Bahay Tuluyan Mini-Fair

Last Week we had a mini fair to raise money for Bahay Tuluyan. There were loads of different activities including face painting, hairspray, cake stall, book stall, toys and board games stall, mini games and many more. We raised $1,600 to put towards new rice fields to feed people in the Philippines.

A big thank you goes out to all the families and students who donate items or made goodies for the day!

Here are some of the happy snaps from the day:

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 What was your favourite part about the Bahay Tuluyan mini fair?

Literacy and Numeracy Week

 This week was National Literacy and Numeracy  Week. It is a week about getting involved in and having fun with Literacy and Numeracy. It is also a time to celebrate Literacy and Numeracy in our classrooms and in our lives. Here is some of the Literacy and Numeracy we have been involved in this week:

Poetry

This week we were learning to write Cinquain poems. Here is what our teacher groups came up with:

Green, Genuine Giraffes

Money

Shiny, valuable

Buying, shopping, trading

Spending money to survive

Cash

Orange, Optomistic Otters

Dessert

Delicious, scrumptious

Surprising, gobbling, mouth-watering

To many to choose from

Sweets

Purple, Persistent Pandas

Moon

Shiny, rocky

Rotating, glowing, reflecting

Brightly in the sky

Space

Blue, Busy Bees

Elephant

Big, muscly

Stomping, spraying, swaying

One very smart animal

Calf

 

Telling the Time

This week we have been working on telling the time to the nearest one minute. Telling the time on analogue and digital clocks and comparing the two is hard but we used some games to try and help us. Here is the Middles practicing telling the time through games.

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What is your favourite thing to do or learn about in Literacy and Numeracy?

Book Week

Last Week was Book Week. We had a lot of fun doing different activities. We read the shortlisted books, we had a Book Week dress up parade, story time and we had an author and illustrator come and talk to us and show us some of his work. The author/ illustrator was Andrew Plant. 

 

I liked the Book Parade because everyone dressed up. I dressed up as Specky Magee – Jack

I enjoyed drawing pictures with Andrew Plant – Sophia

I enjoyed dressing up as Dr Who for the book parade – Luke

I dressed up as Geronimo Stilton for the book parade. I also enjoyed listen to Andrew Plant’s book about Poppies – Sam

 

Book Week 2015 on PhotoPeach

 

What is your favourite part about Book Week?