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.
Friday, 25 September 2015
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
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
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
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 Sequoia, Sienna-Nicole, Alex, Sofia and Levi. They have all been demonstrating PRIDE in their work.
Thursday, 17 September 2015
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
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
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
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
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
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.