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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Reading

In week six my reading group read a story called The Bullet. The story was about a boy who found a bullet in the gutter. The boy thought he was really cool because he had a bullet and he started to get into fights and stuff. Well I made a google slideshow that answers some question about the story.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Ireland Report

Focus: Complex Sentences, Parentheses and Commas 
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Ireland Have you ever wanted to go to Ireland? Well this report is an informational report on Ireland. There has been many interesting facts included in this report. Did you know that in Ireland there are over 4.773 people and there are still babies being born everyday. Ireland is actually part of the British Empire but Ireland has it’s own parliament. Ireland was found and formed around the 14 century. Formed means it’s when people created houses and everything they need. In Ireland they speak Gaelic and English. The most common language spoken in Ireland is English. Did you know that Dublin is the capital of Ireland, just like our capital which is Wellington. Do you know who the Irish president is? The Irish president go's by the name Michael D. Higgins he is male and he is seventy six years old he was also born in 18 April 1941. So that is pretty much it hopefully you enjoyed and learnt something new about Ireland. If you would like to answer a little quiz I made around my story of Ireland go to this LINK.


A few weeks ago Te Ngahere were writing reports. We had to pick a country to write about. The country I picked was Ireland. I picked Ireland because Ireland interests me a lot. We had to write many reports about our country like sports, disasters, famous people, animals and lots more. When I was writing my report I was focusing on using commas, pronouns and parentheses. I managed to finish six reports but I choice to show you my first report I wrote.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Common & Proper Nouns

In writing we have been learning about pronouns and common nouns. We had to make a google drawing on what person, place and thing is. Noah and I teamed up and made a google drawing together. We made the drawing together and included each other's ideas.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Student LED Conferences

For Student LED Conferences on Wednesday we had to create a google drawing to show our parents when they came in to collect my report. This year we had to tell and show our parents what we were learning and why we were learning it. In our google drawing we had to include reading, writing, maths, art and inquiry. We had to also link our evidence that we can do it. I think my Mum really liked my google drawing.  

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Matariki Day


Last week on Thursday it was Paihia Primary Schools Matariki celebration day. There were a lot of fun activities that were planned for us. There were a couple of games and we were also able to plant trees. Everyone in the school had to bring a celebration food. When I mean celebration food I mean the food you would eat when you have a celebration. Then when it was lunch everyone would bring out their food. The juniors would go up first then the seniors. The food was perfect it was so delicious. I really enjoyed that  day.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Waitangi Trip

Last week on Tuesday Paihia School went on a trip down to Waitangi Treaty Grounds. The Juniors left school in the morning and came back in the afternoon and the seniors left school at lunch and came back when school finished. While we were at the Treaty Grounds the people who worked there had planned us some activities. One of the activities was planting  trees we also got to make  kites out of flax and we played some maori games that children use to play when they were young. I was learning to weave a kite I found weaving very difficult.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fidget Spinner



Hello, a couple weeks ago Te Ngahere were writing persuasive story on  fidget spinner. The writing was about should we have fidget spinner at school and in the classroom. I wrote two sides I wrote we should be able to have them at school but not in class time, I was learning to use the correct persuasive structure. We also had a follow up activity for our fidget spinner writing. We were drawing and designing our own fidget spinner. We were learn to use crayon and dye while filling all the gaps. I enjoyed the art and I don’t like art in class so it was good I enjoyed it.