Monday, August 25, 2008

Democracy vs Communism

The students of Room 16 are learning about China. Faye and Boaza researched for information on Democracy and Communism and made this slide show. Watch and learn! What do you think of it? Do make a comment.
Democracy vs Communism
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Friday, August 22, 2008

Business Suits

Rooms 15 and 16 (Extension Team) took on a Challenge in Week 3 of Term 3. The aim of the challenge was to get students to think creatively and work as a team to produce business suits with newspaper, cellotape and a metre long string.
Watch the podcast to know more about how the challenge went.
By Melehifo, Mele V, Seneti and Daniel (Room 16)

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Monday, August 18, 2008

How to make Sonobe Units

Hi
Below is the website that will help you create the Sonobe Units. Do try making these geometrical shapes. It is challenging but fun.

www.akpeters.com/previews/Mukerji_Excerpt.pdf

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Book Review

Here is a book review of the novel Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah. According to the Times Educational Supplement, this novel is 'a page-turner, which will appeal to young people's sense of justice'. We highly recommend that all upper primary students read this book.
-Students of Room 16

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Sonobe Shapes

The students in Room 16 made some complicated Sonobe shapes. This was a fun, challenging and exciting activity. If you would like to know how to make these shapes, do let us know through your comments and we shall endeavour to post the steps to make these beautiful shapes.
-Mele

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Monday, August 4, 2008

TV3 Workshop With Claire Robbie

On Friday the 1st of August we attended a workshop with TV3's news presenter Claire Robbie. In the workshop we were made to understand the steps that reporters and producers go through before the news is telecast.
It was a brilliant workshop and we got a lot out of it. Take a look!
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