Reading Eggs has a free 30 day trial. This is a great website to boost reading and writing at all levels. Your child does a “placement test” to determine what level they should start at.

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Matua Murray was Whaea Lynda’s teacher at Teachers College (Many, many years ago). He has recorded some great writing lessons. Please find one that you would like to do. 

A range of literacy and numeracy activities.

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Writing Task for Seniors (Kereru & Kahu): 

 1. Keep a journal, keep a gratitude list, write instructions for something, write an alternate ending to favourite story or movie, write a story, keep a book of facts, write a book, movie or video game review. 

 2. Write an essay (report) to answer the question:


“What has Coronavirus and this time of lockdown taught us?”


You might want to include some of the following:


- What has been the impact on nature and the planet?


- How have the leaders of different countries in the world responded and what are the characteristics and actions of great leaders during a crisis?


- What things are important for us when we are living through a pandemic: what things help us?


- How should we stay healthy and not risk catching a virus? 


- What new things can kids learn to do when they are stuck at home in lockdown? - share any ideas you might have for your friends

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