## Monday, 4 December 2017

### Fairy Tale Reflection

My Reflection

I have been learning to write a fractured fairy tale using  what I have  learned about narrative structural and features . My fractured fairy tale was based on The three little Pigs.
My next step is to make my beginning and end better by adding
more detail.

## Tuesday, 28 November 2017

### 3D Shapes

My Reflection

Walt identify and describe 3 D shapes using Mathematical language. I found this easy because it just telling the name faces and edges and that all it is. My next step is to do it without pictures.

### Identifying and Using Different Features in a Texts

My Reflection
We have been learning to identify and use different features in a text. We read a story about horses . I used the contents page and index to find information about horses My next step is to read more non-fiction books and use the contents page and index to find  information.

## Tuesday, 21 November 2017

### Using Place Value to Solve Multiplication Problems

My Reflection

In this piece for work I was learning  use split numbers into tens and ones and I can multiply by tens.
I found this piece of work easy because it just 42 x 8 and we just make it in to 40 x 8 and 2 x 8 which is like year 3 math. My next step is to use smarter ways to solve the problem.

## Sunday, 19 November 2017

### Maori God Art

My Reflection
This my Maori God Art.We read a myth called In The Beginning.I drew Tangaroa and used some adjectives to describe him. I enjoyed this activty.

## Friday, 17 November 2017

### Character Description

My Reflection
W.A.L.T write a Character Description using adjectives.   I found it easy to describe my character because the we can describe the character any ways we want also the the picture have a lot of things describe with. My next step is to add more interesting  adjectives.

## Friday, 3 November 2017

### Fairy tale Comparison

My Reflection
I have been learning to identify common themes in fairy and fractured tails.We read two narratives called Red riding hood and In to the forest. A common theme I made from these stories was that in the Red riding hood there was a wolf but the into the forest don't have one. I found this easy because its just finding the different and nothing more. My next step is to find more interesting thing about the Red riding hood.

## Wednesday, 13 September 2017

### Decimals, Fractions and Percentages.

My Refection

I was learning decimals, fractions and percentages.
I had to match the decimals and fractions.
I thought it was hard but it turned out to be easy. Because I got some help.

I chose to share my learning by creating a Post.
My next step is to understand what is different about decimals and fractions.`

My Reflection

I have been learning to use equal addition to subtract 3 digit numbers. I found this work easy because it easy ween we are doing 480 - 120= just because its a great strategy so I do't need to think about like 999-576 which is very easy. My next step is to do it with decimals.

## Tuesday, 29 August 2017

### The White Tail Spider

My Reflection

I have been leaning to skim and scam non-fiction texts to find and summarise information. We read a story about the white tail spiders. We had to find facts from the texts and summarise them. I found this easy because I've already readied before. My next step is to find smarter ideas about skim and scam.

## Monday, 28 August 2017

### Logical Order

My Reflection

We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation . We had put the piece of writing in the correct order . I found this easy because there are first then next and after and it cound help me . My next step is to write my own  explanation .

## Friday, 18 August 2017

### Features of Persuasive Writting

My Reflection

We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive witting . I found this hard because there is
lots of new thing in it like Exaggeration . Something I learnt to day was  what Emotive language , Personal pronouns , Repetitive . My next step is to write a persuasive speech .

## Friday, 7 July 2017

I've been learning about Martariki this term check this out !

## Monday, 3 July 2017

### Cool Bike Skills

Check out my video about bike skills!

## Friday, 16 June 2017

### Suffixes

My Reflection

I have been learning to understand how suffixes change the meaning of a word . I found this easy because I already know how to do that . My next step is to Be able to explain how a suffix changes the meaning .

### Solving multiplication problems

My Reflection
I have been learning to solve multiplication problems with 2 digit numbers . I used place valve to solve this problem . I found this easy because I know my place valve so I can use it . My next step is to solve division problems with reminders .

### Comparing Celebrations

My reflection
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations.  My group researched information about Holi. Something I found interesting was that Holi was about good over evil.  Next we worked with another group and used a Venn diagram to compare our celebrations.Things that were the same is they are both celebration by families and both have special food.  My next step is to put more detail and information in the Venn diagram.

## Tuesday, 13 June 2017

### Classify Celebrations

Reflection

We have been learning about celebrations. There are different types of celebrations. We had to talk about these celebrations and decide what type of celebration they were. I found this easy because there is no right or wrong as long as I can expertly why.

## Friday, 9 June 2017

### 100 Word Challenge

My Reflection
I have been learning to add detail to my writing . We had imagine we were a soldier or a family member and write about this picture . I use details to make my writing more insetting . My next step is to use language features like similes onomatopoeia and alliteration.

## Thursday, 18 May 2017

### A Moment In time

My Reflection

I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing.  I wrote about a moment in time during my holiday.  I used my 5 senses to add detail to my writing.  I need to improve on adding detail.  I got a lot better at using new word.  I found this work easy because its just a moment in time. The best part of this is the photo.
My next step is to make everything better in my work.

## Thursday, 13 April 2017

### Softball Skills

Yesterday we had Softball Skills. And I felt excited.  It was lots of fun.

### Room 12's Favourite Country Graph

My Reflection

I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph.  I found this easy because tally marks are easy to do.  I was surprised that so many people loved New Zealand My next step is to learn how put information onto different types of graphs.

### Decimal Place Value

My Reflection

I have been learning to decimal number place value.

I found this tricky because decimal is not like a normal number.

My next step is to read the decimal the right way.

### My Antonym Diamante poem

My Reflection

I have been leaning to write an antonym Diamante poem. An antonym is a word that means the opposite about something.  I found this easy to write the poem because if you know about your topic you can find words easily.  My next step is to use more intresting words.

### My Pepeha Art

This is my Pepeha Art. A Pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in Maori. I have included my maunga [mountain], my awa [river my culture and a place which is special to me. My favourite part is everything on my Pepeha because I love doing art work.

## Thursday, 30 March 2017

### Summarising Information - Camoflauge Prestentation

My reflection

I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts.  I found this piece of work tricky because summarising things and finding information.  My next step is to make sure I summarising the information using my own word.

## Tuesday, 21 March 2017

### Sorting Numbers - Venn Diagram Activity

My Reflection

I have been learning to sort even numbers and multiples.  I found it because  multiples of five and even numders  is hard to make them.  My next step is to keep practising.

## Friday, 10 March 2017

### My Metaphor Poem

My Reflection

I have been learning to use metaphors to make pictures in the readers head.  I found this piece of work tricky because I can't make this to long because I don't know how to do that.  My next step is to make the sentences longer and much more better

## Friday, 17 February 2017

### My Biopome

My Reflection

We have been learning to write a biopoem.  Is a poem written about ourselves.  It has a special structure that we had to use to write our poems.  I found this tricky because I can't think of that much thing's about myself. My next step is to write at least three ideas for each thing.

## Tuesday, 31 January 2017

### My Welcome post 2017

Welcome to my Year 4 learning blog.  This year I am in Room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville.  I enjoy maths, reading, writing, also maths on my Chrome book. This year I am looking forward to make everything get to well above. I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.