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Awakeri School

Room 9

Who are we?

We are the fantasic Room 9. We have a great Teacher Miss Dowzall. We have great friends too. Kenna and Isabel are the Website monitors this year.


Class News

21 Feb: In maths we have been busy doing our times table and division. In writing we have been doing some wonderful metaphors you can see Callum's and Chloee's below in Students' Work. We are also sending a letter to a South Island class room. We have just finished reading Ratburger in class. We have been doing hand writing, and also doing our reading cards. In topic we have been learning about dolphins. We are also learning about fire safety. For our P.E we have been doing touch practise. It is fun! For art we have been also doing dolphins, we are colouring our dolphins in.

26 Feb: Swimming sports was great! The biggest splash was one of the best parts of the day. It was really fun, but we also felt nervous too. We had a fun day. In reading we have been practicing our hand writing. We have also been doing our reading cards. For maths each day we have been doing our problem of the day. It is fun. In topic we have been researching our birth dates. We are researching how popular our birth dates actually are. For writing we have have been doing fantastic Mr Fox descriptions. We also have been doing friend wanted writing descriptions too. For P.E we have been doing T-ball practice. It is fun! For our art we have been drawing pictures of the Winter Olympics. We have been drawing the mascot, and the sports people in action. We have been drawing some awesome pictures!

13 Feb: We have had a good start to the week. We really like our new teacher. She is great! We also really like our new classroom too. In writing we did a news paper article about how the 3 little pigs killed Mr Wolf, (The Big Bad Wolf). We watched a short video, and then wrote the news paper article. You can read a piece of writing done by Esther Ferguson below in students' work. In maths be have been doing graphs and playing a game called greedy pig. For our art we are making paper crafted cloaks. We have glued our school photos of ourself at the top. Inside we are going to write our mihis. We have decorated the outside with designs. We have been reading Fantastic Mr Fox as our class book. But we have just finished it. Our new book is the 13 Storey-Treehouse. We are learning about friendship in topic.

8 Feb We have had a fantastic start to the year in Rm 9. We have been doing a lot of art to start of the year like, hot air balloons, self portraits and pepeha art. In math we have been doing graphs and we have just started doing prime math.

 

Students' Work

Room 9 is a book giving us all the information we need. Room 9 is a bunch of monkeys jumping around. By Chloee Munn.

Room 9 is a school of fish swimming to school. Room 9 is a rainbow bird flying in the sun. By Callum Hathaway.

Esther Ferguson

Last night at 6:00 pm the police found a big pot 6 metres away from the little pigs house. There was rope all around it and it was upside down. The police flipped it over and the remains of Mr Wolf lay in it. What happened and why. The pigs claim that Mr Wolf blew down their house. Mr Wolf''s doctor said he had a bad cold and so he couldn't even talk. It turns out the pigs destroyed their house and blamed Mr Wolf. They then killed him so he couldn't tell.

 

Teacher's Message

Dear Parents and Caregivers and anyone else who stumbles upon our page,

Room 9 is made up of 28 wonderful, determined children who all have different interests and hobbies. We are really excited about our camp in Term 3 and you will hear lots about this as we get closer to the date. I'm sure we are in for an excited year and please check back regularly to see what we have been up to.

Kate Dowzall