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Friday, 9 December 2016

Slater Bugs

In class we have been learning about bugs. We went around the school and looked
for a bug. Me and my buddy found a Slater bug. Here is a slide about them.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Friday, 21 October 2016

My Word Cloud.

In class we have been learning about the CO2 car races.  This is my word cloud about how I would feel if I was to win the race.

Friday, 14 October 2016

How To Make A Spining Top


  • Bottle top
  • Skewers
  • Drill bit 
  • Pencil
  • Felt/jovis
  • Card
  • Scissors                        

  • First trace around the bottle lid on the card.
  • Secondly start to color in the circle.
  • After you have colored in the piece of cardboard cut the circle out.
  • After push a pencil through the middle of the card.
  • Now drill a hole in the bottle top.
  • Then put your colored bit in the cap in the bottle top
  • Finally put the skewer through the hole on your cap.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Report Contract

Transpiration- Water from plants forms into condensation.

Evaporation- Sun heats water up and it turns into water vapour.

Condensation- Clouds form together heated by the sun.

Precipitation- It rain, snows and hails onto the mountains.

Accumulation- Water runs from mountains to rivers and gather together.

Erosion prezi

This is my prezi about erosion.

My Glogster About The Uses Of Our Awa

In class we have been learning about the past and the present uses of our awa.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Contract Creative Writing

I could not believe my eyes, I was walking by the Wanganui River I saw one big green and black Taniwha. “Woah that’s freaking me out, what should I do?” I whispered to myself. The Taniwha poked his head out from the water, he had big, shiney, long white teeth. He glared at me and then went back under the water and swam towards me. I was feeling very scared. It felt like my life was going to end. I started to run away from the river, his head popped up again. I stood frozen because I was in shock. He roared, he was angry because I woke him up from his sleep. I told him that I was sorry for waking him and that I was only coming to get some fish to feed my whanau. He said “Ok then, if you give me a good back scratch, I will give you plenty of fish to feed your whanau for a long time.” I said “Yes I will.” He then swam right up to the river bank so that I could jump on his scaly back and used a sharp stick to scratch his back. When I finished he gave me lots of yummy fish and eels.

Image result for taniwha

Monday, 12 September 2016


Anxious angry river
Big long snake
Catch fish
Fat fast fish
Going to the ocean
Icy cold
Jiggly river
Kids like swimming
Long lazy land
Mums walk past the river
Old and crinkly
Pollen gets all on it
Slippery slimy sewage
Tall tipping tap
Very long
Watch boats race
eXtreamly dirty
Yuck to drink
Zig Zag
Image result for wanganui

Friday, 2 September 2016


L.I Can  I attempt complex sentences?

I drove to my friends on my motorbike and picked him up, we drove to the beach with our fishing rods on the back of it. We were going to the best place ever, the mole because it has the best fish as wellI drove my motorbike and when we got there we went and fished. "Hey, hey bro.  There is a tug and another and another. Pull. WHAT IS THAT, IT'S A BIG FISH. It is time to cook it.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Acrostic Poem

W: Water is traveling slowly away from the mountains
A: Always casually drifting out to sea
N: Never hop in the river when it is raining
G: Good fun for swimming and playing in the river
A: Away all of the water goes
N: New rivers keep coming
U: Unusual things pop up in the river
I: It's always gets bigger

R: Rips can happen in the river
I: It can make floods
V: Very dirty from the rain
E: Everyone kayaks at the river
R:  Rivers can make slips

My Contract ToonDoo

In class we have been doing contract I chose to make a Toondoo about our river.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Water Experiment

What materials we need:

.Big bowl
.Glad wrap
.String-rubber band


1.Put fresh blue water in the bowl.
2.Put water in the bowl.
3.Put the mug in the center on the bowl.
4. Glad wrap big blue bowl.
5.String around the top of the bowl.
6.Place in the bright yellow sun.
7. wait and observe.

My Prediction...
I predict that the water will freeze and the cup won't fall.

What actually happened,,,,
The sun heated the water and it evaporated up towards the glad wrap.

Condensation formed on the glad wrap. When the water vapor became heavy it dropped into the cup, like rain. (precipitation)

Monday, 27 June 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W9

WHAT: Last week in was finally house meetings. We read a book and it was called Battle of the Mountains, after the story Mr Ohia came and said we are going to make mountains. When I was making my one it had a Maori face and koru on it. When I was done drawing it I started coloring it. I put red, black and left the rest white. Last week we did technology. I'm in the best and awesome group ever Mrs Larsen's group. When we were with Mrs Larsen we made Poi. It was really hard for some of us when we were doing it. We got into groups of 3 and while you are plating 1 person has to hold the bottom of the Poi and the other 2 people are plating.

SO WHAT: This week I learnt how to make Poi.

NOW WHAT: I haven't achieved my goal and that is to make good choices and to stop and think.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016


In class we have been learning how to saw goodbye in Maori. We made a Toondoo to show what we have learnt.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

(Word Activity)(My word is Small)

In class we thort about a adjective and went and found out what other words you can describe it. Here is my one I hope you like it.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W7

WHAT: Last week in class we were doing Toondoo about Maori farewells. When we made our Toondoo, we picked how many sections we wanted and then clicked on what one, then we dragged people and background into it. Then  we wrote 'ka kite ano'. Last week we went to Mr Ohia's group and we took our computer. When we were there, we were making Maori fish with koru's in it. When we got there, we made up a doc and then started by getting the lines and drawing the fish with the lines. When we did that we got the curve line and drew a koru pattern.

SO WHAT: This week I learnt how to draw a koru on google drive.

NOW  WHAT: I haven't achieved my goal. That was to make good choices and to stop and think. I need to keep working on this. 

Friday, 3 June 2016

Inquiry Building

On Wednesday Mrs Larsen gave us a challenge, to build a structure that is stable using straws and blue tac. We got into groups and then got our materials. We went and built our structures. We were going to use a foundation but it didn't work. My group made a weird building. Then Mrs Larsen told us to pack up. We took our building and put it on the table ... it is happening tip, tip, tip, tip , tip, tip break.

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W5

What: Last week in class we had technology. When we got split up, my group went to the kitchen and we made spaghetti buns and they looked very yummy. I ate mine at lunch it was good. Last week we were doing art and we drew patterns, I did a brick pattern, Web pattern, Irish pattern and a wiggle pattern. Last week we made popplets about what helps structures stay up. We wrote a lot of ideas on the board and then did it on  a popplet.

So What: This week I learnt how to draw an Irish pattern.

Now What: I haven't achieved my goal from last week, to make good choices and to stop and think.

Friday, 27 May 2016

My Popplet

In  class we are learning about how to make a structure stand up properly. Here are some ideas that we came up with.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Writing Activity Can I use alliterations?

 Crazy cranky Coby

Ordinary owner of oranges

Bad boy basketballer 

Young yelling youth  

Monday, 23 May 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W4

WHAT: Last week a few visitors came from Wanganui City College to talk to us about City College, they told us about the opportunities and sports camps they have. There are lots of different sports played at the school. One of the visitors was the head boy and he was very fluent in Maori his greeting was fantastic.  On Wednesday there was a thunder storm. There was a big loud bang, cram, slam and Mrs Larsen got curled up into a ball. Miss Morris ducked as well. It also gave everyone a big fright.

SO WHAT: This week I learnt how the big bang came. Two clouds banging together.

NOW WHAT: I have achieved my goal of working hard and staying away from people that annoy me. My new goal is to make good choices and to stop and think.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Haiku Poem

Lights popped lighting came
The thunder made a big noise
Everyone was scared

Monday, 16 May 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W3

WHAT: Last week in class we were drawing abstract buildings.For step 1 we pracriced some in our art book and then we showed it to the teacher. Step 2 we got a A4  piece of paper and drew one of our drawings  ion the  A4 piece. After that we started colouring. Last week Room 1 and 2 faced Room 14 head to head in dodge ball ,we were beating them by far. Last week super, awesome, wonderful Mrs Larsen and Miss Morris and Mrs Larsens dad and mum painted the hub it looks bright, bright, bright .Yellow is so fancy.

SO WHAT: This week I learnt how to draw a abstract building.

NOW WHAT: I have not achieved my goal working hard or staying away from people that annoy me.


My Prezi The White House

I found some facts about the White House. Pera and I then made a prezi to show our information.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W2

WHAT: Last week in class we were making poppies. We used sugar paper, patterned paper and normal red paper. We cut out circles from our paper and make 6 of everyone and then glue them all together, after we cut them out we cut steams with green paper. After that we stuck them on the black paper and then stuck the poppies on the steams. Last week Miss Morris gave everyone a special building, We paired up with other people and went to Miss Morris and got a blue strip. I was with Pera and we both got the White House Washington DC. Last week we did technology and my group did a big ANZAC picture with war men on it, we used sponges to make clouds and the sky and a paint brush for the ground.

SO WHAT: This week I learnt how tall the White House is.

NOW WHAT: I have achieved my goal from last week keeping my mouth shut and staying away from people that annoy me. My new goal is to work hard and sit by myself.

Friday, 6 May 2016








Thursday, 5 May 2016

Monday, 2 May 2016

Weekly Reflection T2W1

WHAT: Broom as the side cars go really fast past me. Side cars are a special type of motorbike. There are two people on it. One is the driver and the other person is called the Swinger. The swinger helps turn the bike by leaning into the corner. I was cheering for number 17, the red and yellow one. It was as fast as a cheetah  so I couldn't see it driving. I went with Nan, my aunt, her friend and my step brother. My step brother was cheering for the black one. I said to him boo black side car and he was booing to number 17. After the side cars me and my step brother went for a walk and then ... we saw Mrs Larsen and Mrs Morris.

SO WHAT: At the super stock cars I learnt how they use the side cars. It looks great.

Now What: My goal this term is to manage my behaviour and stay away from people that annoy me.

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Cup Phones

How to make cup phones.

Step 1. Find a paper.

Step 2.Get a pin.

Step 3. pock a hole in the paper cup.

Step 4. get some string and make a not and put in the cup.

Step 5. Find someone to share with and TALK.

Today Rm 14 made some and we got into partners and talked to each other.

Term 1 Reflection

Favorite thing this term: My favorite thing this term is getting a merit certificate in assembly. I was puzzled.I got to have morning tea with Mrs O'Connor. We got to have cupcakes and milo. It was great. I would like it to happen again.

What I have learnt?  I have learnt how to proper breath stroke,free style and back stroke and side stroke it got kind of hard at first but then I got the hang of it. I didn't know how to do back stroke or breath stroke properly.

What I have achieved? I have achieved most of my weeks work for the year and im proud of myself.

My goal for next term. My goal next term will be to listen to teachers properly and not swear at anyone.

What i didn't like about this term. I didn't like how I got in trouble the first 4 weeks.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Weekly Reflection T1W11

WHAT: Last week in class we were drawing houses properly. First we drew a square house with a triangle, then we drew a line and put a dot at the end. After that we drew the roof line to the dot and then a line from the bottom of the house to the dot and then a line from the bottom roof to the dot. Last week we made some worldles about thinking interdependently. We opened up a drive and wrote some words down and then we copied it onto our worldle.

SO WHAT: This week I have learnt how to draw a perfect house.

NOW WHAT: I have not achieved my goal keep my mouth shut and stay away from people that annoy me.

Friday, 8 April 2016

My Cloud Thinking interdependently

We have been learning about Thinking interdependently.Here is my word cloud  for words that mean the same.

Monday, 4 April 2016

Weekly Reflection T1W10

WHAT: Last week it was Easter. We got 2 days off of school, it was good. Last week it was the Duffy Assembly, Mr Mack told us all about his drawing and his book about the bulldozer. He read some to us, he was like the flash at reading it. Last week for editing it said we have to chose an animal to draw and write about. I chose a gorilla it looks cool. I love it.

SO WHAT: This week I learnt how to draw a gorilla.

NOW WHAT: I have not achieved my goal keep my mouth shut and stay away from other people that annoy me.

Monday, 21 March 2016

Weekly Reflection T1W8

WHAT: Last week Room 1 and 2 found out that they were doing assembly. On Friday we all went to the hall and we had a practice some people were getting mucked up. The teachers said we have to know our line off by heart I know I know mine off by heart. Last week we made super heroes, when we made them we had to use our super hero stars and copy them and then imagine what we think it looks like. When we have finished drawing our patterns we go over it with felt and then jovi.

SO WHAT: This week I've learnt how to draw a robot pattern.

NOW WHAT: I have achieved my goal working hard and not getting distracted. My new goal is to keep my mouth shut and stay away from people that annoy me.

Friday, 18 March 2016


Wow every week we are going to football. Room 1 and 2 go on Wednesdays we go at 10:30 Simon teaches us dribbling, new games and we also have really games of football. We have three games each week. I think it is good to do soccer because some people might not know how to play soccer. When we play soccer Simon jumps into the games of football and he helps any team he has some good skills up his sleeve. 

Monday, 14 March 2016

Weekly Reflection T1W7

WHAT: Last week in class we did technology we got put in groups. We picked a teacher. My group went with Mrs Mc Avoy. We are doing knitting. We are making headphone bags. All of the other groups did something else. Mrs Larsens group did sanding and Miss Morris's group did cooking. Last week in swimming. I got put up a group because I was too good for the other group.

SO WHAT: I have learnt how to knit in class.

NOW WHAT: I have not achieved my goal of working hard and not get distracted.

Monday, 29 February 2016

Weekly Reflection T1W5

WHAT: last week in class we were making kowhaiwhai panels for our class we are making them for the room 1 wall so when you walk into room to it will be like your walking into a marae. Last week when our class was at swimming i got put up to the free style group because i was to good for the first group. YAH THE WATER FIGHT there was water flying every were teachers got squirted it was funny the teacher couldn't stand a chance vs the kids there were to many kids.

SO WHAT: Last week I learnt how to float on my back and roll over to my tummy.

NOW WHAT:I have achieved my goal from last week working hard and not getting distracted.My new goal is to                                                                                                           go to the staff room if im feeling like                                                                                                         im getting angry.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Weekly Reflection T1W4

WHAT: Last week we started koru familys.We drew our starter ones on a scrap piece of paper. Then we drew them on a A3 piece of paper. Then we showed the teacher and we made a circle and then blended them. We showed a teacher then we started to color them in. Last week we made a word cloud about mannging impulsivity. 

SO WHAT: This week I have learnt how to float on my tummy and roll over to my back.

NOW WHAT: I have not achieved my goal about working hard and not getting distracted.