Reading Kotuku

I am learning to understand and use new vocabulary.

I'll know I can do this when I can use word knowledge to understand parts of words, use new vocabulary in the right context (situation) and use a dictionary correctly.

Something I learned was that lizards can change colours to blend into their surroundings.

Maths: Porowhita

I am learning to solve addition and subtraction problems with  integers [positive and negative numbers

I'll know I can do this when I can solve simple addition and subtraction problems involving positive and negative numbers.

Next time I will try to always get the correct answers.

Learner Qualities

I am learning how 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 showed the communicate value was talking to my friends nicely!  

Art Attack: Don Binney

I am learning to create a piece of 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 colours using pastels and natural colours.
Next time I will try to fill in all of the white gaps.

Calendar Art

This is my calendar art.
My bird is a morepork (ruru). I learnt that if you fill in all the gaps them it will look more bold !

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.

Next time I will put more facts into my introduction.

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