Week 1 Term 3 2017

July 23, 2017

Welcome to the Kiwi Kids Homework page for Week 1 of Term 3, 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 COUNTRY. Over the course of this term you are going to complete activities based around this fantastic country of ours.


This week we are looking at PEOPLE that have made New Zealand the place it is today. We have selected 4 people for you to look at.
Dr Fred Hollows

Jean Batten –
Hone Heke –
Murray Ball –
Your job is to read about them and explain what they achieved and then highlight what you admire about their life. Detailed instructions can be found on the Kiwi Kids homework page.

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


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.
WRITING – Write a short recount of one exciting thing you did in the recent holidays.



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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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