Read more about 'The Wairakei Way'...

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Turning Words into Diamonds

A diamante poem is a good way to introduce verbs and nouns and use new vocabulary about topic like Matariki. Read more about 'Turning Words into Diamonds'...

Group Photo of Poem 9

Room 10 The Amazing Kiwi

Room 10’s inquiry has been on the amazing Kiwi bird. The students have been learning about the special features of the Kiwi and how their adaptations have helped them to... Read more about 'Room 10 The Amazing Kiwi'...

Sequencing the kiwi life 1

Room 10 Fractions

The first activity they undertook was to fold paper into halves and quarters so that they would understand the decreasing size as they fold the paper and that there are... Read more about 'Room 10 Fractions'...

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Ridiculous Rhyme Show

The integrated curriculum links that are represented in this show are the Arts and Literacy. In the Arts, they are understanding drama in context when the drama relates to their... Read more about 'Ridiculous Rhyme Show'...

Rhyming show 6

Chatter Pix Kids App

Steven Ross, an expert on digital technology, came into Room 10 and taught students how to take a photo, add a speaking line so it moves, place stickers on their... Read more about 'Chatter Pix Kids App'...

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Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

Taniwha creation 11

Te Reo - Pepeha

We have been learning to communicate about personal information in te reo, such as name, parents and grandparents names, iwi, hapu, mountain and river, or home town and place of... Read more about 'Te Reo - Pepeha'...

Saying Pepeha by memory 2