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Monday, August 13, 2018

Maths week

This week is MATHS WEEK!!!!!

We have been doing a whole lot of learning activities and daily problem challenges. Congratulations to Mozart whose name was chosen from all the correct answers for Year 5!.

This was the problem for Monday :


Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Assembly Room 7 & 20

Well done to all the Room 7 & 20 students who performed admirably in their Cook Island assembly today. You looked and sounded amazing!!!






Thursday, August 2, 2018

Eating some Raw Fish

We have been learning about Cook Island culture and some of their tradition food.  We read a story "My Dad's Raw Fish". This is an account of how a Cook Islands Māori family prepares a meal of raw fish. Many cultural practices are discussed throughout the text. For example they need to eat all the fish and in the past the oldest had first pickings.

We decided that we would make and eat some:




The verdict: It was delicious/yummy/average/I didn't like the coconut!!!!

Film Festival



Today the Kauri team were very lucky as we were able to go and see 12 short animated films at the Civic.  The films were from many different countries and were all extremely interesting, usually with a great message.

I enjoyed watching all the films. They ranged from songs, dramas and comedy.

My favourite was a film called Awaker from the Czech Repulic because it had a surprising, almost magical ending. After collecting bells from all the households in the village, he invented a waking system, using the bells.




Another film I enjoyed was Boulle, where two fish had to learn to live together harmoniously in a small space.



We were very grateful to be able to watch these films in the stunning setting of the Civic Theatre.


Thursday, July 26, 2018

Holiday postcards

We have been writing some Holiday postcards, here is a selection of experiences from Room 7's holidays.

Jack:




Jerico:




Savina:


Taekwon-Do

This term we are having six Taekwon Do lessons.  We had our first lesson today and it was lots of fun! We learnt about some punching, kicking and moving quietly.

Here are some photos:


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Board Games with our buddy class.

To finish off Term 2 Room 7 and Room 20 (our buddy class) enjoyed getting together and playing various board games.  There was Twister, Jenga, Checkers, the Headband game, Snakes and Ladders as well as cards and building blocks.

Everyone really enjoyed playing a mixture of games and getting to know different people. Well done!