Mask wearing at school
Due to Ministry recommendations, masks are optional in the classroom.
Mathematics - Each class will focus on the following strand: Statistics, and continue to focus on Number e.g. Multiplication and Division. In order to focus on the needs of the students, homework will differ from class to class.
Writing - Upon returning from camp, students will focus on recounts and then move onto creating short stories. They will continue to develop their understanding and knowledge of complex sentence structures and paragraphing.
Spelling - Students will continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of spelling. This includes spelling patterns, word origins, prefixes and suffixes as well as new vocabulary through our school wide Spelling Under Scrutiny Programme.
Reading - The class teacher will create a learning programme to accommodate the learning needs of the class and/or students’.
Inquiry - Teachers’ have decided that the first 3 weeks will be used to complete our Arts Inquiry from Term 3. From there, we will shift our focus to Careers.
Compelling Question: How do The Arts teach us about Culture? Underlying Concept: The Arts open up ways for us to communicate why we think, feel and act as we do, demonstrating culture and values. Context: The cultures within our class
Careers - The students will complete a careers unit during their Thursday rotation time. The focus will be on “How can I prepare for the future?” as the students inquire into these understandings:
Each fortnight, a different aspect of H.E.A.R.T will be the focus. One student, from each class, will receive the class award at the end of each fortnight. We will begin the term with Honesty and finish off with Teamwork.
Important Dates for Term 4:
Term 4 Reminders
Please feel free to email me with any questions or queries during the term.Mr. Isacc Hunia