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 since I didn't know what a Rhetorical question was.  Something I learnt was what a Rhetorical question.  My next step is to write a persuasive speech.    

Friday, July 7, 2017

Super Bike Skills



 This term room 12 had bike skills, we had so much fun if you want to see the fun hop on the ride and watch the video.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Telling The Time In 5 Minute blocks



                                                              My Reflection 
I have been learning to tell the time in five minute blocks. I found this easy because I know my 5 time                              tables. My next step is to telling the time in roman numerals 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Ordering an eplanation


                                                                        My Reflection
We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation.  We had to put the pieces of writing in the correct order I found this easy because I know how to write an explanation so I know the order.                  My next step is to write my own explanation.
 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Responding to a text



                                                                       My Reflection

I am learning to respond to text using my prior knowledge and experience.   I found this easy because  I used my impicet and explicit knowledge to help me.  My next step is to connect ideas from other texts I have read.
                                                           

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Comparing and Contrasting Celebrations





My Reflection
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations.  My group researched information about Easter. Something I found interesting was Easter is celebrated in different parts of the world.  Next we worked with another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations. Things that were same were  special food and celebrated with friends and family.  My next step is to have more descriptive information.


Solving Multiplication Problems With 2 Digit Numbers

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My Reflection
I have been learning to solve multiplication problems with 2 digit numbers.  I used place value to solve this problem. I found this tricky because multiplying big numbers is pretty hard.  My next step is to solve division problems with remainders. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Classifying Celebrations



                                                               My Reflection
            We have been learning about celebrations.  We had to talk about these celebrations and decided                   what type of celebration they were.  I found this tricky because some of the celebrations were hard                to decide like Graduation.            

Tuesday, May 16, 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.  
I got a lot better at brainstorming ideas. 
My next step is to  create an image in the readers mind!

Prefix, Root Word, Suffix

                                                                       
                                                                            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 group of letters that come at the beginning  of the word that can         change the meaning of the word .  A suffix is a letter or group of  letters at the end of the word to      form another word or new meaning.  My next learning step is to identify the suffix

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Decimal Place Value


                                                       

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 favorite part of this was doing the top [India and New Zealand]   I loved doing this art work it was a bit tricky but the main part is I did it.

Friday, April 7, 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, March 28, 2017

Summarising Information - Camouflage Prestentation





                                                      My Reflection

I have been learning to find and summarise inforation in non-fiction texts.  I was surprised that the things I searched up came up with different results.  I  found this piece of work tricky because I had to keep reviewing my  piece of work.  My next step is to make sure I summarise the information  using my own words.


Thursday, March 23, 2017

Softball Skills



                                               Yesterday RM 12 had softball skills.  
       
I had a lot of fun, when it was my turn to bat I was a bit nervous at first but I hit the ball far then I was like I can do it boooooooooooooooooooooooom  yay I did it 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Room 12's favorite movie 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 interesting because people had different opinions that other people didn't agree on.

I was surprised with the results because a lot of people chose moana   I'll need to watch it soon mhahahahaha [evil laugh]

                                  My next  step is to show the data in different types of graphs

Friday, March 10, 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 I am experienced in similes, since last year.

My next step is to  leave an image in the readers head by using metaphors.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Sorting Numbers-Venn Diagram Activity

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                                                                             My reflection

                                 I have been learning to sort even numbers & multiples of 5. I found this kinda tricky
                                          because it was a bit hard to figure out which numbers goes were.
                                                     My next step is to try some harder numbers.


                                                         

My biopoem



                                                  My reflection

We have been learning to write a Biopoem.
A biopoem is a poem about ourselves.
It has a special structure that we had to use to write the poems.
I found this tricky because it was quite tricky to think of words that describe me.
My  next step is to use interesting  words & ideas

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

My Welcome Post 2017

Welcome to my my Year 4 learning blog.  This year I am in room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville.  I enjoy reading, playing with my friends and swimming.  This year I am looking forward to learning metaphors.  I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.