Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Maths: Porowhita

I am learning to solve addition and subtraction problems with integers.

I'll know I can do this when I can add and subtract negative numbers.

Something I found challenging was adding negative numbers.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Reading Toroa

I am learning to focus on reading for a set purpose.

I'll know I can do this when I can find the key ideas and record the key ideas.

Something l found hard was getting all of my SML's done.

Art Attack: Don Binney

We are learning to create art inspired by Don Binney.

I'll know I can do this when I have created a landscape with a foreground, middle, and background.
My bird and my background are coloured using pastels and natural colours.

Something l learned is it is easier to draw lines down rather than up.

Writing: Information Report

I am learning to write an information report.

I'll know I can do this when I can plan and write an information reports with a title, topic sentence, and a group of facts about a subject. 

Something l found hard was spelling.

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Learner Qualities: Empathy

I am learning how to empathise.

I'll know I can do this when I can identify a variety of ways I can show empathy to others.

One way l show empathy is by being a good listener.

Peace Week 2017

I have been learning about Peace Week.
Peace Week is an annual tradition organised by The Peace Foundation every year. You can learn more about The Peace Foundation by following this LINK.

As a way to learn about Peace Week I did three different Peace Week activities.

With Miss Brennan we created a poster to help promote peace and Peace Week.
With Mrs Baker we made hand print doves and wrote messages of peace on them.
With Mr Horn we looked at the symbols of peace such as the dove and created origami doves.

Here is an example of one of my activities