Thursday, November 27, 2008

Inquiry Learning is the best!

We all found a question to investigate. We searched and searched for answers. When we had enough information we published our work. They look great. Now we will share our questions and answers with the class. We might even share them at assembly next week. Gosh we shine!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

What Fun We Had!

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A bouncy castle came to school

Today as a special treat the school council organised for a bouncy castle to visit for the day. Room 9 had half an hour just before lunch. It was exhausting!

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

"Look Samuel, that's me!" said Toni.

While Samuel was visiting Room 9 we shared our "Room 9 you shine blog with him. 

Big Buddies came to visit

Today Christie, Samuel and Rebecca came to visit Room 9. Rebecca is watching as Amber replies to her Pinehill School email pal. Amber is telling Sujata all about her highland dancing.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Dazzling Dinosaurs

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What a great effort everyone!

You're a champion Saylah

Saylah was chosen as "The Star of the Week," at after school care. Well done! You shine all the time!

Taieri A and P Show

Outram School will have an entry in the Taieri Show in January. Our theme is trees. On this display board can be seen different techniques that were used throughout the school. Holly, Samantha and Toni were chosen to have their art work included. Well done girls. Why not go to the show and place a vote for Outram School. 

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Let's make a dinosaur

Today Mrs. Simpson showed us how to roll, pinch and shape clay so that we could make dinosaurs. Our dinosaurs are waiting to go into the kiln. They are terrific.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Graphic Organizers

We are learning to use graphic organizers. A double bubble map helps us to compare and contrast. Well done Daniel, Rylee, Britney and Jasen.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Max visits from Brisbane

Jordan's friend Max from Brisbane came to visit us on Friday. He said, "Room 9 is really fun and cool." We hope you come again soon Max. 

Thursday, November 13, 2008

More Outram Sprinters

We continue to shine in Room 9. Jaden, Lily and Amber all scored 60/60 for the Year 3 Outram Sprint. Gosh, soon you will be ready to try a Year 4 sprint. What clever children.

Zac's Dinosaur Egg!

Yesterday I put water on to my dinosaur egg. Now I will wait for the egg to crack. I wonder what type of dinosaur will come out.
By Zac

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Athletics at Memorial Park




We had a wonderful day at Memorial park with perfect weather. Macy got third in the sprint. Holly, Jordan, Cheyenne, Saylah, Devon and Sean were in the finals for the push throw event. Look at the terrific technique of the seven year old boys.

Clever Caleb

I have completed all my 1 to 12 times tables on Timez Attack. I feel really great about it. Now the school will have to buy the full version with the dungeon, the robot and the dragon.
By Caleb

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Prehistoric Song

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We have learned a song about dinosaurs.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Mmmmm that looks interesting!

"I am sure I can see a tiny insect in this piece of amber," said Saylah.  "Let's see if we can see it better with the dinoscope. I wonder how an insect got inside the amber?