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We all really loved watching Holes! After watching the movie we used a venn diagram to compare the book to the movie. We found heaps of differences!
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Reading

Our first class novel of the year is Holes by Louis Sachar. We will keep you updated as we get into it a bit more.


READING ACTIVITIES IN ROOM 2
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TERM ONE READING
This term our reading focus is explanations. We will be reading a variety of different explanations and learning about how they are written. We will be using our ideas to write our own explanations. Watch this space!

BUDDY READING
Here are some photos of us reading to our buddy class room 5. Each Friday we spend some time reading to them and listening to them read so we can help them with their reading.
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We have been set a mission to complete different novel challenges throughout the year.


Our first Novel Challenge is:

  • To choose and read 7 different novels.
Here is your list of activities for the first novel challenge - external image msword.png Novel Challenge Activity ideas.doc

Our Second Novel challenge is:

  • To choose and read 7 different genres.
  • The genres are; contemporary, mystery, fantasy, science-fiction, adventure, historical and humourous.

Our Third novel challenge is:

  • To read 7 different authors
  • We must read books by at least 2 NZ authors; (We can decide which)
  • We can then choose any other authors as long as we read 7 different ones (e.g. C.S.Lewis, Roald Dahl, Emily Rodda,
  • L.M.Montogomery, Judy Blume, Enid Blyton, Joanne Rowling).