Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Adding using columns

Hexagons have been patitioning and now we are learning to use columns to add larger numbers.

This week's Golden student is Daniel K.

Wordle: daniel

Friday, June 17, 2011


Today for Goldentime we saw who could make their Minties wrapper the longest - Mr James got his to 92cm. Do you know how many mm that is?

Simeon sucked on his mintie for 51 minutes! Room 9 Champion - Maybe we should check the Guinness Book of World Records?

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Hi Jessica

Our friend Jessica is living in Christurch, here are a few messages for her and her friends and family.

"I hope you are safe." Brae.

"I hope your city gets fixed as soon as possible!" Ryleah.

"I wish there were no more earthquakes." Daniel P.

" Hopefully your school is up and running soon." Finn.

"I wish that your friends and family are safe in Christchurch." Alyssa.

"I'm sure that you will stay safe." Hannah.

"I will be glad if you are not scared by the earthquakes any more." Nicole.

"If you want a break from Christchurch , please come to Room 9." Talei.

"I wish you the best of luck." Cara.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Adding by partitioning

"Partitioing means breaking something up." Daniel K.

"We partition these numbers when adding so it makes it easier - we can add the Th, then H then T then U." Ryleah.

"If there is too much for one column we carry it to the next one." Hozanna.

We have two Golden students this week.

Wordle: Laci

Wordle: Cara

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Weekly diary

Our X country 2011

Today we had fun doing our X country in the Redwoods.

"My favourite bit was when I came first." Hannah.

"I enjoyed it when I came last." Joshua.

"The best thing that I did was that I had a lot of fun." Talei.

" Crossing the finishing line was my best part." Cara.

"I really enjoyed taking part in the X country." Angus.

"It was awesome" Sophie.

"I liked it when I was coming down the gigantic hills." Manjot.

"My legs felt soft like gummy bears." Daniel P.

"I felt really happy when I crossed the finish line and came sixth." Jorja.

" I loved running across the bridges because I saw my Dad." Jean-Luc.

We have tried to use different sentence starters to make our writing more interesting.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011