We have been learning to find the features of persuasive writing. I found this tricky because we had to all the exaggeration in stuff. I learnt what a rhetorical question is. My next step is to write my own persuasive speech.
We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation. We had to put piece of writing in the correct order. I found this easy because it was pouting stuff in the correct order. My next step is to write my own explanation.
We have been learning to solve multiplication problems using place value partitioning. I found this tricky because I had to work out the answer quickly. My next step is to keep practising this strategy
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 easy because you pot it in the box you think it goes in then explain it.
We have been learning to compere and contrast different celebrations. My group researched information about the moon festival. Something I found interesting was Ty land actually celebrates it.
Next we worked with another group and used a Venn diagram to compare our celebrations.
Things that were the same were family' good harvests' special foods' friends. My next step is to put
more detail and information in the Venn diagram.
I have been learning to add detail to my writing. We had to imagine we are a solider or a family member and write about this pitcher. I used sum of my 5 senses. My next step is to add more interesting. My next step is to add more adjectives to make my writing more interesting.
I have been learning to use strategies to add detail in my writing. I wrote about a moment time in writing during my holiday. I yous my five senses to add detail to my writing. My next step is to make more scripted sentences.
This is my pepeha art. A pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in Maori. I have included my maunga (mounain), my awa (river, my culture `and my place which is special to me. My favourite part was colouring in the pitchers. I enjoyed doing this art work.
I have been learning to write antonym diamante poem. An antonym is a word that means the opposite.
A diamante poem is about a poem is a poem that is a diamond shaped. I found it tricky because it was hard to think of words. My next step is to make more nouns.
My Reflection I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction text. I need to improve on more detail. I got better at the backgrounds . my next step is to make sure I summarise the information using my own words.
I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph. I found this fun because you get to now more about people. I was surprised with results because there was 13 people that liked P.E. My next step is to show the data on different type of graph.
I have been learning to use metaphors to make it more interesting by making pictures in readers head.
I got better at making more interesting sentences. My next step is to use metaphors to describe things.
I have been learning to sort even numbers and multiples of 5. I found this tricky because every one keeps talking while I am videoing. I found sorting the numbers easy beacuse I know what even numbers are. My next step is to make a longer video.
We have been learning to write a biopoem. A biopoem is a poem written about ourselves. It has a spacial structure that we had to use to write our poems. I found this tricky because it was hard to think of the words and how to spell them. My next step is to make sure our poem is in the right order.
Welcome to my Year 4 learning blog. This year I am in room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville. I enjoy art. This year I am looking for to PE and sport. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feed back