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Week 1 Term 2 2017

April 30, 2017

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Welcome to the Kiwi Kids Homework page for Week 1 of Term 2, 2017.

This page is designed to help you complete your weekly homework tasks. Just scroll down the page over the week and complete all the tasks that need to be completed.

This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term you are going to complete activities that help you learn about your community.

MY LIFE

MY LIFE TASK

MY COMMUNITY – Over the course of this term you are going to complete activities to help you find out more about your community.

THIS WEEK’S TASK – Last week New Zealand commemorated ANZAC DAY. Your task this week is to complete the ANZAC Activities in your homework booklet.

ANZAC RESOURCES
Key Website

CLOZE ACTIVITY
In your homework booklet you have to complete the CLOZE activity. Read through the text and put in the best word to fill in the blank. the words to use are included below.

morning  begin  flags  grew  then  their   down  died  of  left to  by  dead  used  was  into  for  who  remember  fight of  was  used now   the  made  called  days  there  by  old   them been   will  is  at  day’s   that  to  or  who   the  as  up  are 

READING TASK

To improve your fluency and vocabulary it is recommended that you read for 20 minutes each day.

Once you have completed your reading make sure that you record it in your homework booklet.

KIWI KIDS QUIZ

This week you must record your score for the Kiwi Kids News Quiz.

The quiz is live on the website on Friday mornings. Remember that all of the questions for this quiz come from the Kiwi Kids News website so make sure you have spent a little time looking through the events this week.

To view the latest quiz CLICK HERE

WORD STUDY

CROSSWORD
This week you have to complete the following crossword.

KIWI KIDS NEWS ARTICLES

On the Kiwi Kids News website we sort our news under the following headings. Click on the links below to acces the latest articles.

National       World         Sport          Odd Stuff           Animals

Once you have read an article write the headline and a short description, including some facts and information, in your homework booklet.

Featured Article

This is published on Wednesday and can be found using link above. Once you have have the article you need to write in your homework booklet the following;
1. WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT?
2. DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view.

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About Chief Editor

My name is Shem Banbury. I am the owner and Chief Editor of Kiwi Kids News. By day I am a school teacher and by night a wannabe triathlete.

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Hi Riley, the feature article for this weeks is 'Are teachers overworked?' You can find it on the right-hand side of the front page.

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Hi the feature articles aren't coming up? For week 2 term 2 for me and it is Thursday night

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