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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Government Party Jigsaw


Since this week is election week, we are learning about elections. In our learning we have completed an activity called 'Government Party Jigsaw'. In this jigsaw Mia, Zahra, Ofa, Javeylor, and I have added the leaders of the main party and what electorate they are in.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Read an Ebook day


Today is Read an e-bookday and is a celebration of modern storytelling. Our classroom chose a book off the Tamaki College Overdrive site to celebrate. On the Overdrive site, there are a lot of different varieties of books you can chose from. You can choose humour, action, science fiction and many more. Read an e-book day is on September the 18th this year. We can read books anywhere and anytime we want. #Ebooklove 



Friday, 8 September 2017

Two Word Sentences

In writing we had a look at two word sentences, two word sentences are simple sentences. Using the simple sentence we added in FANBOYS which makes it a complex sentence which joins two simple sentences or ideas together with a connective. Using the complex sentence we used AAWWUIBBIS to make it a compound sentence. 

Tamaki Overdrive











Using the Tamaki overdrive we selected a book to read from a wide variety of non-fiction, fiction, mystery and suspense and more.Description about the Wednesday Wars is In this Newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero. The Wednesday Wars is a wonderfully witty and compelling story about a teenage boy's mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967 to 68 school year in Long Island, New York. Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher, Mrs. Baker, while the rest of the class has religious instruction. Mrs. Baker doesn't like Holling—he's sure of it. Why else would she make him read the plays of William Shakespeare outside class? But everyone has bigger things to worry about, like Vietnam. His father wants Holling and his sister to be on their best behavior: the success of his business depends on it

Friday, 1 September 2017

Year 8 College Experience





Today, the year eights went to Tamaki College to see what it is like at College. Tamaki College kindly provided morning tea and lunch for us it was yum. We had a couple of classes to show us what it would be like next year, at college. After interval we had maths and science and after lunch we had English and PE. Maths was run by Mr Jones, science was run by Mr Stoddard we were learning about static electricity. English was run by Mr Stevenson. For English we had to learn 10 words that Mr Steveson gave us and find images to match them. PE was run by Mr Moyes. We all had an amazing and fun time. A big thank you to Tamaki College for providing transport, food and a fun day of learning.