Tuesday, November 12, 2013

O le Laumei ma le Lapiti


O le Laumei ma le Lapiti is the Samoan translation for the fable, 'The Tortoise and the Hare'. Watch and see the children from Room 8 retell this fable, in the beautiful setting of Pt England, Auckland, New Zealand.  Please leave a comment for the children in Room 8.  

Film Festival Presenters 2013


Lights, Camera, Action! Here are the amazing Room 8 presenters who introduced our class movie in the Manaiakalani Film Festival.  Well done Justus and Faioso for standing with confidence and pride in front of a huge audience at Hoytts Sylvia Park.  Please leave a comment for our presenters.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Sheales's recount of Athletics Day


Here is Sheales sharing her recount of Athletics Day.  Fantastic work Sheales   Please leave a comment for Sheales.

Leatham's recount of Athletics Day



Here is Leatham sharing his recount of Athletics Day.  Fantastic work Leatham   Please leave a comment for Leatham.

Jonathon's recount of Athletics Day



Here is Jonathon sharing his recount of Athletics Day.  Fantastic work Jonathon!  Please leave a comment for Jonathon.

Andrew's recount of Athletics Day


Here is Andrew sharing his recount of Athletics Day.  Fantastic work Andrew!  Please leave a comment for Andrew.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Glennis's animation of What in the world is going on?


This term in Room 8 we are focussing on Festivals from around the world.  Our whole school topic is called: What in the world is going on?  Here is a movie created by Glennes about a performance by the Team 3 teachers during the immersion assembly.  Well done Glennes, keep up the good work!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Year 3 & 4 Cricket competition


Faioso and Aneelis spent the day on Thursday playing Cricket for the year 3 & 4 cricket competition.  They had a fantastic day, and they won all their games.  Well Done girls!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Tom's Row row row your boat animation


Tom really loves to create animations.  Here is another one of his animations he created on one day.  Keep striving to succeed Tom!

Congratulations Troy!

This week our duffy award winner is Troy for showing greater effort in his book bag reading.  Well done Troy!

Monday, September 9, 2013

Glennes's cricket recount


Here is Glennes's recount about Cricket.  Keep trying hard Glennes!

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Congratulations Josh!

Congratulations to Josh for coming second in the 7 year old boys cross county race.  Fantastic Josh - we are so proud of you!

Jonathon's Duffy award


Congratulations to Jonathon for winning the Duffy Award certificate for Week 6.  Well done Jonathon!

Aneelis - First place in Cross Country!


Congratulations to Aneelis for coming first in the 7 year old girls Cross country race.  We are so proud of you Aneelis!

Soccer with Steven

 On Wednesday Room 8 enjoyed learning how to play Cricket with Steven.  Here are some photos of our amazing experience.


Maths word problems






The clever children in the squares and stars are working on solving word problems.  Here are some word problems they created in small groups.  Super Maths work Room 8!

Tom's Weekend recount at Parakai pools


Tom had a great weekend experience.  Tom created this animation all during the writing lesson. Watch and Listen as he shares his weekend recount. Fantastic work Tom!

Faioso's soccer recount


Listen as Faioso shares her soccer recount.  Keep up the good work Faioso!

Brooklyne's Soccer recount


The year 3 and 4 girls were treated with a soccer day.  Listen as Brooklyne shares her soccer recount.  Keep up the great work Brooklyne

Friday, August 30, 2013

Savalivali means go for a walk


'Savalivali' is a well known Samoan song that is easy to sing and dance to.  Have fun watching this movie created by the clever Room 8 students.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Justus's Prince Charming fairytale


In Writing we are focussing on narratives.  Here is a fairytale Justus created on his own.  Well done Justus!  I liked the way you presented your characters with a lot of expression.  Keep up the great work.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Harold's Life education


Here is a short clip of Harold's cool song called 'Keep your cool'.  Thanks Lynn for teaching us all about being kind to everyone!

Tom's Nursery Rhyme animation



Here is Tom's Nursery Rhyme animation about the Incey Wincy Spider.  Well done Tom!

Martin's Nursery Rhyme animation


Here is Martin's Nursery Rhyme animation about the Incey Wincy Spider.  Well done Martin!

Paige's Hickory Dickory Dock animation


Here is Paige's Nursery Rhyme animation about Hickory Dickory Dock.  Great work Paige!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Duffy Award for Week 2: Tom

Congratulations to Tom for winning the Duffy Award for Week 2.  Keep up the good work Tom!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Basketball skills - Pivot pass

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Every Tuesday in term 2 we will be learning about Basketball. Here is a short clip of our session with Steph teaching us how to pivot and pass.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Cook Islands Language Week 2013


Kia Orana, the second Pacific Language Week for 2013 is Cook Islands Language Week.  The theme for the week is: Toku Reo, Utuutu `la: My Language, Nurture it.  Have a go learning the Cook Islands greetings.  Ka Kite (Good bye)

Friday, July 19, 2013

Jonathon's recrafted recount


Mrs Maude is helping a small group of children in Room 8 improve their recount writing.
Listen as Jonathon shares his weekend recount.  Keep up the great work Jonathon!

John's recrafted recount


Mrs Maude is helping a small group of children in Room 8 improve their recount writing.
Listen as John shares his weekend recount.  Keep up the great work John!

Sheales's PSI animation


Here is Sheales's PSI animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Sheales!

Monday, July 15, 2013

Aneelis's PSI animation



Here is Aneelis's PSI animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Aneelis!

Angela's PSI animation


Here is Angela's PSI animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Angela!

Charles's PSI animation


Here is Charles's PSI animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Charles!

Germaine's PSI animation



Here is Germaine's PSI animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Glennis!

Glennes's PSI animation

Here is Glennes's PSI animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Glennis!

Javan's PSI animation


Here is Javan's animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Javan!

Josh's PSI animation

Here is Josh's animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Josh!

Justus's PSI animation

Here is Justus's animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Justus!

Leatham's PSI animation


Here is Leatham's animation created on hyperstudio.  Great effort Leatham!

Maypo's PSI animation

Here is Maypo's PSI animation created using hyperstudio.  Great effort Maypo!

Penny's PSI animation


Here is Penny's PSI animation created using hyperstudio.  Great effort Penny!

Friday, July 12, 2013

Duffy award winner - Stacey

Here is a photo of Stacey with her Duffy Award on the last week of  school.  Keep up the great work Stacey!


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Martin's PSI animation

Here is Martin's PSI animation he created using Hyperstudio.  Martin worked really hard all term to complete his elearning task.  Well done Martin!  Please leave a comment for Martin.

Tom's PSI animation

Here is Tom's PSI animation.  Tom worked really had all term and he created over 500 cards for his animation stack.  Keep up the good work Tom!  Please leave a comment for Tom.

Paige's PSI animation

Here is Paige's PSI animation.  I love the way you have paid a lot of attention to detail.  Well done Paige!
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Monday, July 8, 2013

Maori Language Week 2013


Te Wiki o te Reo Maori was on 1-7 July 2013.  Room 8 visited the Auckland Zoo that week and thought of sharing our experience by translating into Maori some of the animals.  We hope you enjoy our movie.  Ka Kite ano Mrs Tuala and Room 8.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Leatham's weekend recount

Leatham loves to share his writing.  Leatham is still learning to put in fullstops at the end of his sentences and he is still saying out loud where they go in his sentences.  Listen as Leatham reads his recount.  Super writing Leatham!

Monday, July 1, 2013

Glennes's siapo pattern

Glennes's siapo pattern created on ipad.

Faioso's siapo pattern

Faioso's siapo pattern created on ipad.

Andrew's bike

Andrew read the book Bike.  Here Andrew's illustration from the book.  Great job Andrew

Sheales's siapo pattern

Sheales's siapo pattern created on ipad.

Stacey's siapo pattern

Stacey's siapo pattern.  I love your choice of colourful colours Stacey.

John's weekend recount


Here is John sharing his exciting weekend recount.  Fantastic work John.  Please leave a comment for John.

Jonathon's weekend recount


Here is Jonathon sharing his exciting weekend recount.  Fantastic work Jonathon.  Please leave a comment for Jonathon.

Justus's weekend recount


Here is Justus sharing his exciting weekend recount.  Well done Justus!  Please leave a comment for Justus.

Martin's weekend recount


Here is Martin sharing his exciting weekend recount.  Fantastic work Martin.  Please leave a comment for Martin.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Javan's siapo pattern

Latham's siapo pattern

Latham's siapo pattern

Aneelis's siapo pattern

Aneelis's siapo pattern created on ipad.

Soccer with Juan


In Room 8 we enjoy playing soccer (football).  Listen as Sheena shares her recount about football with Juan.  Well done Sheena, keep up the good work.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The Samoan alphabet


Did you know that there are 17 letters in the Samoan alphabet.  Watch as the talented children from Room 8 teach us about the Samoan alphabet.  Take it away Tamaiiti (children).

Friday, June 7, 2013

Angela's siapo pattern

Aneelis's siapo pattern

Here is Aneeli's siapo pattern created on ipad.  Well done Aneelis.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Angela's siapo pattern

Here is Angela's siapo pattern created on our ipad.  Well done Angela.

Leatham's Siapo pattern

Here is Leatham's siapo pattern created on our ipad.  Well done Leatham

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Charles's siapo pattern

Here is a siapo pattern Charles created using the ipad.  Great work Charles.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Paige's Samoa Acrostic poem

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Here is Paige's acrostic poem about Samoan Language week 2013.  Malo lava Paige keep up the good work.
Siapo patterns
Afio mai means welcome
Manuia le aso means have a great day
O a mai oe means how are you?
Aso nei means today.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Yummy Ice cream by Angela


Tuesday 21th of may 2013 

Last Friday After lunch we had PSI on computer 6 and we were watching the science
Experiment investigations First they got a cup  then the man put the cold Liquid in the
Cup .After that  the man put some dry ice in it and some smoke came out of the
Cup.The scientist   was wearing protective glasses .Then the man put the milk in the
Mixer next thing the man put the got the cup of dry ice  and liquid into the mixer
It turned into a ice-cream on Friday the ice-cream we ate was the Mars bar
The mars bar is Light brown and it tasted like chocolate Milk it was delicious 
and yummy.  Later on room 8 ate the banana  chocolate chip it was bright
Yellow the little tiny things was the dark brown chocolate chips.

By Angela

Friday, May 17, 2013

Sheena's happy day

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During our PSI investigations, we had a special treat.  Find out all about it Sheena's PSI recount.  Well done Sheena keep up the good work.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Stacey's recount about Immersion Assembly



Our Teacher's put on an amazing Immersion assembly to introduce our new topic called P S I.  Here is Stacey's recount of Team 4's presentation.  Fantastic work Stacey.



Maypo's recount about Immersion Assembly


Our Teacher's put on an amazing Immersion assembly to introduce the new topic called P S I.  Here is Maypo's recount of Team 4's presentation.  Fantastic work Maypo.

Paige's Immersion Assembly recount


Our Teacher's put on an amazing Immersion assembly to introduce our new topic called P S I.  Here is Paige's recount of Team 4's presentation.  Fantastic work Paige.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Glennes's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Glennes's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Glennes,  keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Glennes.

Tom's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Tom's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Tom,  keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Tom.

Jonathon's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Jonathon's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Jonathon,  keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Jonathon.

Leatham's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Leatham's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Leatham, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Leatham.

Paige's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Paige's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Paige  keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Paige's.

Charles's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Charles's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Charles's  keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Charles's.

Josh's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Josh's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Josh, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Josh.

Javan's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Javan's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Javan, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Javan.

Justus's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Justus's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Justus, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Justus.

Peter's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Peter's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Peter, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Peter.

Stacey's 'All about Me' animation

Here is Stacey's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Stacey, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Stacey.

Angela's 'All about Me' animation

Here is Angela's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Angela, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Angela.

Jasmyne's 'All about Me' animation


Here is Jasmyne's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Jasmyne, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Jasmyne.

Andrew's All about Me animation


Here is Andrew's first animation for the year called 'All about Me'.  Well done Andrew, keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Andrew.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Gwynn's beach reflection

We had a wonderful day at Pt England beach.  Watch and listen to Gwynn's reflection about the beach. Well done Gwynn.

Charles beach reflection

We had a wonderful day at Pt England beach.  Watch and listen to Charles's reflection about the beach. Well done Charles.

Peter's beach reflection



We had a wonderful day at Pt England beach.  Watch and listen to Peter's reflection about the beach. Well done Peter.


Javan's beach reflection

We had a wonderful day at Pt England beach.  Watch and listen to Javan's beach reflection.  Well done Javan.

Troy's Beach reflection


We had a wonderful day at Pt England beach.  Watch and listen to Troy's beach reflection.  Well done Troy.

Pt England Beach Trip

On Friday 18th February we had a whole school picnic at Pt England Beach.  We had such an amazing time playing in the warm sand, swimming in the cool waters, watching our singing stars on the microphone and enjoying each others company.  Here are some photos of our fun-filled day.

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Survivor Pt England


What does co-operation mean to you ?  In Room 8 we have been learning about co-operation through a survivor team challenge.  We hope you enjoy our movie.  Please leave us a comment.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Paige's weekend recount


What do you like to do in the weekend?  Listen as Paige shares her weekend recount.  Keep up the good work Paige.

John's Milkshake


What is your favourite milkshake? John's reading group were so lucky to make delicous milkshake with Mrs Lal.  Watch and see how much fun it is making milkshake.  Well done John!  Keep up the good work.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Summertime


How were your summer holidays?  Here are a just a few of our summertime graphics.  Please keep checking our blog because we will be adding more amazing graphics soon.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Welcome to Room 8 in 2013


Welcome back to Room 8 in 2013.  I hope you have had a fantastic and awesome holiday break with all your family and friends.  This year is going to be really exciting, so make sure you keep checking our blog to keep up with all our cool learning.  Here is a short movie of the beautiful faces in Room 8.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Steven's Toy Story


Here is Steven's Toy animation he created in Room 8 in 2012.  Well done Steven keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Steven.

Aliyah's Toy story


Here is Aliyah's Toy animation she created in 2012 in Room 8.  Well done Aliyah! keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Aliyah.

Isaac's Toy animation


Here is Isaac's Toy animation he created in 2012 in Room 8.  Well done Isaac keep up the good work.  Please leave a comment for Isaac.