Breakfast Brain Food

As part of the Poihipi passion projects we have Food Technology and have been investigating different foods and learning basic food preparation and cooking skills.

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16 Enjoying the delicious health breakfast we just made

Sweet & Sour

As a follow up to our ‘In My Words’ collaborative inquiry, where we did some Home Science activities

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5. Experiencing a chemical reaction

Scone for One, Anyone

The purpose of this activity was to extend their experiences and personal explanations of the natural world through exploration, play, asking questions, and discussing simple models.

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8. First tastes

William Retell

Chose to re-enact the story of William Tell. You can see Asti playing Carl, with the apple on his head

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2018 Aratiatia R5 WilliamTell 14

Wonderful world of writing

Mrs O’Sullivan modelled how we could look at different parts of our dinosaur and use the words “like or as” to create a picture in the reader’s mind.

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Visitor from out of Space

While reading this book, Poppy, Jordyn-Lea, Patrick, Jack and Casey were very interested in what a scarecrow is and what they would be like in the real world, they wanted to create their very own scarecrow and find out.

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scarecrow from space as a wairakei student

Mathematical Shops in Room 13

Many of us are finding it challenging to learn our facts to and within 10 and adding on or subtracting 10 (recalling basic facts help us in other areas of Mathematics).

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10. shopping with money

Passionate Performers

Passion Projects are a project-based learning experience where the group’s interests, strengths and passions are developed with guidance from the teacher.

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passionate performers te huka team actors 2