Wild Robot and the Robotic Hands

Room 3 Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, has been reading The Wild Robot by Peter Brown as part of our Chapter Chat and Twitter Chat activities.

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How to make a robotic hand

How connected is New Zealand? An experiment.

Room 8 has signed up to a special project by a company called School Kit called ‘Exploring Kiwi Curiosity.’

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We helped each other decide who to write to and then we researched

Postcard Writing

On the first day of Term 4, we received a postcard from our lovely classroom helper who had been to visit family in England (although Marie did beat the postcard home to New Zealand!).

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We created Stamps

Writing workshops term 3 2017

Room 4 had Ian Hunter and his associates come and visit us and they ran some writing workshops.

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Mr Hunter creating sentences

Strong focus on writing

Room 4 have been having daily challenges where we all have had the opportunity to enter the daily competition for 'Best Sentence Winner'.

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Our Gully

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3 Make shift abseiling

Room 2 Created Found Poems

As part of developing our sentences in writing Room 2, we worked on finding words that could make another story within a story.

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Puzzle Time

Te Mihi has the challenge to complete a 500 piece puzzle by the end of term 3.

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4. Starting to see some of the sea creatures take some shape. YAY

Minecraft Matariki by Adam

For Matariki in Term 2, Adam had to present his learning in his own way

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5 The pataka used for food storage

Storytelling Without Words

Room 9 has been exploring how to tell a story using facial expressions and gestures instead of using words.

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