I have been learning to write a fractured fairy tale using what I have learned about a narrative structures and features. My fracture fairy was based on little red ridding hood. the best part of this was typing my fractured fairy tale. I got a lot better at writing. I am most proud of finishing in time. My next step is to make sure I sequence the story in the right order.
I have been learning to respond to a text using my prior knowledge. I found this easy because I had the book to read and find information. My next step is to use personal experiences to connect ideas in the text.
W.A.L.T write a character description using adjectives. I found this easy because I did not have to imagine and cI liked it. I used my 5 senses to write 5 or more different sentences about my character. My next step is to use more interesting adjectives.
I have been learning to identify conman themes in fairy and fractured tales. We read two narratives called little red ridding hood and into the forest. A common theme l made from these stories was grandma, mum, forest and red. I found this easy because I had the two books to compare. My next step is to write my own fractured fairy tale.
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.
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
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.