Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Reading sample


WALT:  respond.

Description:  This term we have been responding to a range of articles/stories and we realised that the way we were responding was difficult for anyone else to understand.  We have been practising writing our responses in full sentences so that anyone who reads them understands us.

Task:  Read the article “La Tomatina” and answer the questions below.

1.  What festival is held in Spain every August?
The festival is called La Tomatina.
2.  What do people do during the festival?
They throw tomatoes.
3.  How many tomatoes are used in the most epic food fight ever?
There are 100 tons.
4.  When and why did the festival start?
It started at 1944 and it happened because they expected to throw tomatoes.
5.  Would you like to visit Bunol, Spain on the last Wednesday of August next year?  Why or why not?
I would love to visit Bunol, Spain because I love throwing, I'm learning Spanish and I like getting messy 
I can answer questions using full sentences (I steal part of the question to put in my answer.)

What are you most proud of and why? I'm most proud of my questions because I made them into full sentences.

What challenged you the most and why? The questions because I not used to research and we researched.

Feedback/Feedforward: good sentences and I love getting messy just like you.#Jett

The learning pit

This is my learning pit
Over here on the left side this is we're you start
Feelings: Excited, Nervous, ScaredFeelings:Achived, Acomplished, Happy

On the right means that you have achieved a goal or have acomplished a goal.

The bottom of the pit is that you get more learning. feelings:

The Learning Pit

WALA: The Learning Pit

Description: We have been learning about when good learning happens.  

Task: Share what you know about the learning pit.

Draw the Learning Pit.
List at least 3 feelings that you might have when you are in the pit.  Proud, challenged and frustrated.
List at least 3 strategies that you could use to get out of the pit.  Learn more and work on it everyday, work more at home, Get a friend to challenge you.
Label where good learning happens. At the bottom of the pit
List 3 things you could say to yourself when you are in the pit.  I can do it, I'm doing well, I need this to get finish.

Reflect on a time when you have been in the pit. I have been in the pit when I was in the trials for soccer.
How did you feel when you were in the pit?  Challenged.
What did you do to work out of the pit? Practice at home more.

Feedback/Feedforward:I think you could put more detail into your picture.#Eli

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Important story

The important thing about my device is that I can play games.mIt is fun to play with.,My cover has the Hawain flag on it. I can take it anywhere I want. It is a IPad 2. I can put a passcode/password on. It is not waterproof but the most important thing about my device is that I can play games.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Te Reo Maori Poster

WALT:communicate a message.

Description: We have been participating in 3 different workshops around colour, compositions and fonts.  We put these skills to use in a poster sharing our knowledge about Te Reo Maori.
Why? We have noticed that our posters are too cluttered and do not communicate a  message well.

Task: Make a poster about Te Reo Maori.

Criteria:Did I meet the Criteria.

Message: My message is clear and purposeful.  Everything that is on my poster relates to my message.
Target yellow.jpg
Composition:  My poster is balanced.
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Font:  My font is clear, readable and suits the message.
target green.jpg
Colour:  I have used 2-3 colours that are complementary.  My background choice makes the text pop!
Target yellow.jpg
Accuracy:  All of the words on my poster are spelt correctly.
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Evaluation:I think I did pretty good but I think I can do better.

What are you most proud of and why? Well I think I was proud of our spelling because We had a couple of mistakes but we fixed it up and we did the right spelling.

 What challenged you the most and why? Well I say that the spelling was the hardest because we needed to get all of he spelling right.

Next time, what is a goal you can work towards? I think my next goal is that we need to use less coloures because I think we used to much coloures.

Feedback/Feedforward:i like your target but you could do better on your evaluation. # Kai

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

On the weekends

In the weekends
In the weekends I went to the rollerskating at leisureplex and I nearly broke my arm. I am going to Christurch on the 9th 2014 August. I am going to Christurch because it is my step brothers birthday.