Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Maori God Art



My Reflection

This is my Maori God Art. We read a myth called In The Beginning. I drew Tangoroa and used some adjectives to describe him. I enjoyed this activity. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Place value partitioning to subtract

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My reflection

I have been learning to use place value partitioning to solve subtraction problems. I found this easy because 70-40=30 then 6-5=1 so its 31. My next step is to learn more place value problems.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Making a Justified Prediction


My reflection

I have been learning to  make a justified prediction about a text. I found this tricky because it was quit tricky to predict what the book was about. My next step is to ready the story to see if i'm right.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Features of Persuasive Writing



My reflection

We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. I found this tricky because it was tricky to find facts and emotive language. Something i learnt was rhetorical questions. My next step is to find out more about persuasive writing

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Multiplication Arrays

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My reflection

We have been learning to solve multiplication problems with arrays. I found this easy because i knew my 5 times tables. My next step is to learn my times tables off by heart.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Classifying Celebrations



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 tricky because i didnt know what type of celebration they were.


Friday, June 9, 2017

Comparing Celebratiobns




My reflection

We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations. My group researched information about Chinese new year. Something i found interesting was what kind of food they eat. Next we worked with another group and used a Venn diagram to compare our celebrations. Things that were the same were Eid celebrates too. 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. I used punctuation to make my writing more interesting. My next step is to Use my 5 senses to add more detail. 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Responding to a text



My reflection

I have been learning to respond  to a text using my Prior knowledge and experience. We read  a story called A Birthday Cake for Grandma. I was able to make a connection in this text when josh and joshes sister made a cake. I found this tricky because i couldnt find clues in the book. My next step is to find more clues.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

prefixes, root words, suffixes



My reflection

I have been learning to use my knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to read and understand the  meaning of words. a prefix is a word that comes before a full word like unhappy. a suffix is a word that needs in a word like happened. i found this tricky because you needed to copy the words and work out what a suffix and prefix is. My next step is to identify the prefix.

Monday, May 15, 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 used my 5 senses to add detail to my writing.

The best part of this is publishing my writing.

My next step is use wow words, adjectives, verbs .


Thursday, April 13, 2017

My Pepeha Art


This is my pepeha art. A pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in Maori. I have included my maunga(mountain), my awa(river. my culture and a place which is special to me. My favourite part of this was colouring the sun. I enjoyed doing this art work.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Softball Skills



Yesterday I  had softball skills.
I felt happy because we learned new skills.

Room 12's favourite animal



My Reflection

I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph.  I found this easy  because you had to go round the classroom and ask them what they like.  I was that a lot of people liked dogs.  My next step is to show the data on different types of graphs.


Tens and ones place value



Reflection

 I.A.L.T show 2 digit numbers on place value material.
 I found this easy because you needed to do just copy what it says underneath.  My next step is to know my place value to the hundreds.

Friday, April 7, 2017

My antonym diamante poem



Reflection

 I have been learning to write an antonym diamante poem. An antonym is a opposite
meaning of the word . Diamante poem is a poem in a shape in a diamond. I found this
tricky because you had to make a poem into a diamond. My next step is to choose two
words that are opposite.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Summarising information. Camouflage presentation



My reflection

I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts.  I found this work tricky because you had to find out information.  I was surprised that animals could camouflage really good to hide from there predators.
My next step is to make sure I summarise the information using my own words.




Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sorting number/venn diagram

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My reflection

I have been learning to sort even numbers and multiples of 5. I found this tricky because at first I didn't know what numbers to put in each box.
My next step is to put the right numbers in each box.

Friday, February 17, 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 easy because i already knew about myself.
My next steps are use interesting ideas and words.

Tuesday, January 31, 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 swimming.  This year I am looking forward to learning and making new friends.  I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.