Reading: Whio

I am learning to apply my prior knowledge to a text.

I'll know I can do this when I can think of ways I have connections to a text and I can use those connections to help decode unfamiliar words and ideas.

Something that was hard was finishing my research.

Maths: Taparima

I am learning to solve addition and subtraction problems using place value.

Break numbers into place value, then add numbers in each value and put the number back together.

Something I found hard was solving the bigger questions.

I am also learning to order fractions with different denominators.

Art Attack : Don Binney

I am 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.

Something I found hard was trying to get all of the white spaces away.

Learner Qualities: Communicate

I am learning 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 sharing nice comments about other people to make them feel good about themselves.

Writing : Information Report

I am learning to write an information report.

I'll know I can do this when I can plan and write an information reports with a title, topic sentence, and a group of facts about a subject.

Something I learned was that an information report must have paragraphs.

Student Led Conference

            Student Led Conference.  

At my student led conference I shared all my learning from term 1 and 2.

my favourite thing that I got to share was my partitioning. I also liked sharing my  tiki art.

Peace Week 2017

I have been learning about Peace Week.
Peace Week is an annual tradition organised by The Peace Foundation every year. You can learn more about The Peace Foundation by following this LINK.

As a way to learn about Peace Week I did three different Peace Week activities.

With Miss Brennan we created a poster to help promote peace and Peace Week.
With Mrs Baker we made hand print doves and wrote messages of peace on them.
With Mr Horn we looked at the symbols of peace such as the dove and created origami doves.

Here is an example of one of my activities