Thursday, September 21, 2017

Changing Singular nouns to plural



My Reflection
I have been learning to add suffixes to make it a plural.  I found this easy. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Persuasive Speech Research Popplet



My Reflection
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.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Making a Justified Prediction



My Reflection
I have been learning to make a justified prediction about a text.  I found this hard to make a prediction because I couldn't think what to type.  My next step is to read the story to see if i'm right.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Matariki Comprehension Questions



My Reflection

I have been learning about Matariki.  I found this  easy because the questions were easy.  My next step is to learn about other celebrations.

Equal Additions Strategy

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My Reflection
I have been learning to use equal addition to subtract 3 digit numbers.  I found this easy because we had a practice before we did this video. My next step is to learn more strategies.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Features of Persuasive Writing





My Reflection
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.



Friday, July 7, 2017

Matariki Presentation



I have been learning about Matariki. I have been working with Ezra.  

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Telling the time in blocks of 5 minutes



My Reflection
I have been learning to tell the time in 5 minute blocks.  I found this easy because I looked at the analogue clock.  My next step is to learn more about telling the time.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Ordering an explanation

My Reflection
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.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Solving Multiplication Promblems with 2 digit

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My Reflection
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. 

Tuesday, June 13, 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 celebrations they were.  I found this hard because  it was hard to choose what celebration they were.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Comparing Celebrations







         
My Reflection
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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Responding to a text


My reflection
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.

Friday, May 26, 2017

100 word challenge

My Reflection
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.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A moment in time writing


                                                  My Reflection
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.


Prefixes suffixes and root words



                                               My reflection
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.


Thursday, April 13, 2017

Decimal place value



                                                   My Reflection
I have been learning about decimal place value.  I found this hard because it was the first time I learnt about it.  My next step is to keep learning about this.

Friday, April 7, 2017

My Atonym Diamante poem


My Reflection
 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.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

My Biopoem



My Reflection

I have been learning to write a biopoem.  A biopoem is a poem written about yourself.  I found found this easy because i followed in instructions. My next step is to write different types of poems.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Summarising Information - Camouflage Presentation




My Reflection
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.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Making connections - The stowaway



My reflection

I have been  learning to make connections to what I read.  I could make connections  to this story because I now what is it like when people looses something.  My next step is to make more connections.

Sorting Numbers - Venn diagram

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My Reflection
I have been learning to sort and classify numbers using a venn diagram.  I found  this easy because even numbers end with 2,4,6 or 8 and multiples.  My next step is to try harder numbers.



Friday, March 10, 2017

My Metaphor Poem



My reflection
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.

Tuesday, January 31, 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 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.