Monday, August 31, 2009

Amazing animal alliteration

"Ten troublesome tuis tumbling in the tree."Sam I am.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Family of facts

Did you know:
4 + 8 = 12
so 8 + 4 = 12
so 12- 8 = 4
so 12- 4 = 8.
We can use our known facts to help solve other problems.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Miss Cullen's last day.

Today we said goodbye to Miss Cullen , we played some more funny and interesting games. Thanks for being in our class Miss Cullen we loved having you and look forwad to seeing you again.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Compound Words

Today we learnt about compound words. For example:
layout, letterbox, lunchbox

How many more can you come up with?

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

here, hare, hair, hear

"I'm going to be here tomorrow. Sebastian."
"Look at that hare with long ears! Grant."
"Why haven't you got any hair on your head?" Hamish.
"I have great hearing so I can hear everything." Louis.

Monday, August 17, 2009

What we learnt today.

We learnt that...

even+even=even 2+4=6
odd+odd=even 3+3=6
odd+even=odd 4+11=15

Verbs are doing words...
pecking, running, waddling, laying, spinning, kicking, walking, rumbling, jumping, sleeping, racing.

What verbs could you use to describe how a native animal moves?

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Learning is fun in Room9.

Maths week has started and we have been busy earning our points. Room 9 is a busy learning zone at the moment with all of us working towards achieving our goals.

Our responsibilities to saving our endangered species

"Keep the rivers and lakes clean because the animals need to drink clean water." - Sarah.
"Stop deforestation because it is destroying the Kiwi's native habitat." - Vince.
"Stop littering so the kakapo can have a clean habitat." - Anna.
"Put up signs which help keep dogs out of kiwi zones, the dogs kill the kiwis." - Jonas.
"Put your dog through the kiwi aversion training." - Allie.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Having fun learning in Room 9

Here is a sample of what we have been doing in Rooom 9 over the last week.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

NZ Maths week

NZ Maths week begins on Monday. Our class are all registered and ready to begin.
Click on the link in our websites section at the bottom of the page to join in the fun.
Good luck Room 9!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


Can you pick the homophones in these sentences?

Anna - I was the only one who won.
Patrick - Dear Mum can you let me have a deer.
Kararaina - I said hi to a person who was up high.
Tamaku - I'll go see if I'll be sailing out to sea.
Allie - I ate my pear while buying a new pair of shoes.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

School cross country

Today we had our school cross country in the Redwoods. All our training paid off and we did very well.
Some results:
Sam - 3rd 8 yr old boys
Anna - 3rd 8yr old girls
Arohanui - 3rd 7yr old girls
Oliver - 3rd 7yr old boys.