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Weekly Schedule - Monday 18 October to Friday 22 October

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Lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers

Monday 18 October

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Fingerprints Join Monique Cox-Timmer to explore how people make significant contributions to New Zealand’s society by understanding ideas within, across, and beyond texts [DOCX, 219KB] English and Social Sciences 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, 99KB] Technology and Visual Arts 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Bringing stories to life Join Marissa Paniora as she examines the changes over time and the importance of illustrators and illustrations, with a particular focus on Ali Teo and Gus Sinaumea Hunter [DOCX, 1.3MB] English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Fit for purpose Join Shawn Cooper to learn about the needs and habitats of our pets and native species in order to practice kaitiakitanga [DOCX, 1.5MB] Science and Technology 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 19 October

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Stung! Join Teina to find out how a character’s determination to get help saves her life [DOCX, 492KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 9.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths: Square patterns Join Suzy Cato to take a closer look at squares, and how to use them to form other shapes [DOCX, 89.8KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 586KB]

Mathematics and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Bag of surprises It’s time to get curious, with a bag of surprises [DOCX, 98KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 9.2MB]

English and Science 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Local identities Join Marissa Paniora as she focuses on what we mean by a local identity [DOCX, 84KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.9MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Manu tukutuku Join Fern Webber to solve problems about manu tukutuku kites [DOCX, 57KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.1MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 20 October

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: Flight Join Monique Cox-Timmer to investigate key aspects of New Zealand’s aviation history and learn how to create a paper plane [DOCX, 80.8KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.3MB]

Technology and Social Sciences 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Joy Cowley: A very special New Zealander Join Marissa Paniora as she explores what makes a good Joy Cowley story [DOCX, 90KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.2MB] 

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Pūoru - the science of music and sound Explore the nature and properties of sound using everyday items as percussion instruments [DOCX, 3.3MB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.1MB]

Science 8–11 year olds

Thursday 21 October

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Starting out with sounds Join Teina to take a closer look at letter names and sounds for the letters a, t and m [DOCX, 64KB]

 

Supporting material 1 [PPTX, 3.3MB]

Supporting material 2 [PDF, 127KB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths: Making a timeline Join Suzy Cato to learn about sequencing by exploring daily events and steps involved in an activity [DOCX, 56KB]

 

Supporting material [PDF, 649KB]

Maths and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Creative circles Learn how to describe what ‘creativity’ is and how to use it with Tony [DOCX, 78.7KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 7.1MB]

Arts, Maths and Statistics 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 Maths: Community gardens Join Ma’ata to learn how to calculate the perimeter and area of a rectangle [DOCX, 61KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.2MB]

Maths and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Friday 22 October

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Stung! Join Teina to find out how a character’s determination to get help saves her life [DOCX, 492KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 9.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths: Square patterns Join Suzy Cato to take a closer look at squares, and how to use them to form other shapes [DOCX, 89.8KB]

 

Supporting material [586KB]

Maths and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Bag of surprises It’s time to get curious, with a bag of surprises [DOCX, 98KB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 9.2MB]

English and Science 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Hooked into writing part 2 Marissa Paniora’s lesson today is about using a plan to construct an opening paragraph that grabs the reader’s attention [DOCX, 184KB] English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Pūoru - the science of music and sound Explore the nature and properties of sound using everyday items as percussion instruments [3.3MB]

 

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.1MB]

Science 8–11 year olds

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