Friday, 1 December 2017

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Responding to a Text Using my Prior Knowledge and Experience




My Reflection

I have been learning to respond to a text using my prior knowledge and experience.  I found this hard because I had to figure out the words in the story that had syllables.  My next step is to make more connections with texts I read.

Comparing Fairy Tales


My Reflection

I have been learning to identify common themes in Fairy and fractured tales.  We read two narrtives called Red riding hood and Into the Forest.   A common theme I found from this story is that they both had to take something to their grandma.  I found this easy because I just had to find the differences and similarities.  My next step is to try and find more features in the books. 




Solving Problems Using Equal Sharing




My Reflection

I have been learning to solve problems using equal sharing.  I found this easy because all I had to do was share out the drumsticks.  My next step is to learn to do division without having the share out. 

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Alphabet Symmetry Challenge




My Reflection

I found this piece of work easy because all I had to do is find out all the diagonal horizontal and vertical in all the letters of the alphabet and if they did have diagonal horizontal and vertical you do not put a line.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Character Description




W.a.l.t write a character description used adjectives.  I found this picture easy to describe because I found lots and lots of ideas.  I used my 5 senses to write 5 different sentences about my character.  My next step is to use a simile or metaphor.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Maori God Art


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

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Place Value Partitioning to Subtract



My Reflection

I have been learning to use place value partitioning to solve subtraction problem.  I found this easy because all I did was doing takeaway problems.  My next step is to find out more subtraction problems.


Monday, 28 August 2017

Features of Persuasive Wirting

My Reflection

We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing.  I found this tricky because I did not know what to do.  




Ordering an explanation

  

Friday, 30 June 2017

Multiplication Arrays



My Reflection

We have been learning to solve multiplication problems with arrays.  I found this easy because all you had to do was to sort out the problem.  My next step is to learn my times tables off by heart.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Classifying Celebrations



My Reflection

We have been learning about celebration.  There are different types of celebration.  We had to talk about these celebrations and decide what type of celebration they were.  I found this easy because I found out where they all go.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Comparing Celebrations





My Reflection

We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebration.  My group researched information about Chines new year.  Something I found interesting was that ti is celebrated on the 16th of February.  Next we worked with another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations.  Things that were the same were special food.  My next step is to put more detail and information in the venn diagram. 





Adding Suffixes

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I have been learning to understand how suffixes change the meaning of a word.  I found this easy because we just have to add ing and ed  to the word.  My next step is to be able to understand what a prefix is.

100 World 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 add my 5 senses to more detail.

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 used my 5 senses to add detail to my writing. The best part of this is writing about your holiday and choosing the font and the picture. My next step is to use wow words and adjectives and verbs.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Making connections-The stowaway



My Reflection

I have been learning to make connections with my reading.  I found this easy because we needed to do what we thought they were thinking.  I can make a connection to this because my cat got lost for 6 days.  I felt really sad and I didn't know what to do.  I felt so happy when he came back because he was stuck in the shed.  My next step is to try to find connections when I read.

Room 12 Favourite Iceream



My Reflection
I have been learning to collect data using a tally graph.  I found this easy because all you needed to do is ask people what their favourite icecream was. I was surprised that so many liked Cookie and Cream.  My next step is to show the data  on different types of graphs.

Summarising Information -Camouflage Presentaition



My Reflection
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction text.   I found this hard because you have to find some informashon from the internet.  My next step is to keep learning to summarise.

Rounding Numbers to the Nearest Ten and Hundred

Antonym Diamante Poem


My Reflection
i have been learning to write an antonym diamante poem. an antonym poem is an opersite
to something like hate and love,love is something nice,hate is something horrible.
I think its hard because I couldn't think of many words.  My next step is to choose an easier topic.

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 my colouring my person. I enjoyed doing my art work.

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 found this easy because all you have to do is rite something abut you. my next steps are to make more metaphor poem to make people interested.  


Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Sorting Numbers -Venn Diagram Activity


I have been learning to sort even and odd numbers. I found this easy because I no how to do it .My next step is to help Hayley to do the multiples of 5 properly. 

Friday, 17 February 2017

My Biopoem



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 poem. I found this easy because I new what to do . My next step is to each line starts with the right beginning.

Thursday, 16 February 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 playing with my friend´s. This year I am looking forward to see who is in my class. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.