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TERM 4              WEEK 5                     Due: Friday 15 November 2013

I am a Communicator

Enduring Understanding:

Global Citizens are effective communicators that ' make a difference'.

CHUNK OF THE WEEK: ent

MONDAY   Creativity

Writing to socialise.

Create an invitation, informing your friends about your amazing costume party. Think of an interesting theme that people can make costumes for. Make sure you include the purpose of the party, the date it will be held on, what time to arrive and where the party will be held. Remember this is not real, it is a fun activity to plan for and be creative.

TUESDAY

Writing to socialise.

Text messages are used to send quick, instant messages to friends and family. Write a message using the abbreviated, shortened version of words. Sometimes numbers are used instead of words.

Translate the following sentences into language for 'Texting' on a cell phone.

1. See you for dinner at seven o'clock tonight.

2. Where are you? 

3. Mum, I need some money for the bus. Can I have five dollars?

WEDNESDAY

Groupings within 50

1.    25 +        = 50

2.    10 +        = 50

3.      5 +        = 50

4.    35 +        = 50

5.    50 -  6     =

6.    50 - 15    =

7.    50 -   9    =

8.    50 -   4    =

THURSDAY

Use the following words in meaningful sentences. This means I should get an idea of what the word means when you miss out the key, underlined word.

1. whisper

I used an extremely quiet voice to whisper in Mehul's ear to tell him the secret code.

2. shout

3. exclaimed

4. questioned

 

TERM 4              WEEK 4                     Due: Friday 8 November 2013

I am a Communicator

Enduring Understanding:

Global Citizens are effective communicators that ' make a difference'.

CHUNK OF THE WEEK: at

MONDAY   Creativity

Dr Seuss.

Dr. Seuss has written many entertaining books, poems and stories. Research and write a list of all the books, poems and stories you can find that are written by Dr Seuss.

Decide which is favourite one and write one reason why you like it.

TUESDAY

  After Tuesday's session in Te Puna you will have chosen new books. Spend time to read these books.

WEDNESDAY

Doubles

1.    10 +  10   = 

2.      7 +    7  = 

3.    12 +   12  =

4.      5 +   5     =

5.      8 +  8   =

6.    20 + 20   =

7.      6 +  6   =

8.    12 + 12  =

THURSDAY

Use the following words in meaningful sentences.

1.  write

2.  draw

3.  paint

4.  sing

TERM 4              WEEK 3                     Due: Friday 1st November 2013

I am a Communicator

Enduring Understanding:

Global Citizens are effective communicators that ' make a difference'.

CHUNK OF THE WEEK: en

MONDAY   Labour Day

Time Management and Self Management Achievers!

A huge Thank You to the following Learners who completed and handed their Home Learning in on time without being reminded. You are definitely showing positive signs of being Self Directed Learners.                                     Graeme        Tikenati        Ita         Ethan        Nikita        Bernadette

TUESDAY

  After Tuesday's session in Te Puna you will have chosen new books. Spend time to read these books.

WEDNESDAY

Groupings within 20

1.    10 +        = 20

2.      7 +        = 20

3.    12 +        = 20

4.      5 +        = 20

5.    20 -  7      =

6.    20 - 13 =

7.    20 -   4 =

8.    20 -  9 =

THURSDAY

Use the following words in meaningful sentences.

1. mumble

2. ponder

3. waddle

4. eavesdrop

 

TERM 4              WEEK 2                     Due: Friday 25 October 2013

I am a Communicator

Enduring Understanding:

Global Citizens are effective communicators that ' make a difference'.

CHUNK OF THE WEEK:

MONDAY

Narrative writing

Write a story using the following sentence starter...                                        As soon as I arrived I could sense that something was out of place.

Plan your story thinking about who the main characters will be.                     Describe the setting your story will take place in.                                            In every good story there is always a problem. What problem will your characters encounter?                                                                                 What will be the solution for your problem? Will a spell be broken? Will you get married and live happily ever after? Will your character become a better person or will a riddle be solved?

Bring your plan and the beginnings of your story to school on Tuesday morning so that we can share our ideas and finish developing your ideas.

TUESDAY

Publish your narrative.

WEDNESDAY

Groupings within 20

1.    15 +        = 20

2.      5 +        = 20

3.    17 +        = 20

4.      3 +        = 20

5.    20 - 10 =

6.    20 - 12 =

7.    20 -   8 =

8.    20 - 15 =

 

THURSDAY

Use the following words in meaningful sentences.

1. kind

2. responsible

3. considerate

4. compassion

TERM 4              WEEK 1                           Due: Friday 18 October 2013

I am a Communicator

Enduring Understanding:

Global Citizens are effective communicators that ' make a difference'.

Essential Questions:

1. Why is it important to be an effective communicator in the 21st Century?

2. How do I make a difference?

CHUNK OF THE WEEK: ink

MONDAY

Different ways people communicate

Brainstorm different types of communication that people have used over the years. eg smoke signals, morse code, NZSL, Braille etc

Research 1 form of communication used in the past. Read information from at least 3 different sources eg 3 different books, 3 different websites. 

Write in your own words a brief history. Make sure to mention Who used it and how it was used.

Write or print the code/signals that corresponds with the letters of the Alphabet. 

For example 1835 in America, Samuel Morse developed the Morse code. It was used by...

A . -   B -...

TUESDAY

The chunk of the week is ink. Underline all of the words that have the ink chunk in them.

pink      pick         sink      finger  rink      grin      winning   thinking 

shining  incubator  shrink  strike  include  winked  cufflink   wrinkle

trinket   inch         house   thank   twinkle blank   black       shift

Think of 5 ink words for each of the following lists.

1. 4 letters

2. 5 letters

3. 7 letters

Fill in the gaps in these sentences, using ink words.

1. When you ____ you close one eye.

2. To get the right answer you have to ____ very hard.

3. Help! I can't swim! I'm going to ____!!!

4. Before it was ironed, my shirt was all _______.

5. We went skating on the ice _____.

6. My favourite colour is _____.

7. I was so thirsty I had to have a cold ______.

8. She wrote the letter using a black ____ pen.

WEDNESDAY

Groupings within 1000

1.    645 +        = 1000

2.    345 +        = 1000

3.    705 +        = 1000

4.    149 +        = 1000

5.    257 +        = 1000

6.    1000 - 625 =

7.    1000 - 165 =

8.    1000 - 745 =

9.    1000 - 128 =

10 . 1000 - 816=   

THURSDAY

Use the following words in meaningful sentences.

1. message

2. communicate

3. translation

4. language

5. interpret