In term 4, Room 17 have begun a investigation about ‘Minibeasts’.
The reason we are looking into this topic is to help our buddies in Room 11 who are doing this as a topic.
We want to find out facts and information to help their learning.
We are looking more closely at ‘insects’. These are our collective thoughts:
Insects are a living creatures, that have three main body parts; the head (upoko/mahunga), the abdomen ( tinana) and the thorax (hoopara).
Insects are classified as having six legs. They can crawl, jump, scuttle, fly or a mixture of them all.
Some of the insects we know are:
In the next couple of weeks, we will be studying an ‘interest insect’ an insect of our own choice. This will be published as a poster or dust jacket cover.
Things to include:
1. A title – the name of the bug or insect.
2. A sketch or picture of chosen insect.
3. A description about the insect. What it looks like? What it eats? Where it lives? Special features? How it moves?
4. 5 fantastic facts.
A4 sized paper – Be creative!