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Weekly Schedule - Monday 8 November to Friday 12 November

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Lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers

Monday 8 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Greedy cat and the chooks Have fun reading about and listening to Greedy Cat's visit to Aunty's place and find out how he overcomes a problem! [DOCX, 478KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Math: Suzy the Farmer Join Suzy Cato to learn about strategies that we can use to help us solve maths problems [DOCX, 44KB] Maths 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Burger Business

Join Tony to find out about food allergies and then learn how to make a burger that meets the needs of our whānau [DOCX, 73.4KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.4MB]

Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Game Changers We follow a group of students as they face the challenges of building their own game [DOCX, 346KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.7MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Takahē Join Shawn Cooper to meet the takahē, a taonga that is critically endangered [DOCX, 339KB] Science 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 9 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Being Helpful Join Monique Cox-Timmer to consider ways to respond to a text and to explore ways of writing and saying thank you to those who have helped them. Students will use a range of processing and comprehension strategies to make meaning and think critically [DOCX, 87KB] English 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 [PDF, 3MB]

Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Powerful poets Join Marissa Paniora to explore poetry and the features that ‘powerful poets’ use in their writing [DOCX, 88KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.9MB]

Instructions [PDF, 990KB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Math: Which is the better deal? Join Fern Webber to explore the use of mathematics in real life situations [DOCX, 64KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.3MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 10 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: That’s the way Join Carmel as she shares the story of Animoe as she plays Kirikiti for the first time with the manaakitanga of her family and friends [DOCX, 626KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 13MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Math: Taputoru (Triangle) Join Suzy Cato to take a closer look at triangles, and how to identify triangles in the world around us [DOCX, 65KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.1MB]

Maths 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Pick n’ Mix Smoothies Join Tony as he makes a yummy smoothie and learn how fruits and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and nutrients [DOCX, 73KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.6MB]

Health & PE, Technology & English 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 Science: Properties of materials In this lesson we are going to observe, explore and understand more about materials and their properties [DOCX, 225KB] Science 8–11 year olds

Thursday 11 November

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 Science: Seashells All living things have certain requirements so they can stay alive. Join Suzy Cato as she takes a close look at seashells and how they've adapted to survive [DOCX, 870KB] Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Playing fair Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she explains the importance of fair play through exploration of traditional Aotearoa and Pacific games [DOCX, 88KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.9MB]

The Arts, Technology and HPE 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Fly me up Join Marissa Paniora and explore how social-practice artists use art to highlight an issue [DOCX, 515KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

English, Social Sciences and The Arts 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Kupe’s journey Join Ma'ata to learn about the equal sign, using a scale on a map to find the total distance and how to give directions using the compass points [DOCX, 63KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.2MB]

Maths and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Friday 12 November

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Greedy cat and the chooks Have fun reading about and listening to Greedy Cat's visit to Aunty's place and find out how he overcomes a problem! [DOCX, 476KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Math: Taputoru (Triangle) Join Suzy Cato to take a closer look at triangles, and how to identify triangles in the world around us [DOCX, 65KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.1MB]

Maths 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Burger Business Join Tony to find out about food allergies and then learn how to make a burger that meets the needs of our whānau [DOCX, 73KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.4MB]

Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy: Game Changers We follow a group of students as they face the challenges of building their own game [DOCX, 346KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.7MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Properties of materials In this lesson we are going to observe, explore and understand more about materials and their properties [DOCX, 225KB] Science 8–11 year olds

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