Monday, 28 May 2012

Room8's Possible Speech Ideas.

We are going to start writing speeches. Here is our brainstorm of possible topics. We used  lucidcharts to create this brainstorm. Can you think of any more ideas?

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Comparing Movies

We used to compare movies that entertain and movies that influence. We used Manaikalani Flim Festival movies.

Banana's Group Play.

We were learning to use expression when we read.  We had to look at the punctuation to know how to change our voice to suit.  We hope you enjoy!

Mavis and Jayden

These are my class mates Jayden and Mavis.  They won artist awards!  I thought I would share their good news with you.  Room 8 kids rock!

Monday, 7 May 2012

Room 8's Movie Ideas

We are studying Movie Magic.  We want to create movies that influence and inspire our audience.  Here is a brainstorm we created using to record our big messages.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Room 8 Charades

My Term 2 Learning Goals


To get to the next level I need to:
  1. Make up my own opinions about the stories and the characters
  2. To feel for the characters and situations by using my making connections strategy
  3. Use my skimming and scanning strategy to look for information quickly

To get to the next level I need to:
  1. Use capital letters correctly (at the start of sentences and for names of things like artworks and books).
  2. Keep developing vocabulary to use when writing


To get to the next level I need to:
  1. To write and solve number problems that involve fractions ½ ¼ 
  2. Learn and use the maths symbols =, < and >

The Tamaki College Girls Rugby League Championship!!!

If you are a fan of girls playing rugby league?  Because I am! If you are, then you should go to this video!

Throughout all the movies in the world you should watch this one because it inspires you to be a professional league player like playing for the warriors or your favourite team.

This encourages you to not give up on your dream to be a professional league player and it helps you to learn about it.

You should watch this video because this will encourage you to play league and it will help you to learn all about.

If you want to watch this video then you should go to and see for yourselves.