Welcome to the class blog. This will be a place for you to view the amazing classwork which is happening throughout the year. Take time to read the notices and to post messages. Please feel free to comment.
Visual Art – Murals - Kākano
and Kauri classes will be working together to create murals inspired by New
Zealand culture, which will then be hung around the school.
we begun our Art learning with
started by talking about what Art is and how we need to do some planning, even
if it’s only in our head. A plan helps
with things like balance, composition and perspective.We then discussed pencil sketching and the
different elements we can use in our pencil sketches, like line, composition
and shape.We also practiced different
lines – light, dark, thick, thin, soft, hard and continuous lines. We did some
warm-ups for our pencil drawings and practiced the correct way to hold our
pencils, as well as we practicing different lines in our own Art Portfolios.We also practiced some shapes for our Tapa
drawings and our Jandals.
some pictures of us practising line and giving each other feedback and
identifying our next steps so we can make our sketches even better. (To follow)
child to show you the different lines that we practiced.
This week at PE we were learning our 4 gymnastic shapes - stretch, straddle, pike and tuck. Below are some pictures of us practising the shapes and giving each other feedback and next steps to make our shapes even better. We also did some mexican waves in our groups with some of our shapes!!
Ask your child to show you the 4 gymnastic shapes!