Monday, 29 June 2015

BOOK CLUB cheers!

The last Book Club meeting for the term was celebrated today by:
Teneille, Maia, Faith, Dayvd, Te Aroha, Ariel, Aaliyah, Lucy and Shivani
Aaliyah with her worksheet on HOOT OWL - Master of Disguise

Today we read Hoot Owl by Sean Taylor, a funny story about a hungry  owl
disguises himself to catch his prey, with surprising results!

We loved this book ! Will you ?

Buddy Reading

Room 1 students buddied up with our new entrants for some reading time in the library
Luka and Matias with Finn and Caleb

Kiwa and Daniel

Manaia and Rawiri

Mereana and Braydon
Ayla and Tamlea

Friday, 26 June 2015

Room 6 Book Characters

Jasher shows us his "Night Wing" and Batman drawing

Manaia with her Geronimo Stilton Portrait

Thank you Room 6, for sharing your fabulous artwork with the rest of the school!

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Ready Readers

Andy reads himself a story 

Matias and Aiden relaxing on the couch

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Room 3 Publishing

Liam, Grace, Quinn, Greer, Lucy and Brooke at work on their "Chocolate" explanation

Monday, 22 June 2015

Mr Chicken goes to.... Book Club

Tamlea, Sophie, Ariel, Shivani, Teneille, Dayvd & Faith with their cards they made after taking turns reading

Postcards, an ID, a Drivers Licence, and an Airline Ticket were the creations following reading
 Mr Chicken Goes to Paris by Leigh Hobbs
This was a very funny book to read, with lots of laughter and accents going on!
 Have you read this book?

Friday, 19 June 2015

Lately @ the Library....

Paru reads a book with Amy-Lee and Ayla 

Jayden & little brother Reefe checking out the Picture Books

Luke and Liam take time to choose the perfect title

Reading with a friend - Grace and Madison

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Morena, families!

The Library welcomes whanau and friends into the library every morning before school, 8.30-9am, to accompany their student in the process of returning, choosing and issuing a book
Tyran from Room 15 shows how he chooses a book from the Picture Book Boxes

Lucas from Room 7 deciding on a book to have issued

Chloe from Room 14 and Amelia from Room 9 make a start reading their books

Charlie from Room 14 making his picture book selection

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

NZ Children's Book Awards Finalists 2015

Oliver from Room 3 votes for his favourite book in the finalists for the NZ Children's Book Awards for 2015 

Library question winner

Callum from Room 6 answered the Library Question of the Week correctly

Well done Callum!

Holding his prize - A title from the Horrible Science series, "Fatal Forces" by Nick Arnold

Monday, 15 June 2015

Book Club Pete the Cat

Who is that dressed up as Pete the Cat?!

Today at Book Club we read the story "Pete the Cat and his four Groovy buttons" by Eric Litwin

Book Club member Faith read 'Pete the Cat' out loud to students in the library

Kaali from Room 8 was one of the listeners and joined in the follow up worksheet activity

Can you name other books in the "Pete the Cat" series?

Saturday, 13 June 2015

Spot the Cosy Corner

Come into the library and see the display on reading corners around the school
Can you tell which reading corner belongs to which room?
Have you ever read in any of these cosy  corners?

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Artist Jessica

Jessica from Rm 6 presents Student Librarians, Chloe and Shivani, a picture she drew to encourage them

"Go Librarians, yay!"

Monday, 8 June 2015

Well done Teneille!

Book Club member Teneille, with her fabulously astute worksheet comparing the 2 stories we read today

The Little Red Hen and Out of the Egg by Tina Matthews

Have you read these books?

Library activity winners

Unique from Rm 6
won a prize for participating
in an interactive library board activity

After Valentine's Day, students were able to share their book crush with the rest of the school - a book they really loved reading 

Thank you for sharing, Unique! 

Chloe from Rm 4 answered the Library Question of the Week correctly

Good observation and knowledge, Chloe!

Thursday, 4 June 2015

What if?

Birthday girl and Student Librarian, Tori, checks out the book "What if?"
 by our Author of the Month, Anthony Browne

What is your favourite title by this Author?

Complete a Book Review on any of his books and be in to win this Term's Competition

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Morning activity

Tia of Room 9 searches for a book using the OPAC

Milani, Savaan, Image and Dani browse on the computer especially designated for our School Blogs