Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Week 6 Homework

Senior School Homework Sheet Term 3, Week 6
Due: Tuesday 6th of September

Mathematics activities (tutoring, mathletics, math games, basic fact learning etc)
Literacy Log (Reading, Creative or Free Writing, Spelling etc)
Day
Time Spent
Signed
Book Read
Time Spent
Signed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Rich Task
Task 1) Book week is coming up this term. Make some plans of what you would like to do and when you will do this. Explain in a paragraph why you have chosen the piece of writing you are going to use.  
Task 2) Finish writing your orange day story and put onto google docs. You must share this with your classroom teacher and make sure you are including your thoughts, ideas, dialogue and evaluation in your writing.
Task 3) This week we have been learning about setting. Draw a detailed picture of a setting of your choice (Beach, forest, skate park, farm, etc) and describe your setting using descriptive words, sentences and phrases.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Term 3, Week 5 Homework


Senior School Homework Sheet Term 3, Week 5
Due: Monday 29th of August

Mathematics activities (tutoring, mathletics, math games, basic fact learning etc)
Literacy Log (Reading, Creative or Free Writing, Spelling etc)
Day
Time Spent
Signed
Book Read
Time Spent
Signed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Rich Task
Task 1) Your task this week is to complete your speech by Monday 20th of August. The part you should be working on this week is the “action” part. That is, offering the audience a solution to the threat you are talking about. You need to look at the peer feedback you have been given this week and make changes accordingly. You will also need to time your speech and practice your delivery. We will expect to hear your speeches on Monday.
Task 2)  At the moment Rm 12 and Rm 14 are working on Novel studies. You will write 2 paragraphs about your novel. In the first paragraph, explain how the author has hooked in the reader. What techniques did they use? For the second paragraph, describe the setting. Room 13 need to write these two paragraphs based on a novel they are reading during silent reading. This task is directly related to writing narratives.

Monday, 15 August 2016

Week 4, Term 3 Homework


Senior School Homework Sheet Term 3, Week 4
Due: Monday 22nd of August

Mathematics activities (tutoring, mathletics, math games, basic fact learning etc)
Literacy Log (Reading, Creative or Free Writing, Spelling etc)
Day
Time Spent
Signed
Book Read
Time Spent
Signed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Rich Task
Room 12 and 14 Writing Task: You need to finish and publish your personal experience writing on google docs. You must include: thoughts, feelings and observations in your writing to show evidence of your new learning.
Task 1) Write up your speech to date in a google doc and send to your classroom teacher. Remember to include; persuasive language features, emotions and rhetorical questions.
Task 2) This week you will focus on a Olympian or famous person that you would like to find out about. Write a paragraph about your famous person that will interest your reader.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Homework: Term 3, Week 3


Senior School Homework Sheet Term 3, Week 3  
Due: Monday 15th of August

Mathematics activities (tutoring, mathletics, math games, basic fact learning etc)
Literacy Log (Reading, Creative or Free Writing, Spelling etc)
Day
Time Spent
Signed
Book Read
Time Spent
Signed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Rich Task
Task 1: Now that you have found out about action groups that support your threat to the environment, find out if this group has a branch in wellington. Next see if you can find contact details for this action group.
Task 2: Now that you have explored your speech topic you will need to talk about it. This week we want you to know and understand your topic and be able to talk about it to a group of year 5 & 6 students. Write down in simple terms, what your topic is, what your point of view is and why. Don’t forget to use evidence to back up your viewpoint.
Task 3: Choose an olympic event. Investigate and write about its history, any past NZ successes and explain what particular skills are needed to excel.