Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Matariki haiku poem

Walt write a haiku poem about matariki

need to know about syllables
need to know about Matariki
stick with the 5,7,5 pattern
use you fingers to help
plan - brainstorm words associated with Matariki

Maths of the week

Thursday, 18 June 2015



If it is not clear enough come to poutokomanawa to read it out of my book

Walt make a persuasive argument 

Success Criteria: we will know we have achieved this when:

  • we can state our point of view clearly in the introduction and the conclusion
  • we can back each argument with relevant evidence and detail
  • our argument is mainly in the present Tense
  • we use connectives which link our ideas within the argument: because, consequently, so, therefore
  • we can structure the argument using firstly, secondly, finally and making sure each point has it's own paragraph
  • we can use persuasive devices such as Statistics: ‘More than 50%.....’

Maori sentences

Walt Te reo Maori 

Maori homework

Come to my class if it's blury

Walt Te reo Maori 

Wednesday, 17 June 2015


 Caid thought that I was in the middle of the first two boxes because he thought it was a bit plane

Monday, 15 June 2015

Sunday, 14 June 2015

plants in action assessment

Plants in Action Assessment
NOS Matrix - Level 2 - Investigating in Science - Carry out science investigations using a variety of approaches: classifying and identifying, pattern seeking, exploring, investigating models, fair testing, making things, or developing systems.
NOS Capabilities:  
- making meaning from observations
- using evidence to support ideas
- critique evidence

Self Assessment -
Check through all your Science Learning
for the term.
Success Criteria:
Peer Assessment -
Please check through all of their Science Learning for the term.
Name: Quentin
  • Describe some observations L2
  • Contribute questions in discussions L2
  • Predict possible outcomes L2
  • Carry out simple observations and records relevant data L2
  • Report on some or all of their investigations in an organised way L2.
  • Use models / photo’s to demonstrate my science ideas L2.


Overall, how well do you think your talking partner has done?

Comment: I think Harrison did ok but needs to write information about
what is happening to his plant