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Week 3 Term 1 2017

February 20, 2017

Welcome to the Kiwi Kids Homework page for Week 3 of Term 1, 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 focus is ‘My Life’ and we will be doing tasks and activities all about who you are and the important people and events in your life.

MY LIFE

MY LIFE TASK

MY LIFE – Over the course of this term you are going to complete activities that tell your teacher a little about your life.

THIS WEEK’S TASKComplete a ‘Where I am From’ poem.

The ‘Where I am from’ poem was first written by George Ella Lyon.

  1. To listen to her version click below
  2. To see some examples from students in the USA – CLICK HERE
  3.  Use the boxes in your homework book to plan and brainstorm some ideas about where you are from.
  4. Write your poem in the box at the bottom of your brainstorm.
  5. If you would like to share your poem please email it to editor@kiwikidsnews.co.nz and we will publish some of them on the site.

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

Each week you have to find five words from 5 different Kiwi Kids News articles. They should be words that you are not that familiar with.
WORD # 1 _____________________
WORD # 2 _____________________
WORD # 3 _____________________
WORD # 4 _____________________
WORD # 5 _____________________

PARTS of SPEECH
Collect 4 of the following types of words from articles you read this week.
NOUNS  – person/place or thing
VERBS – doing word
ADJECTIVES – describes the noun

SENTENCES
Use the five words you collected from articles and place into 5 separate  sentences.

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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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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