Tuesday, May 31, 2011

My chocolate crackles story.

Hi, everyone this is my recount of our crunchy chocolate crackles. I got to pour in the Kremelta.


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My Chocolate Crackles Story

Come and look at my delicious Chocolate Crackles story. It was really fun making yummy Chocolate Crackles. I hope you enjoy my video. Thanks for watching.



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Monday, May 30, 2011

Katarake's chocolate crackle experience

This is my recount I wrote in room 5 about my chocolate crackles adventure.


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Kobe's holiday


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Check out my holiday story.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Literacy Maths: How many ways can you make $5


This week we are looking at how many ways you can make $5.
In New Zealand we have: 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, $1.00, $2.00.
You can use the coins above to make five dollars.


Cody N's holiday


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Check out my the exciting things I did over the holidays.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Our Chocolate Crackle Presentation

This term we are learning about Procedural Writing. Last week we made Chocolate Crackles. During the next couple of weeks you will hear about how we made them and how we felt about the whole experience.

Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com.



Veisinia's Mihi



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This is mihi. It will tell you about my mountain, river, school and background.

Cody L's Mihi

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This is my Mihi about my family and cultural background.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

my chocolate crackles story.

This is my chocolate crackles story. Please listen to it.

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Silas' holiday story

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Check out mt holiday story.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Exploding Chocolate Crackles

I had a awesome time making exploding chocolate crackles.

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Michael W's Picasso Artwork


This is my Picasso artwork I did with our principal Mr Johnston. The theme was Cubism.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Gold Group performs

This week the Gold Reading Group performed a Play called Please Don't Sneeze. They did a fantastic job in using expression and projecting their voices. The Play was funny in some parts.

Untitled from Joy Paton on Vimeo.

The ultimate Doubles Quiz

Can you beat the clock? You have 4 seconds to answer each question. Good luck.

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Tiare's holiday movie

Check out my holiday movie.

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Monday, May 23, 2011

The Emerald Group Performs

Today the Emerald Group performed the play: Fire, Fire, Fire. They did a great job projecting their voices and using expression. Check out their play.

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Addnan's time making chocolate crackles.



I had a fantastic time making chocolate crackles.



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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Addnan's Holiday Story

Check out my holilday story.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The ultimate addition facts to 10 Quiz

Have a go at completing this fun, interactive quiz. Can you beat the clock?

Untitled from Joy Paton on Vimeo.


Sunday, May 15, 2011

Doubles Raps

Last week our Maths Facilitator Mrs Walters visited Room 5 and taught us a Doubles Rap. We had to create actions to the Rap. Check out Addnan, Jacob and Jarred sharing their rap with the class.


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The ultimate 2x Table Quiz

Are you up for the challenge? You have 4 seconds to answer each slide and there are 19 of them.


Saturday, May 14, 2011

Literacy Maths: Going on Holiday


Plan your holiday to the Gold Coast in Australia.

You will be leaving during the October school holidays. The date you will depart New Zealand is: October 8, and the date you will be departing Australia-Gold Coast is October 16th.

Research the cost of a return trip from New Zealand to Australia.
When you visit the flight sites click on: 1 Adult.

You can choose whether you want to have a snack, meal or movies on your flights.

Each day, you need to be doing something e.g. Visiting a Theme park, Shopping, Zoo, Museum, etc.

The theme parks in the Gold Coast are: Sea World, Movie World, Dream World, Wet n Wild. Find out the cost of park admission, you can easily get in as child when you visit these websites. Sometimes you might get two theme parks as a combo deal, which might be a cheaper option. Your Aunt will provide you with breakfast each day and three evening meals. The rest of the time you will have to purchase your own lunch each day and five evening meals.

The cost of the bus will be $11.00 return to and from your attractions.

The Shuttle Bus from and to the airport will be $18 return for a child. Unfortunately your Aunt and Uncle don't have a car.

A blank Itinerary template will be given to you.
If theme parks are not for you, maybe type into Google: Things to do in the Gold Coast. You might be able to schedule a City and Sights Tour, a Beaches Tour, etc.

Enjoy planning for your virtual holiday. I wish it was true, but the skills you learn from this activity can be applied later on in your life. Planning a holiday is very rewarding and some of you maybe inspired to visit the Gold Coast when you're older if you have not already been there.

Literacy Maths, Problem of the Week: Planning a holiday


This week Room 5 are going on a well deserved holiday. This just isn't any old holiday. It is a virtual holiday-pretend. Our holiday destination is to the Gold Coast in Australia. This week each student will be planning their holiday. They will be given an unlimited sum of money which will pay towards their airfares, transport to places, attractions, meals, shopping, etc. The students will be staying with their Aunt and Uncle who live in an apartment in Surfers Paradise. The students will be away for 8 days and each day they have to be visiting an attraction e.g. zoo, theme park. During Reading and Maths, the students will be going on to the Internet to research the cost of air fares, cost of child admission into the attractions, cost of meals, etc. They will be creating their own itinerary for their holiday. Find out what they do on each day and the overall cost of their holiday.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Isabella's holiday story.

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This is my holiday story, it is about my holidays at the movies. I went there with my sister and my aunty, but my aunty is only 12 or 13 years old.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Michael W's Holiday Story

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Listen to my story about my delicious Sunday roast.

Tiare's Holiday Story

Hi this is my story on what I did in the holidays .Thanks For Watching .


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Veisinia's picasso artwork.


This is my artwork, I did in Room5. I had to use a lot of different colours.

Merika's Mihi

This is my mihi about my age, my name and so much more.
I hope you like it.


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My mihi Asmah

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Hi,my name is Asmah and this is my mihi.I hope you like my mihi.



Addnan's Mihi

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This is my mihi. I had to use colours like white, red and black. I could only use Maori Patterns.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Literacy Maths: Pocket Money

Here is a Maths problem that relates well to our current topic on Money. Have a go at working out how much money Sally and David earn from Mum. The answer to this problem will be given out on Friday. So have those strategies ready.


Literacy Maths, Problem of the Week: Grandad's Chocolates

Read this problem carefully and solve it. On Friday, the answer and strategies will be shared. Remember to write down your strategies as you solve this problem. A drawing in your Maths Book might help, explain your strategy.


The ultimate addition facts to 20 Quiz

Can you beat the timer and get these addition facts. All you need is your Maths Book and a pen. Answers will be given out in class, after your whole group completes the quiz.

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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Rachel's addition facts to 20 rap

This is my facts up to 20. Thank you for watching.


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Chantelle's addition facts to 20 rap

This is my addition facts to 20 hope you enjoy it.



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Cody N Picasso art work

Check out my awesome Picasso art work.

Henry's mihi

This is my mihi is on my cultural background.

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Come and look at mu mihi it has my mountain and my river I hope you like it.

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Mosese's Picasso art work

This is my great Picasso work check it's out.

Maliana's mihi.




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My mihi

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I finished my mihi. I had to use red, black and white.

My Artwork By Efaraima


This is my artwork I did with Mr Johnston
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This is my Mihi it took some time to finish it please listen to it.

Kifi's mihi

This is my awesome mihi.
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Our Voice Thread on Money

Over these last few days we have been learning about what money is and why we have it. Check out our Voice Thread.

My picasso artwork by Isabella

Hi this is my picasso artwork that I did it with Mr Johnston it was a lot of fun I learnt a lot from him I really enjoyed doing art with Mr Johnston

This is my Picasso artwork it took some tome to finish

This is my mihi about my self.

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This is my picasso artwork I spent lots of time on it.

My Cubism Artwork


This is my Cubism Artwork .I used pink,blue,green,yellow,red and orange.

My Picasso artwork by Katarake

I did this artwork with Mr Johnston in Room 5. We had to listen to him so we could get our artwork right. It was awesome.


My cubism artwork.

This is my cubism artwork. I had to use alot of colors like pink, orange, red and yellow. The principle Mr. Johnston helped room 5 and I how to do it.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Tiare's Mihi

This is mihi on my background culture.

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This is my rap on eleven times tables listen to my rap.

Cody N times table rap

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Check out my amazing times table rap.

9 times table

This is my times tables I created it using Garage Band.


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Cody N's mihi



Check out my mihi.


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Come and look at my mihi it shows everything about me but it is in maori. We were learning about maori on every Fridays with Whaea Raewyn.



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