Reading Term 4

WALT: make connections between ourselves and what we read. 

I know I can do this when I can talk about what the story means to me 

eg "This part makes me think...."

Term 4 Reading

Term 4 Maths

Integrated Topic Term 4

We are learning to grow plants and show that we know what keeps plants alive.

"I know that a plant needs water (H20), sunlight and soil to grow"

Room 1 Oaklands Waiata

WALT: show the CARE value "Community" by learning the school waiata and actions.

Gymnastics - Term 3

Achievement Objectives

Students will:

  • Participate in creative and regular physical activities and identify enjoyable experiences.

  • Experience creative, regular, and enjoyable physical activities and describe the benefits to well-being.

  • Describe and use safe practices in a range of contexts and identify people who can help.

  • Develop a wide range of movement skills, using a variety of equipment and play environments.


We are learning to:

  • Create and perform a sequence which links shapes through rolling, travelling or jumping.

  • Create and perform a sequence of unlike actions incorporating a piece of apparatus.

  • Identify how to use equipment and perform skills safely

  • Identify how gymnastics is helpful to everyone.

Term 3 - Writing

WALT: write a poem using rhythm and rhyme.

WALT: share our writing in creative ways

Writing Term 2

WALT: share our writing in creative ways

We can use a clear voice
We can take a good photo

Maths - Term 2

WALT : use splitting to make ten first when we are adding.

Fwd: Karen Collins sent you a video: "Triangles"

Maths - Term 2 2015 

WALT : make ten first before adding on from the biggest number first

eg. 8+5 = 8+2=10, 10+3=13

Karen Collins has shared a video with you on YouTube
Walt: split numbers to make ten first when we are adding.
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Art Attack - Portraits

We are learning to create a portrait in the style of Matisse.
We know we can do this when we:
  • paint facial features that are the right size. 
  • choose colours that are right for our own portrait.
  • paint facial features that are in the right place. 
  • create a background that is similar to Matisse.
Click here for a video showing our amazing portraits.

Science - Forces

WALT : name forces and show motion 

Click on the sideshow below

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Strand Mathematics (Measurement)

We like to measure and estimate different things around the room. We even got a few of the estimates right! 

Our next step for learning is to learn to use centimetres to measure objects around the room.