Friday, 6 July 2018

Octopus Poem

We have been doing poems for writing.

First I copied the poem from our site  

Next I drew a picture and a broader.

Finally I coloured everything in.

I really enjoyed drawing the picture.

The thing I might do next time is not rush my drawing.

Monday, 2 July 2018

Tuhi Mai Tuhi Atu

WALT: Organise and follow the structure of a recount.
During class after lunch room 1 does Tuhi Mai Tuhi Atu because we encourage other people on their blog.

First we look at other blogs from other schools.We look at what they have been doing during the week.

Next we comment on their blog post and give them advice on what they need to work on and what we like.

Finally we publish our comment and find something else we like and comment on the post.

And this is how we do Tuhi Mai Tuhi Atu.

We have been doing Tuhi Mai Tuhi Atu.

We did a recount about Tuhi Mai Tuhi Atu.

I enjoyed writing the recount

The thing I might do differently is that make it more interesting.

Friday, 29 June 2018


Critical Thinking Question
1. Why is Matariki particularly important for our NZ Nation?
It's important because it the start of the maori new years.

2. Should we all celebrate, just those who choose to, or just Maori people?
We think that just those that choose to should celebrate
matariki because people want to celebrate and be
happy or people want to do something on matariki.

3. How long has Matariki been celebrated for?
We think Matariki has been celebrated for a long time.

Think of an awesome way Matariki could
be celebrated at school.
CREATE a DLO of what you could do.               


Friday, 8 June 2018


For STEM I did Science

We made things explode and spill we also made lava lamps but they were a fail.

The most difficult part was finding everything.

I really enjoyed making a mess.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Tiddalick the Frog

Tiddalick the Frog
Make a copy, rename it

Highlight the 5 W’s we use in Recount WritingWho, What, When, Where, Why/How

Once upon a time, a long, long time ago in the Dream Time there was a greedy frog called Tiddalick. Tiddalick wanted to be the biggest frog in all the land.

One very hot day Tiddalick was very thirsty so he began to drink and drink and
drink until the whole billabong was all dried up.
When all the other animals came to the billabong to drink there was no water. They knew it was the greedy frog who drank all the water. They were very angry at him. If the animals wanted to get all the water out of Tiddalick and back into the billabong they would have to make Tiddalick laugh until all the water came out.
The echidna tried to make him laugh by rolling down the hill into the dried up billabong but Tiddalick didn't laugh. Kookaburra was perched high in the gum tree, he pretended to fall out but Tiddalick still didn't laugh! Wombat started dancing but Tiddalick still didn't laugh! None of the animals knew what to do and they were still very thirsty. When the snake was dancing he tied himself into a big knot, Tiddalick could not stop laughing at the snake.
He laughed so much that all the water came out and ran back into the billabong. From that day on Tiddalick was never greedy and only drank what he needed.

Insert a digital image of your favourite part of the story

We Are Learning To: inform, interest and entertain your reader

We are learning our five W's in this story.

The thing I enjoyed most was making my frog picture.

The thing I might do differently next time is draw the frog picture.


Friday, 25 May 2018

Incredibly Boney Bones

  1. How many bones are in the human body?
           There are 206 bones in a human body.
  1. What is the largest bone, and where can it be found?
           The largest bone is the femur or thigh bone.
  1. What is the smallest bone, and where can it be found?
           The smallest bone is the stapes and its found inside the middle of your ear.
  1. What purpose do long bones have?
           Long bones are involved in the production of red blood cells which occurs in the marrow.

WALT Make text-to-world connections

We were learning about the bones in our body and label them.

The most challenging part was labeling the bones because I don't know all the bones in the body.

Next time I might  make the arrows thinner.     

Friday, 6 April 2018

Haast eagle

Why did the Moa grow so large?

We Are Learning To make text-to-text connections

1.How much did the largest moa weigh?
           The moa would had weighed 250kg.
2.Why were Moa unique?
           They are unique because they are known to have had absolutely no wings.
3.Why were Moa able to grow so large?
           Because there were few large predators in New Zealand.
4.What large predator did Moa have to worry about?
           The world largest eagle the Haast’s eagle.
5.What was responsible for the extinction of the Moa, and how?
           Humans were responsible for the extinction of the moa, they killed them for
           Food, clothing, fish hooks, jewelry and water containers.                     

First I had to read the story and I answer the questions.
Next we drew a haast eagle and measured its wings.
Finally we took a photo and made a explain everything. 
The thing I enjoyed the most was make the explain everything
The thing I might do next time is make the eagle more realistic.