Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Sammy Spats Hats

One of our wiki activities this week was to create a hat for 'Sammy Spat' from a poem we read. These children used independent learning time to create a hat. Here they are...

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Discovery Time...and reading time!

Today we had a problem...we had to have reading time because we have been busy with production yesterday, but we still wanted to have DT. So we solved the problem by doing it at the same time. We had to manage our selves and our volume. Here some things we did.
How did you manage yourself at DT today?

Monday, August 29, 2011

Production Post

Today we started the final process of the shields. We are all up to a different stage.
What was a challenge for you today?
What did you enjoy today working on your props?

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Spy Dog- By Liam

Once upon a time there was a dog and a person, but no ordinary person and dog. They were spys. They worked for the D.P.A. That stands for Dog and Person Agency. Their names are Agent Biscuit and Agent Bananas, or Agent B and Agent B again! Their biggest enemy was teachers. Also known as the stinkers, except one that is in Room 11 cause shes the boss of the D.P.A. They had a very unusual base and heaps of enemies. Their day of was Saturday and Sunday and they worked the weekdays...

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Caidyn and Sam Retell a story

WALT: Retell a story.

Success Criteria
  • Say my name
  • Say the title
  • Talk about the story

Some fun with talking cats.

Production Post

Production Preparation update. Here is the next stage of Paper Mache shields. Check it out...

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Production Post!

Here are some reflections for what we learned today from our production preparation!

Production Preparation Stage 1 on PhotoPeach

I learned how to make a mountain out of a big ball- Hannah
I learned that you have to do three layers before you can do texture- Katelyn
I learned that texture was a big ball of newspaper- Bella
I learnt tips for making paper mache- Jacob
I learnt to flatten the paper out when you stick it so its not curvy because otherwise it would be hard to put the next layer on- Georgia T
I learned that it is helpful if you have two or three buddies to do it because it takes less time as you work as a team- Maia S
I learned that if you work as a team it doesnt take as long- Maia B
I learned from my buddy that you have to do the paper mache like a puzzle- Grace

Friday, August 19, 2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011

Snow, Snow, Snow!!!

It was snowing in Palmerston North yesterday. We played in the snow at our houses and in the morning at school. We wrote poems about the snow. Here they are...

Monday, August 1, 2011

The Super Smile Shop

For one of our wiki activities in Loving Literacy we had to make a smile for the Smile Shop like the one in this weeks Big Book "The Super Smile Shop" by Joy Cowley. Maia S even made one for Ebony!

WALT: Identify 2D and 3D shapes

We found some shapes from around the room and put them into two groups, 2D and 3D. Do you know the shape names for some of the 3D objects? Is it a cylinder, sphere, cube, rectangular prism, pyrimid?