We had two Skype sessions this week.
Our friend Mrs Yollis dropped by on Thursday.
Each B4 student introduced themselves to her and said how old they were
and when their birthday is.
Mrs Yollis was surprised that our class is quite a lot younger than her students.
Some students got to read to Mrs Yollis.
On Friday we Skyped with Mrs Soltau-Heller's Grade 1 class on Vancouver Island, Canada.
The children in her class are about the same age as our Year 2s.
We talked about the games we play and found out
that lots of children in both classes like to play with Lego.
On Vancouver Island it is the end of winter and they had some snow.
In New Zealand summer is over and autumn has started.
Our school has about 230 students from Year 1-13 (about 18 yrs old).
Their school has 300 students from K - Grade 7 (about 12 yrs old).
Grade 1 taught us a First Nations word:
which means goodbye/hello/thank you.
We taught them a Maori greeting
which means hello (to more than 2 people).
They asked about our school uniforms.
We can wear grey shirts or white blouses, black pants or shorts, or a pinafore for girls if they want, and we have a maroon polar fleece.
Grade 1 can wear whatever they want to school.
Thanks Mrs Soltau-Heller and Grade 1. It was nice talking to you.
Do you have a question you that you didn't get to ask?
What is good about wearing a school uniform?
What would be good about choosing your own clothes?