## Friday, December 1, 2017

### My favourite moments of 2017

Check out my video about my favourite moments

## Tuesday, November 28, 2017

### Narative Writing-Fractured

My reflection
I have been learning to write a fractured fairy tale using what I have learned about narrative struchures and features. My fractured fairy tales was based on red riding hood The best part of this is getting to the main part of the story. My next step to make the begging better by adding more detail.

### Understanding the purpose of Characters in the text

My reflection
I have been learning to relate to the characters in the text to understand their purpose. I used a Venn diagram to compare Ivan and Stella in the story One and only Ivan. This made me Realise
the differences between the characters but also what made them similar. My next step is to be able to use this information to make inferences about the purpose of the character.

## Tuesday, November 21, 2017

### W.a.l.t identify and describe 3D shapes using Mathematical launguage

Reflection
I found this easy because we learned about 3D shapes a while ago i enjoy  learning about 3D  shapes at school and at home too. My next step is to try do another one but harder.

### Learning to solve 6,7,8 time tables using 5 times tables

Reflection
I am learning to solve 6,7,8 times tables using 5 times tables.
I found this easy because i really enjoy math and i know my 6,7,8 time tables from hit the button game triangles did and i also play in my free time at home
My next step is to try solve 8,9 time tables using 6 times tables.

## Monday, November 20, 2017

### Character Description Reflection

Reflection
W.a.l.t write a character description using adjectives.
I found this picture hard to describe because he looks normal and it is kind of hard to tell what he
feels,  looks,  smells,  sounds and taste. I used my five senses to write five different sentences about my character. My next step is to add more interesting adjectives.

## Wednesday, September 13, 2017

### Making a Justified Prediction

My Reflection
I have been learning to make a justified  prediction about a text. I found it easy to make a prediction because i just needed to guess what was going to happen.  My next step is to read the Story to see if I'm right.

### Place value Partitioning to Subtract

My Reflection
I have been learning to use place Value partitioning to solve subtraction problems. I found this hard because i could not find the answer to the question by myself and i needed help from my teacher (Mr's Melville). My next step is to do a different one and try my hardest to work
it out by myself.

## Friday, August 18, 2017

### Features of Persuasive Writing

My Reflection
We have been learning to find the features of Persuasive writing.
I found this easy because all I needed is to find the thing to match the Different Category.
I learnt about how Persuasive writing has lots of thing to make it more interesting and how it is more facts and more language to it and it is not simple writing.
My next step is to write my own persuasive speech

## Wednesday, July 5, 2017

### Reading Comprehensions- Matariki

My Reflection
I have been learning to answer a range of Questions about a text. I Found this easy because all need to answer a Question and give it an answer.  My next step is to answer some hard and tricky Questions.

### Telling the time in 5 minutes blocks

My Reflection
I have been learning to tell the time in 5 minute blocks. I found this hard  because i kinda now how to tell time because i struggle to figure out what one is the one for this and if it is Quarter to or Quarter past. My next step is to try my best to tell the time and get better at telling if it is Quarter to and Quarter past .

## Friday, June 30, 2017

### Fun bike skills

Room 12 has been doing bike skills it has been really fun
check out my bike skills video

### Solving Multiplication problems with 2 Digit numbers

My Reflection
I have been learning to solve multiplication problems with 2 digit numbers.  I used place vale to solve this problem.  I found this tricky because i had to find out the Answer while i had to record and the answer to my Question was a very hard Question is 27x6 the answer was 162 it was very hard to solve it that is why i took so long to figure it out and to upload it to my blog.  Mu next step is to solve division problems with remainders.

### Ordering an explanation

My Reflection
We have been learning about the structure and order of writing an explanation.  We had to put the piece of writing in the correct order.  I found this easy because all we did was read the text and put them in the correct order.  My next step is to write my own explanation.

## Tuesday, June 13, 2017

### Classifying Celebrations

My reflection
We have been learning about celebrations.  There are different types of celebrations. We had to talk
about there celebrations and decide what type of celebration they where.  I found this easy because
all i needed to do was to decide what celebration was going in what group.

## Friday, June 9, 2017

### Comparing Celebrations

My Reflection
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations.  My group researched Information about the Moon festival.  Something I found interesting was the moon festival is celebrated on many different day´s every year.  Next we worked with another group and used a Venn diagram to compare our celebrations. Things that were the same were the Special foods and the dancing, celebrating with friends and family, celebrate the myths and the legends.  My next step is to put more detail and information in the Venn diagram.

## Wednesday, June 7, 2017

### Responding to a text

My Reflection
I have been learning to respond to a text using my prior knowledge and experace. We read a Story called´happy birthday school´ I found this easy because on the first thing we had to do was line up the word to the meaning of it. the next one was easy as well because in the book it said all the information about what the school´s did on there 100 birthday and the next 2 where all easy we had to compare the past and the present about what school did in the past and now and what should we do for are school´s 50 birthday. My next step is to compare it to another story i read.

## Friday, May 26, 2017

### 100 Word Challenge

My Reflection
I  have been learning to add Detail to my writing We had to imagine  we were a soldier or a Family member and write about this picture. I used had to imagine what it would be like in the old in days and if you had to go to war and what would your family feel about me going away for a very long time to make my writing more interesting.  my next step is to use my 5 senses to add more detail.

## Thursday, May 18, 2017

### A Moment In Time Writing

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 got a lot better at writing after doing this.  my moment in time really help me to use my 5 senses. my next step is to use wow words,adjective's,verbs.

## Tuesday, May 16, 2017

### Prefix,Root Word, Suffixes

My Reflection
I have been learning to use my Knowledge
of prefixes and suffixes to read and understand the meaning of words.
A prefix is a is a group of letters that came at the beginning of the word that can change the meaning of the word.A suffix is a letter or a group of letters at the end of a word to form another word or new meaning.
I found this hard because i had to learn this at the time my group had completed this and were ready to publish it and i was just starting to learn how to understand prefix,root words and suffixes.
my next learning step is to understand suffix or prefix.

## Tuesday, March 28, 2017

### Summarising Information-camoflauge

My Reflection
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts.
I was surprised that all the amazing Information that i found on the internet
Like the the predators and lifespan but  the best part of this is you can learn
about learning about the animals that use camouflage and learning about why
camouflage is important?

My  next step is to make sure I Summarise the Information using my own words

## Friday, March 24, 2017

### Room 12's Favourite Ice Cream

My Reflection

I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the result on a bar graph. I found it easy because all we needed to was ask people what is there favorite ice cream out of the are bar graph
I was surprised with the results because how many people love love cookie's and cream. My next step is to show the data on different types of graphs.

## Friday, March 10, 2017

### My Metaphor Poem

My Reflection

I have been learning to use metaphors to make it more interesting by making pictures in the readers head.
I found this piece of work tricky because I found it hard to come up with a metaphor. My next Step is to try come up with some better sounding metaphors.

## Friday, February 24, 2017

### Making connections-the stowaway

my reflection

I have been leaning to make connections to what I read.
I could make connection to this story because i know how it feel´ s when you lose something
My next Step is to make connection on every book i read.

### Sorting Numbers Venn Diagram Activity

My Reflection

I have been learning to Sort and classify number using a venn diagram.
I found This easy because I know to count in  2's , 5's
my next step is to try something  a bit harder so i can get out of the learning pit.

## Tuesday, January 31, 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 reading. This Year I am looking forward to Writing.  I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.