Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Christmas Tree Hunt

..and the winner is...
the McManus family

Well done for taking on the challenge 
that was in our latest newsletter

Rm 1 Newsletter 8 December edition

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Monday, 24 November 2014

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Pepeha

Room 1 have recorded themselves reciting their Pepeha.
Listen to them and let us know what you think?

Paikea - Retold by Room 1

Room 1 have retold the story of Paikea. They worked in their cooperative groups. They chose the best retelling then made Google Drawings of the story. The drawings were pulled together in YouTube Editor to make the movie. What do you think of their retelling?

Monday, 17 November 2014

Powtoon App

Today Rm1 started making a cartoon video
using Powtoon App.
They are making a cartoon
About how to run a 
Student-Led Conference.
They have to make it so it can be read by
students in the Middle or Junior Syndicates.
Do you like cartoons or comics?




Room 1 Newsletter Wk6

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latest newsletter
for Room 1

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Literature Circles

Most of us are in a Literature Circle this term. 
We are reading novels and get together to talk 
about characters, setting and plot.









Writing in Google Docs

We love using Google Docs for writing.
Listen to our working classroom...


Monday, 3 November 2014

100 Nights of Reading

We have a Rm 1 reader
get to 100 nights o9f reading! 
Way to go Kasey.

We are Awapuni Kids

Here are the posters we made
in our co-operative groups.
We are Awapuni Kids and
we have lots to talk about.

Friday, 31 October 2014

Senior Syndicate Assembly

Congratulations to these poeple
who were awarded certificates 
at our assembly on Thursday.






Thursday, 23 October 2014

Literature Circles

Today we had a quick meeting to get everyone 
started with their novel
for the literature circles in reading.
The books are being devoured by the Rm 1 readers.
We will have our first circle time next Tuesday.








Museum Visit

Today Room 1 went to the museum. 
Koka Amber told us the story of the waka Horouta 
and how the kumara came to Aotearoa.
We acted out the story.
There are some talented actors in Rm1!



Monday, 20 October 2014

Rm1 Newsletter - 20 October edition

This week's newsletter was written by 2 guest columnists...
Melea and Rongo.
Click here to read the newsletter they compiled.


Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Grass Skis Video

Grass Skis

Term 4 started with a spot of cooperative work in Room 1.
Grass skis ask for team work and coordination.
Here is Rm1 having fun in the sun with the grass skis.





Sunday, 5 October 2014

Gotcha Trade In Day

lots and lots of gotchas to trade in... 
a fun time for all as their reward...







Rm 1 Term 3 Awards

An updated photo slideshow 
of awards earned by Room 1 
students in term 3

Kaleidoscope Bugs

Our art days were busy. 
We created symmetrical bugs 
in 4 quadrants that made it 
look like a kaleidoscope...

Privilege Day

Room 1 earned their Privilege day. 
They enjoyed a shared lunch as well...