Monday, August 31, 2015

Science - Classification and Candles

In Science so far this year, Room 10 have looked at the Material World; where we explored the 3 States of Matter and found out what a candle needs to burn and some of the changes that take place during burning.

Now we are learning about the Living World and Classification. (Taxonomy is the science of classifying things.)  We have learnt how the animal kingdom is grouped and we are now focussing on Arthropods - Spiders and Insects. 

Here we are observing a variety of  exotic creatures and deciding whether they are spiders and insects by their specific features: 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Greek Mythical Creatures - Information Reports

As part of our Reading and Writing this first half term, Room 10 learnt how to write Information Reports. They each had to select a Greek mythical creature to write about. Information was gathered and put into their own words, myths were retold, all using the correct structure for an Information Report are the finished products.

Mythical Creature Information Reports

Friday, August 14, 2015

Ko tatou Room kotahi tekau

In November Room 10 will be going to stay at Papa O Te Aroha Marae - so they have plenty of time to learn their pepeha and a whakatauki to deliver there...

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