Life Processes: Recognise that all living things have certain requirements so they can stay alive.
Ecology: Recognise that living things are suited to their particular habitat.
Evolution: Recognise that there are lots of different living things in the world that can be grouped in different ways.
Pangarau | Maths
Number knowledge and Strategy
Addition and Subtraction Strategies;
Multiplication and Division (equal sharing);
Statistics: Conduct investigations using the statistical enquiry cycle
Posing and answering questions; Gathering, sorting, and counting and displaying category data; Discussing the results
Nga Toi | The Arts
Visual arts lessons related to inquiry: A Journey from Self to Community; From Seed, to Plant, to Habitat
Te Reo Maori
Common Words and Phrases;
Names of Native Plants;
Tikanga Māori: Kaitiakitanga, Kotahitanga, Manaakitanga;
Structured Literacy and Balanced Literacy;
Guided Reading, Shared Reading, and Independent Reading;
Sunshine (Set 1-5) (PM readers from level 8 onwards)
Tuhituhi | Writing
Shared Writing and Independent Writing;
Daily “Do Now” writing prompts;
Procedural Writing- steps for science experiments;
Descriptive Writing/Informational Report
Room O1- Class novel: The Wild Robot
Events & Programmes
Junior Athletics Day
Thursday 9th November
Cheeke Hero Fun Run
Friday 1st December
Last Day of School
Friday 15th December 1pm Finish
Hauora | Health & PE
Relationships; Identity, Sensitivity, and Respect; Interpersonal Skills
Explore and share ideas about relationships with other people.
Demonstrate respect through sharing and cooperation in groups.
Express own ideas, needs, and wants.