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About my group Trees Birds Bugs Ecosystems
         
NZ Native - Estuaries 
Walt: synthesise information from across multiple texts.


Teacher Notes

Key Ideas to find out and understand: 
  • What is an estuary?
  • Describe an ecosystem within an estuary.
  • Identify features of the Tāmaki river/ estuary.
Instructions: 
Explore through the different texts. Some readings will help you answer specific tasks.

Extra:
Do your own research into pollution, and how it can have a negative effect on the natural environment and ecosystem. Use Tāmaki river/ estuary as an example.

Wikipedia - Tāmaki River


Estuaries
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/estuaries/page-1


Estuary Food Web
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/diagram/4620/estuary-food-web

Tāmaki River

NZ Heralad - Omaru Creek


Create a DLO
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tTOPgTM7M5itnA-Xax3BfQAqzU-9E43WSp92gnil42o/edit


NZ Native - Ecosystems + Spiders 
Walt: make connections across multiple texts.


Teacher Notes

Key Ideas to find out and understand: 
  • What is an ecosystem?
  • What's the difference between an insect and a spider?
  • What behaviours do spiders demonstarte?
Instructions: 
Explore through the different texts. Some readings will help you answer specific tasks.

Extra:
Do your own research, and create your own presentation/ poster/ blogpost about some of New Zealands spiders. What spiders would you like to see around Tāmaki and why? (And what kind of spiders would you NEVER want to see).

Ecosystems
http://eschooltoday.com/ecosystems/what-is-an-ecosystem.html


Ecosystems size


Spiders

Ecosystems
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/ecology/intro-to-ecosystems/a/what-is-an-ecosystem


Create your own Task
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ceFlEIjtkm6Nc3snDtH4GJWgdNOldQUm_Q15MjCzrSQ/edit


Food Webs

NZ Native - Bugs 
Walt: make connections across multiple texts.



Teacher Notes

Key Ideas to find out and understand: 
  • What is an insect?
  • What's the difference between an insect and a spider?
  • What is a weta?
Instructions: 
Explore through the different texts. Some readings will help you answer specific tasks.

Extra:
Do your own research, and create your own presentation/ poster/ blogpost about some of New Zealand native bugs. What kind of bugs would you like to see around Tāmaki and why?

What is an insect?
http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/resources/teaching/Insects-and-spiders/insects/what-are-insects


What are insects?
https://www.thoughtco.com/what-are-insects-1968416

Spiders

Weta

Create your own Task
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hNPuFhSUw6PU06a1_hlCoY4GXWkoYWLtKfLytOyKFXQ/edit


Weta DLO
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1BH9jt2r-E-syKDqucYYXRSsXfyZQNBzhjMg3bxEuQGA/edit#slide=id.p


NZ Native - Birds 
Walt: make connections across multiple texts.


Teacher Notes

Key Ideas to find out and understand: 
  • What makes a bird "Native" to NZ?
  • Why are Native birds special to New Zealand?
  • What makes the Tūi so special?
Instructions: 
Read Ring! Ring! and be ready to discuss this with your teacher.
Once you have read with your teacher you can start the task. 

Explore the other readings, and attempt the identification task.

Extra:
Do your own research, and create your own presentation/ poster/ blogpost about New Zealand native birds. What kind of birds would you like to see around Tāmaki and why?

Ring! Ring! - School Journal
https://sites.google.com/a/ptengland.school.nz/teamfour2017/reading/goodwin/ipads1/Screen%20Shot%202017-02-12%20at%203.45.18%20PM.png
Junior Journal 49

New Zealand Birds Online - identification

https://sites.google.com/a/ptengland.school.nz/teamfour2017/reading/goodwin/imacs1/Screen%20Shot%202017-02-11%20at%206.30.19%20PM.png


DoC - Tui
http://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/native-animals/birds/birds-a-z/tui/

How would they react?
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1UlOgR3vedEihLqUviZCMJG54GFA0CvmtUuLTnqq5NiQ/edit#slide=id.p


Identification Task
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1zQ9wyFTrJIowpYXFoj1U-gM6GDgETPYKBoCibJphArQ/edit#slide=id.g1c89086d8f_0_143

Tui


NZ Native - Trees 
Walt: make connections across multiple texts.


Teacher Notes

Key Ideas to find out and understand: 
  • What does "Native" mean?
    • Therefore what does "non-native" mean?
  • Why are Native trees important to New Zealand.
Instructions:
Read and Explore the DoC, Te Ara, and Science Learning Hub readings.

Complete the presentation and blogger task. You can use images from the DoC site, however you will need to attribute them.

Extra:
Do your own research, and create your own presentation/ poster/ blogpost about the type of Plants, Trees,& Birds you can find around the Pt England reserve.

DOC  - Kowhai
http://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/native-plants/kowhai/

Te Ara - Native Plants and trees
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/native-plants-and-animals-overview


Science Learning Hub - Endemic, Native, or Introduced.
https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1166-endemic-native-or-introduced


Drawing Template
https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1zH_B00nyPSSg6HfPdZcabacOzwJcoRWn7oOM5n7k2-I/edit

Blogger Task

Write a blog post to your readers about why you're excited for learning about Te Taiao O Tāmaki.
https://sites.google.com/a/ptengland.school.nz/teamfour2017/reading/goodwin/imacs1/Screen%20Shot%202017-02-06%20at%203.29.38%20PM.png
Why do you think Native Trees are important to Tāmaki?

Pt England Walk - Our Backyard
https://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~bwue001/Tramping/PointEnglandWalkway/PointEnglandWalkway.html


About my group - iPads 
Walt: follow instructions and present work to a high standard.



Teacher Notes


Instructions:

Welcome to 2017!
This is a new year, new class, new groups. You are going to spend the year be called by your group name, and because of this you should know a bit about it!

Read all 3 of the readings and watch both videos. 
You can read/ watch them in any order.

Complete the presentation and present it to a high standard. See the example to give you an idea on how to make a presentation look professional. 
Pt England School Kawa of Care
https://sites.google.com/a/manaiakalani.org/whanau-engagement/kawa-of-care-1


Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPad

Apple iPads
http://www.apple.com/nz/ipad-pro/



Presentation template
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PjGxs3A4EbNzsDqKq7HkMS7zOEmZC6kRFAocuXyDblM/edit#slide=id.p


Example
http://pesjudahp.blogspot.co.nz/2014/04/takapu.html


Youtube Video