Category: Tracey O'Sullivan

The land before time Part 1

The Poihipi/Ohaaki Inquiry this term is focused around “Curiosity”. Room 15 started our inquiry by doing some activities which asked the students to be curious about the world around them. Read more about 'The land before time Part 1'...

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Wildlife Competition

In the junior classes, we spent time researching the habitats of a variety of animals using both non-fiction books and youtube clips. Read more about 'Wildlife Competition'...

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Three Bears

Our learning involved comparing the volume/capacity of containers using the context of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Read more about 'Three Bears'...

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Once upon a time

Room 12 we have been learning about writing narratives as part of our Ohaaki inquiry.

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Sensational Swimming

This programme enables thousands of children in the Taupo district to attend swim classes each year. It aims to encourage New Zealanders to recognise swimming and personal survival skills. Read more about 'Sensational Swimming'...

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Our precious pets

Persuasive writing is a way to present an argument. The writer uses words to convince the reader of their opinion. Read more about 'Our precious pets'...

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Perfect patterns

The children have been learning about symmetry. We found out that some objects have symmetry and some don’t. Read more about 'Perfect patterns'...

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