Room 7 have been visiting Howick Historical Village to learn all about olden day toys. They played with outdoor and indoor toys and learned how to play indoor games. If you can think of any other games that you love to play outdoors leave them a comment.
The deep sea diver jumped in the deep cold blue water looking for
treasure. Then he found an octopus sitting on an old treasure box. The octopus
stretched his long tentacles all over the treasure box.
hid in the wiggly seaweed and surprised the octopus. Then the diver tried to
pull the octopus’ sticky tentacles off the treasure box. Tom and the the
octopus were fighting. The diver tied the octopus’ sticky tentacles into knots.
the diver was running to the treasure box. He opened the box and saw gold
As we are coming to the end of Term 3 Room 7 have been reflecting on what they have learned during writing and setting new goals for next term. If you think they have done a really good job or can think of a way they can achieve their goal please leave them a comment on the blog.
The deep sea diver was diving under the deep ocean to look for
gold and treasure. The diver saw the octopus sitting on an old wooden box. The
octopus was stretching his long tentacles out. Tom
swam through the wriggly coral and snuck behind the big crushed rocks. He tried
to get some gold. The mean octopus saw Tom behind the rocks, trying to get the
shiny treasure. The mean octopus started to fight Tom and strangled him. His
sticky tentacles were on the broken, sandy old box. Ben
tied the octopus’ sticky tentacles into big knots and his eyes were surprised,
because he didn’t know what had happened. Then the octopus floated away like a
Justus really enjoyed writing his diver story and has added some really interesting details. If you like his story please leave him a comment.
deep sea diver jumped into the deep sea looking for treasure. Ben saw a
colourful octopus lying and singing on top of a golden treasure box.
The octopus saw Ben and
looked at him with mean eyes. He then grabbed Ben by the neck, strangling him.
Ben fought back! He was holding the sticky tentacles tightly and the octopus
was freaking out. It began to float away from Ben.
Ben could now open the
treasure chest. Inside he saw sparkling gold. The money reflected in his eyes.
I would like to thank all of the students in Dr Strange's class who are making really positive comments on the class blog. The children are getting a huge 'buzz' out of it and feel really inspired to write. Ms Glaze
All the children in Team 2 have been practising their spelling all year in preparation for the Spelling Bee. We started with the top 4 spellers in each class. Mr Jacobsen MC'd for us. All the children were excited but very nervous. Have a look to see who our Gold, Silver and Bronze winners were.
hot sunny day Ben the diver jumped into the deep blue sea to find
treasure.Ben swam through the
coral in the black water.When he
jumped into the cold water he saw an octopus with mean beady eyes lying on a
bright blue box.
tried to pull the octopus off the broken, sandy box but the octopus tentacles
were wrapped around tightly.
Ben said “Hey whats that box? I wonder if there is any treasure in there?”
peaked around the box and suddenly the octopus began choking Ben and they
started to fight in the swirling, white cloudy water.
Ben tied the octopus long sticky tentacles into knots and pushed him off the
broken sandy box.When Ben pushe
the octopus off the box he lifted it up and suddenly he saw golden glittering
Noah has added lots of interesting detail to his story too. If you like it please leave him a comment.
the deep sea diver jumped into the deep cold blue water looking for gold and
treasure. He was wearing a snorkel an some flippers. He saw an octopus sitting on an old sandy box. As he swam to it the seaweed swirled
like a swirling snake in the black cold sea.
swam through the black swirling water and sneaked behind the cold grey
rocks.He went to the octopus and
tried to pull the sticky tentacles off.Then the octopus turned around and Ben saw his mean black eyes.
tied the octopus long sticky tentacles into a big round knot, it was like a
ball.He pushed the octopus as
hard as he could.He pushed and
pushed until the octopus slipped into the deep cold sea.
Ben opened up the treasure box he saw sparkling gold.It sparkled in his eyes and made him almost kiss it.
Ajani has worked really hard to add lots of interesting details into his story. If you like it please leave him a comment.
deep sea diver dived into the cold deep blue sea that was swirling like a
tornado.Tom swam cautiously
throught the seaweed in the cold water. He swam to the bottom.When he stopped he saw a huge octopus
with mean eyes and 8 stretchy long tentacles.
octopus wrapped his sticky tentacles around the dusty old box.Tom was excited, his heart was pounding
as he tried to get the octopus tentacles off.
the octopus let go of the treasure box so Tom tangled the sticky long tentacles
into knots and pushed the octopus into the deep sea.
opened the treasure box and found gold, golden money and jewels.
surprised and he realized that he could be rich.“Yeah! Yeah! I can be rich” he screamed.He couldn’t believe it, it was his first
back up for fresh air and carried the chest with him and shared it with his
Mitchell has used lots of descriptive words to paint a really interesting picture in your minds eye. If you like Mitchell's story please leave him a comment.
swam through the long stretchy, wiggling, swirling seaweed and sneaked behind
the colourful coral. He peaked through the coral and saw an octopus sitting on
an old dusty treasure box stuck in the wavy sand.
approached the octopus and he tried to pull the octopus sticky gooey tentacles
off but the octopus wrapped his tentacles tightly over the old dusty treasure
box. Ben pulled the sticky tentacles off and they started to have a fight.
octopus tried to strangle Ben but he fight the octopus back.
tied and wrapped the octopus’s tentacles into a really tight knot. He pushed
the mean octopus away and it floated away into the deep sea.
the octopus was gone Ben swam to the dusty-old treasure box and opened it.He saw shiny bright gold and jewellry.
Room 7 have been learning how to write a whole story using a picture storyboard as the motivation. A paragraph has been constructed daily using the gifted words. Can you work out which words have been gifted?
Manuwai, Zion and Myztique have been learning about how book reviews. Listen as they tell you their favourite part of 'A Barrel of Gold'. If you have any other suggestions of how to make the review even better please leave them a comment.
Memory had a really fun weekend with her family. I like how she has added lots of details. If you like it to, or if you have some other really interesting ideas to share about the pools please leave a comment.
Room 7 have been learning all about Van Gogh and how he used water colours to paint his pictures. They followed the stages and look at their amazing results. If you like them send them on comment on the blog.
In Room 7 we have been very lucky to have a teacher visiting from Michigan in the USA for the last week. Her name was Brittney Jobac and she brought a lovely letter from each of the children in her class. Room 7 have replied to all of their letters. Thank you Miss Jobac for all your help. :)
The children have chosen their favourite work from Term 2 so far. During this time they have been writing about the Immersion Assembly for Art Alive, writing about sunflowers and about their fitness activity called Jack Fly away. If you want to know how to play Jack Fly Away send them a comment.