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Thursday, 7 December 2017

Art project

This is my un-finished art work. We have been making paper mache. If you can not tell my art work is a pig.  

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Character study

This morning me and my group worked together to give information about one of the characters in the text. We made a diagram about the Granddaughter.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Learning to summarize a text


Today we were learning how to summarize a text within a group. We worked collaboratively with each other.  We summarized using the five finger questions.
Which is.
-How?
-What?
-When?
-Where?
-Why?

Monday, 23 October 2017

Welcome

Im really look forward to show you all my new learning in Term 4.

Monday, 25 September 2017

Basic facts practise

Today in my prototec I got 38/40 in 1min and 33s. This has been my highest score in stage 7. I hope that I can beat this score and move into stage 8.


Friday, 22 September 2017

New Zealand Election of 2017

The election for 2017 has been going  on for couple of months. Us as children are not allowed to vote until we are the age of 18+. Instead of waiting till I turn 18,I have given reasons on why I vote for who I vote and that is Labour. I have given a few statements on why I have chosen Labour.  In my DLO (Digital learning object) you can see some of the policies that Labour is promoting.

Friday, 8 September 2017

Why I think animals should not be kept in the zoo

This term I have been learning about animals the zoo. I am going to explain to you why I think animals should not be kept in a zoo.


Firstly I think that animals shouldn't be kept in the zoo because zoos cannot replicate nature. They should be in the wild, free and allowed to go anywhere they want too. Zoos don’t do this, they keep them in cages instead. Animals don't have enough privacy to breed in zoos, to do their business, to eat and to do what they want to do. When they don’t listen they get abused by the zookeepers. *Also known as animal abuse.*


Secondly, I think that animals shouldn't be kept in the zoo because the zoo only wants the money. When a animal is a baby the zoo uses it for the money. When the animal is grown up they either kill or sell the animals because they don’t attract many people as they did when they were a baby.  


My third reason on why I think that animals should not be kept in zoos is because animals in the zoo are endangered. Most animals in the zoo have a smaller life span then the animals that live in the wild. Some animals have died from eating rubbish that people have thrown in their cages. This leads to food poisoning and death.

These are my reasons on why I think animals should not be kept in zoos.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Types of Sacraments

We are learning to share our prior knowledge with different people in our groups.

  1. Baptism - How is getting baptized now and then different?
  2. Confirmation - Why do we get confirmation?
  3. Holy communion -
  4. Marriage
  5. Reconciliation
  6. Anointing of the sick
  7. Holy orders

Friday, 1 September 2017

Me and Bruno comparison

I have been learning to compare and contrast. To find the similarities and differences. I think me and Bruno are kinda similar. I also think that me and Bruno have a lot in common. 

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Compare and contrast

Wednesday 30 August
Today I have been learning in R.E and reading. I have also been learning comparing and contrast. 

Monday, 28 August 2017

Basic facts practise

Today on my prototec I think I did very well on stage 7. I got 39/40 in 3 minutes and 36 seconds. Next week on Monday i’m gonna do the same stage and see if I get 40/40.

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Free writing

As I crept slowly behind the rim of the other side of the dark tunnel I turned my head clockwise to see nothing but pitch black. I put my hand inside of the tunnel as if I was going to grab something from the high shelves in the store. Cobwebs and baby spiders was what I pulled out as I pulled my hand closer to myself as if I was holding a newborn baby. I heard noises coming from the other end of the tunnel. I wanted nothing more but to see what was on the other side of the dark tunnel like a baby when it's hungry and it see its bottle. Goosebumps race across my body as I feel a wind, as if someone was breathing on me. I crept into the tunnel as slowly and as carefully as I could without making a noise. I gripped the rim of the other side of the dark tunnel. It had lead me to a dark forest with trees and fog in every direction.


To be continued……..

Friday, 25 August 2017

Different titles of Mary

This week I have learnt the different types of titles of Mary.

What I have learnt this week in maths.

This week in maths I learnt how to use a talking frame. I also learnt about equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions. One of the talking frames I learnt was "If you want to simplify a fraction, you have to look for the lowest common multiple or the most common factor that you can divide by the Numerator and the Denominator. Another talking frame I learnt was "Equivalent fractions are the same number/value but it is put into a different form".

Our last netball game

We had a great time learning and sharing skills from each other, bonding with each other and getting to know more things about netball. Thanks to all the supporters. Thanks for all the hard work the netball has done to get this far.

DLO about being successful this week


Chapters 1 and 2 for The boy in striped pyjamas

For chapters 1 and 2 for The boy in striped pyjamas I have created a family tree.

Friday, 11 August 2017

What I have learnt this week in maths.

This week I have learnt what equivalent fractions are.  Equivalent fractions is a fraction times two. For example : 1/2 = 2/4 = 4/8. Maths is fun is a helpful site that I use with my maths.

Lectio Divina

Today in prayer time I did the Lectio Divina. The scripture was Matthew: 14 23-33. I have chosen the word Faith. I have also written why I have chosen the word faith.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

The Islander in me!

My hair is rough like the husk of a coconut. My voice is as loud as the choir singing in the church. My eyes reflect the light coming from the sunset. My skin is as brown like that palm tree trunk that reach over me when I walk outside.

My feet sinks down into the soft green grass every time I step out the door. The hot wind blows my hair back and forth. Trucks go past blasting music louder than a lion's roar. Village people carrying baskets made from long palm fronds across their shoulders.

The sounds of animals rings through my ears as I walked pass derelict houses abandoned by owners may be through tribal wars. The aroma of freshly cooked umu food causes my nose to twitch. Roasted pork, still on the burning fire, leaves my mouth watery as I would savour just even the slightest drop of water.

Tired from walking in the hot rays of the sun, I stop to catch my breath, faster than I could catch a ball.  For a moment it feels like the sun peeking through the clouds. Then I thought “What a magnificent and beautiful place Samoa is.”

Monday, 31 July 2017

A great start to Cook Island language week

Full of excitement and wonder my heart was pounding as I entered the TakiTumu Reo. As I walk inside of the kindergarten I see smiling little faces on each child's face. I see children running, dancing, singing and playing with toys. I see the beautiful Cook island dresses that they wear. I hear guitars, drums and little kids singing. I thought that today was a wonderful experience about the Cook Island culture. I experienced the language, the dancing,  the songs, the instruments and my favourite the food. I felt proud to hear the history of my culture. I loved the different kinds of Cook Island foods that was prepared. I also thought that I learned a good amount of knowledge about the Cook Islands.

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Monday, 24 July 2017

Friday, 14 July 2017

7.#Keep New Zealand Beautiful

  1. #Keep New Zealand Beautiful
Dawn breaks on Day #7 – the final day of your Great Kiwi Road Trip. You wake up early, ready to make the long trek back to Auckland. Along the way, Curious Kiwi stops at two beautiful places, Taupo and Rotorua, for you to get out and walk around.
Activity 1: While in Taupo, you go for a walk around the lake and you notice pieces of rubbish floating in the water. You also notice that there is rubbish on the footpath. As you know, it is really important to put rubbish in the bin and keep New Zealand clean and beautiful for generations to come. C:\Users\rwil313\Desktop\NZ Map - Schematic.png




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With that in mind, it is time think about what you can do to keep New Zealand beautiful. Use your imagination and come up with three things that you could do to make your neighbourhood more beautiful. Post your list on your blog ☺
Answers:
  1. I would do is make a group in my neighborhood and every 4th Saturday we clean our  neighborhood.  Go around picking up rubbish.

  1. Create a group or gather as much people as I can get. Each person has to at least collect 15 pieces of rubbish.

  1. Create a garden or if you have already have an garden, plant more flowers to increase the look of your neighborhood.
Activity 2: After you have finished up in Taupo, it is time to hop back in the car and head for Rotorua – a town where will have the chance for some much needed rest and relaxation. In fact, you will visit the Tarawera Bush Pool – a geothermal hot pool that is located in the middle of a forest. The warm water in the pool comes from underneath the ground. After a few hours in the pool you feel really relaxed.
On your blog, post a picture of yourself doing something relaxing. I find reading really relaxing. Here is a picture of me reading one of my favourite books!
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After a long soak in the natural hot pools, it is time to get back home. Your family and friends can’t wait to see you and they can’t wait to hear all about your adventures. Take a moment to think about what you have seen and done over the past week.


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