Thursday, 30 November 2017

Monday, 27 November 2017

Fractured Fairytale



My reflection

I have been learning to write a fractured fairy tale using what I have learnt about a narrative structure and features . My fairy tale was based on jack and the beanstalk. The best part of it was the pixel art . My next step is to use past tense consistently

Friday, 24 November 2017

Understanding the Purpose of Characters in the Text


My reflection

I have been learning to relate to the character in the text to understand their purpose. I used 
a Venn diagram to compare Ivan and Stella in the story The one and only Ivan. this made me realise the differences between the characters  but also what made them similar.My next step is to be able to use this information to make inferences  about   the purpose of the characters. 

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Solving Multiplication Using Place Value


My reflection

I A L T solve multiplication problems with a 2 digit number using place value .
I found this easy because I know my times tables. My next step is to use 4 digit numbers.  




Friday, 17 November 2017

Character Description



My reflection

W.A.L.T write a character description using adjectives
I found this easy because i took my time.I used my five senses to write 5 different sentinces
about my  character my next step is to use a simile or a metaphor.  

Friday, 3 November 2017

Identify Common Themes In Fractured Fairy Tails

My reflection

I have been learning to identify common themes in fairy and fractured  tails 
We read two narratives called  red riding hood and into the Forrest . A common theme 
was woods.I found this easy because I wrote it down in my draft writing book
My next step is to try different books .


Friday, 15 September 2017

Maori God Art


This is my Maori god art.  We read a myth called in the beginning.  I drew Tu and used some adjectives to describe him.  I enjoyed this activity. 




Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Fractions, Decimals And Percentages


My reflection

I was learning to compare Fractions Decimals And Percentages
I had to match up the decimals and the fractions 
I thought it was tricky because there were so meany different things to chose .
I chose to share my learning by using different choises
My next step is to keep on trying








Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Making A Justified Prediction



My reflection

I have been learning to make a  justified prediction about a text .  I found this easy to make a prediction because the blurb gave me everything.  My next step is to read the story to see
if I'm right.



Monday, 28 August 2017

Equal Addition


My reflection

I have been learning  to use equal addition to solve 3 digit number subtraction .I found this hard because I got confused. My next step is to subtract 4 digit numbers. 



The Zoo Debate



My reflection

I have been learning to identify and describe what the author wanted me to think feel or see
this text was about a debate fro two sides for and against.It made me think about different sides.My next step is to  identify the big idea or message/s in the story through character actions or events.




Persuasive Speech Research 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 Smoking should be banned.  I found this interesting because I got to use new websites.  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 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.



Friday, 7 July 2017

All About Matariki




My reflection
I have been learning about Matariki here is what I have learnt.


Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Telling The Time In 5 Minutes Blocks



My reflection
I have been learning to tell the time in five minute blocks. I found this easy because I know how to tell the time. My next step is to tell the time in all blocks.

Friday, 30 June 2017

Awesome Bike Skills



 This is my bike  skills video check it out.  

Ordering An Explanation



My reflection

We have been learning about the structure and order of  of writing an explanation .  We had to put the piece of writing in the correct order .  I found this hard because I got messed up.
My next step is to write my own explanation. 

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Solving Multiplication Problems With 2 Digit Numbers
















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.  

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Classifying Celebrations





My reflection 

We have been learning about celebrations .  We had to talk about  these celebrations and d  decide what type of celebration they were.  I found this hard because I  got messed up

Friday, 9 June 2017

Comparing Celebrations




My reflection 

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.   

100 word challenge - WWII




My reflection 

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.  

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Happy Birthday School



My reflection 

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 .



Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Prefix, Suffix And Root Words


My reflection

I have been learning  to use my knowledge of prefix's suffixes to read and understand the meaning of words
A prefix is a group of letters that come at the beginning of the word to form a new word.
A suffix is a letter or group of letters  at the end of the word to form another word or a new meaning
My next step is to identify the root word.

Monday, 15 May 2017

A Moment InTime


My reflection 

I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing. 
I wrote a moment in time during my holiday I used mt 5 senses
to add detail to my writing.The best part of this was publishing  it
on a doc.My next step is to use batter information. 




Thursday, 13 April 2017

Decimal Place Value


                                                                          My reflection
 I have been learning use decimal place value.  I found this tricky because I am still learning this.  My next step is to keep practising decimal place value.

Room 12's 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 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.


My Pepha 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 favorite part of this  was the pastoling 
  

Friday, 7 April 2017

My Antonym Diamante Poem.



my reflection
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.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Summarising Information - Camouflage Presentation






                                                       My Reflection

                     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.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Softball skills



                                                  Yesterday RM 12 had softball skills.
                                                      I felt awesome we had 40  points.

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.
The best part of this was the  pictures because it was hard to get the ones I wanted.  My next step is to say why I am the thing.

Friday, 24 February 2017

Sorting Numbers-Venn Diagram Activity


My reflection

I have been learning to sort and classify numbers using a Venn diagram.
I have found this tricky because its my first time. My next step is to remember
how to do it my self



Friday, 17 February 2017

My Biopoem




My reflection 

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 .

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  reading.  This Year I am looking forward to swimming. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.