We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. I found this hard but I had help from my friends. Something I learnt was what a rhetorical question was. My next step is to write a persuasive speech.
My reflection I have been learning to solve multiplication problems with a 2 digit numbers. I used place value to solve this problem. I found this hard because I got messed up with the 0's. My next step is to solve division problems with remainders.
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations . My group researched information about Eid . something I found interesting was the results of what i searched up . Next we worked with another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations . Things that were the same were the food. My next step is to put more detail and information in the venn diagram.
I have been learning to add detail to my writing . we had to imagine if we were a soldier or a family member and write about a picture I used adjective word's to make my writing more interesting. my next step is to use my 5 senses to add detail.
I have been learning to use my prior knowledge and experience. we read a story called happy birthday school. I was able to make a connection in this text when I had a birthday party in my south Africa school. I found this tricky because there was not much to find. My next step is to make connection to other books I read .
I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph. I found this hard because I had to count a lot and I got stuck a few times. My next step is to use different graphs to display iinformation.
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 favorite part of this was the pastoling
I have been learning to write a antonym diamante poem . An antonym is a opposite of something
like love and hate. A diamante poem is a poem based on two nouns and their shape is a diamond. I found this tricky because it was hard to think of nouns, verbs and adjectives. My next step is to choose interesting words, not boring words.
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts. I was surprised that the things I searched up came with different results. I got a lot better at using key words to search things up when I look for info on the internet. My next step is to use better search words when I look for information on the internet.
We have been learning to write a Bio poem. A Bio poem is a poem writien about ourselves. It has a special structure that we had to use to write our poems. I found this hard because I had to keep correcting spelling. My next step is to make sure that my poem is in the right order .
Welcome to my Year 4 learning blog. This year I am in room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville. I enjoy reading. This Year I am looking forward to swimming. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.