Thursday, 30 March 2017


For Art this term, we have used succulents as inspiration for creating different works of art using a range of medium.  Our artwork also inspired us to write recounts, descriptions and instructions. Have a look at our artwork and writing below:

Monday, 27 March 2017

Ordering numbers

Ahran, Max, Mohammad and Garuth are learning to order numbers up to 1000. They used dice to make three digit numbers. Then they put the numbers in order from smallest to biggest. See how the did it on the videos below:

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Interesting Sentence Starters

For Written Language we have been learning to use different sentence starters to make our writing more interesting. Here are some of the recounts we have written this week.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Tour de France

Anya, Linxi, Max and Vivaan used Pic Collage to create an advertisement for the Tour de France. They used information they read in a text called The Greatest Race on Earth.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

The Asteroid

The Elephants reading group used Explain Everything to ask and answer questions about a story called The Asteroid.

By Hassan and Anya

By Inaaya, Garuth and Yashvi

Monday, 13 March 2017

Collector's Cards

For Inquiry we identified a list of famous New Zealander's who could be considered Taonga. We explained why we think they are treasures to New Zealand and created collector's cards to share some key facts. 

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The Giant Seeds

The Dinosaurs reading group are learning to ask and answer questions about a story. They used Explain Everything to share their skills.

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Ordering Numbers

In Maths today, the Squares group used Pic Collage to show how they can order numbers from smallest to biggest.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

The Jungle

We are learning to add detail in our writing by using adjectives and similes. Ella, Nicole and Mohammad wrote descriptions of a picture of the jungle.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

McGinty's Friend

Max, Linxi, Shlok and Nicole read the story McGinty's Friend. Then they used Pic Collage to label the main character with words that describe what she looks like and her personality.