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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Great and Powerful Bullet

In week six my reading group read a book called The Bullet. It is about a boy who has a man pull up next to him in a car, and asks a question. The boy said no, then when the car left a bullet fell out, and boys in his class were fighting for it. The WALT was ask and answer a variety of questions.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

National Pancake Day

n Te Ngahere we were working on Celebrations in inquiry. We got to choose three people to be in our group. My group was, Alexi, Thomas and I. we also had to pick a country and a celebration we picked Italy and National Pancake day. In the end we got to make homemade Italian pancakes

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

My Animals of Brazil

WALT: Complex sentences
08.08.17
Animals of Brazil Key: Simple sentences, Compound sentences and complex sentences

Brazil there are many native Animals, here are some you will learn about. In Brazil there are jaguars. Unlike many cats, jaguars do NOT avoid water. [In fact they are quite good swimmers.] Also the rivers hold their prey such as, fish, turtles and alligators like animals. Jaguars also eat large animals such as deer, tapir and much more bigger animals. Did you know that Brazil has a Finger Monkey? The Finger Monkey eats the most strangest thing, they eat butterflies they will eat any kind of butterfly it doesn’t matter [at least they get to eat]. Did you know that the Finger Monkey is the world's smallest monkey known to man? Finger Monkeys are not endangered but they are somewhat threatened. If you're a dog and a fox lover this is the dog for you. Brazil has a long legged dog with a fox head it might sound ugly but it is so beautiful. Wildlife experts has classified they are being near threatened species. Theses animals are not dangerous to humans, they have a skittish nature. In conclusion, what was your favorite animal is it the jaguar, or is it the Finger Monkey or was it the fog [AKA Fox Dog]? `

 For the last few weeks all of Te Ngahere has been working on report writing. We started by choosing one country we would write about. Then we had to choose three subtopics to go with it. Our Teachers set us up with some subtopics.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Common Nouns and Proper Nouns

Last Week in Te Ngahere we have been learning to use proper nouns and common nouns in our writing. We started by making a google drawing with a person, place or thing, and we got to get some pictures.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

My Awesome Maori Quiz

My Awesome Maori Quiz

For the last few weeks in Te Ngahere, we have been working on a slide show for a Maori quiz. We were learning to ask and answer questions about classroom items. It works by clicking wich maori word you think is right, and then it will take you to a slide saying Ae [right], but if you get it wrong it will take you to Kahore [wrong.] we had to have partners mine was one of my best friends Brodi. It was fun.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

My Awesome Amazing Reading Goals

Last week in Te Ngahere we had to set 3 reading goals to put on a google drawing. We were learning to identify our next reading goals in reading . We choose them on the reading progression the teacher had shared with us.