Welcome to the Kiwi Kids Homework page for Week 7 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 – Over the course of this term you are going to complete activities that tell your teacher a little about your life.
THIS WEEK’S TASK – – Complete the Whakatauki Activity on the homework page.
Whakataukī (proverbs) play a large role within Maori culture. They are used as a reference point in speeches and also as guidelines spoken to others day by day.
For examples CLICK HERE
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.
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
VOCAB BUILDING – Each week you have to find 5 words from different Kiwi Kids News articles. They should be words that you are not that familiar with.
Select 3 of the words in the list above and find their dictionary definitions.
Use the five words above and place into a sentence
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.
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.