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The Little Lizard's... World War 1 Readings His Own War Silas the Stretcher... Boy Soldiers
Winning the... The Cardboard... Future Christchurch Take A Closer Look Elephant Toothpaste
Good Spotting!  
Elephant Toothpaste 
Walt: understand and use new vocabulary 

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. Define: Vocab
    - We are going to create a google drawing that shows our personal          definitions of new or interesting vocab.
    - You are to choose 4 words from last weeks padlet (which you can          find here) and complete the definition process.
    - Make sure to complete your definitions with as much detail and              thought as possible.
    - Once you have 
finished, post this onto your blog.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: Elephant Toothpaste
Extended Reading:

Steve Spangler Science for Kids

Take A Closer Look 
Walt: understand and use new vocabulary 

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. Vocab Padlet
    - We are going to create a vocab padlet. To do this you are going to          do the following things:
           1. Find any new or interesting vocab and add this to the group                   padlet.
           2. Write down the exact sentence that your chosen word was                       written in
           3. As a group we will create our own sentence using the new or                   interesting word




https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: Take A Closer Look
Extended Reading:

Exploring Harakeke on the SEM

The Cardboard Cathedral 
Walt: find comparisons and differences between items and provide proof 

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. Comparing Christchurch with Auckland
    - We are going to create a venn diagram that compares Christchurch       with Auckland using Google presentations.
    - You will need to make a copy and file this into your reading folder.
    - We will also link this Padlet project to provide proof of similarities          and differences.
    - Post this onto your blog with 1 paragraph explaining your learning.


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: The Cardboard Cathedral

Extended Reading: 
Idea City
Future Christchurch
 & Rebuild Christchurch
Winning the Bledisloe Cup 
Walt: find evidence and clues from the text to create a character description

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. Describing a Character
    - We are going to create a description of our lead character using               Padlet.
    - We will create the first one together and you will create the second         one with a buddy.
    - Post this onto your blog with 1 paragraph explaining your learning.




https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: Winning the Bledisloe Cup

Extended Reading: 

Bledisloe Cup for service to horticulture

Silas the Stretcher Bearer 
Walt: find evidence and clues from the text to create a description

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. Describing a Character
    - We are going to create a description of our lead character using               Padlet.
    - We will create the first one together and you will create the second         one with a buddy.
    - Post this onto your blog with 1 paragraph explaining your learning.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: Silas the Stretcher Bearer
Extended Reading: 
Boy Soldiers
 
New Zealand at War Timeline
His Own War 
Walt: Present information different ways

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. 
Creating an Info Poster
    - You are going to choose some key information or details from your story and 
      create a poster that teachers others about what you have learnt.
    - Put the information that you find on THIS DOC
    - Turn this information into an Info Poster. Look at the examples below to help you.
    - Post this onto your blog with 1 paragraph explaining your learning.

 

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: His Own War


Extended Reading: 
New Zealand at War Timeline




World War 1 Readings 
Walt: Develop an understanding of WW1

Instructions: As a group we are going to read some excerpts from these websites to aid our understanding of what happened during World War 1. Think about how these website can help you write your ANZAC story in writing.
Remember to add interesting facts and details to this RESEARCH doc.
Use the below webpages to help you add detail to your writing.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ae6xvuCCoFmK5BNTPyGnsfUPwJjCaVME-pajZoeheeo/edit#slide=id.g9d08c853d_0_0
Text: Sinai Campaign

NZ troops arrive in German Samoa   Winston Churchill, 1912

Extended Reading: The Gallipoli Campaign
The Little Lizard's Sadness 
Walt: Retell the story

Instructions:
1. Read your story carefully
2. Creating a Game
    - Complete this with as much detail as you can
    - Remember to add in lots of colour, photos and design.
    - Post this onto your blog with 1 paragraph explaining your learning.

http://www.gallipoli.tepapa.govt.nz/
Text: The Little Lizard's Sadness



Extended Reading: 
How to make a side scrolling video game