August 27, 2014 - Today we witnessed some amazing magic in the hall. There were parrots coming out of hats and boxes, a lady disappearing, a never ending water jug and a strange talking puppet. - The show had an important message about being a good person. We talked... More →
Self-Monitoring in Writing
August 26, 2014 - This week in Room 15 we are looking at self-monitoring. - This means checking our own learning. - In writing, we are focusing on self-monitoring by re-reading our sentence to make sure that it makes sense, has the right capital letters and a full... More →
August 26, 2014 - Tomorrow we will be having a performer in our school. He will be performing a free show for us with an energy conservation message. The show is at 1.40 p.m. and you are all most welcome to join us for... More →
August 25, 2014 - These are two of our favourites! - Doubles Rap 1-5 - Doubles Rap... More →
Making Spinning Snakes
August 20, 2014 - Sarah's year 2 girls group had lots of fun making paper spinning snakes this week. We read the instructions about how to make them first. Then we wrote about playing with our spinning snakes .... We made sentences to describe how our snakes moved!... More →
Cook Island Maori!
August 19, 2014 - Peru and Dani (Noah's mum and cousin) came into school today and taught us some Cook Island Maori. - We learned: - to say hallo and goodbye - to say thank you - to count to 10 - to sing heads, shoulders, knees and toes - Here's a clip of Peru and... More →
August 18, 2014 - As it's maths week this week, why don't you check out these links to skip-counting songs on youtube. - Lots of... More →
Sycamore Seed Helicopters
August 18, 2014 - Click on these links to see some of our sycamore seed helicopters. - (Sorry that they are sideways! I'm still learning!) - Ezra - Brooklyn - Azy and... More →
Maths Games Galore
August 18, 2014 - Here are some websites to find great maths games: - nzmaths website - bbc maths games site - Oswego City School Basic Facts Practise - Here are some board/card game instructions: - 10sPairsto100 - HalvesOf(ty)NumbersM - I Spy - Grab 15 -... More →
Maths Week 2014!
August 18, 2014 - Hello Whanau and Friends, - We enjoy maths at Avalon School and... - This week is Maths Week! - This means three things for us. - Firstly: - We will be taking home a problem on Monday to work on with your help. We need to bring it back to school by... More →