Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Reading comprahention



MY REFLECTION
I have been learning to answer a range of questions about a text.  I found this hard because the questions were pretty hard my next step is to read the text before i answer it

Friday, 30 June 2017

Ordering an explanation



MY REFLECTION

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

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Solving Multiplication Problems Using Place Value Partioning

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MY REFLECTION

We have been learning to solve multiplication problems using place value
partitioing. I found this trickey because I kept on mudling up on the words and Mrs Melville helped me.  My next step is to make it more understanding.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Fun Bike Skills



This term we have been doing bike skills.  It was so much fun.  Check out my video!

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Classifying Celebrations



MY REFLECTION

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.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Camparing Celebrations





MY REFLECTION

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

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

100 word challenge-a soldiers perspective




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 ... some of my 5 senses tomake my writeing more interesting. My next step is to use more of my 5 senses.

Responding to a Test - Happy brithday, school!



MY REFLECTION

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.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

A moment in time




MY REFLECTION
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.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Prefix, suffix and root words


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 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

Thursday, 13 April 2017

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 drawing  my maunga.  I enjoyed doing this art work.

Friday, 7 April 2017

My Antonym Diamante Poem



                                        MY REFLECTION
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.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Sumarising Information-Camouflage Presentation



                                     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.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Room 12s favourite sport 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 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.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Softball Skills


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.

Friday, 10 March 2017

My Mataphor Poem



MY REFLECTION
I have been learning to use metaphors to make it more interisting by making pictures in the readers head.  I am confused about what metaphors are my next step is to leave a image in the readers head.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Making conections - The stowaway



My reflection

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.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Sorting numbers= Venn Diagram activity

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My Refliction

I have been learning to sort even numbers and multiples of 5.  I this easy because I know my even numbers and multiples of 5.   My next step is to try to do it faster.

My biopoem



My Reflection

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.

Friday, 10 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 sport.  This year I am looking forward to going to Te Tuhi.  I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.