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Hi. I'm Mrs McGivern, the Room 4 Class Teacher. We started our year making self-portraits, Modigliani-style. Here's mine!

More Pirate Treasure Maps from Room 4

    By Yienzarah and Mary Ula

By |17th June 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Pirate Treasure Maps

  We had to make a pirate treasure map in class. Everyone else made a 2-D map, but I made a 3-D map at home – I think it’s really cool! I have included everything [...]

By |17th June 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Blazer the Fish

Room 4 have been writing about the fish that we painted for the art exhibition. Here is Augustine's story: My fish’s name is Blazer and he has rainbow stripes around him and metallic dots and [...]

By |16th June 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Easter Collage Art and Stories

Room 4 have been studying the Gospel account of the events on Easter Sunday, when the women went to the tomb and found the stone rolled away. Jesus' body was gone. An angel told them [...]

By |14th May 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

The Blue Treasure – Get NZ Writing

Rooms 4 and 5 have been working together to write poems for the Get NZ Writing Project. Each student has to complete a found poem about a mystery object and send it on a postcard [...]

By |25th March 2019|Room 4, Room 5|0 Comments

The Mouse and The Motorcycle – with Chapter Chat

Room 4 have been reading 'The Mouse and the Motorcycle' by Beverly Cleary and doing follow up activities on Chapter Chat.  This is a Twitter based Book Chat for Year 3 and 4 students.  We [...]

By |16th March 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

An Update on Room 4’s Swimming Lessons…

Today Room 4 learnt how to do breast stroke.  Our hands ‘’made pizza” by spreading our arms out in a circle (while keeping your fingers closed together), then bringing your hands together near your chest [...]

By |13th March 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Gets a Picnic Table!

LOOK WHAT WE FOUND OUTSIDE ROOM 4 ON MONDAY MORNING!!?? Thank you Mrs Smuga for providing Room 4 with a lovely octagonal picnic table – it looks absolutely gorgeous and we are using it all [...]

By |13th March 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Visits the Grey Lynn Library

Last Friday, Room 4 visited the Grey Lynn Library. Everyone enjoyed listening to a special storytime with the librarians. Afterwards, we browsed the shelves looking at the wonderful collection in the Children's Section there.  Hopefully, [...]

By |28th February 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Are Paper Chain Champions!

Room 4 learned about the 'Ch' digraph as part of their phonics programme. Then they made paper chains with the 'ch' words they knew. What champions!    

By |13th February 2019|Classes, Room 4|0 Comments