In room 23 this term we have been focusing on colour in our Art Alive inquiry and how colour makes us feel. We have created lots of artwork using colour and have been inspired by famous artists such as Kandinsky, Monet, Andy Warhol and his pop art. Experimenting with pastels, paint, and dye we even tie-dyed our own t-shirts.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
We had our school Cross Country today and it was a very nice day. The music was great and everyone made a great effort to dress in their house colours. Ms Tumahai, Ms Hill and Mrs Mackinlay had fun cheering us all on. Room 23 has been practising every day and our hard work has paid off. Out of the Year 3 boys, Jerymiah came 1st, Noa came 2nd, Elijah from Room 22 came 3rd, and Maung Maung came 4th. Ponyamon came 5th. It was a great afternoon.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Friday, September 4, 2020
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Monday, August 10, 2020
One lunchtime Noa found some chalk on the ground so he decided to draw The Statue of Liberty on the ground. I thought this was very good. We have been practising drawing landmarks and obviously, Noa remembered how to draw The Statue of Liberty.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Our classroom inquiry display has some really cool 3D puzzle Landmarks. We will be using different mediums in the arts to create some of the Landmarks in the image below.
Our maps are low enough for us to find the places where the landmarks are like, the giant gumboot, Lemon and Paeroa and The Auckland War Memorial just to name a few.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Friday, May 1, 2020
Monday, April 20, 2020
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
check the link to find out what the students had to do.
All the student did very well and these are the top prize winners. Well done everyone we are so proud of you all.
Monday, March 30, 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Friday, February 28, 2020
Today we did a science experiment for writing. We were writing a recount so we had to follow exactly what to do so we could write in the order of when we did it and what happens. To do this we needed milk, dishwashing Liquid and different colour dye.
We also needed a white bowl, jug and a cotton bud.
First, we put milk in the bowl and then we put a drop of yellow, blue, red and green dye in the milk. We dipped our cotton bud into some dishwashing Liquid and then we very gently put the cotton bud into the centre of the bowl and waited. We watched the colours dance around the bowl it was very mesmerizing and beautiful. We later learned that the dishwashing liquid causes the fat and the water in the milk to separate and spread apart, the result was a movement of colours dancing.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Our block is 76 very enthusiastic, energetic lovely 7 and 8-year-old students. This is an Innovative Learning Environment. We have 4 teachers, Miss Scanlan, Mrs Carruthers, Ms Tumahai and Miss Szymanik. The team is made up of 3 home classes. Numeracy is collaborative across the spaces and literary can be done in the home classes. We are all very excited for the year ahead.
get to choose their very own new Duffy Book to keep.
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