Monday, 27 February 2017

WALT: recognising sight words

Worms worked hard today finger pointing and recognising sight words in their reader about Dad. Look at their creations on PicCollage:

Extended abstract:Sharing our learning

Today Ladybugs created a Piccollage to share their learning about birds. We went on a hunt after reading their reader and searched for things that related to birds and what they feed on. We also discovered the sounds Magpies make through YouTube research.

Friday, 24 February 2017

Our first Awards for Syndicate Assembly

Well done to Olive and Neil for receiving Room 18's first Syndicate Awards. You tried your best all week and got noticed. You should be proud of your efforts in reading and being a helpful class member! I wonder who's going to be the next Award winner?

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

INQUIRY- Next week

Next week in Inquiry Room 18 will be focusing on describing family, family memories and continuing to discuss treasures important to us.

Can you please bring in a family photo for Miss Drabble (on Monday) to photo copy and get back to you. We can't wait to complete our "ALL about me" posters :)
Image result for family photo black and white stick people

ANTS: WALT- Identify beginning sounds

Today Ants had to search for the beginning sounds of words in order to achieve their learning intention. Look at their wonderful learning and matching of text to pictures.

Monday, 20 February 2017

SQUARES- Skip Counting in 2s

Mrs McKinnon worked with the Squares today on the hundreds board skip counting in 2s!
Can you skip count higher than 10 in 2s?

WORMS- WALT: to instantly recall sight words

Look at how many times worms can write out our word of the day- WENT

Can you clap went, stomp it, write it and read it?

Well done Scarlett- you are the winner for writing it out the most and being able to read it too!

LADYBUGS- WALT: match compound words

Neil and Sohum worked together to join words to create compound words. Can you think of some compound words like 'popcorn'? 
Make a comment below :)

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Matching sounds to pictures

Scarlett, Khizra, Olive & Neil worked together on a alphabet matching task after their poetry today. Aren't they such fabulous workers!!

Monday, 13 February 2017


Neil wanted to share some of his learning about "Winter" from his reader today. We worked together on writing sentences about what you might see during this season of the year!

LADYBUGS- WALT: identify blends

Well done Neil and Sohum- you created some excellent PicCollages to share your learning of blends!

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Before & After number practise

Scarlett and Moiz were super star workers with their work today with me. Keep practising your number knowledge at home!

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Te Reo Counting

Today we worked in partners to show the different numbers in Maori on PicCollage. Ka pai for sharing some great learning Room 18!!
Can you count up to ten in Maori?
Use this link to keep practising at home :)

WALT: identify beginning sounds

Today some of us learnt how to use PicCollage with the alphabet books. Check out our work that we did in buddies!

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

WALT: make algebra patterns and match numbers

We spent some of maths working in groups on different tasks. We all worked so hard and were proud of what we achieved!

Monday, 6 February 2017

Welcome to Room 18!

Today was our first day in Room 18. We had so much fun making new friends and talking about what we like. Check out a few of the PicCollages we made:

You can also come see the rest of our posters 'about us' on display in our classroom.