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Awakeri School

Room 2

Who are we?

We are a clever and sensible class of 13. We learn quickly and listen to our lovely teacher Mrs Munn. We are the best class in the school and we play nicely and love playing sport. Our Website monitors are Ayla Rowe and Teigan Nolan.

Class news

June 21
Guess what? This week we have been studying butterflies. We have learnt all about the names of them and what colours they are. Because we have been learning about them, we drew pictures of them and wrote a couple of facts. We then stuck the facts down the bottom of the butterfly then we cut it out very neatly. They are as beautiful as a butterfly normally is! We know that a butterfly lays eggs that turn into a teeny tiny caterpillar. Next the caterpillar eats and grows into a big fat caterpillar. Then it will make an chrysalis around itself for a while. Finally, it turns into a beautiful butterfly that can flutter around the place! For writing our topic was about the space net. We all agreed that the space net was cooler than the wooden tower that use to be there. Once we wrote the story and edited it with our teacher we were alowed to play a couple of games on it. It was awesome! This week when we were doing maths we got to do loads of activities with addition and subtraction. We also used our prime maths book and did a little bit of division. Later this week we went to room nine's where we did buddy reading with them. For maths we also have been doing number sentences with missing numbers up to 100! We did so well that most of us got 100%! This weeks mathlete of the week was Bailey who got 3017 points. That has been the highest anyone has got this year in our class! Congratulations Bailey we are all proud of you!

June 13th
This past couple of days has been the best, our new teacher is so kind. We all love her. We have been doing some sketching in our class. We sketched the inside of a feijoa by shading the inside lightly and the outside darkly. Congratulations to the four time champion, Addison for winning the mathlete of the week with 1661 points! We are learning about spring. We have made gorgeous flowers to show that they grow in Spring. We are soon to learn about Summer. Unfortunately it's the time for tests and we have been doing spelling tests but we are all doing so well and we know we need to keep up the good work! Constable Marie has been coming to our class and teaching us about our body. It is so much fun!


May 17th
Congratulations to Georgia who is our Hand-Writer Of The Week and Arlyn who is our writer of the week. We made letter boxes out of cardboard and paint. We have also been working on smallest to biggest for our maths. First we colored them in then we cut them out and stuck them in our books in order from smallest to largest. We have been practising for cross country and can't wait to show it on the field next Wednesday! Speaking about fitness, we are enjoying the daily jump jam we have in the morning too.

9th May
We have been painting and drawing pictures to go to the flood victims. We hope that they will help ease the grief that they have gone through. Miss Hardy taught us that she is a captain of a ship and we have to obey her orders so we don't get thrown over board! None of us have been thrown over board though. We have lost some members and have gained one member from our class. His name is Ashton and he is from Australia. He is a delight to have around! We have been doing cross country training and we are excited for the day. We run around the whole field to keep our fitness up. We have been making chalk. First we put oil and if we wanted glitter in a bowl with some powder. Then we put paint and water and stirred it. Now it is a waiting game to see when they are ready. We have done some writing about our weekend. Check some stories out below.

3rd April
Today we wrote about the weekend and what we did, check out some of our awesome recounts down below! For maths we have been working in our prime maths book. We are focusing on subtraction at the moment. Yay! We finally spelt the word going. G-O-I-N-G. We are still trying to spell WAS. Excellent work Charlie! She has managed to stay the mathlete of the week with 1070 points. Our teacher set the task, where we have to read to the teacher most of us have managed but their is only a couple more to do this task. We have been learning about what we can find in the sand, rocks and ocean. We managed to find that dolphins whales and octopus. We have been keeping up with our jump jam it is so F-U-N. In our little assembly Brya gets to do her pepeha,this is her first time ever to do it. So good luck Brya!!!

March 23rd

We buddied up with room 3 and made Greedy Cat masks. We cut them out and painted them like greedy cat. We also made an octopus which has 8 wriggly arms! We made leaves to go on the tree we made by cutting out. That was fun! We read a book called Dad's Takeaways and learnt that we have to take care of the ocean. Congratulations to Charlie who is our mathlete of the week with 1320 points! Well done Charlie.

March 16th

We have made beautiful crabs to go on our beach on the wall. We also have all finished our fish and are making our paua shells! For handwriting we have been practising our letters and numbers. We are getting good at them. we have also written some great stories! Scroll down to check them out!

 

March 3rd

We have been learning about the sea land. And we have been decorating rainbow fish and seaweed, they look gorgeous. We have been reading a book about rainbow fish. So we decided to make rainbow fish. We had to cut them out and then paint them all sorts of colours. We wrote some stories if you want to see them scroll down and check them out.


February 17

For Valentines Day we have been weaving hearts. They look fantastic! For maths Miss Hardy is teaching us how to use tally marks. We are already getting the hang of it! We have started swimming and it's COLD but that doesn't stop us. We hang onto the side of the pool and shuffle around like little monkeys. Speaking about cold water we are learning about the rock pool creatures. Our favorite animal is the sea anenome. For writing we write about what we do in the weekend. They are great stories to read! During fitness we do a circuit which includes doing star jumps, gutter board and we practise bouncing tennis balls.

Students' Work

I went to the hospital they cut my hand.
By Aani

I went to the fishing cluband i saw Mrs Munn.
Bailey

When i got my house i played on my dragon game. I went on my couch.
Arlyn

I went to the hot pools. We went on the playground.
By Addison

I saw the shadow and it was going in the house.
By Dylan

I went to the hot pools. Then i went to see the motorbikes. It was a wet and cold night.
By Max

Dad went to town and i got a book.
By Charlie

I went to a show,with my nana and popa. It was fun i sat on a chair, with my nana and popa.
By Brya

I had tea and after I went to a very fun play ground but I fell off the slide. But i got an ice-cream.
By Bonnie

I went to my dads and I went to the bakery.
By Daisy

Crabs have two big pincher claws. If you stand on one it might nip your toes!
By Innes

I can hear the rain dribbling on the roof. The wind is blowing the branches. I can see puddles!
By Jack

Jellyfish live in the ocean. They have venomous tentacles. They can sting you.
By Georgia

Fish live in the water. Fish use gills to breath. They have a back bone, fin and scales.
By Jack

The shell is like an egg. I think the shell is colourful.

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