Friday, 25 November 2016

Te Reo Term 4 2016



Blog Post Title : Te Reo, Term 4 2016.

This term we have been learning all about the Marae. We have learned that…….

  • The Marae is an important focal point for the community.
  • The Marae is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out.
  • The Marae is a place where people can express their values with dignity.
  • There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the marae.
  • Marae kawa (protocols) can differ between maraes and iwi.


We have focussed on some key concepts when doing this learning.
These are listed and explained in the table below.
Concept
Definition -
give the meaning of these concepts in your own words.
Tikanga
its like there procedure
Pōwhiri
welcoming ceremony
Tangata whenua
local people 
Manuhiri
welcoming people that are no local
Tūrangawaewae
A place to stand, where you stand strong
Whanaungatanga
relationship family
Manaakitanga
care
Aroha
love 
love
See this video for an explanation of the roles and responsibilities of people on a marae.

Something I would like to learn more about the marae is to go into a really marea for a school trip


NZ identity modelling

NZ identity modelling

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Counting and number sequences

WALT modelling book

you can find evidence of this learning in my math book

what i found easy is was the large number number find and what i find hard was the makeng number from a given set of numbers.

Fractions Term 4

WALT:

  1. Read any fraction.
  2. Order fraction with the same denominator
  3. Count forwards/Backwards in 1/2,1/3,1/4,1/5 and 1/10


Ixl

I enjoyed doing the fractions because it was fun.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Music

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I can describe the characteristics of music in songs from the past and present and from different genres.


Over the past 9 weeks I have been learning to describe the characteristics of music from songs of various times and genres.

I can name and define these characteristics of music… (list them below and explain what they are)

1.Harmony the combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce a pleasing effect.
2.Rhythm a strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound.
3.Melody a sequence of single notes that is musically satisfying; a tune.
4.Timbre the character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity.
5.Form having the form of

What did you find most interesting during this topic.
I found listen to the music interesting because it was ok music


Which characteristic do you find yourself picking up on when listening to your own music now?
When I listen to my own music I often hear zero (explain how you can hear it)



Here is an example of my learning (add link from a piece of work you have completed during this term.)

Friday, 16 September 2016

Koru games

The activity I did was Football.
Two highlights of the Koru Games:
was that we can buy food from the food shop
and honking the horn for the final.
I am proud of my kicking skills.
Next year I will play a different sport because I want to do something different

Monday, 5 September 2016

CARE: My progress so far

The CARE award that I am working towards is: bronze
The one area of CARE that I am doing best in is: Exellence          because: i have lots highlights

The one area of CARE that I need to work harder in is: Active thinking              because: i sit next my friends

To show my leadership qualities I am a role model to others in the CARE values by doing/showing these leadership traits: i am doing my pals duty

On the CARE SOLO matrix below I am at this SOLO level: Multistructural            because: i am doing well.



Prestructural

Unistructural

Multistructural

Relational

Extended Abstract
I am not aware of the CARE values yet.
I know what the CARE values mean.

I need help to use them.
I can use the CARE values.


I need reminding to use them.
I can use the CARE values independently.
I can use the CARE values independently.

I can role model to others how to use the CARE values.

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

I can make connections between my prior knowledge and the concrete examples in a text in order to understand abstract ideas in the text

Year 5/6 Standard: Assessment task
WALT: I can make connections between my prior knowledge and the concrete examples in a text in order to understand abstract ideas in the text
Text:
What I already know about this topic?
  • they are endangered 
How many Tigers were their in the wild in 2010?
  •  3,200
Why had the number of tigers in the wild been decreasing? (Give two reasons in your own words)
  •  people make money from their fur and teeth.
  • Tigers are an endangered species, under threat from the destruction of their homes 
How many tigers do they hope there will be in wild in 2022?
  •  they hope to double it
What do you think people are doing to make sure the population of Tigers increases? (Give 2 possible ideas).
  • they don t kill tigers for their fur and teeth
  • they are breeding 

Monday, 2 May 2016

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Blog post title: I can describe the structure of a Short Story

Something I have learned about the structure of short stories is they are shot

After reading some short stories two things I will remember when I write my own short story are …keep it shot and have info

Monday, 25 April 2016

Art

Visual Art: WALT: Apply knowledge about shapes and patterns derived from nature into an original artwork

 here is a photo of my art work 

my next step is going do hard art


I can read and interpret a range of graphs

I can read and interpret a range of graphs

For maths I have been learning to read and interpret a range of graphs. This relates to the National Standards as it meets the criteria of: Delete the ones that are not yours
  • I can identify patterns and trends in context, within and between data sets (Year ⅚ standard)

Here is link to my Statistical Literacy spreadsheet Link which shows all of the graphs and tables I can read and interpret.

I have also compared and contrasted some of the graphs. Below are the links to them

My next step is to use these in my leadership investigation next term.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Term 1 Integrated Learning - Leadership


We have been learning all about What makes a good leader.


We identified that good leaders show 6 main character traits. These are integrity trustworthy resilient goal focused active thinker motivational

The leadership trait that I think I show the most is goal focused because i finish my sml

The leadership trait I would most like to develop is active thinker because i need to sit in good spots

Something NEW I have learned about leadership is being a pal

The SOLO level that I reached during this unit of learning is gather ideas because i need i need halp
(see slide 2 of the leadership modelling book for this)

My next step in learning about leadership is to apply everything that I have learned about leadership to my own leadership roles. is to turn up to pals
 

Monday, 11 April 2016

I can read and interpret a range of graphs



I can read and interpret a range of graphs

For maths I have been learning to read and interpret a range of graphs. This relates to the National Standards as it meets the criteria of:
  • I can identify patterns and trends in context, within and between data sets (Year ⅚ standard)

Here is link to my Statistical Literacy spreadsheet Here  which shows all of the graphs and tables I can read and interpret.

I have also compared and contrasted some of the graphs. Below are the links to them

My next step is to use these in my leadership investigation next term.

Saturday, 2 April 2016

pe

WALT: Apply Striking and Fielding activities in a range of sports and activities.


My Strengths


The striking strategies I was able to effectively demonstrate during the games we played were…….keep my eye on the ball


The throwing and catching strategies I was able to effectively demonstrate during the games we played were…….Step forward with opposite foot to arm that you are throwing with. Stand side on. Rotate shoulders. Follow through


My Next Steps


To improve my striking of a ball I need to hit the ball hard because i did hit it hard in that game

To Improve my catching and fielding I need to make a cup because then i can catch the ball


The game that I enjoyed the most was the because geting to hit 2 times

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Math decimal places


This shows that i can  identify decimal numbers and put them  in order. We worked with numbers up to 3 D.P.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016