Thursday, 25 June 2015


“Matariki Sample”
Purpose: To share our learning about Matariki; what is it? And how we can celebrate Matariki in our own way?
WALA: Matariki

Choices:
  • Retell the story of Matariki like a play
  • Write a story about Matariki
  • Make a model about Matariki
  • Create a piece of art about Matariki
  • Learn and sing songs.
  • Create a movie about Matariki to share (it could be a legend or about Matariki)
  • Create a facts Kahoot about Matariki
  • Create a TV commercial advertising Matariki
  • Create a debate about this statement: “Matariki Day should be a National Holiday”

Task:
  • Choose one of the above activities
  • Ask yourself: Will it suit my buddy? Is it appropriate for the amount of people in my group?
  • Research some facts about Matariki: What, When, Where, Why, How, Who?
  • What resources do you need?
  • Prepare the things you need for Friday morning for buddy time
  • On Friday you will have from 9:30 - 11am to complete it with your buddy
  • The following week you will have more time to edit / practise / put on the final touches
  • Be prepared to share with the whole-school on Thursday Matariki Day
Groups:
Phoebe, Freya, Ruby & Kalia (Rm 3)
Annaliese, Noah, Mason & Troy (Rm 4)
Toby, Lenni, Ryder, Jack (Breakout rm 4/5)
Hannah,Abby, Manaia, Addisyn (Rm 6)
Samantha, Halle, Aroha, Layla (Rm 6)
Azahra, Cohen, Luca, Mac
Emily, Renae, Emma, Max, Samuel (Rm6)
Emily S, Charlotte, Liwan, Porsha (Rm4)
Angus, Mason, Kairo, Benji, James (Rm 3)
Richard, Shrawan, Max, Shaun, Jackson (Staffroom)
Bella, Jayde, Miracle, .. (Rm4).
Billy, Gordon, Jayden (Rm 3 office)
Kate, Tahu, Braydon (Sick bay)







What do you enjoy the most and why?
watching my little buddies having fun
What challenged you the most and why?
shaping the clay
What do you need to get better at and why?
nothing
How can adults help you with this goal?
can't

sam

Thursday, 18 June 2015



“Maths Sample”
Purpose: To share our maths strategies with our parents and evaluate how well we are doing in maths and find out how we can improve. Our parents can then help us at home.
WALT: (highlight one)
  • count on from the biggest number when adding two numbers together (e.g. 3+8 as 8, 9, 10, 11).
  • explore the different ways to manipulate numbers when adding 2 digits (e.g. 18+18+18 as 20+20+20=60-6).
  • explore the different ways to manipulate numbers when adding and subtracting 2 digits (e.g. 71-48 as 73-50).
  • explore decimal place value (e.g. how many 10ths, 100ths and 1000ths in a whole number).

Task:
  • Choose your maths goal so far from this term
  • Use the Showme app to “show” how you can solve the maths problem
  • Can you solve the problem using a different strategy?
  • Speak clearly into your ipad - keep your ipad still
  • Get a buddy to view it
  • Save Showme as: ‘Your Name’ Term 2 Maths Sample
  • Get an adult to check it.
  • Copy embed code, paste into the HTML section on your blog.

  • Copy and paste title, purpose, task
  • What is your maths stage?
  • Put a target on your stage for this term:  

Stage 4
Counting on & back with 10’s as the unit
Early Stage 5
Simple part whole strategies to 100
Stage 5 💪
Simple part whole strategies to 1000
Stage 6
Wide range of part whole strategies


What do you enjoy in maths and why?
getting the answer right
What challenges  you the most and why?
finding out how to do the maths question
What do you need to get better at in maths and why?
 Money questions
How can adults help you with this goal?

Get me something to work towards



Friday, 5 June 2015

My bird skeleton


Writing Sample.

ha. The weekend was meant to be of fishing. But some idiots had made it better. They drove their land rover discovery over the beach just when a huge wave hit the car and turned them round and made it  sink into the sand. They went away. But they left the doors open and they left the car on. Then one of the Qaudbikes  got stuck. foam flew all around. we doged some of the foam. when we got back to cabin we had a shower.
Writing Sample”
Purpose: To share our writing goals with our parents and evaluate how well we did so we can improve. Our parents can then help us at home.
WALT: PIES
Task:
  • Choose your favourite story so far from this term
  • Reread to make sure it makes sense, does it match my walt?
  • Do some more writing to finish
  • Fix up spelling, paragraphs, capital letters so that it’s ready for a reader
  • Get a buddy to read it
  • Publish writing (do a good copy of it)
  • Get an adult to check it.
  • Put it on your blog

  • Copy and paste title, purpose, task
  • What is your writing goal?
  • Put a target on your goal for this term:                         

Generating Ideas
  • thinking, planning, brainstorming, building
Organising Ideas
  • thinking, mapping, sifting, sorting, re-wording
Words
  • adding detail, language features, nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, both technical and precise.
Sentences
  • simple, short, long, complex, compound, variety, connectives, adverbial, adjectival.
Re-crafting
reading, re-reading, re-crafting, adding punctuation, adding, taking away, seeking feedback.


Copy and paste your favourite sentence here: Why is it your favourite sentence?
beacause it has the word the word idiot
What challenged you the most and why?because it was hard
rembering what it was like
What do you need to get better at in your writing and why?
writing faster.
How can adults help you with this goal?

get something to work for

Spelling words