Thursday, October 20, 2011

Term 4 Week 1

Homework Week 1 Term 4


You have 10 spelling words for the week. Please practice learning them everyday.

Put your 10 words into a sentence – 1 sentence for 1 word. Please keep the sentences neat. Underline your spelling word in the sentence.


Write out the questions and answers to the 6 and 7 timetables in your book. Make sure you learn both the multiplication and division facts.

Challenge: How fast can you recite them all mixed up? Record your best time.


You must read for at least 15 minutes each night. Record your reading in the table below.




Actual time read






Well the 2011 Rugby World Cup (RWC) is over. We’re interested to know what you thought and how you felt about the tournament.

Your Inquiry task this week is based around the “Six Thinking Hats” (which we will be using a lot this term). Think about the RWC and answer the questions in the table below. Come to class on Friday ready to talk about your thoughts, feelings and conclusions with the class.



WHITE (information)

What is something new you learned during the RWC?

RED (emotions)

How did you feel about the RWC?

Why did you feel this way?

Would anything have changed the way you felt?

YELLOW (positives)

What was good about the RWC for you personally? What was good about the RWC for New Zealand as a country?

BLACK (risk/judgement)

Was there anything you did not like about the RWC?

Did the tournament have any negative effects?

GREEN (creative)

If you were in charge of organising the next RWC what would you do differently?

BLUE (evaluation)

What is your overall opinion about the 2011 RWC?

What made you reach this conclusion?

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