Thursday, 26 March 2015

Te Ahu a Turanga Noho Marae

Description:  In week 7, we had an overnight stay at the local Marae in Woodville.  We were immersed in Maori culture and participated in a range of activities.  We set two goals to focus on during our stay.

Big Idea:  
1.  Did you achieve your goals?  How do you know?
yes because I woke up at the marae.

2.  What are you most proud of from the marae stay and why?
not miss my family and go to sleep when I am told.
3.  What challenged you the most and why?
I never got to sleep by my friend beause I was silly. 


Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Position and Orientation (Geometry with Eb)

Description: We have been learning about Position and Orientation with Eb. It is a part of our learning about Geometry at maths time.

WALT: give and follow directions using, left, right, up, down, North, South, East and West


1. What major landmarks can you see from the plaza? Subway, bus stop

2. What is the closest landmark North-West from McDonalds?  united video

3. What direction is the Arena from United video? West south

4. After the doctors I turn right down Victoria Ave and turn right at the round about. I travel South-West until the main road. Turn left. Follow road and stop at the 3rd right turn.Travel South-West and stop at the bottom corner of the square. What am I doing?...

a) Going Shopping      
b) Getting a Sandwich at Subway      
c) Getting a library book      
d) Hiring a DVD
5. Create your own instructions for someone to follow using the language you have learned.
After the united video  I turn down princess st to ferguson st. Turn right go down pitt st.turn left what am I doing show grounds. James "I enjoyed working with you as we followed the instructions and edited them to add directions like left and right". 

Monday, 9 March 2015

marae story telling

Purpose: create a story to share orally

Description: Oral storytelling is a Maori tradition. We have been planning our own story to tell on the Marae in Week 7.

This is me telling my story

Success Criteria:

  • Between 1 and 2 minutes long

  • Using your voice to make sounds effects

  • Using your whole body to make actions

  • Use your face to tell a story through facial expression

  • Knowing the story, knowing the setting

  • Get the picture into your listener’s head

  • Stay in character - keep your composure.

  • Audience participation

  • Unique and original (Hook your audience)

    Evaluation I need to rember my story off by haet because I want to do my story at camp next year. I still felt scared because  people laney at me. and not just say hi eva  bye eva.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

reading goal for term 1.

from our star test we could identify which goal we needed to work on.

my goal is to expand vocab