Saturday, 6 December 2014

home learning

This weeks home learning was to make some origami.

heres a photo.

Friday, 7 November 2014

Home learning

Week fours hands on home work task was to help make dinner one night of the week. I made some vegan pizza with home made vegan cheese,home made falafel and home made pizza dough. It was... DELICIOUS!!!

Heres some photos


Thursday, 18 September 2014


WALT:  Gather Information

Elly (Art)- Every Wednesday we have been learning about the inquiry process while finding out about art from around the world. The first stage of an inquiry is to gather information - ‘Get It’. First we chose a culture we wanted to find out more about and then started researching.

1. What are you most proud of:the progress i have made.

2. What did you find challenging:doing the drawing.

3.  My next ‘Get It’ goal is?:fingering out what testers i will use.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Catch Me if you Can

This term we have been learning to get free for a pass. We have practiced a dodge, a change of pass and using a change of direction to get away from a defender so we are free for a pass.

Task: Create a video to demonstrate your learning
Success Criteria:
· Use a good filming technique
· Think about your pass
· Name the move you are doing
· Clearly show the move
· Show a variety of moves

2 Stars and a wish
· use the 2 stars to think about 2 things you really liked and got better at during this terms catch me if you can
· use the wish to think about 1 thing that could be


This week we have been working hard on our writing. We have chosen our favourite piece so far this term and published it.

For your blog post please include:
  • The WALT and SC for the original piece
  • Photos of your original piece
  • My thinking questions
  • The WALT and SC for your editing
  • Your published piece
Photos of my Original Writing
WALT: write to inform

Success Criteria
  • Create a clear image in the readers mind
  • Have a clear message (big idea)
  • Powerful words (precise, clear)
  • Reread writing and check for impact
My thinking questions

I choose this piece to publish...
I need to practise...
I am pleased about...

My Published Writing
WALT: edit and publish our writing

  • Use a font and colour that can be easily read
  • Must make sense
  • Correct 
  • Change at least 3 words to add impact for the reader


Maths Sample

The blue question is the easiest and the green question is the most difficult.

Task:        Choose at least 2 questions to answer and record the questions, thinking and answers on your blog. Your thinking may be in the form of photos (from your maths book or using equipment or a whiteboard), an educreations or show me clip.

Success Criteria:
o   Question, thinking and answer recorded
o   Clear thinking
o   Use what you know to help
o   Correct answer (buddy check)


You have 20 jellybeans to place on a cake.
Each ¼ of the cake should have the same number of jellybeans on it.
How many jellybeans go on each ¼?

Alex and his friends ate 12 slices of pizza.
Each slice is ¼ of a pizza.
How many pizzas do they eat altogether?

There are 20 lollies on a birthday cake.
If you eat 2/5 of the cake, how many lollies do you eat?

There are 30 children who go to a country school. 3/5 of them travel to school by bus.
How many children is that?

Reflection ECG
Thinking back over your fraction learning…

How do you feel about your learning or what you have learned?

What do you know and/or understand?

What could you do now to further your learning?

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Smart goals

WALT: set SMART goals
Task: set a learning goal, a behaviour goal and an at home goal. Create a goal fish to display you goals.

Success Criteria
I can read my goals
My goals are specific
My goals are measurable
My goals are important to me

Reflection Questions

I think
My learning partner thinks
I can read my 

My goals are specific

My goals are measurable

My goals are important to me



Thursday, 7 August 2014


Task: use the ‘get it, sort it, use it’ model of inquiry to find out about the commonwealth games and share what we have learned.

WALT: use our prior knowledge to help us understand what we read.  (Get it)
 Summarise what we read to help us understand what we read.   (Get it and Sort it)
 use what we have learned from our reading. (Use it)

Success Criteria
ü 10 questions
ü Only one correct answer per question
ü Clear questions (not ambiguous)
ü Image matches the question

Reflection Questions

I followed the Get it, Sort it, Use it inquiry process by…Using what I know and putting it in my kahoot. 

My next step when I use the Get it, Sort it, Use it inquiry process is…Use my time more wisly because I took a long time.

The fun part of the Get it, Sort it, Use it inquiry process was…Making the kahoot was very fun for me because I got to do it with a group.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Te Reo

WALTuse Te Reo in a simple conversation.

Task: create a puppet pals animation to share your Te Reo learning.

Success Criteria
  • clear voice
  • saying the right words (makes sense) 
  • animation matches the words
  • trying our best pronunciation

I think
My learning partner thinks
I used a clear voice
I did use a clear voice because I practiced. 

I did like her clear voice because I herd her message
I used the right words
I did use the right words because i practiced.
I think she did use the right words because 
My animation matched my words
My animation did match my words.
She did because I listend to the video 
What did I find challenging? 
i found it hard to remember the words. 
I go with her because I herd her recording 
What did I like about…
I liked the hole thing 
I did to because she used the right words used a clear voice so I rally like it

Thursday, 26 June 2014


Grasshopper Tennis

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WALT: improve our small ball skills and racket control skills.

Success Criteria
I think
My buddy thinks
I can balance and move the tennis ball on my racket.
Screen Shot 2014-06-26 at 1.54.08 pm.pngI am good at balancing small things.
I can use the ‘temple’ position to hit the ball across the net to my partner.
Screen Shot 2014-06-26 at 1.54.23 pm.pngI am not that good at bouncing small things.
I can use my skills to play games like ‘just juice’ and ‘lobster tennis
Screen Shot 2014-06-26 at 1.54.35 pm.pngI don't have much skill.
Use the smiley faces to help in your assessment…
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Choose which smiley you are and add a because to explain why that is what you have chosen.