Monday, 30 November 2015

Auckland Juniors

On Saturday 28 of November 2015 I had the best day of my life.I was competing in Auckland Juniors in Henderson.  Auckland Juniors is a really big to me because It is really hard to get in to and I made it.I raced in only one race which was 100 Breaststroke which is my worst stroke. I did well and came second after one really extremely fast North Shore girl. I should have told you, there is not just HPK(Howick Packuranga club) there are others like:
North Shore
Counties Manakau
 It was In a really big pool in Henderson it's the main one so tots of people like strangers were there.So if you do club swimming try and get in to Auckland Juniors

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Reflection Of The Year

  • This year I learned how to
  • An important decision I made this year is
  • One goal I accomplished this year is
  • This year I tried to be a better person by
  • My favourite memory from this year was when
  • The funniest thing that happened this year was

This year I learned how to use decimals and add them.I feel that I could start adding them now.

An important part decision that I made this year is to skip slopping and go strait to linking in hand- writing but it was useful now I am really good at linking.

One goal that I have accomplished this year is learnt much more that I have last year.

This year I tried to be a better person by staying on task more and getting all my tasks finished.

My favourite memory from this year is learning how to ride a bike.

The funniest thing that happened this year was I accidentally through my hat on my friends head without looking and started laughing hard.

Room 28/29 Art

My Reflection
This is all the art that room 28/29 did this year.I feel proud of the work that I produced at the end of it.

Monday, 16 November 2015

Fractured Fairy Tales Lesson 3

My Reflection
I was learning to write the body of a fractured fairy tale.I found this task easy an not hard for some reason. My next step is to finish the fairy tale and do the conclusion.

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Fantastic Friday Photos

This was our Fantastic Friday glee group.These are two photos of us running on and somewhere is the song. Glee is singing to a song and dancing to the same song. I had fun dancing and singing.

Friday, 13 November 2015

Practising My Free Style

My Reflection
I was practising my free style drills while swimming.I was thinking about keeping my body on top of the water and fast kicking. For me it is important to not go so fast but fast because I have Auckland Juniors so I can't waste my energy.When I train at Pakuranga College  my coach tells me to keep my kicking up and fast.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Guy Fawkes Celebration Fire Works T4 W5

Last weekend was guy fox weekend. I live on the top of the hill and Howick club is right in front of our house so we got the full view of the fire works.

We had a party for for the celebration because my birthday was that week so it made scene to a have a party for me as well. Diwalli  is coming up to so that was included in the party.

The first small fire work was launched at 8:30 and it started from there. It started of small and then got bigger and bigger by the minute.

We only had snacks and no dinner because the fire works ended at 9:00 and I don't have dinner till 10: so all was okay.  We had chicken wings and a few crackers when the guest first came in. When the fire works started we had a drink and they sang happy birthday to me.

When the fire works finished we sat down and ate chocolate moose. I had a great time but the only thing I didn't like was I got locked in my garage by my dad on accident, but that was the only thing.

Monday, 9 November 2015

Nadia Narrative Framework Fractured Fairy Tales Lesson 2

My Reflection

I am learning to write a narrative.I had to write my orientation on a writing frame.My Next step is to use the information learnt and use it to write my own fairy tale

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Nadini,Caitlin,Nadia Determining Credubillty

My reflection
in this activity we were learning Determining Credibility.My next step is to read bigger articils

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Narrative Framework

My Reflection

I was learning what a narrative is and writing one. A narrater is someone who is not in the play and telling the story. Say for little red riding hood the wolf is not speaking he is sneaking into grandma's house and eating her somehow and is isn't little red riding hood she is not speaking she is  doing other stuff and lets skip some bits and say it also is not the wood cutter or little red riding hoods mother. Back to the narrter there job is to tell you the the story's name, beginning of the story, the characters, the setting, the problems, the solution and the conclusion. My next step is to write my own story being the narrater and mixing it up a bit.

Monday, 2 November 2015


Rugby History

Yesterday On the first of NOVEMBER 2015 the All Blacks made rugby history as they won the world cup back to back 2011-2015
There were Australian fans and New Zealand But you know there are always more New Zealand fans then Australia.

Yesterday I woke up to watch the ruby world cup final 2015. I somehow passed through the alarm and got to my dad and mums room and woke them up. After that told them to put the alarm of so we could watch the match in 15 minuets time I some.

When we were in the hall and started to put the T.V on my sister made our toast while I was so careful and  made our bacon and egg on the stove as I was taught when I was 7 and a half years old.Dad was finding his New Zealand flag in the garage. As we came to the end mum woke up and cheered for the All Blacks while my sister made her coffee and toast. With 30 seconds left Beauden Barrett got the ball from the other Australian player and scored another try  and won the world cup with 27-32

PS. boo the Aussies  

Friday, 30 October 2015

Character Traits of my Grand Perent Writing Frame

My Reflection

I was writing a charter trait of my grand dad and this was the plan for it. My next step is to charter trait a useing thing like a laptop

Character Traits of my Grandperent

My Grand Father's Character Description

My grand dad is 80 years old.He is a very happy man and as cheerful as the bright sun. He has retired but in his job he was an architect and designed houses for  people.My grand dad is the best.My grand dad is so funny he is as funny as a clown.My grand dad believes in me and encourages us to do what ever we want to be and puts us first. My grand father has white hair as  white as the clouds and is medium tall My grand dad only speaks English.

My Reflection

I was writing a charter trait of my grand dad and this was the plan for it. My next step is to charter trait a useing thing like a laptop.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Term 4 Week 2

Dear Dairy

last Friday we had Fantastic Friday. This is were you do a topic like glee, Bollywood dancing, vintage games. I did glee.

After the stop and freeze bell we had to go to the auditorium for glee with room 22 teacher student.

 We did a warm up to lots of songs and then we practised the song that we are doing and then started learning the moves. It was a song from the show friends. I can not remember what the song was but it was a nice song.We didn't so learn the moves we just learn't our starting positions

At quarter to 3 we stopped and finished when I went back to class and started to tidy up. I really like  glee and I think you should try it.

P.S don't forget to smile!!

Monday, 19 October 2015

Fact or Opinion Follow-up

My refection
I found this task really fun. I am learning to find a fact or an opinion. There was a lot of reading involved. my next step is to find out more about fact or opinion 

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Fact Finding in Non-Fiction Texts follow-up

My Refection 
This was a very fun activity for me. I was really in to it.We needed to go on kiwi kids news and find a news,sport, and your own choice articil. For my news, I wrote about a baby fox getting stuck in a foot ball net.For my sports articil I wrote about New Zealand focusing on quarter finals this weekend and for my own choice I wrote about How old people park there cars. My next step is to put more description to where is needed

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

R28/29 Extending Knowledge Kensuke's Kingdom

My Reflection
I am learning to use a dictionary to find the meaning of the word. These words are from the book Kensuke's Kingdom,and the words are from chapter 1. I did not come close to the meanings sometimes and sometimes I came so close. With the help of of I found the propper meanings

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Geometry 3D shapes

I am learning about 3D shapes and there names. I found this easy because I have always practiced ten names of 2D and 3D shapes. We needed to find the name,faces,vertices(corners) and edges. This was a fun activity for me.I asked my friends for help because I new I could not do this on my own.Now this information is fixed in to my mind so I will never forget again.

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

How to Make a WindChime

My Reflection
This is my real Explanation. We did it on how to make wind chimes because we just made some a week ago. It was easy because we just made some. I felt proud of myself because this is my first.

Friday, 7 August 2015

Explanation Writing

                     My Reflection
I was writing an explanation on What do you do if you get lost.I had a brainstorm to put my ideas into so it was easer to write. Having nots from the video I looked at it was easy.( Teach Kids to Get Found YouTube) 
In a explanation it is about facts their is no room for your own opinion, so that makes it more easer.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Kensuke's Kingdom - Chapter 1

This book is a very nice book.It traps you and you cannot let go. It is a book that you will want to read again.

Fractions Activity

It was kind of hard with the improper fractions to know and not to know the best part is I had fun.

What is a Improper fraction
improper fractions have a bigger numerator than denominateor

Dragon Logical Order Activity

 This task was a bit confusing because they were not put in the right order in the first place. I found it more easy when you read it out loud to yourself, and your ears can here it not just your brain.

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Tree Planting

Dear Dairy

It's been a long time from when I started planting.On a beautiful sunny day when room 28/29 went to the back of the field it was muddy smiley yuk and slippery.

The mail thing we went there for was to plant native plants to stop arotion from coming and flooding our school

 Now that we are a green gold school we try to keep our award and not go back to school. We worked really hard for that award and will maintain that consistence.

We used some other help of 3 very helpful people.Anna,Carl and Paul. They helped us plant the plants the  ground.

There were many different variates of plants, a Cabbage tree, Flax, Toitoi and 2 others which I cannot remember.

To make the plants grow faster we put a plant fertiliser which will do that job.

At the end of the day I felt proud of myself for planting 3 trees on a muddy surface.

Life Poster

This is my poster. I used to make it. I found it easy to make it. I also thought of using if I needed.

Monday, 29 June 2015

My piano exam

When I woke up I did not know what day it was, but then I remembered it was my piano exam.It was at 4:00 and it was 10:0 already.

 I just had a crossont and predicted very little because  then I would be very tired. But I did practice every half hour so it diffident feel so tireing. My sister helped me with every subject of piano.

Soon enough it was my lunch time and had Fired Rice and chicken. I could not stop thinking about my exam. After my lunch I had a sleep.I woke up played my piano but I made so many mistakes I got scared.

Monday, 15 June 2015

My Popplet Plan

I was writing my speach and for that I needed a plan so I used popplet to make it. It was hard to think of what to add into your speach.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Tick Tock Goes The Clock

It was the biggest day of the year. CHRISTMAS DAY!!!.

But  the most anowing part was we were hosting a party in our house for 30 people

The party was set  for 12:00 and it was only 10:00. We could not work that fast  .I'm just saying our house was a pigsty.

First My sister and me went hard out and cllaend our rooms and also mum started to vacueme the hall and the bedrooms and also swab them to.

On the other hand where is dad, well he is in his cosy and warm bed resting.

Then my sister woke up my dad and tells him to run and get a shower because he really needed one.

After that my dad went around the house with air spray and sprayed the house with it.

Soon enough me and my sisters room was spotless so your mum said go and get changed

 Finalely I finished changing first  and as I expected the door bell rang and I had to answer it.

So now you know on CHRISTMAS DAY! always wake up early.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Reorganising imformation-2

I was learning to reorganize information.  It was easy to read the  pasedge and answer the question.

Reorganising imformation-1

I was learning to reorganise information. It was easy to read the pasedge and answer the questions.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Bike Skills

 On Tuesday morning the year 4's went to the car park in Elm Park School and did bike skills.  Kerry was our teacher and we were the doers.  It was a tighter conner to go around because it was at the edge of the car park and because it was a curb. For the children that wasn't confident ridding a bike yet they just had to push and glide but soon enough  power to  stand. It was easier to stand up and ride than it was to go down and stand up and ride. I was a bit of both. I sourt of got the hang of it after a while but it seemed eazy half through the lessen.

Hauora Activity Follow Up

 For well being we were focersimg on Hauora. Hauora is Taha Wairua, Taha Tinana, Taha Hinengaro and Taha Whanau. They are Values, Healthy body weight, Social interaction and Being part of a team.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

How the Kiwi Lost it's wings

Last week on Friday room 28(the year 4's) went to Te Tuhe to porform a play called how the kiwi lost it's wings. we also useing drawings made the story. We looked at other things that other artests made. They let Te Tuhe put up there art work.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Addition and subtration strategies

I am learning rounding and comensating and P.V.P

I would rather use rounding and comensating because you can use it at any time in the big numbers

Making Conections

My Reflection

It was tricky to find the information for all the connections. They were text-text text -self text -world text -media.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Term 2, Week 3

On Monday the Maiar, Len Brown came to our school. He awarded us our Green Gold certificate. We did a porfiri him.The kapahaka  group  sang and did the actions for a song calld  EAIAIE. Then the Maiar and his team sang a famous New Zealand song He even gave Mrs Plowrite a flag that we are useing.

Thursday, 30 April 2015


Anzac Cookies

Last Friday room 28/29 made Anzac cookies.  Mrs Melvill took a batch of children to the hall and made them there.  They used flower, rolled oats, sugar, salt and water. When they came back the smell filled the room.  When we ate them, we needed more.

Monday, 23 March 2015

100 Word Challenge

I was reading a book one day when suddenly I saw ... me dancing on top of a cloud in unicorn land. But I was a bit puzzled because I was reading 'Dancing in Unicorn Land.'   I looked down, flowers and the horns of the unicorns shining bright like small diamonds. I wished that I could stay but I had to go back but I did not know how to. It looked like I was staying here. I was a bit happy with the result but how did I get here from that book. Was it magical?

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Chapter Book Callenge

Term 1 Week 7

Have you ever wondered how many words you write in your story?  Well I was set a challenge that you can only use 100 words. Pretty hard but I got quit involved once I finished 20 words.  I enjoyed it so much and the reality is we are doing it every week.  Life really is a  is a miracle.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

My Pepeha

I worked really hard on my pepeha art.  I found it really hard for my hands to keep coloring consistently. It was also hard to to think of my interests. My favorite part of my art was that I used lots of colors and made it stand out.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Chapter Book Challenge

Place Value

My Reflection
I am very good at Place Value but when I saw this task I was a bit curious of what I was doing.  But when I did it,it wasn't hard at all.  My next step is to use my place value skills to salve bigger numbers.

Term 1 Week 6

Four weeks ago room 28/29 we made African praise poem. Just yesterday Mrs Melville printed and laminated them. Now we use them as place mats so we do not need to use news paper and now read the news paper.

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Term 1 Week 5

Last week on Friday the year 4's and me went to Te Tuhi. We did an activity called the Stories of the Pacific. We made tapa cloth and saw other tapa from other countries.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Lantern Festival

Last week in class we talked about Chinese New Year.  We read a story about 12 animals who competed in a race across the river. The first 12 across the river will be named after that year. This year is the year of the sheep.

I went to the Lantern Festival with my family.  The Lantern Festival is part of the the chines new year. I saw the dragon dance. There are two men who lift each other up to make the dragon.

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Term 1 Week 4

Just yesterday the year 4 and year 5 made Chinese Lanterns because  100%  it is the Chinese New Year.At first  it looked so hard make, but obviously it was easy peazy but the only thing that was hard was the Chinese writing.

Friday, 13 February 2015

African praise poem

My Reflection
I have been learning to write an African praise poem.
I was suprised that I found it a bit easy to do.  My next step is to use descriptions and imagery to describe myself.  I enjoyed making a chorus.

My 2015 Welcome Post

Welcome to my 4 learning blog. This year I am in room 28/29 and my teachers are Mrs Graham and Mrs Melville. I enjoy the exciting things that I have heard about room 28/29.  This year I am looking forward to being in this classroom.  I hope you enjoy my blog and leave lots of comments please.