Sunday, September 22, 2013

One Word

We were challenged to come up with one word to describe our day in Palmerston North.  We could then find a quote to go with our word or a definition.  The photos we choose had to show our word.
 













How do you think we did?  
Do you think our words match our photos?

Vertex Climbing Gym

After visiting Te Manawa we went to the Vertex Climbing Gym on Park Rd in Palmerston North. Ants & Dean helped us as we learnt to belay each other and take on the challenges of different walls.
huiarangeschool's Boys Vertex album on Photobucket

Roamers @ Te Manawa

On Wednesday we visited Te Manawa and used the Roamers to explore math concepts, communication and working together to solve problems.  Among  other things we learnt that maths can definitely be heaps of fun.











Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Avalanche

As part of our reading we had to create a comic strip about the main problem in the story, that being Paul being buried under the snow after an avalanche. 

Brayden's

   
Jakahn's      

How do you think we did?

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Viewing From Different Perspectives

In maths we have been looking at shapes and viewing them from different persepectives


Can you do the drawings for Puriri's shape?


front view
                          
back view
left side


right side






Can you use Titan's drawings to make the shape with square blocks?

9/11. How Should We Remember?

We decided how the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers on 11 September 2000 should be remembered.

Adam's
Dylan's


Jayden's

Jordan's

Max's

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Benefits Of Winning The America's Cup

Jordan decided how he thought New Zealand would benefit if Team New Zealand won the Americas Cup.


Today Will Be Wonderful




Soul thought about why today was going to be wonderful
 




America's Cup


Today in class we were looking at the benefits of NZ winning the America's Cup and I had a question,

Do you know if there is prize money for winning the America's Cup?


Jordan Hardie.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Swim-To-Survive

Today we had to swim to survive.  Kelly taught us how to use a rope correctly to save someone in trouble in the water.






Mrs Hutchings taught us how to pull a person from the water easily