Wednesday, 26 October 2016

WALT find and summarise information in non fiction text by skimming and scanning.

Reflection: I can summarise information in my own words. skimming and scanning means to quickly look for information with my eyes. i know to search for key words.
I feel proud because  I can put stuff were it can be  next time I want to add more detail.  

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Whats the matter

WALT build simple sentences to add more description to our writing.

I am learning to build simple sentences to add more detail to my writing. I think it helps make my stories interesting. Next time I want to try and use different words and wow words   

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

my e-learning progressions."

YEAR 3 & 4

Equipment & Operation

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
use camera settings eg macro and zoom
  • we can select the macro setting for close-up photos
  • we can zoom in and out
  • we can use the appropriate setting eg portrait, auto, movie
  • we can frame photos from different perspectives etc snail perspective, giraffe perspective
transfer photos to computer eg iPhoto or Picasa
  • we can transfer photos to a computer
export iPad workFGG
  • we can find the export tab
  • we can select the appropriate file type e.g. email, pdf or jpeg, save etc
  • we can email the file to the appropriate person
equipmentbe responsible for the safe-keeping of all digital
  • we can put equipment away when not in use
  • use the iPads and laptops on an appropriate surface
  • sing awear a launyard when  camera
  • handle the iPads and laptops carefully

Creating and Presenting

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
create documents and presentations in Google Drive
  • we can choose the appropriate document type for our purpose eg document, spreadsheet, presentation
  • we can add an appropriate name
  • we can file documents in the appropriate folder
use a Presentation application
  • we can open and save a keynote
  • we can add text to text box
  • we can add an image
  • we can add new pages
insert text boxes
  • we can find the add text box icon to create it
  • we can position a text box
  • we can add content to a text box
  • we can fill and outline a text box
change page layout
  • we can find and use the page layout tabs
use audio and video recording applications
  • we make sure there is no background noise
  • we speak clearly and with appropriate volume
  • we capture the entire image on the screen
upload video to blogs via Youtube or siar with support
  • we can find the Youtube upload tab
  • we can upload a video to Youtube
  • we can embed the video to our blog using the HTML code
embed content into other locations with support
  • we can find and copy the embed code
  • we can paste embed code in the right place, into our blog, under the HTML tab
create and use simple graphic organisers independently
  • we can create a graphic organiser using apps such as Popplet, Padlet etc
  • we can add details to a graphic organiser
use email
  • we can compose and send an email
  • we can open our inbox and read an email
create, save and publish posts on blogs
  • we give blog posts appropriate titles
  • we can create text content in a blog post
  • we can add an image to a blog post
  • we can upload a movie file into a blog post
  • we remember to add labels to a blog post
  • we can proofread our post before publishing
  • we understand that a published post is visible to the world
  • we can edit both draft and published blog posts
read and comment on blogs and sites independently
  • we can make appropriate comments on blogs and sites
take a screenshot on computer and iPads
  • we can use the shift+command+4 buttons on the computer
  • we can use the home and off buttons on the iPad
use Kid Pix or similar application
  • we can insert images
  • we can add audio content
  • we can embed video content
  • we can create slideshows

Internet Use and Research

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
gather information from a variety of sources  
  • we know the difference between blog, site, .com, .org etc
  • we can use the appropriate tool for our research eg search engines, Wikipedia, encyclopedias
find information using search engines
  • we can use a variety of search engines eg Google, KidRex, quinturakids,, etc
  • we can choose the appropriate search engine for our purpose
use Google research tool within Google Drive
  • we can find and use the research tool  
find images specific to our topic independently
  • we can use Google Image search or Creative Commons search to find suitable images

Keyboard and Mouse Skills

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
edit text
  • we can use spellcheck, delete, backspace and undo
use formatting and drawing toolbars
  • we can find and use the text colour and highlighting buttons
  • we can find and use the bold, italic and underline buttons
  • we can find and use the text alignment options
  • we can create lists using numbers and bullets
  • we can find and insert shapes
  • we can change page orientation to landscape or portrait
select text
  • we can use the trackpad to highlight, cut, copy and paste
use basic shortcuts
  • we can use command+c to copy
  • we can use command+v to paste
  • we can use command+x to cut
  • we can use command+s to save
  • we can use command+a to select all
  • we can use command+q to quit
  • we can use command+z to undo

Digital Citizenship

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
be responsible digital citizens
  • we know who we are talking to online
  • we understand that to be good cyber citizens we must abide by sites’ terms and conditions
follow the school digital citizenship guidelines
  • we keep passwords private
  • we use school ICT equipment appropriately for education purposes
  • we use our Google accounts appropriately
access information without plagiarising
  • we credit ownership to the author
  • we use the Research function (in Google) to cite images and content
  • we use Creative Commons content where possible and credit appropriately
create a positive digital footprint

WALT multiply 10s, 100s, 1000s and other tens numbers.

Today I worked with multiplying tens.
I know that 4x2=8 and 4x20=80.

Next time I want to try multiplying 1000's

Monday, 5 September 2016

We are learning to find information from the text.

Life in Space Purple
By Helen Whitty and Kerrie Dougherty

We are learning to find information from the text.

Match the word or phrase with the meaning:

Orbit 1 Doesn’t have any weight  Light 4

Mission Control 2 The things/world around us. 3

Environment 3 Moving around the Earth. 1

Weightless 4 Tests to try out something to see what will happen. 5

Experiments 5 The place where all shuttle missions are monitored and controlled. 2

List 5 facts you found out from the text:

  1. Astronauts  eat  out of special containers.

2.   Astronauts sleep in strap beds.

3. Space shuttles  have toilets

4.The astronauts  have a lot of experiments to do.

5. The earth is really big

Where is astronaut Andy Thomas’s home country? South Australia

Why do astronauts need to relax sometimes?  What do you think they do? so they will puffed.

Read page 16.  Why do you think everyone is happy when the astronauts are back from space? Because they have completed a mishine.

REFLECTION I feel proud because I have dune a hep of work. to find information next time I need to get my words rite.