Monday, 18 September 2017

Maori God Art

My Reflection
This is my Maori God Art.  We read a Maori myth called In The Beginning.  I drew Haumia and used some adjectives to describe him.  We used cool text to publish the words. I enjoy this activity. 

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Skimming and Scanning for Information


My Reflection
We have been learning to find and summarise information by skimming and scanning. Skimming and scanning and fast reading techniques to help you find the main ideas or information quickly in a text. We read a story about White Tailed Spider. I used skimming and scanning to find information. I found this easy because this whole activity is about the White Tailed Spider. My next step is to find more information to find facts and ideas. 

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

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 easy because I was taught a quick strategy for these equitation.
My next step is to do this in decimals.

Monday, 28 August 2017

Persuasive Speech Research Popplet


My Reflection
I have been learning to find information about my speech topic.
I used instagrok and other website to research my speech topic
which is Things About Earth. I found this interesting because I
learn a website called instagrok. My next step is to plan my speech.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Features of Persuasive Writing





My Reflection 
We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. 
I found this tricky because I need help and I got no idea to solve this. 
Something I learn was know what these means and work.  My next step
is to write a persuasive speech.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Telling the time in 5 minute blocks


My reflection
I have been learning to tell the in 5 minute blocks. I found this hard because we have to do the time in word.  My next step is to do harder ones.

Monday, 3 July 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017

Daisy Day - Responding to a Text



Dragon Logical Order



My reflection
We have been learning about about the structure and order of writing an explanation.We had to put the piece of writing  in the correct order. I found this work tricky because I have to think.
My next step is to write my own explanation.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Solving Multiplications Problems With 2 Digit Numbers

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My Reflection
I have been learning to solve solve multiplication problem with 2 digit numbers.
I used place value to solve this problem.  I found this easy because if I use place value 
it will be easy.  My next step is to division problem with reminders.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Classifying Celebrations

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 work tricky because some of the celebrations I don't know.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Comparing Celebrations




My reflection
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebration.  My group researched information about Holi.  Something I found interesting is it last two days.Next we worked with another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations.  Things that were the same were dancing, celebrates Myths and legends, celebrated with friends and family.  My next step is to put more detail and information in the venn diagram.

100 Word Challenge


My reflection
I have been learning to add detail to my writing.We had to imagine we were a soldier or a family
member and write about this picture.My next step is to add more adjectives to my writing to make it more interesting. 

Friday, 19 May 2017

A Moment In Time Writing


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 use my 5 senses to add detail to my writing
                                                  My next step is to concentrate on my work.
          

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Decimal Place Value

My Pepeha Art

                      
                 This is my pepeha Art. A pepeha is a way of introducting  yourself in maori.
                 I have included my maunga(mountian)my awa(river, my culture and a place is
                 special to me.My favourite part is to mix the colours in the sea.I enjoyed doing
                 this art.

Friday, 7 April 2017

My Antonym Diamante Poem





                                              My Antonym Diamante Poem
I have been learning to write an antonym diamante poem.An antonym is a word that has an opposite meaning of another word.  A diamante poem is a poem in the shape of a diamond.  .I found this work easy because you have to think of words to describe it.My next step is to think harder words to describe it.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Summarising Information -Camouflage Prestentation




My Reflect
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts.
I am confused about when the title  box could be deleted.
I found this piece of work tricky because i have to find information in a non-fiction
fact activity. My next step is to use better search words when I look for
information on the internet



Thursday, 23 March 2017

Softball Skills


Yesterday we had soft ball skills.I feel exited and a little bit nervus.



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 got a lot better at writing my metaphor poem. My next step is to think more ideas in my
metaphor poem.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Msking Connections - The Stowaway



                                         My Reflection

I have been learning to make connection to what i read.  I could make connections to this story because it's
easy for me.  My next step is to have more ideas and use my personal experience to help me understand what i read.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Sorting Numbers - Venn Diagram Activity

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My reflection
                                    I have been learning to sort even and odd numbers.I found this
                                    easy because you just have to sort even and odd numbers.
                                    My next step is to use trickier numbers.    

Friday, 17 February 2017

My Biopoem



                                   My Reflection

We have been learning to write a biopoem. A biopoem is a poem written about ourselves. It has a special
structure that we had to use to write our poems. I found this hard because I need think everything about me.
My next step is to do it faster and more words to write.

Tuesday, 31 January 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 writing and maths this year.  This year I am looking forward to do well learning.  I hope 
you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.