Greetings one and all,
Hope you have all had a great break with your children and are ready for the exciting term ahead. We have another exciting but busy term ahead of us.
UNITS FOR TERM 4
RELIGION: COMMUNION OF SAINTS- “Saints and Inspiring people”. Children will look at some common saints as well as look at who is an inspiring person in their lives. ALL SAINTS/ ALL SOULS/ ADVENT- CHRISTMAS
LITERACY: WRITING- Expressive- recounts. Poetic- poetry/ prayers/ letters. Transactional- facts and information reports/ Descriptive language using the 7 descriptors to enhance writing. READING- Children continue to be tested at their level and are challenged to read with expression and clarity. SPELLING- all children have spelling words which are given out on Mondays. children are tested on Fridays. HANDWRITING- children are learning to use size and shaoe in their handwiritng as well as look at good posture.
MATHS: NUMBER/ MEASUREMENT
TOPIC STUDY: CELEBRATIONS- FESTIVITIES OF DIFFERENT CULTURES. Each class will focus on a different country. Room 9- Philippines/ Room 4- India/ Room 5- Sweden.
HEALTH: SUNSMART/ HAZZARDS- Hazards at the beach/ hazards at home and school.
P.E.: SMALL BALL SKILLS- THROWING/ CATCHING/ ROLLING/ HITTING
ART: 3D CONSTRUCTION- making Christmas decorations of our chosen country. Look at using recycled materials such as bread tags and paper rolls to make Christmas decorations. PROPS FOR OUR AROHANUI CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION, December 6th?.
MUSIC: Songs for the production and Gifting Mass.
Arohanui Vodafone Events Centre trip- DANCE WITH MYTHOLOGY. Rooms 4 & 5- Tuesday November 15th: 9- 1pm, Room 9- Wednesday November 16th: 9- 1pm.
Arohanui syndicate preparing GIFTING MASS- Friday December 2nd
Thank you again for your continued support.
God bless from Arohanui syndicate teachers and children.