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Weekly Schedule - Monday 6 December to Friday 10 December

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Lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers

Monday 6 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: The missing socks Today we are going to read a poem and a story that tell us about some characters and how they tried to solve the problem. We learn about techniques authors use to write their stories such as making a plan, using action details and dialogue [DOCX, 120KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 12MB]

English & Social studies 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths: Fantastic Forts! Join Suzy to see how to measure an area using different tools [DOCX, 67KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.9MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Grow like a Horoeka’ Join Teina as he relates the growth of Horoeka to people and how we also grow and change [DOCX, 68KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.1MB]

Science, English, Art, Music, Health 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Boy on a Bike Today we will join Marama to see when we think critically we can identify an author’s purpose for writing a story [DOCX, 368KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Kaimoana In this lesson we take a look at mussels as an example of kaimoana and the important role kaimona plays in our oceans [DOCX, 418KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 8.6MB]

Science 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 7 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Tom’s Tryathalon Part 1 Join Tom's journey as he trains and participates in a tryathlon, then create your own fun tryathlon to do with your whanau [DOCX, 474KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: Growing Kai Today Suzy introduces us to ngā maramataka as guides when growing kai [DOCX, 373KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 7.7MB]

Science 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Michel Mulipola: Superhero secrets Inspired by the work of Paul Mason and Michel Mulipola join Marissa and learn about creating characters, such as superheroes for your stories [DOCX, 704KB]

Supporting material 1 [PDF, 3.7MB]

Supporting material 2 [PPTX, 6.4MB]

English and Art 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Biosecurity and our ngahere Join Shawn Cooper as he explores biosecurity measures needed to protect our native ngahere [DOCX, 601KB] Science 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 8 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Tom’s Tryathalon Part 2 Join Tom's journey as he trains and participates in a tryathlon, then create your own fun tryathlon to do with your whanau [DOCX, 474KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Science: Oneone - Soil Today Suzy Cato will introduce us to the nature and property of soils [DOCX, 235KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Bag of surprises Develop your curiosity skills with Tony and his bag of surprises [DOCX, 99KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 9.2MB]

English and Science 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, 398KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.6MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Tongan Ngatu Today Ma'ata describes transformations found in everyday artifacts [DOCX, 381KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.5MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Thursday 9 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Queen of the Board Listen to 'Queen of the Board' a story about a family and the challenge of learning something new. Think and talk about what the writer did to develop the characters and events [DOCX, 606KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.9MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths:
Hēki! – Eggs!
Join Suzy Cato to learn how to make a mathematical claim, to equally share halves and quarters and to use half or quarter shapes to solve a problem [DOCX, 64KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

Maths 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Sharing Kai Join Monique Cox-Timmer to learn about the importance of sharing kai [DOCX, 283KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.8MB]

The Arts 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Connections Marissa Paniora brings you connecting words; join words, phrases and clauses to create more complex sentences in your writing [DOCX, 1.9MB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.7MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths:
Manu tukutuku
Join Fern Webber to solve problems about manu tukutuku kites [DOCX, 59KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.1MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Friday 10 December

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: The missing socks Today we are going to read a poem and a story that tell us about some characters and how they tried to solve the problem. We learn about techniques authors use to write their stories such as making a plan, using action details and dialogue [DOCX, 119KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 12MB]

English, Social studies 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths: Fantastic Forts! Join Suzy to see how to measure an area using different tools [DOCX, 67KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.9MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Grow like a Horoeka Join Teina as he relates the growth of Horoeka to people and how we also grow and change [DOCX, 68KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.1MB]

Science, English, Art, Music, Health 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Boy on a Bike Today we will join Marama to see when we think critically, we can identify an author’s purpose for writing a story [DOCX, 368KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Kaimoana In this lesson we take a look at mussels as an example of kaimoana and the important role kaimona plays in our oceans [DOCX, 418KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 8.6MB]

Science 8–11 year olds

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