Tuesday, 24 October 2017


In Taiao I have been learning about chickens. I have learned about the parts of a chicken, some facts about chickens, the parts of an egg (which I used to make an omelette), and what a chicken needs to be happy and healthy.
Next time I will search for better facts.


In music with Mr McCullum I have been learning to play the ukulele.
I'll know I've been successful when I hold the ukulele correctly and can strum the cords.
Next time I will learn the cord names.

Reading Putakitaki

I am learning to make connections between the text and my prior knowledge. I'll know I can do this when I can share what I already know about a topic prior to reading and make connections throughout the text.
I learnt that pukekos can't fly.

Maths Porowhita

I am learning how to solve addition and subtraction problems with integers. I'll know I can do this when I can solve simple addition and subtraction problems involving positive and negative numbers. Something I learnt is 81 divided by 9 is 9.

Art Don Binney

We are learning to create art inspired by Don Binney. I'll know I can do this when I have created a landscape with a foreground, middle, and background.
My bird and my background are coloured using pastels and natural colours.
the hardest thing was covering the white spots with pastel.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Learner Qualities

I am learning how to communicate. I'll know I can do this when I can identify a variety of ways I can communicate with others.
One way I communicate is by using actions instead of words.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Creative Writing - Scripts

We are learning to write scripts to create a play.

We know we are successful if our script has:
- multiple characters
- a setting
- character speech
- stage direction (in a different colour to the speech)

Once we have written our scripts we are creating the plays using Puppet Pals.

My play is called "The Aliens"