Sunday, December 25, 2011

A Christmas Message

Dartanian and Louis share a christmas message


Saturday, December 24, 2011

Henry's Message to Santa

Sneaky Santa travels around the world to give presents to he children who have been good. He sneaks into their home to give out all the presents. Santa goes down the black sooty chimney. I don't think I am on the list because I am naughty. I hope I am on the list. I will try to be good.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Merry Christmas From Room 10

Room Ten are a great bunch of kids who know they can count on each other.

They have shared this song to wish you all a Merry Christmas and to remind us how important friends are.


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Henry Writes Using Speech Marks

Gru enters the room, the door slams shut. He is frustrated. The kids were jumping around on the beds. Gru sighs "Let me smell, let me smell". Agnus hadn't brushed her teeth yet. She did a mighty breath and she had bad breath. The children were laughing.

Edith leaps on Grus face and Gru tumbles to the ground. He grabs her legs. Gru said to her " Put on your PJ's ". Edith said" But we are not tired". Gru replied " But I am tired". Gru is frustrated. Agnus asked " Can you read us a bedtime story?"

Friday, November 25, 2011

Learning and Sharing with America: Sport

As you know we have been working with some children in America. They have asked us to answer some questions about our country so they can learn lots about beautiful New Zealand.

Collin and Jordan have decided to answer a question about sport. They have chosen to speak about rugby.

Room 10 Rugby from Team 3 PES on Vimeo.

Monday, November 21, 2011

A Small Space Hero

The children of Room Ten have been learning about space this term. As part of this journey they have learnt about a small space traveller who made it possible for humans to travel into space.

Who is it? Watch our movie which appeared on school TV today.


Animations by Dartanian, Tevita, Johnlee, Taunese, Lucy and Aaron.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Learning and Sharing with America about Famous New Zealanders

As part of our sharing and learning with America we were asked to introduce some famous New Zealanders. A few of the children of Room Ten have shared their favourites.


Learning and Sharing With America

Room Ten have been involved in a project with some children from America. The children in America have asked us some questions that they would like the answer to. One of the questions they asked us was about our government. Louis responds.


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sean Investigates

Seans Writing Test

I reached inside the mysterious black box, it felt like an alien’s brain. Miss Burne was a visiting astronaut and I was the expert scientist. I had to use my super duper extra brain to see what was in the mysterious black box. I had to investigate what was in there.

When I reached into the mysterious black box it was squishy and lumpy like alien’s eyeballs. I felt so anxious. It smelt so bad like an alien’s gut. Then I took my hands out and the alien’s blood was stuck together on my hand.

Film Festival Speakers

Khaia and Collin made Room Ten so proud when they introduced our film infront of a huge audience at Sylvia Park.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Room Tens Film Festival Entry

Today is the Manaiakalani Film Festival at Sylvia Park on the Extreme Screen!
Here is our entry, we hope you enjoy it. Please leave us lots of comments to let us know what you think. The film was from the ideas of a group of children in Room Ten and it was written by Louis. Background graphic was made by Jessica and animation sequences were made by Khaia and Simon.

My Holiday - A Short Film by Room Ten
When your a child the holidays seam to go on forever. They can be so boring .... or can they?

My Holiday Room 10 from KPE TV on Vimeo.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Elizabeth Becomes An Expert Scientist

Elizabeths Writing Test

Excitedly I reached into the mysterious black box. Miss Burne talked to us. She said to use our imaginations. Miss Burne came back with two mysterious black boxes. I was the expert scientist. Miss Burne was a visiting astronaut. I put my hand into the first box. It felt like alien’s eyeballs.

Then I felt the other mysterious black box. It felt like alien’s food. I said “yuck”. It felt uncomfortable.

I felt anxious, I felt scared too. We were in the imaginations room. It felt disgusting, mushy and lumpy.

The astronaut Miss Burne opened the mysterious black boxes. Inside there was food. It was a bad day.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Ronn Writes About Alien's

Ronn wrote the following story for his writing test.

When I put my hand inside the mysterious back box I felt scared because it felt slimy and bumpy things were in the box. Miss Burne told us to use our imaginations, that Miss Burne was a visiting astronaut and I was the expert scientist in the science lab.

I put my hand in the box, I was nervous. I felt mushy things in the mysterious black box. I think it was alien’s brain.

When I put my hand in the next mysterious black box I felt something sharp. I think it is an aliens skull.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Alien's Eyeballs?

Ashley's Writing Test

When I reached into the mysterious black box I felt nervous. Miss Burne told us to use our imaginations. She was an astronaut from out of space.

In the first black mysterious box it was slimy, squishy and bumpy. It felt like an alien’s bones.
The second box felt like an alien’s eyeballs.

Miss Burne opened the box and she revealed the contents. The first box she opened was red, inside it was jelly. The second box she opened was green inside it was egg shells, twisted wire and it smelled yuck. We had fun. There was green food colouring and I felt happy when I had my turn.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Marilyns End Of The Year Test

Marilyn recently had her end of year writing test. She is very proud of her story which she wrote all by herself. Miss Burne has typed it for the blog with no changes from the original.
Well done Marilyn, it is a wonderful story you should be proud.

Nervously Room Ten had to use our imaginations. We had to pretend that Miss Burne was a visiting astronaut. We were an expert scientist. Miss Burne said to used our imaginations and pretend that the classroom was a science lab.

Suddenly it was my turn. I had to find out what was in the mysterious black box. I reached inside the black box. I moved my fingers around. It felt mushy like an alien's brain. As I reached out my hand I said “Ewe'' . It was all red like blood.

Next we had to feel in the second black box. I put my hand inside. It felt sharp at the edge. “It’s slimy”. I lifted up my hand it was green.

It was time to find out what was in the mysterious black box. Inside the first one was beans. It was made from cracker, pasta and red food colouring. In the other black box was made from yello egg, egg shell, yoke of the egg and green food colouring. Was it really something from an alien?

Taunese's Writing Test

Taunese shares her end of the year writing test.

As I reached my hand into the mysterious black box it was slimy. Then I moved my hands around the mysterious box. Miss Burne told us to use our imaginations, she was a visiting astronaut. I was pretending to be an expert scientist. We had to discover what was in the mysterious box.
(typed by teacher as written in test by Taunese)

Ashley Practices For Her Test

Ashley has written a story about learning to play tennis in preparation for her writing test. She has written this without the help of the teacher. She now can watch her movie and listen to see if her story sounds right and ask herself if she would she change anything? Do you have any advice or comment for her about her story.


Monday, November 7, 2011

Tennis Time!

Elizabeth has been practicing for her writing test and has written a story about playing tennis. She wrote this story without any help. This is a good chance for Elizabeth to listen to her story and check if her sentences sound right and ask herself if she would change anything.


Sunday, November 6, 2011

Mysterious Black Boxes From Out Of Space

Johnlee shares his writting test based on an experience involving mysterious black boxes from out of space!

I reached inside the mysterious black box. It felt like alien’s eyeball.

I was a expert scientist and Miss Burne was an astronaut. She brought two black boxes in my lab. It felt slippery and was alien’s food. Miss Burne opened it. It had yellow egg and broken egg.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Marilyn's Green Screen Movie

Did you know?

Room Ten have stared answering some of the questions they posed in their movie " I wonder".

Each week we are going to be posting a " Did You Know" movie to share what we have learnt that week. This weeks movie was recorded, made and shared by Marilyn. Great job.


Marilyn Makes A Green Screen Movie!

Marilyn started a special project this week. She was in charge of recording children of Room Ten for a movie called " Did You Know? She used imovie 11 which has the green screen effect. She has done an amazing job! She captured the children in imovie, edited the fottage and shared it for our blog. What an expert! The movie will be posted shortly.

We tried out a new green sheet for our green screen which was a little too light. After watching Marilyns movie we decided that we needed to buy a slightly darker one so that there is less flickering in the background.

Louis has been learning to record his own work and the work of others in imovie for our blog.

Here he shares his story about our first assemly of Term Four.


Thursday, November 3, 2011

Marilyn Explains Gravity

Marilyn learnt a lot about gravity during our recent assembly. Listen to her movie to hear what she has found out.


Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Khaia Learns About Going To The Toilet In Space.

Khaia and Louis have recorded themselves and others in imovie, sharing our stories about the first assembly for Term Four. They are becomming very clever at recording others and making movies.

Here is Khaia's story.


Sunday, October 30, 2011

Introducing "Outta This World"

The term started with assembly which introduced the topic for the term. Jessica has written a recount about this assembly. To be successful in her writing she needed to tell the reader/listener who was at assembly, what they were doing, where they were and why they were there. Listen to her movie and see if she succeeded.


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Wonderings of ROOM 10

This terms topic is "Outta This World" and we will be learning all about our solar system.

But first some questions that we would like to find the answers for ...

Saturday, October 22, 2011

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Elizabeth's Third Movie


Elizabeth's Second Movie


Elizabeth Has Completed All Four Animations!

Our focus this term was to learn to become more independent in using Hyperstudio and Imovie. Elizabeth has made these four short movies. She now understands the process of how to export images out of hyperstudio into imovie, how to record her voiceover and then share her movie with the world. Wonderful job Elizabeth.


Goodbye Kahui

Kahui has left Room Ten to go to another school.
The children in Room Ten miss Kahui so Tevita decided to make a short movie to say goodbye to him.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Five Minutes Of French


For our latest movie for School TV we thought we would learn some Rugby terms in French and show off some of the animations we have been working on.

Khaia's Makes Two Animations!



Khaia has completed two animations that link to her studies
around the Rugby World Cup and France.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Weetbix Makes You Strong And Powerful Like An All Black!


Ashley has recorded her story about a weetbix eating competition.
She wrote this story for her wrting test . We think she has done an amazing job.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Kishan Makes His First Animation!


Kishan has made his first animation using Hyperstudio and Imovie.
As part of our studies around the Rugby World Cup we have been looking at France.
Kishan's animation introduces the captain of the French rugby team.

Johnlee loves Friendship Club


Sunday, September 18, 2011

Ava Writes About A Competition


Ava was away on the day of the weetbix eating competition. But like a true Pt Englander that did not stop her from trying her best. After watching a film her classmate had made of the competition, she has written about what she saw.

Great job Ava, you are a champion.

PT England...
Did you know Ava has gone away on a big trip to both the UK and France?
I am sure she would love you to watch her movie and leave her a comment to let her know we are thinking of her. She will be reading this from the otherside of the world, how cool!

Friendship Club Is A Wonderful Place


Thursday, September 15, 2011

Canada V's Tonga


Tevita and Dartanian have been learning how to interview, film, and edit their footage in imovie.
They have made their first film with the help of some special Canadian guests!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Night Makes Beuatiful Movies!


Night is becoming a wizz at imovie. He has made this movie himself. He has used photo's and video taken by Tevita, Maysun, Jordan and Dartanian on Black Out Day.

What a fantastic movie maker he is becoming.
Great photo's too boys!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Ronn's Writing Test

Recently in Room Ten we had a fun weetbix eating competition to inspire us for our writing test.
Ronn has recorded his writing test in imovie to share with the world.
Great job Ronn, and written all by yourself!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Viva La Paris , by Aaron


This is part two of Aaron's animations around France.
He hopes you enjoy it.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Thierry Dusautoir at Eden Park by Lucy


This is the first in a series of short animations that Lucy will make this term.
We are learning about the Rugby World Cup and France and Lucy will share some of the things she has learnt through her animations.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Marilyn Shares her animation


Marilyn has made a short animation introducing the captain of the French Rugby Team.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Ava Writes About Rugby


Ava has written a very descriptive story about a recent All Blacks game.
Well done Ava