Room One

Pets

Today we had three focuses for our writing lesson.

1.  Use Capital Letters

2.  Use spaces

3.  Use punctuation

We wrote about pets and why we thought our pet were the best.

Dragons

We have created some super cool dragons using different painting techniques. We first started by creating a background using 3 main colors. After drawing our dragon we painting over it using the stroking technique. 

Our Mandarin Artwork

Today for our Mandarin lesson we created colourful trees.  

We first blew the ink to create branches using a straw.  Then we used our fingers to point on flowers.

Spacemen / Spacewomen

Every Wednesday we have our oral language session.  

This week we looked at space and spaceships.   After sharing clever sentences we made a space ship and spacemen/spacewomen.

 

Greeting in Mandarin

We are learning how to greet people in Mandarin.    Ni hao means hello!

Counting

We are learning to match the number with the correct quantity.  We are also learning to complete our work properly

Sight Words

Today we worked on practising our sight words.  Once we learn our sight works reading becomes easy!

Working Hard

We are working hard to complete a good piece of writing. We are learning to write using our spelling words. Writing can be tricky sometimes but we always try our best.

Dancing

This term we are learning some basic skills for Dance. Thus far we have participated in a dance routine, creating a different lines using our body and counting to the beat of 8. 

Dancing

This term we are learning some basic skills for Dance. Thus far we have participated in a dance routine, creating a different lines using our body and counting to the beat of 8. 

 

Dance1a T2

This is how we start our day

This is how we start our day, by greeting each other in Maori, chanting the day of the week, the month of the year, the weather today and sounding out the letter/blend/word of the day.