Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Thanks to Genevieve and Benjamin Knowles

Storyline winner....Genevieve





Genevieve Knowles a Beckenham year 7/8 student recently entered a writing competition organised by Storylines. Her story had to include a cow, a ball, a fruit bowl, a sun and a castle. Genevieve's story came first in the 10yr - 12yr old category. Her prize included this wonderful art book titled Swell by artist Judy Millar which Genevieve  donated to our school library.




Earlier in the week young Benjamin (Genevieve's younger brother) bought his own interpretation of the book titled Mouse House by Peter Parker

Both of these books can be read at the library

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Encyclopedias - OH NO REALLY!


Teens react to Encyclopedias (youtube)



                                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7aJ3xaDMuM

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Pinocchio by Hub 1&2

Hub 1 & 2 having been busy writing about Pinocchio, the wooden puppet who became a real live boy. The students have collated and filed their stories into a red folder for the whole school to read. This book can be issued from the library and you will find it under 398.2

 




Thursday, 23 July 2015

Learn Maori





100 lessons in learning the  Maori Language

Click on link below

Choose an Episode

Each episode has its own relevant activities and exercises allowing people to practise and develop language skills. In each block of five episodes, viewers learn vocabulary based around a theme and small number of sentence structures.
Episode exercises recap key elements of each show and reinforce what is being learnt. These are activated online after each show has been broadcast on Māori Television. Check online at www.maoritelevision.com for programme times.
Kia ū, kia mau ki Tōku Reo!



http://www.tokureo.maori.nz/index.cfm/1,188,0,43,html/Series1


Maori Made Easy -Youtube

Maori Language Week July Sunday 26 - August Sunday 2 2015




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1JXJrFUIIo&list=PL5BvH7Zp3-p3mN1j3eNbppjT4uRW-
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Maori language Week 2015








Monday, 20 July 2015

Yoda, our new Library Cat?

YODA found the right spot to get heat from the heat pump. It is sooo cold outside.




Purrr, liking the attention




Time to have a look around this lovely warm library.







YODA approves of our collection and has just noticed the Senior Students arrive back from Technology.Time To Go!