Wednesday, February 24, 2016

How many picnic mats will fit on the mat?

We had to work with a buddy to find out how many plates would fit on the AREA of the picnic mat. Great team work. Can you see the numbers we wrote?

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Marvellous Maths

Problem: Mrs Henare's pool cover has ripped and she needs to sew a new cover big enough to cover the area of the pool. How can Mrs Henare do that with the bits of material she has?

She doesn't want the neighbours leaves to get in so there can't be any holes.

Have a look at our collaborative work and thinking!


Here we are making connections between reading and writing. We are practising our reading for the day while practising to write words from our book as well. We are finding that we are clever "Reading Detectives"

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

A New Shower "AREA"

Mrs Henare's shower has a crack in the bottom and we need to create a new shower bottom for her. We need to use 12 tiles and it needs to be a wide shower bottom. What might your shower bottom look like? Show your design