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Weekly Schedule - Monday 13 December to Friday 17 December

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Lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers

Monday 13 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Reading sounds, words and sentences Join Teina to take a closer look at letter names and sounds for the letters u, h and d [DOCX, 70KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: Hua - Fruit Today Suzy Cato will introduce us to the classification of living things and to the flowering plant lifecycle [DOCX, 544KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.4MB]

Living World, Nature of Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Everyday Heroes Join Teina to see how the qualities found in inspirational people can be adapted and applied to our own lives [DOCX, 77KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.3MB]

Social Studies, Health and PE 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Cardboard Cathedral Join us as we delve into the process of building the remarkable Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch and then we will use this information to design our own temporary structure! [DOCX, 310KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.5MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Unsung Heroes in our community Join Ma'ata today as we work out ratios using multiplicative thinking and proportional reasoning [DOCX, 59KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.9MB]

Number - Ratios 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 14 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Let’s do the FLOSS Today we will learn to change the first sound that we hear in a word to make a new one. We will also learn about the floss spelling rule [DOCX, 63KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.3MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: The Science of Kai Join Suzy Cato to explore the different elements of her lunch and like scientists observe the characteristics of her kai [DOCX, 260KB]

Supporting material [3.5MB]

Nature of Science, Science Material world 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Bread and debugging Join Monique Cox-Timmer and explore a bread making process by following a series of basic instructions based on a flow chart model [DOCX, 80KB]

Supporting material 1 [PPTX, 2.9MB]

Supporting material 2 [PDF, 3MB]

Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Hooked into writing Part 1 Join Marissa Paniora as she continues to unpack the “breathing in” and “breathing out” model of reading and writing. Students will explore narrative writing and go through the steps involved in planning and creating their own story [DOCX, 2.4MB] English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Aporo and Innovation Join Shawn Cooper as he explains the variety within plant species as well as how and why new plant varieties are bred [DOCX, 348KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4MB]

Science, Technology 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 15 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Making a Road What road do you live on, what road is your school on? We travel on roads just about every day and today you will discover how roads are made [DOCX, 295KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 8MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths: Lēmani collecting Join Suzy to explore numbers and how we can partition numbers to solve tricky equations [DOCX, 63KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

Maths – Number (addition strategies) 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Pathway of the Spider Join Teina to see how two inspirational New Zealanders achieved their goals [DOCX, 69KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.2MB]

Visual arts 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Lazy Sneakers Join Marama Jones as she explains cause and effect and how it can be applied in everyday life in such a positive way, just as Maia has done with her Lazy Sneakers project [DOCX, 250KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.9MB]

Social Sciences, English, Technology 8–11 year olds
Middle Math: Turning old into new Does your whanau try to recycle some of your rubbish? In today’s lesson we’re going to find out a bit more about what recycling actually means [DOCX, 123KB] Science, Material World Technology 8–11 year olds

Thursday 16 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Feeding the birds In the lesson today you will discover that using a thinking tool (or template) is a good way of helping you decide the best way to do something [DOCX, 124KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5MB]

English, technology 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Be kind, Give back Join Tony as he discusses the importance of caring for others in our community (connectedness) [DOCX, 136KB] Values, Social Sciences 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: A sweet business Join Marissa Paniora as she explores the features of non-fiction texts and learn about the skills and actions required to start a business [DOCX, 119KB]

Supporting material [6.9MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Exploring patterns through wall friezes Join Fern Webber as he investigates repeating patterns through the context of wall friezes and learn to recognise patterns that have more than one attribute [DOCX, 72KB]

Supporting material [PDF, 114KB]

Maths and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Friday 17 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Reading sounds, words and sentences Join Teina to take a closer look at letter names and sounds for the letters u, h and d [DOCX, 69KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: Hua - Fruit Today Suzy Cato will introduce us to the classification of living things and to the flowering plant lifecycle [DOCX, 544KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.4MB]

Living World, Nature of Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Everyday Heroes Join Teina to see how the qualities found in inspirational people can be adapted and applied to our own lives [DOCX, 77KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.3MB]

Social Studies, Health and PE 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Cardboard Cathedral Join us as we delve into the process of building the remarkable Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch and then we will use this information to design our own temporary structure! [DOCX, 310KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.5MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Unsung Heroes in our community Join Ma'ata today as we work out ratios using multiplicative thinking and proportional reasoning [DOCX, 59KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.9MB]

Number - Ratios 8–11 year olds

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