Creative Compound Words

HeggartyRoom 11 has studied the work of Laura Ranger, a 9 year old poet who wrote a collection of poems called “two word poems’ where she played with the words... Read more about 'Creative Compound Words'...

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Planning to be Better Writers

From here, students could choose to do a picture plan to organise their ideas for writing or just write. Read more about 'Planning to be Better Writers '...

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Beginning Writers - What to Expect in Year One

There are two schools of thought currently in schools. The first is that students are encouraged to 'write' a story from when they start school and then the teacher scribes... Read more about 'Beginning Writers - What to Expect in Year One'...

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Blooming Lovely

Our Inquiry had an art focus. Each class in the school was to present an installation around an idea or concept for Art in the Park. Read more about 'Blooming Lovely'...

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Patterns Patterns Everywhere

Patterns have been an interesting and exciting phenomenon for us all. We have been on pattern hunts finding patterns in places we didn’t expect. Read more about 'Patterns Patterns Everywhere'...

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Inspired by Jackson Pollock

Looking at Pollock’s works, we were touching on level 3 of the New Zealand curriculum in visual arts: investigating the purpose of images from past cultures and identifying the contexts... Read more about 'Inspired by Jackson Pollock'...

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Jay's Custom Cruiser

Art in the Park has allowed students to express a variety of ideas through 3D art works. Read more about 'Jay's Custom Cruiser'...

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Student Voice and Student Choice

Visual arts is the focus for the Te Mihi students in term 4 and the teachers decided that it was important to provide opportunities for choice. Read more about 'Student Voice and Student Choice'...

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