Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Argument Writing

Over the past month Room 4 have been look at persuasive writing. Children have been learning about the structure of this genre and also how to provide quality reasons that support their standpoint. Our last topic was 'iPads in Classrooms. Students have put their finished arguments on their blog and we will be using this topic to learn about debates. We will be posting video clips of our classroom debates on the blog when we have finished.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Maths in Room 4

Maths from Kolynn Tai on Vimeo.

Mackenna, Ebony from Kolynn Tai on Vimeo.

Quads from Kolynn Tai on Vimeo.

In maths the squares group have been working on adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators. Children are learning to use factors of numbers to help find the lowest common denominator. Here are a couple of our students showing how they add and subtract fractions with different denominators.