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Room 29, now that you have completed your very own amazing race last week your task now is to complete the following activities. You may do this is any order you wish however, they must be completed by week 10.
L.I. We are learning to develop effective questions and draw conclusions from our findings. S.C. We will have
  • used a variety of questions from the 7 servants (who, what, when, where, how, why)
  • used a variety of open and closed questions to extract relevant information


Homework:


The New Zealand Economy
L.I. Students will be able to describe a New Zealand industry and what impacts it has on the economy, environment and the future of New Zealand.

S.C. We will be able to

  • describe what the New Zealand economy means to us and our families
  • explain in detail about why our chosen New Zealand industry is important to the future of New Zealand
  • make recommendations about our chosen industry in terms of development, sustainability and environment


Week 9. Complete a glogster poster Glogster (click this link and create new glog- its free) about New Zealands Economy. Ask 7 good questions about and answer these in your poster.

Think about: What economy means, why it is important, what New Zealand's economy is, what effects New Zealand industries have on the economy, what are New Zealands major industries

Week 10. Choose one of New Zealand's industries and describe the effect that it has on New Zealands ecomony. Present this information however you want - keynote, mindmap, glogster etc




Literacy:

1. Think about the following questions and create a mondo map about about "What makes us kiwi" www.mindomo.com
What makes us kiwi? Where do we come from? What types of things do we do? What do we sound like? What do we look like? Where is our heritage? What sports do we play? Where do we like to take holidays? Who belongs in our families?
After you have considered those questions, write a short paragraph including the information you have to persuade other people that "kiwi's are the best". Present this in a pages document (include pictures if you want). Upload the mondo map and paragraph to you persuasive writing area in your wiki.
2. Now that you have completed the 'Amazing Race' use what you know about the places you visited and your prior knowledge with persuasive writing to develop a tourism brochure that will persuade visitors to 1 or more of the destinations we visited.


Art:

LI: Identify and understand the importance of cloaks in the Maori culture

SC:
  1. As a group create your own cloak
  2. Write a short paragraph explaining the importance of cloaks, what they are made of and what they are used for in Maori cultures.
  3. Write a short description of your cloak and explain the significance of your design


Maths Activity Term One Week 10.


CALCULATORS AND SUMS:


Pairs for calculators and Sums
  • Flynn & Jack A
  • Kyle & Te Raina
  • Kata & Kimberly
  • Jarod R & Madison
  • Dylan & Shreya
  • Nicola, Ethan and Oliver


AMAZING RACE TIMETABLE


Everyday you must upload your maths onto your WIKI under Amazing race AND Measurement. You must include the date, LI and SC in your work that you upload everyday. You must voice thread or write a reflection of your days learning.

LI:
  • Use my time tabling skills

SC:
  • Create my own timetable for the amazing race.
  • Research different time zones in different countries
  • How long flights are between countries
  • Researching what activities the contestants can do
  • Interpret 12hour or 24hour time.

  • In PAIRS your task is to create your own amazing race. The rules for this are as follows

You must include the following destinations:
  1. Australia
  2. UK
  3. Russia
  4. America
  5. China
  6. Africa
  7. Italy


  • Your race must be over in 20 days
  • You must include 10 different activities as part of your amazing race
  • You must upload and present your work at the end of every math lesson.




Extension -If you finish early: How much money and what currency are these contesters going to use in each countries, and how many New Zealand dollars would that be in total?



DIGITS AND DIVIDERS:


Pairs for Digits and Dividers
  • Islah & George
  • Jarrod M & Shavaugn
  • Jenna & Sam
  • Olivia & Cody
  • Samuel & Kennedy
  • Toby & Bethany
  • Connor & Erica
  • Taylor-Rose, & Vinu
  • Jack H & Karl


AMAZING RACE TIMETABLE


Everyday you must upload your maths onto your WIKI under Amazing race AND Measurement. You must include the date, LI and SC in your work that you upload everyday. You must voice thread or write a reflection of your days learning.

LI:
  • Use my time tabling skills

SC:
  • Create my own timetable for the amazing race.
  • Research the distance form one place to the next
  • Include distance from one place to the next (km’s)
  • Interpret and use a bus timetable
  • Interpret 12hour or 24hour time.


  • Your task is to create a timetable for your own amazing race.
  • Your only source of transport is buses
  • Include the following:
  1. Times that the buses leave each place
  2. Times that the buses arrive at each place
  3. Distance travelled between each place
  4. Think about the gap between the first team and the last team! there was an hour during our amazing race
  5. The time that it takes to complete each activity.
  • You must upload and present your work at the end of every math lesson.



An example of the table that you could create is below:


Origin
Departing time
Destination
Arrival time
Distance travelled
Activity
Approximate activity time