Numeracy 2014

I am learning to:
  • find a half(1/2) and a quarter(1/4) of shape.

I am learning to:
  • count backwards from 20
  • skip count in 2s, 5s & 10

Learning to Read 2014

Term 1
                                Buddy Reading

Term 2
Visiting the Library

Term 3
What do good readers do?
I am a good reader because I listen to the next word. I am good at reading and I listen to all of the sounds. I am good at that because I am the best at that.

Term 4
Kevin reading while Anaru is videoing

Term 4 Writing

I am learning to:
  • Write the correct sound in the words

Teacher Comment
Kevin, you can write many of the sounds you hear in words and you are including many Fast words in your writing. Your next step is to check that you are only including the sounds you need and no extras!

Term 3 Writing

I am learning to
  • Make my writing more interesting and easier to read
Success Criteria

  • Include many ideas in my stories.
  • Put a capital letter that the beginning of each idea.
  • Put a full stop at the end of each idea.

Teacher Feedback
Kevin, you have included five ideas in your writing and you are trying to use fullstops and capital letters correctly.

Discovery Term 3/4

We are learning to 
  • Use the Key Competencies

       Managing Self                       Participating & Contributing                         Thinking  
                  Using Language, Symbols & Texts                     Relating to Others 

Measurement - Length, Width & Height

We are learning to measure.

We will know that we are successful when we:

  • Use measuring language to compare length, width, and height
  • Select objects which are about the same length as a given object
  • Order three or more objects by length, height or width
  • Use materials to make a long or short construction

Te Reo

We are learning to:
  • Use basic Maori vocabulary

Fitness - Skipping

We are learning to keep fit.

We will know we are successful when we:

  • Join in activities with a positive attitude
  • Identify what makes fitness a positive experience
  • Identify ways to make changes to the activity to increase enjoyment
  • Demonstrate basic skipping skills with short and long ropes

Student Comment
Today we did skipping because we love skipping because we can do it.


We are learning to move like gymnasts.

We will know we are successful when we:

  • Create and perform a sequence which links two shapes through rolling, traveling or jumping.

Student Comment
I did well at gymnastics and Miss Corcoran photographed. My buddy is Myles and we did pencil rolls.