Friday, 18 August 2017

Features of Persuasive Writing




My Reflection

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.

 

Monday, 3 July 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017

Ordering An Explanation


                                                         My Reflection
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.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Solving Multiplication Problems Using Place Value Partitioning

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My Reflection

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

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Classifying Celebrations



                                               My Reflection

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.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Compering Celebrations





 My Reflection

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.     

100 Word Challenge - soldiers perspective

My Reflection

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.  










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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

A Moment In Time Writing

                                                             
                                                               My Reflection

                                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.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Suffixes



My Reflection

I have been learning to understand how suffixes change the meaning of a word. I found this easy because you just have to put ed and ing on the end. My next step is to understand what a prefix is.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

My Pepeha Art

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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. 

Friday, 7 April 2017

My Antonym diamante poem



                                              My Reflection 

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.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Summarising Information- Camouflage Presentation

                                            
                                           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.


Thursday, 23 March 2017

Softball Skills



yesterday we did softball skills. I felt grate wen I did that huge hit.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Room 12's Favourite Subject Bar Graph



                                                                           My Reflection

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.

Friday, 10 March 2017

My Metaphor Poem


                                      MY Reflection
                                             
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.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Making connections-the stowaway


My Reflection

I have be learning to make connections to what I can read. I could make connections to this story because to make it more interesting.My next step is to make connections with other books I read.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Sorting Numbers-Venn Diagram Activity


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                                                                            My Reflection                         

     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.                                      
             

My Biopoem



My Reflection

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.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

My Welcome Post 2017

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