Monday, 30 November 2015

Monday Monday...

Good afternoon,

Well, another week into it.

The Diamonds were coming to grips with how to make tidy numbers and add the rest to solve addition problems...

...we were all coming to grips with a new way of using adjectives and verbs...

...and the morning was rounded out by coming to grips with a new big book...

...and some other reading based activities.

After lunch...

...we started some Christmas craft.

Evidence of which should, by rights, be found in their reading folders tonight.

Bye for now,

Mr Grant

Monday's Reading Activities

This morning Parakaraka acted out a story...

...and also made paper man chains...

By Liam H

Tidy Number Monday

Today the Diamonds group (for maths) used tidy numbers to solve addition problems


Friday, 27 November 2015

Fun Day Friday

Good afternoon,

And welcome to the end of the week.

Today we learnt some Maori...

(though to be fair it's going to be easier to say "homai te iPad"...)

...then how to create a 3D shape out of 2D...
Oh, and speaking of Maori, we continued creating ever more sophisticated koru designs.
And after lunch...TRUMP it!

And a good time was had by all.

Have a great weekend,

Mr Grant

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Thorgetful Thursday

Good afternoon,

And another lovely afternoon it is too. Should be great for the PTA get together this evening.

Anyhoo...this morning I forgot my phone (!), so all evidence of learning has had to be recorded via iPad. And book work. Oh, and screenshot. For example, we had another interesting verse to meditate on this morning, which we related back to a Room 2 staple, John 3:16.

Speaking of screenshots, here's our big book lesson from this morning.... well as the information that Kahurangi were able to gleen from their Junior Journal about muscalids.

Parakaraka also read a song to us, which I'll now try to green screen...though it was recorded on an iPad, so I'm not sure how that will work out...

Bye for now, and see you soon,

Mr Grant

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Warm Wednesday

'Twas glorious!

Good evening,

Just a quick update. Today we badminton'd balloons...

...and did some reading based activities...

...and generally enjoyed the weather!

Mr Grant

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Sun Day Tuesday

Good afternoon,

And a lovely afternoon it has been too. In fact, the weather's been quite nice all day...

I left my phone at work last night, and the charger at home this morning, so you'll just have to trust me when I say we had a good day!

Anyhow, we had a good wee meditation this morning...

...and one thing I did manage to capture...Ma reading Kai Uma.

Also, a couple of the children occupied themselves thusly...


Bye for now, and enjoy the evening,

Mr Grant