Friday, 28 November 2014

Book Character Day

It was book character day and I went as the Sleeping Beauty.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Drinking Station for the birds at Tiri

This is a drinking station for the birds at Tiritiri.

Tiritiri Matangi

We went on a school trip to Tiritiri.
   This bird is called a Kokako.

Pocket Money

Te Tuhi

Here I am on the last step of my art.

Maths Olympiad

We are doing the maths olympiad.  We are all working in a team.



                                                                     My Reflection 
                                           I was learning to tell the time on an analogue clock.
                                             At first I found it difficult to understand the time.
  I found it easy to know the hours.
Next time I need to learn quarters and half past.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

My Story

                                                               My Reflection

 I was learning how to write a narrative.

I found it tricky to think of some important events.

I was proud  that I  learnt how to write a story.

Next time I will think of more characters and events.

Friday, 19 September 2014


I was learning how to plant seeds.

My Reflection
It was tricky to push the spade in to the ground.
It was easy  pick the plant from all of them.
I was proud that I learnt how to plant seeds.
Next time I will be more careful with taking the tubs of the plants.

My Photograph

I  was learning to take photos with the iPad.

My Reflection
It was tricky to take a photo of something that moves in the wind.
It was  easy to find something to take a photo of.
I was proud that I could finally take the photo and make sure it was clear.
Next time I will try and take a photo that doesn't move.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Features of a non-fiction text

Features of a non-fiction text

What is a content page?
A content page is where it tells you what's in the book.

What is an index?
An index is like a contents page but it is in alphabetical order.

What is the glossary?
A glossary tells you what a word means.

What is a diagram?
A diagram is a picture with labels.

Why are photographs mainly in the non-fiction book?
They are in the book most because they are real life pictures.

What is a map?
A map shows you different directions.

My Reflection

I was learning about the features of a non-fiction books.
It was tricky to know where the glossary and index were at first.
I am proud that I finally understood how the glossary and index can help you look for things.
Next time I will read and use this knowledge in other non-fiction books.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014


I was learning to recognise fractions of shapes and groups.
I found it tricky to know what number was the numerator and which was the denominator.
I am proud that I learnt about halves and quarters. 
Next time I will use bigger numbers when I do more fractions.

Friday, 25 July 2014

3D Shapes

This is my 3D

I was learning about 3D shapes.
I found it tricky to remember how many corners,faces and edges. 
It was easy to remember what the shapes were called.
I was proud when I had remembered how many corners,faces and edges there were on the shapes.
Next time I will learn more about 3D shapes.

2D Shapes

This is my 2D shapes


I was learning to understand my facts about  2D shapes.
I found it tricky to learn the facts about the shapes.
It was easy to remember the names of the shapes.
I was proud that I finally understood my shapes.
Next time I will work harder on my maths.

Friday, 13 June 2014

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Bike Riding

This is me with my biking certificate.

Multiplication and Division

I am learning to solve multiplication and division problems.
This is the strategy that I am using.
I must learn my multiplication and division tables.

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Diamante Poem

I was learning about nouns, verbs and adjectives.

It was tricky to remember what order I had to put the nouns, verbs and adjectives in.

I was proud that I finally remembered the order.

Next time I will use my nouns, verbs and adjectives in my stories.

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Big Blue Whale

I was learning to find important information from a non-fiction text.

I found it tricky to choose what was the most important information to use.

I am proud that I finally chose the important information.

Next I will use this skill to help me to find other information from books.

Thursday, 3 April 2014


I was learning to split the numbers up into what they are made of to help me with my subtraction.

At the beginning it was tricky to understand why we had to add the numbers and subtract the numbers.
Now it is easy to understand what to do with the numbers.
Next time I will try to use bigger numbers.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

My Self-Portrait Art

This is a piece of art that I made at Te Tuhi.
My background is of the city.
It was fun making this piece of art.
When we got back to school I was very tired.
I had a wonderful day at Te Tuhi.

So Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, 18 March 2014


I am learning how to calculate the answer of an addition equation.


I am working at a stage five strategy to solve an addition equation.

Next time I will try to use bigger numbers and different strategies.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Lolly Lei

Room 14 and I made lolly leis.  Brooke and I made three of them.  It was fun to share and take turns putting in the lollies.  It was tricky to put the burgers in the little nets.  Here is a photo of me wearing one of the lolly leis.

This is me!

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Did you ever


I am learning to use descriptive words in my writing

Success Criteria:

I will know that I have been successful when:
I have used different nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.

I am learning to use descriptive words in my writing.
It was difficult to think of different verbs.
It was is easy to type in the words I wrote.
Next time I will think of different descriptive words and possibly use the Thesaurus. 

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

My Welcome Post

My name is Katie
Hello welcome to my blog.
I go to Elm Park School.
I hope you like my work.

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