Saturday, October 28, 2017

Epals in Korea

Last Term we had some correspondence with a class in Daejeon in the Republic of Korea, we wrote letters of introduction and told a little about ourselves using Flipgrid.
Their teacher decided it would be interesting to exchange recipes and compare table manners - we sent the recipes we have been making in Year 7 Food Technology (Cooking). This week we received some pictures showing our epals had made cheese rolls ... Now we will try making one of the recipes sent to us:

We also compared table manners:

Click on the image below to find out about Room 10 Table manners:

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Investigating Osmosis and Hydration

At the end of Term 3 we took part in another great School Kit activity, this time it was a Science Investigation into Osmosis and Hydration:

Monday, October 16, 2017

Whaea Kelly

Whaea Kelly was our student teacher for 5 weeks, and what a great teacher she's going to be when she finishes her study. One of the things Room 10 are going to remember about her is the game Kotahi:

 Thanks for the lunch you so kindly shouted the class on your last day too. We all appreciated it.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Whai - String games

Whaea Kelly taught the class some string games, or whai these are known in Maori.

In the early days Whai or Te Whai Wawewawe a Maui was a hand game played with flax string. Room 10 used wool or string and learnt a variety of different 'moves' :