Friday, 25 November 2016

Blog Post Title : Te Reo, Term 4 2016.

This term we have been learning all about the Marae. We have learned that…….

  • The Marae is an important focal point for the community.
  • The Marea is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out.
  • The Marae is a place where people can express their values with dignity.
  • There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the marae.
  • Marae kawa (protocols) can differ between maraes and iwi.

We have focussed on some key concepts when doing this learning.
These are listed and explained in the table below.

Definition -
give the meaning of these concepts in your own words.
The way we role.
A welcoming ceromony.
Tangata whenua
Are local people who are connected to the marae.9
Visitors to the marae.
Gives you a home base to the marae.
Relationships sense of family connection. Belonging.
careing for eachother.
means love respect and caring for others.

See this video for an explanation of the roles and responsibilities of people on a marae.

Something I would like to learn more about the marae is……...

Treaty of waitangi

Treaty of waitangi
Treaty compare and contrast map
What i found interesting was what the treaty has been thruogh.
What i would like to learn more about is who came up with the treaty.

Monday, 21 November 2016

find fractions,decimals and percentages of amounts expressed as whole numbers

W.A.L.T Find fractions,decimals and percentages of amounts expressed as whole numbers.

What i found challanging was the the compare and contrast map because comparing and contrasting my two choices were very hard.

What did I learn I leant how to find fractions,decimals and percentages of amounts expressed as whole numbers.

Here are some of my activities.

My exstended abstract task

Wednesday, 2 November 2016



This term we have been learning about Parliament. We have looked at the difference between government and parliament, NZ parliament, who is in government, how our government works and we compared democracy to dictatorship.

Three things that I learned are NZ parliament are:

  • John Key sits in the fourth seat
  • The speaker can kick the prime minister out.
  • Democracy is better than dictatorship

Here is the link compare and contrast map

Thursday, 22 September 2016


Blog Post - Use this model for your Visual Art blog post.

Visual Art: WALT: Apply knowledge about shapes and patterns derived from nature into an original artwork

For Visual Art the SOLO level I achieved was: Multi structal because i can describe charctaristics and patterns about water coulers.

The 3 Visual Art techniques I used in my art work to achieve this level were: Moving water colers,glazing and shading.

Here is a photo of my artwork:

My next step in visual art is: To use these technique more.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Koru Games

The activity I did was football .Two of my highlights were. 1. that there was a tuck shop and we could by YUMMY food and  drink. 2. Coming first in football because our team all had to work hard to come first. Koru games was a fun experience in 2016.