With Waitangi Day being celebrated on Monday, we worked together as a class to develop our own class treaty. We decided that RESPECT would be the key word for our treaty.
|Respecting the teacher by following instruction and not speaking when they are talking.|
|Respecting our parents by always listening to them.|
Finally, we developed a treaty in the form of a tree which symbolises "family or whanau." We were each given 5 leaves to describe ourselves (each leaf indicated theses topics: 4 adjectives, family, hobbies, goal for the year and our signature as a contract to abide by the treaty). On the class treaty, RESPECT is clearly visible. We developed an acrostic poem for RESPECT for our treaty: