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Friday, 23 June 2017

Inquiry: Pieces And Technological Systems

L.I: To identify and adapt a piece of technology.

This week for inquiry, we continued our learning about pieces of technology, and technological systems. A piece of technology is an item created by humans, to make life easier. A technological system is something also created by humans, but transforms an input, into an output. We had to make 3 presentations about a piece / system of technology in our homes, the community, and around the entire world.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

CyberSmart: Smart Commenting

L.I: to write a smart comment on other peoples blogs.
L.I: to comment on other schools blog-posts.

This week for cyber smart, we did more smart commenting. We did another person at Tamaki Primary's blog post, and commented on someone in LS2. A smart comment is a comment that includes these things. A positive attitude, a question, encouragement, and a formal greeting.




Maths: Measurement Of Time

LI: to identify the units of time in order from shortest to longest.
LI: to learn how to measure time.

This week for maths, we learnt about measuring time. To do so, we got our entire group to run the distance of the hall, the netball court, and the small school field. We then wrote down the times of each person, and in the end we added the times together for each place we ran.


Place:JackAlexJulianVictoriaSakina
Hall4.14 sec4.60 sec3.59 sec4.2 sec5.25 sec
Netball court6.04 sec6.55 sec5.72 sec6.19 sec6.33 sec
Field11.33 sec12.60 sec11.38 sec12.19 sec12.57 sec
Total: Hall 21.6 sec
Total: Court30.83 sec
Total: Field60.07 sec

Reading: Danny The Champion Of The World | Newspaper Activity

L.I: to interact and comprehend a range of narrative texts.

This week as an extension to reading, we did 2 activities about our story we've been reading, Danny The Champion Of The World. My second activity I did was the create a newspaper activity. What I did was make it an older newspapers, black and white coloured.


Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Writing: Narrative Commenting


L.I: to write a narrative.
L.I: to Buddy conference to start to edit and check writing.
This week for writing, we had to buddy check a persons narrative they had been writing the past week. Our prompt for our narrative for our groups was about a monster that comes from his swamp on Halloween night, so we all knew what things would most likely happen in another persons story. We had to comment on our partners narrative about bad things that need to be changed from what they currently were.

Comments That I Did:




                           

Comments That I Was Given:




Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Reading: Danny The Champion Of The World | Research The Author

L.I: to interact and comprehend a range of narrative texts.

This week for reading we read chapters 10-14 of Danny The Champion of The World. An activity I did this week was research the author. We would get information about the person who wrote the story / text, and write it down in our own words. I did this activity with my friend Alex, and we both had lots of fun doing so.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Inquiry: Compare And Contrast | Pieces Of Technology VS Technological Systems

L.I: to compare a piece of technology with a technological system by similarities and differences.

This week for inquiry, we have been learning about pieces of technology, and technological systems. A piece of technology is an item created by humans, to make life easier, and a technological system is something also created by humans, but transforms an input, into an output. We needed to compare the differences, and similarities of a piece of technology of our choice around the class, and a technological system of our choice around the class.