Photos Just Too Good To Delete

Photos Just Too Good To Delete

During the iPad cleanup, I came across these stunners that the kids had taken. I just couldn't bring myself to delete them... ...

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Reading Comprehension

If you child is reading above about Level 16 and relatively fluently, the focus moves more from decoding the words in the story, to understa...

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Using Our Taringa and Our Imaginations

Using Our Taringa and Our Imaginations

Winter blew himself and Miss White away today by writing the most he has ever written before- 7 fantastic ideas! Awesome job Winter, what a ...

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Making Our Own Pan Flutes

Making Our Own Pan Flutes

After being inspired by our trip to the museum, Room 8 made pan flutes today out of straws. Then we wrote about how to make a pan flute in c...

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Trip to the Museum

We went on an awesome trip to the Nelson Provincial Museum! Nicki taught us lots about instruments from around the world and we even got to ...

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Photos for our Penpals

Photos for our Penpals

Our penpals in Wellington replied! This time we decided to send them some photos...

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Making Repeating Patterns

Making Repeating Patterns

Our maths focus for the next few weeks is making repeating patterns. Check out the patterns we made!

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Play 'Guess Who?'

Play 'Guess Who?'

Yesterday, our class played 'Guess Who?' We got 10 minutes to write a description of any person on the screen and then the class gue...

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Stormy Writing

Stormy Writing

The picture was as blue as the crumbling waves. I could see a hurricane coming towards me. I could hear voices screaming "Jump off ...

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Library Trip

Library Trip

Today we went on our class trip to the library. It was spitting a bit near the end of our walk down but luckily we didn't get too wet! A...

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Describing a Stormy Photo

Describing a Stormy Photo

Eliana started in Room 8 at the end of Term 1 and since then, she has been making amazing progress with her writing. Check out her desc...

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Discovery Time Video

If you're wondering why your child bounces out of bed on a Friday, it might be because we have DISCOVERY TIME! Usually Room 8 kids move ...

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Skyping Dr Mikki

Skyping Dr Mikki

We skyped Dr Mikki who is a shark expert in America. She discovers all kinds of sharks all over the world. Dr Mikki taught us about sharks a...

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Under the Sea Art

Under the Sea Art

Our classroom is looking more and more like the ocean everyday! I wonder how many different sea creatures you would be able to find in Roo...

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More Descriptive Writing

More Descriptive Writing

The leaves are as red as rubies and the yellow leaves are as bright as sunshine. The colours are bursting out like a rainbow and the leav...

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