We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. I found this trickey because I didn´t no what a retorical question was. Something learnt what a retorical question was. My next step is to write a persuasive speech.
I have been learning to find information about my speech topic. I used instagrok and other websites to reasearch my speech topic which is why you should play rugby I found this interesting because I leanrt some facts about rugby my next step is to plan my speech.
We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation. We had to put the piece of writing in the correct order. I found this hard because I didn´t know were the pieces went. My next step is to write an explanation
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 trickey because I didn't know were they went.
we have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations. My group researched information about holi. Something I found interesting was that holi is a celebration that people throw colours in the air. next we worked with another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations. Things that were the same were foods, friends and family, myths and legends. My next step is to put more detail and information in the vennn diagram
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 ... some of my 5 senses tomake my writeing more interesting. My next step is to use more of my 5 senses.
I have been learning to respond to a text using my prior knowledge and experience. We read a story called 'happy birthday, school. I was able to make a connection in this text because elm park is having thier 50 jublee I found this easy cause I made some connections I next step is to make connections to the books I've read.
I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing. 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 was when I got to choose a picture. My next step is to put a little bit more effort into my work.
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 begining of the word that can change the meaning of the word. a suffix is a letter or group of letters at the end of a word or new meaning. I found this tricky because I firstly didn't know what a prefix was. my next step was to Identify the prefix
I have been learning to write an antonym diamante poem. An antonym is a
word that is the oppisite. a diamante poem is a sentance with ajectives nouns
and verbs made into a shape of a diamond. I found this kind of hard to think of the words for the poem.
My next step is to use adjectives and verbs in the right place.
MY REFLECTION I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts. I need to improve to have more detail I got a lot better at typing. My next step is to make sure look for key words or ideas when I read to help me find the information more quick.
I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph. I found this fun
becasue I chose rugby and it made me exited and it was fun and easy. I was suprised nearly everybody chose rugby. My next step is to show data on a differnt graph.
Yersterday we had softball skills I felt neorvis because I didn't now if I was going to hit the ball.
when I hit it the ball went strait to the ground my second go went high in the air third go went even more higher the end.
I am learning to make connections to what to what i read.
I could make connections to this story because I have been to the choclate factory in Dunedin and I could see how a cat could get stowed away.
My next step is to use my personal experience to help me understand what i read.
We have been learning to write a biopoem. A biopoem is a poem written about yourselves. It has a special structure that we had to use to write our poems. I found this tricky because it was hard thinking of the sentences. My next step is to use more interesting ideas and words.
Welcome to my year 4 learning blog. This year I am in room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville. I enjoy sport. This year I am looking forward to going to Te Tuhi. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.