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Term 4 - Literacy hand in form
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2 December 2016 | 8:46 am
INQUIRY!
DUE TOMORROW (Friday) - BLOCK 2

Check the whiteboard/Google Classroom to make sure you have completed all requirements. 

Download your publication to you Google Drive. Get the SHAREABLE LINK and use the hand in form to submit your hard work!


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INQUIRY

*INQUIRY!*

*DUE TOMORROW *(Friday)* - BLOCK 2*
*
*Check the whiteboard/Google Classroom to make sure you have
completed all requirements. 

Download your publication to you Google Drive. Get the
SHAREABLE LINK and use the hand in form...

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1 December 2016 | 12:40 pm
4 Inquiry lessons left!

You need to work towards completing your itinerary.

Remember:
You need to visit two cities (minimum)
You need to participate in a minimum of 5 tourist attractions, including:
    • A free attraction
    • An organised tour
    • An adventurous activity
    • Visit a historical site
You need to add all costs to your budget

Helpful hints:
- search "your city visitor information"
- search "your city lonely planet" (lonely planet is a travel guide book and website)
World Travel Inquiry - Lesson 6

4 Inquiry lessons left!




*You need to work towards completing your itinerary.*




Remember:

You need to visit two cities (minimum)

You need to participate in a minimum of 5 tourist
attractions, including:

A free attraction

An organised tour

An...

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21 November 2016 | 8:52 am
Today you need to carry on with your day to day itinerary.

Try searching your city and visitor information to find tours, activities, sites to see etc (Eg "Hong Kong visitor information").

Your day to day itinerary should include:
  • Your activities including
    • Cost (include this in your budget)
    • Time needed
    • Location
    • Remember to include; something that is free, an organised tour, an adventure activity and visit a historical sited)
  • Transportation between locations
    • Means of transport (hire a car/bus/train/walk?)
    • Distances
    • Time
  • Accommodation including
    • Cost (remember to include this in your budget)
    • Type (eg motel, backpackers etc)
    • Contact details (address, phone number, email)



Make sure you keep a record of the amount of money you will need to spend to cover expenses. 
This should be recorded in your budget

World Travel Inquiry - Lesson 5

*Today you need to carry on with your day to day itinerary.*

Try searching your city and visitor information to find
tours, activities, sites to see etc (Eg "Hong Kong visitor
information").

Your day...

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17 November 2016 | 8:49 am


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DOT PLOT GRAPHS

ACTIVITIES :



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Class activity - graphing whole class favourite two fast food restaurants....click here to create a dot plot graph based on class data collected:


BOX AND WHISKER GRAPHS


Click on this link to help explain box and whisker graph\


ACTIVITIES :







Statistics - Alpha workbook mahi  

Please complete this work in your maths book…

Pg 121 (31.02) - dot plot graph activities
Pg 123 (31.04) - stem graphs


Click here for - ANSWERS


Week 6 Numeracy - Graphs

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*DOT PLOT GRAPHS*

ACTIVITIES :



Dot plots - explanation 




Khan Academy: Line plots videos and activities 




Create line plots activity



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Dot plot...

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14 November 2016 | 8:50 am
By now you should have completed the following:
1 - Continent page
2 - Country page
3 - Day 1 and 2 itinerary

Today you need to make a start on your budget. I have shared a document on google classroom that you can use.
Add more lines as you need to.

You also need to work towards completing your 1st city page

Lastly continue to work on your day to day itinerary

3 weeks remaining = 6 more inquiry lessons

World Travel Inquiry - Lesson 4

By now you should have completed the following:
1 - Continent page
2 - Country page
3 - Day 1 and 2 itinerary

Today you need to make a start on your budget. I...

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14 November 2016 | 8:11 am
Your new literacy skill is "Key into reorganisation". This skill helps you find deeper meaning in the the texts you are reading.

Please read the whole text, then the questions, then read the text again.

You need to complete the following:

ALL levels, ALL paragraph cards plus the conversation card.

Level 1 Short texts

3 Fiction and 4 Non-fiction

Level 2 Short Texts

3 Fiction and 4 Non-fiction

Level 3 Short Texts

2 Fiction. For Non-fiction you must complete: News (S6); Sports News (S7); Leisure Reviews (S8); and Advertising (S9) plus one other non-fiction.

When you have completed Paragraphs and Short Texts you will begin Texts
Literacy

Your new literacy skill is "Key into reorganisation". This
skill helps you find deeper meaning in the the texts you are
reading.

Please read the whole text, then the questions, then read
the text...

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11 November 2016 | 11:41 am
By now you should have the following completed.
  1. Page on your continent
  2. Page on your first country
  3. Information regarding flights to your first country/city


Make sure you are up to speed and not falling behind
Put your phone away... move away from people who distract you... stay off Facebook/YouTube/Games... Do what YOU need to do to complete the work! Make good choices


Today we are going to start our itinerary.
An itinerary is a detailed plan of each day. Things to remember to include...

  a) Your flight information for arriving in your first city (Flight from NZ)

  b) What are you going to do for the remainder of your arrival day? (Go site seeing? Go to a hotel and sleep?)

  c) What you will do for your first full day in that city?
- Tourist attractions / Site seeing
- Accommodation for that night (Address, cost, type of accomm etc)
- Transport options (Hire a car? Catch a bus/train? Walk?)

  d) Make sure you keep a record of the amount of money you will need to spend to cover expenses 


Here is ONE example of a BASIC itinerary, there are other examples on Google Classroom and you can search the internet as well. The more detail you include the better... Notice how this does not include costs, transport, accommodation etc.


World Travel Inquiry - Lesson 3

*By now you should have the following completed.*
  1. Page on your continent
  2. Page on your first country
  3. Information regarding flights to your first
country/city






*Make sure you are up...

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10 November 2016 | 8:13 am
Note: If you were not here on Thursday you need to take responsibility of your learning and catch up. 
You could; Read the last inquiry blog post, ask the teacher, ask a friend...

Lesson two


By now you should have;
- Chosen a continent
- Created the first page of your travel publication

Today you need to;

(1) Research and choose flights to your first country
    • Choose a flight from Auckland Airport (Akl)
    • Consider how you will get back to NZ... do you want to buy a one way ticket or return ticket? Do you want to fly back from the same city or somewhere else?
      Remember to include the following;
    • Dates of travel
    • Cost (make sure the website is telling the price in NZD (New Zealand Dollars)
    • Airline
Create a new google doc titled "World Travel Inquiry - notes". Keep your flight information on this document to use later in your itinerary and budget.

Useful sites:


(2) Choose the first country you want to visit
You need to create another page (or two) for your travel publication on this country
Information about your country could include;
  • Map
  • History
  • Food
  • Language
  • Currency
  • Population
  • Capital city
  • Why you want to visit this country


World Travel Inquiry - Lesson two

*Note:* If you were not here on Thursday you need to take
responsibility of your learning and catch up. 

You could; Read the last inquiry blog post, ask the teacher,
ask a friend...




*Lesson two*




*By...

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6 November 2016 | 8:55 pm

Congratulations you have just landed yourself a job as a travel agent!


Since you are new to the job your boss has given you two weeks and $20,000 NZD to go and explore a new continent so you can give quality advice to future clients.
You need to plan your trip in detail and create a travel publication of your trip plan and information.

Open up Google Classroom to access further information to complete this inquiry.

Today you need to;
1. Choose which continent you will travel to. Your choices are:
                * Africa
                * Asia
                * Europe
                * North America
                * South America
2. Find a map of the continent
3. Identify which countries are part of this continent
4. Learn about this continent - find useful information and facts that future clients would be interested in
5. Begin your first pages of your travel publication with the information you have gathered



World travel inquiry

Congratulations you have just landed yourself a job as a
travel agent!




Since you are new to the job your boss has given you two
weeks and $20,000 NZD to go and explore...

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3 November 2016 | 3:00 am

For the remainder of this term we are going to be exploring and learning about the world.

Today you have a worksheet to complete that will help you learn a little bit about the world you live in.

You can also use the links below to learn about the different continents and oceans of the world...

Tutorial - click on the continents or oceans of the world to find out their names
Level 1 beginner - Click on the correct continent or ocean
Level 2 intermediate - Drag each continent or ocean onto the map
Level 3 Expert - Type the first 3 letters of the continent or ocean's name

INQUIRY Term 4

For the remainder of this term we are going to be exploring
and learning about the *world*.

Today you have a worksheet to complete that will help you
learn a little bit about...

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31 October 2016 | 12:43 pm
TERM 4 - STATISTICS

For the next 4 weeks we will focus on the strand - Statistics.  You will also have the opportunity to achieve NCEA Level 1 numeracy, a total of 3 credits in this assessment:

Standard 26626:  Interpret statistical information for a purpose

To achieve these credits, you will be involved in some physical practical activities to enable gathering of data to read, interpret and provide statistical information.  We will revise on areas within statistics prior to taking on each assessment. Below is a schedule for the next 5 weeks of the term

Week 4
Revisit - Mean, Median, Mode and Range
Week 5
Practical assessment - Maths for Numeracy - Time for success
Week 6
Revisit - Statistical graphs
Week 7
Practicial assessment - Numeracy in the outdoors
Week 8
Numeracy in the outdoors - EVALUATION

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Week 5 - Revisit






Statistics - Alpha workbook mahi.  

Please complete this work in your maths book…


Click here for - ANSWERS



Mean, Median, Mode - online ACTIVITIES



Statistics

TERM 4 - STATISTICS


For the next 4 weeks we will focus on the strand -
Statistics.  You will also have the opportunity to achieve
NCEA Level 1 numeracy, a total of 3...

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30 October 2016 | 10:04 pm



Te Puawaitanga has created a new game to share with the school - It is called Reid Ball (Mr. Reid did not choose the name).

It is part of the legacy the class wants to give to the school. 

We have made a tutorial on how to play. This way we can teach the students before they step onto the turf, and maximise the game time instead of teaching time.

Take a look at the presentation and clips.


New Game - Reid Ball

Te Puawaitanga has created a new game to share with the
school - It is called Reid Ball (Mr. Reid did not choose the
name).





It is part of the legacy the class...

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28 October 2016 | 10:17 am
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27 October 2016 | 1:56 pm
Morena Year 10



It's that testing time again.....END of YEAR e-asTTle....classes 10LA, 10LW and 10ST will be testing Monday (Reading), during the week (Writing) and Maths (next Thursday)...see below for our testing schedule.  Mr Reids class will test times suitable to your timetable.

To access the online Reading and Maths tests, you will need to login to the e-asTTle website, Click here to log in to e-asTTle student login, then enter your username and password.  If you don’t remember any of your login details or you don’t have any, please see Ms Tuhoro.

Please follow the instructions for each of these tests below:

1) Enter your username and password (do not change your password)
2) Click practice test and complete the practice test
3) Once you have finished your online test practice, you may start your e-asTTle test.
3) Please make sure you are completing the correct test at the right time. See the timetable below

Classes 10LA, 10LW and 10ST

Monday Block 1

e-asTTle Reading (wk2)
During week

e-asTTle Writing (wk2)

Thursday next week
Block 1/3

e-asTTle Thursday (wk3)

Maths e-asTTle assessment

Morena Year 10


It's that testing time again.....END of YEAR
e-asTTle....classes 10LA, 10LW and 10ST will be testing
Monday (Reading), during the week (Writing) and Maths (next
Thursday)...see below for our testing schedule.
 Mr Reids class will test times...

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27 October 2016 | 8:35 am
I have just shared your GPGP marking sheet with your grade. You will find it in your email.

NOTE - A lot of people have failed this easy unit because of one of the following reasons
  1. Did not submit their work
  2. Did not complete their work
  3. Plagiarized from the internet or someone else

Please see me if:
  1. You have not been emailed your mark sheet
  2. If you think you have been given the wrong grade or don't understand why you have got the grade you have been given
  3. If you would like to resubmit or fix your work
GPGP Marks

I have just shared your GPGP marking sheet with your grade.
You will find it in your email.

*NOTE - A lot of people have failed this easy unit because
of one of...

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25 October 2016 | 11:41 am
REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER 

The programme for inference cards needs to be followed for you to get the benefit of learning the skill.

PARAGRAPH CARDS
It does not matter which level you are on you MUST complete all Paragraph cards.

Level 1: 8 Paragraph Cards

Level 2: 9 Paragraph Cards

Level 3: 9 Paragraph Cards

When you have completed these please turn them in. You will now move onto the TEXT Cards.

Level 1: There are 10 TEXT cards, You must complete 8 of them.

Level 2: There are 14 TEXT cards. You must complete 8 of them.

Level 3: There are 20 TEXT cards. You must complete 10 of them.

Once you have completed them please turn in and come and see me. I will introduce you to the next skill.

PLEASE DO NOT TAKE MORE THAN ONE CARD AT A TIME AS WE NEED TO SHARE!
Literacy - Inference Cards

REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER
REMINDER 

The programme for inference cards needs to be followed for
you to get the benefit of learning the skill.

PARAGRAPH CARDS
It does not matter which level you...

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21 October 2016 | 1:25 pm
Maths ALPHA workbook


Strand choice - please choose one strand and any focus heading/s that you would like to improve on.  Click on any of the strand links below to take you to a contents page and work through the exercises.  

For example: you may decide after completing the revision assessment you need to improve in - Geometry (angles)


Work is to be completed in your maths book:




Click here for - ANSWERS

Please mark your work once you complete each task.
Maths "Alpha" workbook activities - ongoing revision for Term 4

Maths ALPHA workbook*
*


Strand choice - please choose one strand and any focus
heading/s that you would like to improve on.  Click on any
of the strand links below to take you to...

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17 October 2016 | 1:54 pm
Morena Year 10



It's that testing time again.....END of YEAR e-asTTle....classes 10LA, 10LW and 10ST will be testing Monday (Reading), during the week (Writing) and Maths (next Thursday)...see below for our testing schedule.  Mr Reids class will test times suitable to your timetable.

To access the online Reading and Maths tests, you will need to login to the e-asTTle website, Click here to log in to e-asTTle student login, then enter your username and password.  If you don’t remember any of your login details or you don’t have any, please see Ms Tuhoro.

Please follow the instructions for each of these tests below:

1) Enter your username and password (do not change your password)
2) Click practice test and complete the practice test
3) Once you have finished your online test practice, you may start your e-asTTle test.
3) Please make sure you are completing the correct test at the right time. See the timetable below

Classes 10LA, 10LW and 10ST

Monday Block 1

e-asTTle Reading (wk2)
During week

e-asTTle Writing (wk2)

Thursday next week
Block 1/3

e-asTTle Thursday (wk3)

Year 10 e-asTTle - Week 2 and 3

Morena Year 10


It's that testing time again.....END of YEAR
e-asTTle....classes 10LA, 10LW and 10ST will be testing
Monday (Reading), during the week (Writing) and Maths (next
Thursday)...see below for our testing schedule.
 Mr Reids class will test times...

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17 October 2016 | 8:47 am

HAPU QUIZ


Click the link to your Hapu's QUIZ


Maunga's Quiz
Tarawera's Quiz
Putauaki's Quiz
Whakaari's Quiz
FRIDAY 14th October BLOCK THREE

HAPU QUIZ


Click the link to your Hapu's QUIZ


Maunga's
Quiz[https://docs.google.com/a/tarawera.school.nz/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScXXI_vAHpm6FZeOrAra2k6iQOkC6A2bXz_BZzoam2SoS4yXg/viewform]
Tarawera's
Quiz[https://docs.google.com/a/tarawera.school.nz/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8dntxeWYTIQGsPtUX39K6Ahq-g2BqSCSM3iahiU7LIyh6FA/viewform]
Putauaki's
Quiz[https://docs.google.com/a/tarawera.school.nz/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSciq6p6idIgPg_ewPl2CdgIKRylJLlNFRI6bCz-gv_imfLWbg/viewform]
Whakaari's
Quiz[https://docs.google.com/a/tarawera.school.nz/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_k8voelCf23o4EQxl6bVyckFerYjAaWQH7j9sdANiCW1Fzg/viewform]

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14 October 2016 | 1:51 pm
Here are some language skills with work with.  Please create a google doc and write your answers on there.

Language skills - Thursday 13 October

Here are some language skills with work with.  Please
create a google doc and write your answers on there.




Click here for the link to the page

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13 October 2016 | 8:51 am

You have until week 3 to complete a range of different tasks of your choosing. Due date: Friday 28th October


Each task you complete will be marked using Achieved, Merit or Excellence.
If you complete more than the required minimum tasks (under each heading), the task with the highest grade will be awarded.

Each task you complete will be assessed as follows:
Not Achieved - Has not provided enough information in completing this activity
Achieved - Has provided information to a satisfactory level
Merit - Has provided all information to a competent level
Excellence - Has provided all information to an advanced level

You need to complete the following:
Remembering: 2 tasks
Understanding: 2 tasks
Applying: 2 tasks
Analysing: 1 task
Evaluation: 1 task
Creating: 1 task


What is work
Types of work
Stereotyping
Influences
Māia
Remembering
Factual answers, recall and recognition
Give 5 examples of different types of jobs. What is the difference between work and leisure?
List all the jobs you can think of in 10 minutes
What jobs are traditionally only available to one gender?
Interview 10 classmates and find out what types of work they would like to do
What does the word Māia mean?
What are the 5 different industries shown in the videos on the Māia careers website?
Understanding
Translating, interpreting, showing understanding
Suggest reasons why people have to work.
What benefits do people obtain from working?
Why do certain jobs attract higher pay rates than others?
Give examples of occupations which use gender inclusive titles. Which occupations do not use such titles?
What are some of the factors that influence career / work choices?
Identify 5 attributes/qualities that you think employers are looking for in young people. Briefly explain why these are important
Applying
Using information gained in different, familiar situations
What are some jobs that can be done equally as well from home as from an office?
How can this be achieved?
Choose one vocational pathway and identify what jobs fit under this pathway. What skills/interests might a person have who is interested in these careers?
Examine the types of occupations portrayed by men and women in popular TV programs. Can any conclusions be drawn?
Discuss what makes a ‘good job’. List some things that are important to you in a future working environment
What is work-life balance and what is the importance of this?
Identify problems and solutions
Analysing
Break into parts to examine more closely
Contrast/Compare paid and unpaid work. What makes a successful career?
Create a graphic organiser and identify the following for 5 different jobs
1. Explain what the job entails
2. Pay rate (yearly), 3. Years of training required
4. Qualifications needed
5. School subjects that are useful
Analyse the qualities of a person in a non-traditional occupation
What influence has computer technology had on job choices?
In the Māia videos how is Māori culture/values upheld in the workplace? Is it important to you to work where your culture is valued? why/why not?
Evaluation
Judge, use criteria, rank, substantiate
Do you think people should be paid for all the work that they undertake? Give your reasons
What kind of job would you like to have? List 5 things that interest you about this type of work
How would you feel if you were denied the right to the career of your choice? Explain
Investigate laws which help to protect workers. Why do you think these laws were created?
What do you think the purpose of having young Maori students make these career videos was? Explain your answer
Creating
Combine information with new situations to create new products, ideas, etc
What would happen if all housework/ childcare became paid work? (150-200 words)
Use SCAMPER to help you create a new occupation
Compose a song/rap to encourage someone to undertake a non-traditional occupation
Design and/or construct a model of the perfect work environment
Create a CV - this can be real (applying for a part time job you may want with current skills/experience) or a future CV with your future skills/qualifications
Creating Continued
Interview or photograph a person in any career field. This could be in the style of "A day in the life of...". Write a short story, newspaper article or create a short film on this person (150-200 words)
Create a kids book introducing a range of different careers/jobs
Create a debate for and against student loans
Research a well-known New Zealand entrepreneur and present a time-line of their career and/or business decisions.
Create a careers map or family tree with particular reflection on the life roles and/or career paths of older family members

Inquiry term 3 : Work and Careers

You have until week 3 to complete a range of different tasks
of your choosing. Due date: Friday 28th October









Each task you complete will be marked using Achieved, Merit
or Excellence.

If you...

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13 October 2016 | 8:25 am
This term we will be focusing on the three KEY skills of Inference, Comprehension and Evaluation. These skills are essential for you moving from year 10 to Level 1 NCEA. Once you have completed the pretest, I will assign you a level to work through, beginning with paragraphs and then longer texts. The sheets to write your answer are in google classroom. Please make sure you write your answers in sentences and in the correct place.
Literacy Skills Term 4

This term we will be focusing on the three KEY skills of Inference, Comprehension and Evaluation. These skills are essential for you moving from year 10 to Level 1 NCEA....

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10 October 2016 | 10:15 am
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Welcome back to a new term - numeracy for Term 4 will look like this:


  • Weeks 1 & 2 - revision for e-asTTle testing in week 3.  
  • Weeks 3 to 9 - Statistics with the opportunity of gaining credits as well as some financial literacy.


Weeks 1 & 2 - revision assessment


For the first 2 weeks, we will be revising for the end of year e-asTTle test in week 3.  This assessment is at Level 4 and will include the 5 maths strands:
  • Number
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Statistics


Things to remember:
  1. It is an open book assessment so you may use our Year 10 website, your notes from your maths book or any maths resources to help you.


  1. If you are unsure of any question focus headings, for example; you need to complete question 5 but don’t know the focus heading, click here for focus heading questions doc.


  1. You may complete the assessment using the hard copy or you may use a digital pdf copy but will need to write your answers in your maths book, click here for pdf assessment.

  1. When you have finished, please total your correct answers for each of the 5 strands and enter them into this google form - total marks are out of 161 - click here for answers.

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Weeks 1 & 2 - Numeracy Revision

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*Welcome back to a new term - numeracy for Term 4 will look
like this:**
*


Weeks 1 & 2 - revision for e-asTTle testing in week 3....

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10 October 2016 | 7:00 am

TASKS TO DO FIRST;

- Finish literacy tasks
- Finish Inquiry report
- Check inquiry planning documents are filled out


ONCE FINISHED YOU HAVE THE CHOICE OF;


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- Create motivational/inspiring posters for the classroom walls (Find quotes / photos etc)
- Create a "how to..." presentation/poster/video on a suitable topic of your choice (What are you an expert on?)
- Design a game (board game, online...)
- Learn something new on a suitable topic of your choice and showcase what you have learned in some form (presentation, short report, etc)
- Work on your numeracy skills - sign up for https://e-ako.nzmaths.co.nz/
FRIDAY: Block 1 and 2

TASKS TO DO FIRST;- Finish literacy tasks
- Finish Inquiry report
- Check inquiry planning documents are filled out




ONCE FINISHED YOU HAVE THE CHOICE OF;




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motivational/inspiring posters...

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23 September 2016 | 8:34 am