Wednesday, October 26, 2016

WALT find and summarise information in non-fiction texts by skimming and scanning.


 I can summarise information in my own words.                    
Skimming and scanning means to quickly look for information with my eyes.  I know to search key words. I feel proud because I can skim and scan for key words with my eyes. Next time time I want to add more detail.                    

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

WALT build simple sentences to add more description to our writing.

I am learning to build simple sentences to add more description to our writing.
Next time I want to add even more description to my writing and use new words.
I feel proud because I tried my best!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

My e-learning progressions

YEAR 3 & 4

Equipment & Operation

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
use camera settings eg macro and zoom
  • we can select the macro setting for close-up
  • Photophs we can zoom in and out
  • we can use the appropriate setting eg portrait, auto, movie
  • we can frame photos from different perspectives etc snail perspective, giraffe perspective
transfer photos to computer eg iPhoto oricas Paster
  • we can transfer photos to a computer
export iPad work
  • we can find the export tab
  • we can select the appropriate file type e.g. email, pdf or jpeg, save etc
  • we can email the file to the appropriate person
be responsible for the safe-keeping of all digital equipment
  • we can put equipment away when not in use
  • use the iPads and laptops on an appropriate surface
  • wear a lanyard when using a camera
  • handle the iPads and laptops carefully

Creating and Presenting

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
create documents and presentations in Google Drive
  • we can choose the appropriate document type for our purpose eg document, spreadsheet, presentation
  • we can add an appropriate name
  • we can file documents in the appropriate folder
use a Presentation application
  • we can open and save a keynote
  • we can add text to text box
  • we can add an image
  • we can add new pages
insert text boxes
  • we can find the add text box icon to create it
  • we can position a text box
  • we can add content to a text box
  • we can fill and outline a text box
change page layout
  • we can find and use the page layout tabs
use audio and video recording applications
  • we make sure there is no background noise
  • we speak clearly and with appropriate volume
  • we capture the entire image on the screen
upload video to blogs via Youtube or similar with support
  • we can find the Youtube upload tab
  • we can upload a video to Youtube
  • we can embed the video to our blog using the HTML code
embed content into other locations with support
  • we can find and copy the embed code
  • we can paste embed code in the right place, into our blog, under the HTML tab
create and use simple graphic organisers independently
  • we can create a graphic organiser using apps such as Popplet, Padlet etc
  • we can add details to a graphic organiser
use email
  • we can compose and send an email
  • we can open our inbox and read an email
create, save and publish posts on blogs
  • we give blog posts appropriate titles
  • we can create text content in a blog post
  • we can add an image to a blog post
  • we can upload a movie file into a blog post
  • we remember to add labels to a blog post
  • we can proofread our post before publishing
  • we understand that a published post is visible to the world
  • we can edit both draft and published blog posts
read and comment on blogs and sites independently
  • we can make appropriate comments on blogs and sites
take a screenshot on computer and iPads
  • we can use the shift+command+4 buttons on the computer
  • we can use the home and off buttons on the iPad
use Kid Pix or similar application
  • we can insert images
  • we can add audio content
  • we can create slideshows

Internet Use and Research

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
gather information from a variety of sources  
  • we can use the appropriate tool for our research eg search engines, Wikipedia, encyclopedias

find information using search engines
  • we can use a variety of search engines eg Google, KidRex, quinturakids,, etc
  • we can choose the appropriate search engine for our purpose
use Google research tool within Google Drive
  • we can find and use the research tool  
find images specific to our topic independently
  • we can use Google Image search or Creative Commons search to find suitable images

Keyboard and Mouse Skills

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
edit text
  • we can use spellcheck, delete, backspace and undo
use formatting and drawing toolbars
  • we can find and use the text colour and highlighting buttons
  • we can find and use the bold, italic and underline buttons
  • we can find and use the text alignment options
  • we can create lists using numbers and bullets
  • we can find and insert shapes
  • we can change page orientation to landscape or portrait
select text
  • we can use the trackpad to highlight, cut, copy and paste
use basic shortcuts
  • we can use command+c to copy
  • we can use command+v to paste
  • we can use command+x to cut
  • we can use command+s to save
  • we can use command+a to select all
  • we can use command+q to quit
  • we can use command+z to undo

Digital Citizenship

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
be responsible digital citizens
  • we know who we are talking to online
  • we understand that to be good cyber citizens we must abide by sites’ terms and conditions
follow the school digital citizenship guidelines
  • we keep passwords private
  • we use school ICT equipment appropriately for education purposes
  • we use our Google accounts appropriately
access information without plagiarising
  • we credit ownership to the author
  • we use the Research function (in Google) to cite images and content
  • we use Creative Commons content where possible and credit appropriately
create a positive digital footprint

WALT multiplying 10's 100's and 1000's and other tens numbers.

Reflection: Today iIworked with multiplying tens. I know that 4x2=8 so 4x20=80 I think it is fun multiplying larger numbers next time i want to try to multiplying 1000's.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016


         REFLECTION: I feel proud because i got most of the 3D shapes right.  i still need to work              quicker

Monday, September 5, 2016

WALT i am learning to find information from the text


REFLECTION:I feel proud because i got the correct answers on fill in the missing words.
                         next time i need to work quickly.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

WALT add detail about a character.

                                                                   i feel proud because i added
                                                      my character. next time i need to add more describeing words.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


walt add descriptive language through our senses.

Reflection: i used my senses (see touch, feel taste hear) to add detail to my writing. i feel
proud because my story is interesting. Next time I will add more detail.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Making Butter

WALT to work out multiplication from what I know about 2, 5 and 10


I can count in 2, 5 and 10s easliy. I know that 5x3 is 15 and 2x 3 is 6 I know that 15+6 = 21 and 7x 3=21
I find it tricky remembering all the numbers.

Dad and the bike Race

Dad and the Bike Race
By Jill Eggleton

W.a.l.t talk about the plot of the story.

Main Characters
Dad and the kids.
The park.

In the beginning...
On friday the kids looked in the news paper. They saw bike race on Saturday. Well go said the kids. I'll go too said dad. On saturday the kids put their bikes on the truck and dad put his bike on the truck you can't take that bike said the kids. Look at its old wheels.

A boys chain was broken.
Dad took the chain on his bike and put it on the boy's bike.
A girls seat was broken.
Dad took off his seat and put it on the girl's bike.
The kids  think all the people are going to laugh at him.
Dad gave his chain to the boy and dad gave his seat to a girl.

In the end...
Dad pushed his bike down the hill it had no chain no seat. It went… clack clack clack .

REFLECTION I thought this was hard because I didn't know the answers. Next time I want to answer with more information