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Kiwi Kids News Homework Term 2 2018

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A online example of the Kiwi Kids News homework Booklet.

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Kiwi Kids News Homework Term 2 2018

  1. 1. This term our homework tasks have been entitled MY COMMUNITY. Each week you need to go to http://www.kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ to see your tasks for the upcoming week. To get to this page, click on the homework button. This is located on the main menu. You will need our password to visit the weekly quiz, the feature article and the homework page. For Term 2 the password is silver18.
  2. 2. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 30th April – 4th May 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. 


 THIS WEEK’S TASK – This past week New Zealand has commemorated ANZAC Day. Using the articles and information found on the Kiwi Kids website, complete the “Did you Know” and “Tell me more” boxes. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  3. 3. Complete this using the articles and information found on the Kiwi Kids website DID YOU KNOW? List ten facts about the ANZACS and Gallipoli 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. TELL ME MORE? Write five questions you would ask a soldier who survived Gallipoli 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
  4. 4. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 7th May – 11th May 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – This week we are looking the definition of the word ‘community.’ Ask your parent, write you own and find the dictionary definition for community. List community groups in your town / city, groups you belong to and the attributes / personal qualities needed to be a member of a group. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  5. 5. My mum or dad’s definition of ‘community’ My definition of ‘community’ The dictionary defines ‘community’ as… Community groups in our town / city Community groups I belong to Attributes / personal qualities need to be a supportive and active member of a community group
  6. 6. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 14th May – 18th May 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – This weekend it is the Royal Wedding. Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle. Your task is to predict the different components of the wedding. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  7. 7. Using pictures or words, show your predictions for these different components of the Royal Wedding Wedding Dress The Cake The car Meghan Markle will arrive in Some guests will include… Music played Planes to fly over
  8. 8. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 21st May – 25th May 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – Every community has a mayor. This week you need to write to your local Mayor about an issue in your community and your solution to fix it. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  9. 9. What do you think is an issue in your community? Write a letter to your mayor outlining the issue and what you propose as the solution to this issue
  10. 10. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 28th May – 1st June 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – Choose a Maori legend from your community. After reading it, create the storyboard for it MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  11. 11. Storyboard for …………………………………………… (local legend)
  12. 12. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 4th June – 8th June 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – Go to Kiwi Kids News webpage and get a map of your region e.g. Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, Canterbury etc. Label the key towns / cities in the region and the population of these towns / cities. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  13. 13. Draw an outline of your region e.g Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, Canterbury. Label the key cities / towns in the region and the population of these cities / towns
  14. 14. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 11th June – 15th June 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – The FIFA World Cup kicks off this week. Complete the cloze reading activity. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  15. 15. The 2018 FIFA__________Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a __________ international football tournament played by the men’s national __________ of the member associations of FIFA It will take place in __________ from the 14th June - 15th July 2018 after this country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010. This will be the first World Cup held in __________ since 2006. A total of 64 __________ will be played in 12 venues located in 11 __________. The final will take place on 15th July in __________ at the Luzhniki Stadium. For the first time in the history of the FIFA World Cup, all eligible nations - the 209 FIFA member associations, minus automatically qualified hosts Russian - entered the __________ process. Notable countries that failed to qualify include four-time champions __________ (for the first time since 1958) and 2014 third place finishers Netherlands. The draw was held on the 1st December 2017 at the State __________ palace in Moscow. The 52 teams were drawn into eight groups of four. For the draw, the teams were allocated to four pots based on the FIFA World __________ of October 2017. Each team must name a preliminary squad of 30 __________. From the preliminary squad, the team must name a final squad of 23 places (three of whom must be goal keepers) by the FIFA deadline. Players in the final squad may be replaced due to serious __________ up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team’s first match, where the replacement players do not need to be in the preliminary squad. The __________ Stadium will host the second semi-final on 11th July and the final on 15th July. 1. Visit the Kiwi Kids News website for articles and information about the 2018 FIFA World Cup – including videos and links to the best resources. 2. Complete the CLOZE ACTIVITY below. A list of words is available on the homework page.
  16. 16. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 18th June – 22nd June 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – This week is Matariki. Design your own poster to advertise Matariki. MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. FEATURE ARTICLE (available after Wednesday morning) TITLE: ______________________________________________ WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE ABOUT? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DO YOU AGREE WITH THE AUTHOR? Why or why not? Explain your point of view. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teacher Signature
  17. 17. Design your own poster to advertise Matariki. You need to include: the star cluster, the mythology, the time of year.
  18. 18. http://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/category/homework/ 25th June – 6thJuly 2018 This term our topic is MY COMMUNITY. Over the course of this term we will look at what a community is and our part in the community. THIS WEEK’S TASK – Interview a long-time resident from your community and design community resource MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY - Write the headline and a short description of some of the articles you have read this week. NATIONAL NEWS 1. 2. 3. WORLD NEWS 1. 2. 3. SPORTS NEWS 1. 2. 3 Using these questions, interview a long-time resident of your community - someone who has been part of it for at least ten years
  19. 19. Design

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