Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Te Ahu a Turanga Noho Mārae

Description:  In week 7, we had an overnight stay at the local Marae in Woodville.  We were immersed in Maori culture and participated in a range of activities.  We set two goals to focus on during our stay.

Big Idea:  
1.  Did you achieve your goals?  How do you know? Yes because I did my jobs and slept through the whole night without waking up.

2.  What are you most proud of from the marae stay and why? The rākau sticks because I did my best and tried my hardest.

3.  What challenged you the most and why? The gorge walk because I was scared that I would fall off the side and it was a LONG walk.

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Position and Orientation (Geometry with Eb)

Description: We have been learning about Position and Orientation with Eb. It is a part of our learning about Geometry at maths time.

WALT: give and follow directions using, left, right, up, down, North, South, East and West


1. What major landmarks can you see from the Plaza? Library, bus stop and subway.   

2. What is the closest landmark North-West from McDonalds? Bus stop

3. What direction is the Arena from United Video? East

4. After the doctors I turn right down Victoria Ave and turn right at the round about. I travel South-West until the main road. Turn left. Follow road and stop at the 3rd right turn.Travel South-West and stop at the bottom corner of the square. What am I doing?...

a) Going Shopping        
b) Getting a Sandwich at Subway        
c) Getting a library book        
d) Hiring a DVD

5. Create your own instructions for someone to follow using the language you have learned.
Start at subway, up Main Street, up David street down Cuba street and up pascal street. We're are you?
A) playing basketball by James 
B) getting a sandwich 
C) getting a dvd
D) getting a library book

Evaluation: it was a bit hard but it put me in the learning pit and I feel great that I finished it.

Feedback/feedforward: it was easy but you could make it harder

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Story telling

Purpose: create a story to share orally
Description: Oral storytelling is a Maori tradition. We have been planning our own story to tell on the Marae in Week 7.

Big idea: the moral of the story is slow and steady wins the race.

Evaluation: I think i made a good loud voice so the audience could hear me.
I also think I made awesome sound effects and great voice changing.

Alex: HAHAHAHA!!! That was crackup and I love the way you explaned the word frienenemies Awesome bro.

Monday, 2 March 2015

My reading goal 😎

Description: In class we did a star test. We used our results to form a reading goal.
Big idea: my reading goal is comprehension.
This means to understand more of what I read.
To achieve this goal I must make a picture or mental image in the readers mind.