Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Decimals - Addition & Subtraction

WALT: Adding and Subtract using Decimals (Word Problems)
                                    This week for Maths, My Maths Group is looking at adding and subtracting decimals. Our WALT is adding and subtract using decimals in Word Problems. On the last slide, there was a Create task. This week, our create task was to create a Presentation with 4 word problems on our Own. After creating the task, we have to publish it to our blog with comments about our learning.

The Floundering Project

The Floundering Project
During the entire time we stood and sang waiatas, I was wondering what does flounder look like. I never had really seen what a flounder appeared like.

Previously, this morning Point England School Staff and Students were all getting ready to head down to Wai o Taiki Bay, which is located not far from our School.

12 lucky students volunteered from our School to catch Flounder down at Wai o Taiki Bay for our Flounder Tank. Point England School 's Flounder tank has a total of more than 20 baby flounders. Meaning we have better Waters than Kauri Flats.

A couple or more weeks ago, Kauri Flats School, Nagati Paoa and Our School(Point England School) investigated if we could capture Flounder from our local harbours with students from The Marine Institute of Auckland University and then raise them in captivity at our schools with Mahurangi Technical Institute.

After catching the Flounder, we store them in Tanks and let them grow. Once they are bigger, we are going to release them back in the ocean.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Ratio Word Problems

WALT : Explain or show the steps we took to solve each word problem (Ratios & Proportions)

This week we are focusing on Explaining or solving each word problem. During the completion of this presentation, I had some difficults while completing it, but at the end of it all, I thought it was a bit easy.

Friday, 15 September 2017

About the Elections 2017


WALT : Understand what the Elections are all about

This year is an Election year in New Zealand. So this week we are learning about the Elections and what they are all about. I think I now have a better understanding about the Elections.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Ratio and Proportions - Word Problems

 For this week, our WALT is : We are learning to explain or show the steps we took to solve each problem. My thoughts on this week's learning is that I thought bit of the word problems were hard and quite easy to figure out. But I think that I now have a better understanding at solving Ratio and Proportion Word Problems now than I was before.

Multiplication Pyramid 2017

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Solar System Diagram

This is the diagram I created, the sun placed in the left hand side corner. The Maori name for the sun is Ra. After the Sun is, Mercury which in Maori is Whiro. After Mercury is Venus and Mars which is Kopu and Matawhero. The last four are Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and Saturn which in Maori are : Kopunui, Rangipo, Tangaroa and Parearau.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Eye Spy

WALT : Identify features of a non-fiction text
This week for Literacy, We are focusing on the Solar system and Stars. Our WALT is to Identify features of a non-fiction text, which means that we are learning to identify meaning name features of a non-fiction text. After answering the follow up questions, we had a create task which was to create a Solar System diagram. The Solar System diagram has to show our Solar System using names in Maori and English.

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Geometry - Week 7 2017

This week for Maths, We are focusing on Geometry. Our WALT for the Patiki group is Identify and describe 3D shapes. In this presentation, we had an creative Activity, which was to  Build 3 - 4 different 3D shapes using play dough and toothpicks. The only problem while making them was that it was a bit difficult to make them stand on their own.