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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

NZ Prime Minister-Helen Clark


For this task I was with my four friends and we picked a Prime Minister from NZ in the past we chose Helen Clark.

Political Party's


For this week my class is learning all about the elections and Prime Ministers in New Zealand because this Saturday is elections. This task was a collaborative task so I did this with four of my friends. We named all the leaders for the main party's.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Ebook Day

Today is a special day because it is Ebook day. For Ebook day my class went on to Tamaki overdrive to read a book. Ebook is a day to read a book online which I think is amazing. I do this most of the time to progress my reading skills. I love Ebook day it is just like telling the world to read online books to build your education levels.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Say It Tika

Say it tika is a website that shows all the Maori places in New Zealand that people say differently than it should sound like. This website would help google map say these places correctly. My class got to drop a pin on one of the places I picked Taupo because I used to say this word differently to so I thought that I'll pick Taupo.

Friday, 8 September 2017

Tamaki Overdrive

My class used the Tamaki overdrive  website. I love this website because it really help's my reading. I can chose any subject to read about for example I found this book by clicking the mystery and suspense. I also like this website because I have got a lot of books to read from on my Chromebook. Also I can find what I want to read about and I don't have to take a long time looking for my book I can just search it up.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Tongan Language Week



For Tonagn language week my class had a task. That task was to get into a group or partners and one person has to be a Tongan expert and I was the Tongan expert and my partner was Harlem H. We got to pick one topic to teach you a new skill in Tongan. So we both decided to teach you a recipe from Tonga witch was raw fish.

Kiwi Can: Taking Risks

For Kiwi can our teachers are Miss Latoia and Mr Malu they really help my class to understand different challenges in life. Today our topic was taking risk and our energiser game was called bip bop bounce this game helped me and my class to control our body's. First Mr Malu points at someone and says bip bop bounce and who ever he is pointing to that person has to say bang just before he says bounce. It gets harder because Miss Latoia comes and they both say bip bop bounce but not to the same person. Then we had a game of hand soccer this game is really simple it's just like soccer but we use our hands to hit the ball into our goal. We all had to use my teams support to overcome the challenge. The challenging thing was that we had to pass to all of our team mates before getting the ball in the goal. But it helped me to make sure that I use a lot of team work and we had to make sure that everyone takes part.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Key into Inference-Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle

For reading I was finishing my key into inference I was up to the activity for text 6 which is the Monarch butterfly life cycle. I used information from the text to finish this activity. It really helped me to make sure that my writing was correct.

ReadTheory



In my class we all have a account on ReadTheory because it really helps us to improve on our reading skills and grow our knowledge. But it also helps us to compare text, learn different text types and to upgrade our vocabulary skills.


Friday, 1 September 2017

Tech-Cooking


At tech my class had a new rotation and I went to cooking tech my teacher was Mrs Heka. For our first class we made a Oreo  milkshake. This was really fun because we got to mix ingredients around and work as a team to make the milkshake. In my group my partners were Shakaia and Sky they really helped me to get this progress done. When we had finish Mrs Heka added chocolate syrup and whipped cream which made the Oreo milkshake even better. As we were done we put our milkshakes on top of our serving desk. Then we started cleaning up our kitchen desk and washing our dishes as we were done we got to go and sit down and finish our milkshakes it was delicious.   

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Why it's great to be me

These are all the words that explain why it's great to be me. This task was fun because we had to get into a group of four and log into our Tagul account this is a website that creates a word cloud and it is very awesome to use. In my group of four we had to type these words in order with the ABC.

Monday, 28 August 2017

Capitals

Since I am Yr 7 I must know where I put my capitals in my writing. This really helped me to improve and practice where I should be putting my capitals. Which will make me get better and better at my writing.

Two Day Wonder

Two Day Wonder




There is a clever contrast between the way the poet describes yesterday and today. List all the words that give you a feeling of being sick, sad, depressed or bored.
Dragged, silent, still, dragged, sulked, yawned and garbled.
Now list all the words that describe feeling well, happy, bright and active from the second verse.
Shine, dance, better, hurry, flying, clatter, swish and gallops .
The lines from each verse match up also. List five of the opposite images. This first one is done for you.
The street stretched silent - Cars swish, skateboards clatter.
Washing dropped on the line - Shirts, sheets, socks stream in the breeze.
Clouds dragged low and slow - Clouds hurry high and flying.

The dog sulked in his bucket - The do gallops around the house.

My bike lay on the drive - My bike waits by the garage.
The world yawned and grumbled - The world shines and dances.
This is called juxtaposition. Look this word up in the dictionary and copy the definition here.

The fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.

For reading my group had to each read a poem called "Two day wonder" after reading this poem I answered questions that my teacher Ms Kirkpatrick put on a document. I now know a new word called juxtaposition this word means when something is compered with something else that is the opposite.

Friday, 25 August 2017

Apostrophes

For my writing task my teacher Ms Kirkpatrick made 8 sentences that had a missing apostrophe I had to put the apostrophe in the right place. 

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Kim-T5

For key into inference I am now on T5/Kim. When I finished answering questions I had to do a activity which was to make a map that says how many steps from my bedroom to the kitchen to get a drink of water.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Career-Flight Attendant

For inquiry we did careers for this topic we had to take a test on a website called Career quiz when you enter this website it will ask you questions about careers and at the end it will give you a list of careers that would fit for what you want. I took the quiz and it gave me more then 100 results and I picked a flight attendant because I love travelling the world and helping other people. This helped me to strive and to know what I want for future and I could learn what I have to learn so I can be a flight attendant. This DLO will show you how much money I would earn, Skills,knowledge and ability and also what I would do as a flight attendant.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Flextangle

For maths I crated a flextangle this was fun and when I finished it looked even better then I thought. This was fun because it was something different then what I normally do for maths. I found it challenging to make sure that I created it correctly.

Friday, 11 August 2017

Melissa and Mums discussion

Today I read a story about a girl named Melissa and in this story she had a red hat. Her job was to deliver the news papers to houses and it started to rain. She cross the bridge riding her bike but as she was riding on her bike the strong wind blew her hat away when she got home she was. For this task I had to type down a conversation that Melissa would

Tech

Today is mufti day and I went to tech at tech my goal was to finish my scratch about healthy living in our community. I am almost finished my scratch I just need to fix it and make it perfect and post it into our site. This is really challenging but I am almost finish I never thought I would get to this point. But I always strive to finish what I have to finish.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Rewindable learning

Today after morning tea we were practising our dance using rewindable learning. When I am using rewindable learning it helps my group know our dance really well. This dance is for the end of this terms production which was really exciting. Zoe helped us to create this dance she also chose the music "Staying Alive" which I really love. I would like to thank Zoe for everything she has done to create this dance. Learning the dance really helped my group do the dance in sync and making the dance came together. 


Idiom

For writing this week I learnt something new I learnt all about idiom. For this task I had to came up with about 5 to 10 Idiom sayings and what it means. I chose break a leg this is my illustration for this saying. I learnt what idiom means and I understood it well.

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

The Car activity.

For this activity I had to create a box and put in equipment that I would use if my car broke down in the middle of no where. It was challenging because I couldn't find the right equipment to put in my box.

On the bus-Three comic strips

For this task I had to read a story about a boy trying to get his piglet in a bus but he wasn't allowed. So he hides his piglet in his bag he managed to get in the bus. This was really fun because I had to make three comic strips about what would happen if the piglet made a nose and the bus driver heard.

Choking Poster

        Today for this task I created this poster to show you what to do if someone is choking. I hope this could really help you to save others.

Monday, 7 August 2017

Dad meets the martians Poem



Retell the story of the poem in two sentences.

The Martians flew in last night they took Dad for a spin in the flying saucer around the world.

What could the storyteller not explain?
Why the Martians liked the Ford because he thought they would be bored.
List three of the interesting verbs from the poem.
The three verbs are drive, addressed, flew.
List three of the contractions from the poem and then write them out in full.
He’ll - He will
It's - it is
I’d - I would
    For this task I read this poem I had to read it really carefully so when I answer the questions I could get them correct. I used words from the questions and words from the poem to answer which really helped me to understand the story more. I found it challenging to list three of the contractions from the poem.

Friday, 4 August 2017

Winter learning Journey Prizes

At assemble I was really excited because Rachel from Auckland university came to give out the prizes for the winter learning journey. I had won a certificate for participating in the wild journey. The winter learning journey was amazing. This winter learning journey theme was taking a trip all around New Zealand I learnt more about the places in NZ and the places that I explored were beautiful. I would like to thank Rachel and the team for making the winter learning journey happen. I can't wait for the summer learning journey I think it's going to be great. 

Digital Tech

This morning I went to Digi tech at Tamaki college my teacher was Mrs Anderson. We were focusing on keeping the Tamaki community healthy. Our task was to pick one of our ideas from the DLO that we made about keeping the Tamaki community healthy. I picked exercising and keeping our body's healthy and fit. I am still working on this task and almost finished. I have learnt a lot about creating a scratch and how to make it perfect. The most challenging thing was picking the setting for my scratch. The thing that I found easy was making each character talk to each other. 

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

My hyperbole paragraph


This week for writing I wrote a paragraph about my unfortunate walk home from school. My paragraph had to have at leased 5 hyperbole sentences in my paragraph. I found it challenging to come up with what my hyperbole should be about.

Friday, 28 July 2017

My personal passion C.A.R.E awards / Baseball

I created this DLO for my C.A.R.E award Excellence and innovation. I made this DLO about my personal passion which is baseball. This was not challenging because I had to write about myself and I know myself better then anyone in this world. 

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Storytelling Maori myths.

Viva and I have finished our 25 summary. We have done this plane to help us finish our summary it has helped us by adding some words into our summary. I found it challenging to make my summary exactly 25 words.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Storyboard that / Moari myths and legends

 In New Zealand we have a lot of myths and legends. I have chose the myth about Maui and the three brothers catching the sun. I did this task so I can show you what happens in this myth and not tell you what this myth is about. I created this on a website called storyStoryboard that. This site was very easy to use I loved when I can change a lot of things and make it look like the real myth.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Winter learning journey / Day 7 bonus activity

Sadly this has been the end of the most spectacular winter learning journey. For this activity I had to talk about my experience from this amazing journey. I'v learnt a lot about New Zealand I have learnt about the wild life, Nature and also the wonderful people here. I loved Day  7 activity 2 because I got to tell you what is relaxing to me. Surprisingly I found out that whales are pasting away I felt so sad to hear that. But I also loved  how others are really trying their best to save the whales and I really appreciate it. I loved every part of this journey. This is my first time doing the winter learning journey so it is incredible there is nothing I hate.

Winter learning journey / Day 7 activity 2

This activity was fun for me because I got to take a picture of myself doing something relaxing I do. Here is a picture of myself reading a book. I love reading books it just calms me down. This book that I am reading is called Tom Gates Dog Zombies rule.

Winter learning activity / Day 7 activity 1

For this activity I had to come up with three things to make my neighbourhood look wonderful.

1 Pick up our rubbish 1 a week
2 More rubbish bins around the area 
3 Make signs to tell others to make the area clean 

Winter learning journey / Day 6 bonus activity

For this bonus activity I had to watch three All blacks Hakas I also had to rate the hakas Best haka 1# worst Haka 3#


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

Winter learning journey / Day 6 activity 2

This activity was fun because I had to type down what Matariki Festival are happening at Te Papa museum.
  1. Kapa Haka.
  2. Ukulele playing.
  3. Balloon sculpture making.

Winter learning journey / Day 6 activity 1

For this activity I had to pretend that I was on the first waka to Shag point. Also that I'v never been to New Zealand before and I had no idea what to except. After all of this experience I have to write a poem about when I arrived at NZ.

Saw a beautiful land with trees and nature.
I was nerves but I had a lot of plans. 
I saw a new future but also saw a lot of wild life.
Feel like I could come here twice.
Suddenly other people appeared. 
Nothing could compare.

Winter learning journey / Day 5 bonus activity

For this bounces activity I looked at the Central Otago Rail Trail I had to tell you if I wanted to go to and why. I would 100% go to the Central Otago Rail Trail because I love out door activity's also I just love the open view if I was riding my own bike down the trail.  

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Winter learning journey / Day 5 activity 2

For this activity I got to learn about Jean Batten because I had to make a DLO about a famous New Zealander. I picked Jean Batten because I found it amazing that she broke most world records for solo flying.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Winter learning journey / Day 5 activity 1

For this activity I had to write a short story (8-10 sentences) to write this story I had to pretend that I was lost in a forest. I had to type down what will happen next.

One bright lovely morning I went down to Taupo I loved the beautiful view of the forest so I went to take a look. I was so busy looking a the wonderful trees and plants that  when I finally snapped out of it I realized I was lost by myself. I had a panic attack my heart was beating like I ran a marathon. I had no water and no food but luckily I ate a lot before I got lost. I was sitting down before I notice I fall asleep. I woke up and was hungry I was so hungry I felt like I haven't ate in two weeks. I felt like I was going to fall to the ground but as my eyes were about to close I could her noises IT WAS MY GROUP they found me right in time.

Winter learning journey / Day 4 bonus activity

For day 4 bonus activity I had to give my opinun that if people should be allowed to fish at Farewell Spit. I think people should be banned from fishing at the Farewell Spit because the Hector's dolphins are dying which of course is a very bad thing.

Winter learning journey / Day 4 activity 2

This activity was fun because I had to watch these two trailers: Rider trailer #1 and Whale Rider Trailer #2 Then write a summary about these two trailers and rate the trailers 1 to 5.
These trailers was about a girl named Paikia
she had a twin brother that was going to become chief but dies at his birth. only men/boys are allowed to be chief. But since it was only Paikia she strives to become chief herself. I rate the movie a 5 out of 1 because I love how she keeps going for what she believes in even if others say she can't.

Winter learning journey / Day 4 activity 1

In this activity I went to the South Islands I went to a place called Farewell Spit. This has been on the news because there are whales accidatly swimming into the spit and then getting stuck on the beach. They could not swim back because it was way to shallow. People have been trying hard to save them but most of the people died. I had to make a list os things that the people did to try to save the whale.

  • All of the people put cloths and towels on them.
  • They grab their chilly bins, water bottles,
    cooking pots and mixing bowls to fill with water to keep the whales
    wet to survive.
  • Pour buckets of water on them to keep them filled in water.

Winter learning journey / Day 3 activity 2

Activity 2 is about what I think because NZ people are killing pests just like possums. I have to make an opinion to give three reasons why I think that way.

 

  1. Possums eat leaves, flowers, leaf buds, fruit, birds, insects and snails.

  2. Possums eat eggs and chicks of  kokako

  3. Really dangerous to other animals because Possums have a diseases that can go around killing other animals.

Winter learning journey / Day 3 activity 1

I love doing this activity because I helped by adopting a Native bird. The bird that I picked was a Red-Crown Kakariki I liked the wild colors on this Native bird. This Native bird does eat a lot of habitats , but eat mainly seeds, flowers and fruit from numerous plant species. Invertebrates, particularly scale insects. They live in the wild on trees.

Winter learning journey / Day 2 bounes activity

For this bonus activity I had to interview one of my family. I decided to ask my older brother I ask him what is your favourite out door activity's to do.
  1. Playing Rugby
  2. Going out to the city with friends
  3. Go to the beach
  4. Fishing trip with dad
  5. Fairy ride

Winter learning journey / Day 2 activity 2

For this activity I learnt about the water around NZ and learnt about a famous world sailor  Laura Dekker this link will take you to a clip about her. I had to type 5 question that I would ask her.
  1. Who inspired you to sail?
  2. Did you ever had any love to other sports?
  3. Does any of your family sail?
  4. When was your first time sailing?
  5. Did you love the water when you were little?
     

Winter learning journey / Day 2 activity 1

For this activity I went to Rangitoto, Karekare Beach and Tane Mahuta. I learnt a lot about all three of these wonderful places. I picked one of a favourite places to go out of these three I picked Tane Mahuta I love Tane Mahuta because I love Nature and going out side to the wild.

Winter learning journey / Day 1 - Bonus activity .

The Winter learning journey is so fun and amazing. I have only done three activitys and I love it this is why I decided to also do the bonus activity. For the bonus activity I had my first tour around the Sky Tower. At the end I also had to create a New Zealand Flag.
 

Monday, 10 July 2017

Winter learning journey / Activity 2

Tourist video for Auckland
This link was for the winter learning journey I had to click on this link to watch a video that shows me wonderful places of Auckland. After watching this video I had to pick five of my favourite places in Auckland. I love all of these places so it was hard to pick five favourite places of Auckland.

  • Ragitoto
  • Mission Bay
  • Auckland Domain
  • Auckland war memorial
  • Rainbow's End

Winter learning journey / Activity 1



  1. Did you know that 69% European descent. 14.6% are indigenous Māori and 9.2% Asian and 6.9% non-Māori Pacific Islanders.
  2. Have you noticed that 15% of kiwis own there own boat.
  3. Rugby football is the most famous sport in NZ.


Activity 1 for winter blogging was to go on a site about NZ people and type three facts that I learnt from reading on the website and do not copy and paste.
These were the facts that I found from the website.

Friday, 7 July 2017

Duffy books

At the end of this term we got our Duffy books I was so excited. I am almost done reading my book. This is a picture of my class LS2 holding up our books. 

T2 reflection

This term was amazing we had a lot of great opportunities to do a lot of exciting things like learn about TaeKwondo and also meeting with Tamaki wrap. I learnt a lot about reduce,reuse,recycle,reduce and redesign. I got to know my class more and more as the days go pass which was fun.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Cyber bulling

Cyber bulling has been in common around the world and we need to stop it. I hope this will help others to stop cyber bulling every where. I hope these 5 tips will help others to stop.

TaeKwondo

TaeKwondo was a really fun sport to learn about. It was a great activity I got to work with others and try to work moves out together. I love doing this and I had a really amazing coach called Steave. I am really sad that we will not be doing this again.

7 or 9 or more stars?

everyone has been asking how many stars are there? This was on TVNZ some people are saying it is true some are saying no but some are not sure. I found a lot of information about the Matariki stars.

Current Events / Matariki


Current Events is a great task because I get to know where things are happening. This Current event is for Matariki there are a lot of other fun and amazing events that are happening. I found a lot of information about the events for Matariki.

Text to self / Family celebration



For Matariki I finished my text to self task. This task was to type about how my family celebrate a event I chose to talk about the biggest event for my family which was Christmas. This was fun to do because I got to talk about my family and how we all get together.











Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Plastic free July.


On Tuesday 4th July Tamaki Wrap came to my school PBS. This was so exciting because we couldn't wait to learn more about plastic and how the recycling progress works. We first had to split up into 2 groups then spread up into to 4 groups. There was four tables to go to and learn other things about plastic. At the end we all took a fabric bag that Tamaki Wrap came with and took a photo and a video of all of us screaming out Plastic free July. This was a fun project and we did learn a lot of interesting things about our environment. This is every thing me and my partner Brooklyn learnt from Tamaki Wrap

Monday, 3 July 2017

Winter Solstice


The winter solstice is the shortest period of time in the year. This presentation will show you all about the winter solstice. I also learnt a lot about the winter solstice and the summer solstice.

Dance Evolution


My group knows what we need to work on and what we did amazing on. We have learnt a lot from dance and how to make our dance perfect. We have come a long way from where we started because at the start we didn't know how to create a perfect dance.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Ireland/Irish solstice celebration.


Me and Magenta learnt a lot about the Ireland and Irish solstice celebration. Irish was a really interesting country because I didn't know anything about Irish and how they celebrate Christmas. I find it interesting that the Irish celebration is similar to the Western country's.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Matariki

For Matariki I answered questions about the seven sisters of Matariki. These questions were hard to find but Magenta and I manged to finish this DLO about the legend of the seven sisters. I also learnt how to reference my DLO.

Friday, 23 June 2017

PBS Black out day.

Today we had PBS black out day because we wanted to wish the All blacks best luck for their match with the Lions on Saturday. We also spelled All blacks by spray painting the letters on the filed then the teachers also put numbers on our hands 1 to 9. Meaning if you had 1 you go to the letter A, and if you got 2 you go to the second letter L. We all worked together to find where we had to go. Mr Wong flew the PBS drone high to the sky so he could capture us. PBS sang Tutira Mai and the boys from Kapa Haka performed a powerful Haka. AJ had done an amazing job by leading the Haka, everyone had goose bumps. After all of this we made square around the basketball court and played a Rugby challenge where you have to keep passing a rugby ball and see how far you get the longest wins. This is an important game, and I can't wait to see the two teams playing with each other.

Intro to Digitech



Today I made this DLO so the Community in Tamaki can be more healthy then ever before. These are some Ideas I came up with. I feel like this will really help Tamaki and the Community.

I also made a Animated story about two friends Abby and Devin. I made this animated story on A website called scratch. I did this with a partner, Shakaia. I wish I could show you but I could not embed the link.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Movie evaluation.

video
Mrs Anderson filmed this video so we could see what we had to work on in our dance. This really helped my group because we wanted to make our dance perfect. After seeing this video my group had to make sure that we face the audience and make sure our moves more sharp.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Biodegrade chart

This graph was made to show people how long it takes for rubbish to Biodegrade. Rubbish takes longer to Biodegrade then people think. I found a lot of information by finishing this task.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Dance group B.

When I did dance I had to team up with another group so that other group can film my group and we could film there group. We had to film to see what we needed work on. For my group we had to make our moves more sharp by making more moves and making sure our music is in beat with our actions.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Food waste poster.

I have done this poster to show supermarkets that they should donate food to charitys. I have also done this poster so there is less food waste in Auckland. I have been learning how to keep my family waste free as well. I hope you and your family is trying to keep food waste free as well.