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Weekly Schedule - Monday 15 November to Friday 19 November

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Lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers

Monday 15 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Mum’s Octopus Today we are going to listen/whakarongo to a story called 'Mum's Octopus' and talk about collecting kaimoana from the beach [DOCX, 377KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 11MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: Hau takiwā - air Join Suzy as she introduces basic concepts about the physical and chemical properties of air [DOCX, 200KB] Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Waka Join Monique Cox-Timmer to explore the different stages of people arriving in New Zealand and explain the similarities and differences between Māori and Pacific waka/vaka [DOCX, 98KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 8MB]

Technology and Visual Arts 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Bledisloe Cup Join Marama as she explores the steps in the design process to solve a problem and then use this process to create their own new product [DOCX, 330KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.9MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Math: Netball fundraising Join Ma'ata to convert improper fractions to mixed number fractions; then add, multiply, and divide fractions [DOCX, 59KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.8MB]

Mathematics 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 16 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: I am Alice Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she explores comprehension strategies to locate and interpret ideas and information in complex texts [DOCX, 195KB]

Supporting material [PDF, 1.8MB]

English and Technology 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Using feedback to step up our innovations Join Tony as he discusses the innovation process and how important feedback is in that process [DOCX, 78KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.4MB]

Technology, PE and Health 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Photographs Join Marissa Paniora as she explores how photographs can represent a neighbourhood [DOCX, 2.1MB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

English, Social Sciences 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Science and innovation Join Shawn Cooper to explore the interactions between science and innovation [DOCX, 362KB] Science 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 17 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Scarecrows from space Join Teina to understand how to make predictions about a text using both the text and photographs [DOCX, 693KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.7MB]

English, Technology 5–7 year olds
Junior Math: Making Putiputi Maths can be very creative! It also can help you solve everyday problems, like today's fun art project - how many pegs will you need to make a putiputi (flower)? [DOCX, 63KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.8MB]

Maths 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Weather Join Monique Cox-Timmer to explore the impact of weather on our sense of belonging and make some components of a weather station [DOCX, 88KB] Social Sciences, Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Unwanted pests In our episode today we will explore the meaning of innovation. What is it and what it may look like for you? We will use our answers to help us design our own innovation [DOCX, 399KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.6MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Math: Data squares Join Fern Webber to learn how to collect and organise information on data squares to answer questions [DOCX, 249KB]

Supporting material 1 [PDF, 257KB]

Supporting material 2 [PDF, 280KB]

Maths and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Thursday 18 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Making a road Join Monique Cox-Timmer to find out how roads are planned and constructed [DOCX, 71KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Purposeful pots Join Tony as he explores what an inventor does [DOCX, 65KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.1MB]

English, Technology and Social Studies 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Te Papa Detective Marissa Paniora explores Māori taonga and how we all have a story and an identity that can be represented through symbols and artefacts [DOCX, 336KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.3MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Marama – the moon Join Shawn Cooper to learn more about objects in our night sky such as the moon. In this episode we will explore how cultures around the world have used the moon [DOCX, 3.4MB] Science 8–11 year olds

Friday 19 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Mum’s Octopus Today we are going to listen/whakarongo to a story called 'Mum's Octopus' and talk about collecting kaimoana from the beach [DOCX, 377KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 11MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: Hau takiwā - air Join Suzy as she introduces basic concepts about the physical and chemical properties of air [DOCX, 200KB] Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Creative circles Unleash your creativity and make some amazing circles with Tony [DOCX, 79KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 7.1MB]

Arts, Maths and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Bledisloe Cup Join Marama as she explores the steps in the design process to solve a problem and then use this process to create their own new product [329.9KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.9MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Math: Netball fundraising Join Ma'ata to convert improper fractions to mixed number fractions; then add, multiply, and divide fractions [DOCX, 59KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.8MB]

Mathematics 8–11 year olds

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