Monday, August 23, 2010

What Now Slam

On Wednesday rm8-13 had the WhatNow slam!.
Unfortunately Tu A.K.A Tumehea Rongonui wasn't there so Aaron Clapham had to take over.
Paraparaumu will be on T.V this coming Sunday.
I'm sure all the parents had a hard time washing the Muddy,gungy and foamy clothes.
Congrarulations to Daniel and Nathan in rm11 who made it into the finals in Christurch go hard and do your best.

By Jordan(Blogwriter)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Room12's topic in Room13

Room12 have been doing topic in Room 13.
In Room 13 we are studying Jewish people and their Laws about Food etc.
We have been working very hard and Mr Chambers has a prize for the first person to find out why the Jewish New Year falls on the date of 5766.
The Jewish New Year celebrates the creation of the world in 2005.
The Jewish New Year is a Jewish festival.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Paragraph writing

After a recent assessment in room 12, we identified that we needed to learn about writing paragraph. We have started learning about writing in paragraphs. We have identified the following as being helpful to write paragraphs:

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Informative writing

In room 12 we are learning about transactional writing, which is informative writing. We brainstormed what we thought was informative writing using the following method:
  • By ourselves we brainstorm a topic for two minutes
  • In pairs we share our ideas and understandings for three minutes
  • In fours we share our ideas and understandings for four minutes.
  • We then share back class-wide.
Below is our brainstorm for informative writing. To view it all adjust the magnification, or hold your mouse over it and drag the image around.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Reading genres.

In room 12 we are studying reading genres. These reading genres are horror, mystery, action, and adventure, romance and lots more.

Every two weeks we complete a different reading genre. The activities are created using Bloom's Taxonomy.

By Jordan (blogwriter), Emily(Trainee blogwriter), Ngaire(Trainee blogwriter),Maggie(Trainee blogwriter)