Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Ruma Tahi Authors.

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Haere mai Nau mai

Welcome to Ruma tahi!

We have been learning to speak Te Reo Māori through waiatas (songs) Māori games using rakau and poi and listening to Māori legends. We learnt about Māori symbols so we decided to make our own book. We wrote sentences using similes and we drew straight and curved lines and used collage to make our symbols.


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Our pikorua is blue like the pacific Ocean and it looks like number eight. Tamerita, Latai & Teremoana

Matau looks like red hot flames of blazing fire. It is strong as a lion. Eli

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Porowhita represents the past and future. It looks like warrior's eyeballs popping wide open.
Toakase, Pauline & Taylah.
Koru represents new beginnings. It is beautiful and you can wear it like a necklace. Jahmani.
It looks like a baby in mummy’s tummy.   Ngatokorima.
Matau is a Māori fish hook. It looks like a bonfire. It is parakaraka like a goldfish. Izrayl, Taufa & Mark.
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Our porowhita looks like my nana’s earrings.  Mahine.
It is blue like fresh air. Susana.
It is blue like the ocean. Miana.
It is white like fluffy clouds. Fakalelu & Sekola.
Koru is a spiral like a snail’s shell. Koru is green like the dense bush and forests of Aotearoa. Taniela & Moses.
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Our muri paraoa is black and shiney like the stars.
Room 1

Our roimata is kakariki like a tall totara tree.
Mrs Tu’ikolovatu.


Monday, May 29, 2017

Bubbles in Room 5!

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Bubble Trouble with Room 5!

This term, we had Science in a Van come and visit. It was wonderful and magnificent. We learnt about bubbles and mixtures.

“In class, Miss Kelly did some predictions work with us. We guessed what we thought would happen when we made our own bubbles” - Omera.
"The bubbles go POP! The bubbles fly in the air. Bubbles are fun.” - Gideon

Can you make your own mixture? Put two things together and see what happens!
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Friday, May 26, 2017

Science in a Van with Room 3.

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Science in a Van.

My favourite part about the science show was the big bubbles.
From: Kaya and Aroha.

My favourite part was when Alan got the trumpet to blow the bubbles.
From: Sokopeti.

My favourite part was when we blew the bubbles to the ceiling.

From: Calais, Dimitri, Brian, Lazariuz, Emanuel, Meilani and Sione.

 My favourite part was seeing a cloud in the bottle.
From: Rose.

My favourite part was seeing the food colouring mixed with the water.
From: Jayla.

My favourite part was the student holding a bubble.
From: Jhoanne and Malachi.