Friday, 28 July 2017

My typing test

Learning Goal - I am practicing my typing so I can be quicker and more accurate.

Success Criteria - This will help me finish my work faster.
On Monday my WPM result was 58 and today it is 61.
I have been practising so my result is higher and I can type quicker.

What is my number?

Learning Goal - I am learning that numbers can be shown in many different ways
Success Criteria - I can show in my presentation some of the different ways my number can be recorded. My favourite way is making up a word problem.
I am not very good at word problems so that was the hardest slide to do.

My Basic Facts Test

Learning Goal - I am testing how quickly I can remember my Basic Facts.

Success Criteria - I need to remember my Basic Facts because they are the knowledge I need to help me with strategies to solve Maths problems.

On Monday I got 29/40.I got the Division,fractions & Percentages and sqrs, Roots Factors block wrong.Today I got 29/40.I got the Multiplication,Division,Fractions & Percentages and sqrs, roots & factors block wrong.I got the same score as Monday because I did not concentrate on my work.So I will concentrate on Prototec.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey Bonus Activity

What I have Learned.
I have learning about New Zealand.I have learning that New Zealand is the biggest landmark of New Zealand.I have learned that Auckland has the most boats.I have enjoyed my journey around New Zealand.I really liked it with Curious Kiwi because he took us to many places in New Zealand.My favourite Activity to do was when you had to choose a famous New Zealander because I have learned some facts that I didn't know about Daniel Carter.

past week.
Bonus Activity: On your blog, post a video or write a description about your week. What have you learned? What did you like about the trip? What didn’t you like? Was there anything that surprised you?
To earn full points for this activity, you must talk about what you learned, what you liked and what you about your great kiwi road trip.
Well, New Zealand truly is a stunning country, isn’t it? I think that we are so lucky to call it home! Let’s make sure that we do everything we can to keep the country safe and clean for future generations…

Winter Learning Journey Day 7 Activity 2

I find Reading Relaxing.
Activity 2: After you have finished up in Taupo, it is time to hop back in the car and head for Rotorua – a town where will have the chance for some much needed rest and relaxation. In fact, you will visit the Tarawera Bush Pool – a geothermal hot pool that is located in the middle of a forest. The warm water in the pool comes from underneath the ground. After a few hours in the pool you feel really relaxed.
On your blog, post a picture of yourself doing something relaxing. I find reading really relaxing. Here is a picture of me reading one of my favourite books!

Winter Learning Journey Day 7

I would....

1.I won't wreck any gates.
2.I won't throw rubbish on the ground.
3.I will pick up rubbish.

Activity 1: While in Taupo, you go for a walk around the lake and you notice pieces of rubbish floating in the water. You also notice that there is rubbish on the footpath. As you know, it is really important to put rubbish in the bin and keep New Zealand clean and beautiful for generations to come. C:\Users\rwil313\Desktop\NZ Map - Schematic.png

With that in mind, it is time think about what you can do to keep New Zealand beautiful. Use your imagination and come up with three things that you could do to make your neighbourhood more beautiful. Post your list on your blog ☺

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey Day 6 Bonus Activity

Bonus Activity: As part of the Matariki festival, there is a two day Kapa Haka competition. The haka is a traditional war dance that Maori performed before going into battle. The haka is now performed by children/adults in the community and by professional sporting teams, including our national rugby team, the ‘All Blacks.’  The All Blacks have performed various haka over the years. Watch the following three haka videos (1 – 3) and, on your blog, list the haka videos in order from best (#1) to worst (#3). There are no right or wrong answers ☺
At the end of your day at Te Papa, you head to your hotel in the centre of Wellington. You are staying on Cuba Street, one of the coolest streets in the city.

#1.World Cup 2015 – All Blacks vs Argentina
#2. All Blacks vs South Africa 2016
#3. Rugby World Cup 2011- All Blacks vs France

Winter Learning Journey Day 6 Activity 2

Activity 2: After visiting Shag Point, you hop back in the van and drive all the way up the east coast of the south island until you reach the town of Picton. You get out of the van and onto the Interislander ferry. It travels back across the Cook Strait to Wellington. Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand and every winter the city hosts a huge Matariki festival to celebrate the Maori New Year. This year part of the festival is being held at Te Papa, a big museum in Wellington.
Read about the Matariki festival at Te Papa.  There are so many different things to see and do at the festival this year. On your blog, tell us about three of the events. You can choose any three events that you wish.

1.Christmas because it is the Birth of Jesus.
2.Easter Because we get Easter Eggs.
3.My Birthday because I get money,yummy food and presents.

Winter Learning Journey Day 6

Activity 1: Let’s imagine that you were on the first waka to arrive at Shag Point. You had never been to New Zealand before and you had no idea what to expect. Write a poem describing how you would have felt when you arrived in New Zealand. Would you have been excited or scared? I would have felt pretty nervous, I reckon…

I would have been excited because I really like visiting new places.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey Day 5 Bonus Activity

Bonus Activity: You and your tour group have enjoyed your day in the mountains but you’re ready for a change of scenery. You ask Curious Kiwi to take you to Central Otago, a region of the south island with lots of rolling hills and flat, brown grasslands. While in Central Otago, you decide to join the Otago Central Rail Trail – a 150 km long cycle trail. Curious Kiwi and I (Rachel) cycled the Rail Trail in April and we loved it!

On your blog, tell us whether you would like to cycle the Otago Rail Trail one day. Does it sound like fun? Why or why not?

I would Like to Cycle the Otago Rail Trail one day because I like going for long bike rides.It sounds really fun.

Winter Learning Journey Day 5 Activity 2

Activity 2: After the adventure at The Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve, you are pretty happy to get back into the shuttle van and continue with your road trip. Over the next few hours you travel up and over the Southern Alps, arriving in the city of Christchurch to eat lunch. You have a delicious meal at a café downtown and then hop back into the van to travel to Twizel, a small town at the base of Aoraki-Mt Cook. Mt Cook is the largest mountain in New Zealand. It is also the mountain where Sir Edmund Hillary trained for his climb up Mt Everest the tallest mountain in the world. Sir Edmund Hillary is very famous because he was the first person to ever reach the top of Mt Everest!

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Now it is your turn to learn about a famous New Zealander. Use Google to research one famous person from New Zealand and then create a DLO and post it on your blog. Be sure to include: 1. The name of the famous person, 2. Where they were born, 3. Why they are famous, and 4. Two other interesting facts about them.