Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Haiku poem

WALT write a haiku poem about Matariki 

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Writing draft

WALT write a persuasive argument of our choice

Success Criteria: we will know we have achieved this when:

  • we can state our point of view clearly in the introduction and the conclusion
  • we can back each argument with relevant evidence and detail
  • our argument is mainly in the present Tense
  • we use connectives which link our ideas within the argument: because, consequently, so, therefore
  • we can structure the argument using firstly, secondly, finally and making sure each point has it's own paragraph
  • we can use persuasive devices such as Statistics: ‘More than 50%.....’

Te Reo sample

WAL Te Reo 

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Reading plan

WALT apply our knowledge by creating an invention

Book name: Fast post

Inu pai (good drink)

Purpose: 100 years ago mail was sent by a maori runner to help him I am making a drink that makes him run for longer 

Caffeine: I'm using caffeine so it will keep him awake 
rapikama (Food colouring): to make the drink orange
Wai (Water): for healthiness 
Honi (Honey): I'm using honey for sweetness and flavour 
Huka (sugar): I'm using sugar so he runs faster for a little amount of time

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Reading plan

WALT analyse by making a venn diagram comparing (similarities) and contrasting (differences) two characters from a book we are reading.
You need to compare and contrast everything about them in detail!

Bean observation

This plant has been in the jar for the whole time and has only just started growing
This plant in the soil is 23 centimetres tall and is germanating faster than the other one

Writing draft

WAL persuasive writing