Friday, 25 September 2015

Homework Award Recipients.

Congratulations to our Homework Award Recipients.  They have completed their homework each week this term and were awarded for their efforts. Well done to Levi, Alex, Mazzlin, Sienna, Tristan, Dallas, Jessica, Shakshi and Sienna-Nicole.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Conversation Writing

For our writing this week we are continuing to work on including speech in our writing. We were given a picture of a father and son. We needed to write a conversation between they would have between them. Here are our conversations:

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Maths Educational Videos

Over the last two weeks students have been learning to programme robots. We have been learning about direction (left and right) and position (forward and backwards) instructions. Today students created Educational Videos to show what they have learnt.
Here are some photos of students working together to create their videos. They used a Stop Motion App and iMovies to put their Educational Video together.

Monday, 21 September 2015

Certificates for Week 9

Congratulations to Tristan who received the Principal's Award for Week 9. He has been persevering with his writing.

The PRIDE Certificate recipients for Week 9 were SequoiaSienna-Nicole, Alex, Sofia and Levi. They have all been demonstrating PRIDE in their work.

Thursday, 17 September 2015

MtSPA Cross Country in Manaia

Well done to Troy, Luke, Levi, Alex, Sienna and Sequoia who represented Opunake Primary and Room Totara at the MtSPA Cross Country in Manaia.
Luke has now been selected to attend the Taranaki Cross Country Champs. Good luck for Wednesday Luke.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Eating Our Words

Today Miss Ogle got us to 'eat our words'. As a part of our music video that we are creating for the MOA Awards, we got to eat cupcakes that had words on them. 
They were very tasty.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Geometry - Robots

For the next two weeks for maths we are learning to:
  • describe the difference between movement and direction
  • order a set of movement and direction instructions
  • create a set of instructions
Here is a video of our first day of programming our robots.

Monday, 14 September 2015

School Cross Country

We had a very successful Cross-Country today. It was great to see so many parents and family members supporting the children. Well done to everyone who ran today.
Thank you to Mr Lodge who put together this video. 

Certificates for Week 8

Congratulations to Jessica who received the Principal's Award for the week. She has been demonstrating PRIDE in her school work.

Congratulations to Sofia, Sienna-Nicole, Sienna, Christian and Connor. They received the PRIDE Certificates for this week. Keep demonstrating PRIDE everyone.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Maths: Circle Segments

Today we worked on a Circle Segments activity from the Figure It Out books. We had to cut circles into halves, quarters, thirds and sixths. We then used the fraction segments to find out more about fractions. If you view each of our individual blogs you will find out what we discovered. 
Sharing what we discovered on our blogs.

Monday, 7 September 2015

See You Later Caleb

On Friday we said goodbye, see you later to another member of our class. We wish Caleb well at his new school.

Certificates for Week 7

Congratulations to Sienna-Nicole for receiving the Principal's Award for Week 7. She has been persevering with her writing to add more detail, use paragraphs and use the correct punctuation.

Also congratulations to Jessica, Sequoia, Dante, Kade and Alex. They have been persevering with their reading and have made great improvements while working with the teacher or working independently.