I have been learning to find information about my speech topic. I used instagrok and other websites to research my speech topic which is money. I found this interesting because so many people use money and they don't use it wisely. My next step is to plan my speech.
I have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. I found this tricky because there was so many of them. Something I learnt was a rhetorical question My next step is to learn more about persuasive writing.
We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation. We had to put the piece of writing in the correct order. I found this easy because I knew what to do. My next step is to write my own explanation.
I have been learning to solve multiplication problems with 2 digit numbers. I used place value to solve this problem. I found this easy because I knew what to do. My next step is to solve division with remainders.
We have been learning about celebrations. There are different types of celebrations. We had to talk about these celebrations and decide what type of celebrations they were. I found this hard because it was hard to choose what celebration they were.
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations. My group researched information about the moon festival. My group researched was the moon festival is celebrated on different days. Something I found interesting was not many countries celebrated the moon festival. Next we worked in another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations. Things that are the same were that we did was the venn diagram. My next step is to put more detail and information in the venn diagram.
i have been learning to respond to a text using my prior knowledge and expeiace. We read a story called "Happy birthday school " I was able to make a connection in this text when I read the story. I found this hard because I couldn't find many information in the present. My next step is to learn more about responding to compare it to other books.
I have been learning to add detail to my writing. We had to imagine we were a soldier or a family member and write about this picture. I used a conclusion to make my writing more interesting. My next step is to use my 5 senses to add more detail.
I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing. I wrote about a moment in time during my holiday. I used my 5 senses to add detail to my writing. I found this easy because I listened to the instructions. My next step is to create an image in the readers mind.
I have been learning to use my knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to read and understand meaning of words. A prefix is a word with something in front of it like unlikely is an example. A suffix is something that goes after it like licking is an example. I found is easy because I knew what a prefix and a suffix was. My next step is to learn more about prefixes and suffixes.
I have been learning to write an antonym diamante poem An antonym is the opposite of a word. A diamante poem is a poem that is shaped like a diamond. I found this tricky because it was hard to think for a verb word for the word land. My next step is to write another antonym diamante poem.
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction text. The best part was doing the activities. I was suprised that it took a really long time to finished it.
My next step is to make sure I summarise the information using my own words.
I've been learning to use metaphors to make it interesting by making pictures in the readers head. Now I know now what a metaphor is. My next step is to use more adjectives in my writing.
Welcome to my Year 4 learning blog. This year I am in room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville. I enjoy learning about war and having fun. This year I am looking forward to making new friends and Mrs Melville to be my best teacher in the whole world. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave with some feedback.