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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Do you know what sound dinosaur makes? By Matej

Learning Intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of descriptive language.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I give 10 examples of onomatopoeia.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Wow, that's wonderful news! By Alessandra

Learning Intention:We are learning to develop our understanding of descriptive language.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that interjections are parts of speech that is usually expresses emotion or strong feelings.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Have you heard of the Mannequin challenge? By Rosary

Learning Intention: We are learning to understand the text that we read.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I write down the main ideas of the article: Have you taken part in the Mannequin challenge? 

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Sarah's diary is on the table! By Vaughan


Learning intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I  explain that apostrophes are words that used to show possession of something. 

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Was it a dream? By Xavier


Learning Intention: We are learning to follow the structure of a narrative.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I write the orientation, complication, events and resolution to write a narrative called Robot.

Friday, 25 November 2016

The He Honore song is a bit catchy! I like this song!


Learning intention: We are learning Te Reo Maori.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I record the waiata 'He Honore' using Blabberize.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Drawing is an action verb! By Kyle

Learning Intention: We are learning to understand and use descriptive language.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that action verbs describes an action.

You have a toy! By Kyle

Learning Intention: We are learning to developing our understanding of descriptive language.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I give eight examples and explain what relating verbs are.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Is the sky tower taller than the tallest tree? By Christian

 

Learning intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that a comparing adjective is when a noun is compared with another.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Let's learn the Tigress routine!

Learning Intention: We are developing our fitness through Physical Education.
 Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I use WeVideo to record all the steps of the Tigeress routine that I have learnt from our second Kung Fu lesson.                                                     

Monday, 21 November 2016

Why did they shoot the bird? By Punipuao


Learning intention: We are learning to identify the main ideas from a story.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I illustrate the main ideas of the story 'Horeta and the waka'. 

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Wow, I didn't know that an 84-year old lady could join the cheer-leading squad! By Rosary

Learning Intention: We are learning to understand the text that we read.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I write down the main ideas of the article: The youngest member of this cheer-leading squad is 55-years old.

Saturday, 19 November 2016

"Help me!", I screamed. By Mana

             

               Learning intention: we are learning develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that direct or indirect speech is when the speaker's words are written exactly as they were said.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Have you read the story of Horeta and the waka? By Soane

Learning intention: We are learning to identify the main ideas from a story.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I illustrate the main ideas of the story 'Horeta and the waka'.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

The Tigress routine! By Lupe


Learning intention: We are learning Kung Fu.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I use WeVideo to record all the steps of the Tigeress routine that I have learnt from our Kung Fu lesson.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Wait! Before you jump, look before you leap! By Kevin


Learning intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English Grammar.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I give 5 examples of proverbs.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

All the students' black laptops were new and shiny! By Tristan

Learning Intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that factual adjectives are adjectives that describe something that is true.

Monday, 14 November 2016

I hope that bird isn't dead! By Rhonda

Learning intention: We are learning to identify the main ideas from a story.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I illustrate the main ideas from the story 'Horeta and the waka'.

What is the number that is 9 tens, 2 ones and 5 tenths? By Justice

Learning Intention: We are developing our understanding of decimals.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that a decimal contains a decimal point and it is based on the number 10.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

You are my rock! By Kevin

Learning intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of descriptive language.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I give 3 examples of metaphors used in a sentence.

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Did you know that 'bat' is a homonym? By Mary

Learning Intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that homonyms are words with the same spelling and pronunciation but they have different meanings depending on the context.

Friday, 11 November 2016

Hey, don’t cry over spilled milk, we'll be fine! By Alessandra

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On one sunny morning, Alice and her family went for a picnic at the park because it was Alice's birthday.


When they got to the park, Alice's mum Jill packed a beautiful lunch for them, they had fruit and ham sandwiches and lemonade. Just when they were about to start eating, Jill got a phone call from her mother. Jill's mother told Jill that her dad has passed away and that they could come over and see him.

Jill told Alice and the family what had happened that they should go and see him right away. when they got to Jill's mum's house, they all felt sad and miserable.

Jill's mum saw Alice crying and she told her to not cry over spilt milk, because they can't change what has happened.

Learning Intention:We are learning to to write a narrative.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I follow the structure of a narrative to write my story 'It's all right'.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

You can use colons to introduce a list of different things that you may need! By Caleb

Learning Intention: We are learning to develop our understanding in the English grammar.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that colons are used to show or introduce a list of items, rules or steps.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Balance out your life - Manaiakalani Film Festival

Roar! Do you know who makes that sound? By Christian

Learning intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that onomatopoeia is a word that describes the sound of a creature or the object that they represent.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Kung Fu is fun!


Learning intention: We are developing our fitness levels through Physical Education.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I use WeVideo to record all the steps of the Kung Fu panda routine that I have learnt from our first Kung Fu lesson.

Monday, 7 November 2016

When did the Robertson family leave New York? By Lupe

Learning Intention: We are learning to develop our understanding of the English grammar.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I explain that relative pronouns are: who, whom, what, which and why.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Praise the Lord Jesus Christ! By Soane

God, our Father, this day is done. We ask you and Jesus Christ, your Son that with the Spirit, our welcome guest you guard our sleep and bless our rest. Amen.
Learning Intention: We are learning a traditional prayer.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I record one of the evening prayers using Blabberize.
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Thursday, 3 November 2016

Be by my side Lord! By Xavier


Learning intention: We are learning a traditional prayer.
Success criteria: I know I can do this when I record the Guardian Angel prayer using blabberize.

Angel of God, my guardian dear,
to whom God's love commits me here,
ever this day be at my side,
to light and guard, to rule and guide.
Amen.

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The magical underwater kingdom!


Learning Intention: We are learning to write a narrative.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I follow the structure of a narrative to write my story 'The underwater kingdom'.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Oh no, the princess is lost in the forest!

Learning Intention: We are learning to write a narrative.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I follow the structure of a narrative, starting with the orientation, the problem, the events and then a conclusion to write a picture book called 'The Lost Princess'.