Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Moari God Art


this is my moari god art.  we read a myth called in the begging.  I drew tawhirimatea and I used some adjectives to describe him. I enjoyed this activity.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Skimming and Scanning Information


My reflection
We have been learning to find and summarize information by skimming and scanning.  Skimming and scanning are fast reading techniques to help you find the main ideas or information quickly in a text.  We read a story about white tailed spiders.  I used scamming and scanning to read this text.  I found this easy because I had the book and it had the book and the book had the answers in it.  My next step is to us skimming  and scanning more often.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Decimals Fractions and Picentiges


My Reflection
I have been learning to match decimals with factions and percentiles.
I had to match these  decimals with percentiles and fractions.
I thought it was going to be hard but it was easy because when I went on I only had to do a few things
I chose to share my learning on my blog.
My next step is to learn more about decimals

Monday, 28 August 2017

Persuasive Speech Popplet



My Reflection
I have been learning to find information about my speech topic.  I used instagrok and other websites to research my speech topic which is education.  I found this interesting because we had to write a speech to persuade someone.  My next step is to plan my speech.

Equal Additions Strategy

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My Reflection

I have been learning to use equal addition to subtract 3 digit numbers.  I found this work easy because I was taught a quick strategy for these equitation.  My next step is to do this with decimals.


Friday, 18 August 2017

Writing Features of Persuasive

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My Reflection
We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing.  I found this hard because
I had find writing features in this peace of writing. Some thing I learnt was what a rhetorical questions was.  My next step is to write a persuasive speech.

Friday, 7 July 2017

All About Matariki



We have been learning about Matariki me and Vincent made a slide show.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Reading Comprehension - Matariki


My Reflection

I have been learning to to answer a range of questions about  a text.  I found this easy because I had the text with me.  My next step is to learn more about matariki.

Telling the time


My Reflection
I have been learning to tell the time in 5 minutes blocks  I found this hard because we had to do to things the time in words.  My next step is to tell the time in romen numerals.

Friday, 30 June 2017

Daisy day responding to a text

ordering an eplanation





My Reflection

We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation.  We had to put the piece of writing in the correct order.  I found this easy because I was already been told what it is.  My next step is to write my own explanation.


Friday, 16 June 2017

Solving Multiplication Problems With 2 digit Numbers

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My Reflection
I have been learning to solve multiplication problems with 2 digit numbers.  I used place value to  solve this problem.  I found this easy because I new the strategy.  My next step is to solve division problems with remainders.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Classiflying Celerbrations


My Reflection

We have been learning about celebrations.  There are different types of celebrations.  We had to talk about these celebrations and decide what type of celebration they were.  I found this easy because the celebrations were quite different so I could tell the differences. 

Monday, 12 June 2017

Bike Skills



This term we have been doing bike skills it has been really fun.


Friday, 9 June 2017

Comparing Celerbrations





My Reflection

We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations.  My group researched information about the differences of Diwali and Easter.  Something I found interesting was finding out information about Diwali next we worked with anther group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebration.  Things that were the same were special clothes and foods.  My next step is to detail and information in the venn diagram.                                                                                                                    

Friday, 26 May 2017

100 Word Challenge World War 1

My Reflection
I have been learning to add detail to my writing.  We had to imagine we were a solder or a family members and write about this picture.  I used adjectives to make my writing more interesting.  My next step is to use features like smiles, onomatopoeia and alliteration.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Moment in time

My Reflection
I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing.  I wrote about a moment in time during my holiday.  I used my 5 senses to add  retell to my writing.  I found this work easy because we did a plan before we wrote it.  My next step is to make an image in the readers mind.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Suffixes


My Reflection
I have been learning to understand how suffixes change the meaning of a word.  I found this easy because I had all reedy  learnt what it is.  My next step is to understand what a prefix is.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Making and Justifing Inferences - Lukes go-kart


My Reflection
I have been learning to make and justify inference.
An inference is going beyond the author´s words to understand what is not being said in the text.
I found this  easy because we read the book first.
My next step is to use picture to help me work out what the author wants me to know.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Decimal Place Value


My Reflection

 I have been learning to do decimal place value.
I found this hard because the decimal number is not a full number
My next step is to use decimal more in my maths.

My Pepaha Art

This is my pephea art. A pepeha is a way of introducing your self in maori.  I have included my maunga (mountion) my awa(river) my cult and place a which is special to me.
My favourite part of this was coloring the river.I enjoyed this art work.


Friday, 7 April 2017

My Antonym Diamante poem


My Reflection
I have been learning to write an antonym diamante poem.
An antonym is two nouns that are opposites.
A diamante poem is a poem that is the shape of a diamond.
I found this easy because we did a plan first and could just copy it.
My next step is to write a antonym diamante poem more often.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Summarising In Formation-Camoflage Presentation


My Reflection

I have been learning to find and summaries information in non-fiction texts.
I found this piece of work tricky because we had  find out lots of information about animals that camouflage.
The best part of this doing our camouflage title page for the brown kiwi.
My next step is to make sure I summaries the information using my own words.







Friday, 24 March 2017

Rooms 12 favourite animal graph


My Reflection
I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph.
I found this fun because we got to go around and ask people what they like out of fish cat dog horse and cow.  I was surprised with the results because the horse was so popular.  My next step is to show data on different types of graph.                            

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Softball Skills


Yesterday we had soft ball skills.
I felt proud because I did my best.

Friday, 10 March 2017

My Metaphor Poem



My Reflection
I have been learning to use metaphors to make it more interesting by making pictures in the readers head.
I was surprised that the writing was easy because we did a plan.  My nest step is to use adjectives and verbs.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Making connections - The stowaway



My Reflection
I have been learning to make connections to what I read.
I could make connection to this story because my Ginny pig was once lost.
My next step is to us connections often.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Sorting Number-Venn diagram activity

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My Reflection
I have been learning to sort even numbers and mulitples of five. I found this easy because I know what even numbers are and multiples of 5.  My next step is to do a different task.

My Biopoem



My Reflection
We have been learning to write a biopoem.
A biopoem is a poem written about ourselves.
  It has a structure that we had to use to write our  poems.
I found this easy because we made a plan first.
My next step is to use interesting ideas and words.

Friday, 3 February 2017

My Welcome Post 2017

Welcome to my Year 4 learning blog.  This year I am in room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville.  I enjoy doing maths.  This year I am looking forward to art.  I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.