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Mathletics


I.A.L.T further develop my Maths knowledge and strategies through using Mathletics.


Room 1 Super Heroes

Today we dressed up as super heroes.

Discovery Term 4

I am learning to use language, symbols and text by using the ipods.

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Oaklands School Jubliee

I.A.L.T recount the Oaklands School Jubilee.


In my piece of writing I am proud of .....
My full stops and capital letters. My punctuation.

Buddy Reading


I.A.L.T develop my reading fluency.

Marcus says...
I am proud that I always read fluently for my buddy.




P.E. Athletics

In athletics I have been learning to run from a lying start and working towards a crouched normal sprint start.

I know I can do this when I can:
  • Get into the starting position ready to race
  • Push myself up into a running position
  • Aim to run towards the finish line
  • Run hard and fast in a straight line to reach the finish line
  • Run from a crouched sprint starting position.
I can get ready, push myself up and run fast to the finish line. I am learning to run from a crouched sprint start position.


Reading Term 4

In Reading I am learning to:
Read beyond the text and draw inference.

I know when I can do this because I can:
  • Talk about the authors message
  • Ask questions about the text
  • Answer questions about the text
  • Tell others what the text is about


I can already answer questions about the text, tell others what the text is about, and talk about the authors message. I am now learning to ask more complex questions about the text.


Fractions

I.A.L about fractions.

I will know this when I can:

* draw different shapes and divide them into equal fractions. 


Marcus says...

I found out it takes a lot of chalk to draw fractions. 

Measurement

WALT measure length and area.

I will know I can do this when I :
- can order objects by length by comparing them.
- use appropriate units to measure length.
- use metres to measure big distances/heights.
- use centimetres to measure smaller lengths/heights.
- measure around the perimeter of a shape/object.

Next Step:  To consistently use "cm" when recording measurements in centimetres.

Integrated Topic Term 3 - Drama

This term we have been learning to participate and contribute in drama to create a play about Tangaroas gift. Click on the link below to see our performance.

Assessment Rubric
Skill

Participating & Contributing
I need help to participate and contribute  
I can participate and   contribute  if I am prompted or directed.
I can participate and contribute .
I cannot explain why it is important to do so.
I can participate and contribute .
I can explain why it is important to do so.
I can participate and contribute .
I can explain why it is important to do so.

I act as a role model for others to help them participate and contribute
I seek feedback on how to improve how I can participate and contribute.

Procedural writing

I am learning to write a procedure.

I know I can do this when I include:

  • A title
  • A list of equipment
  • Numbered instructions in the right order.



I did all of theses things.
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Numeracy


WALT: develop different strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems.

Success Criteria: We will know we can do this if we can:

* solve addition problems using place value knowledge to add tens then the ones.
* solve subtraction problems using place value knowledge to subtract tens then the ones.





Discovery 2014

At Discovery time I have been learning to relate to others.

Success criteria:
Share with others.
Take turns.
Use my manners.
Listen when others are speaking.
Let others join in.
Play fair.

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This is me sharing the Lego.

Reading 2014

In Reading I am learning to: 
Ask questions about what we are reading to find out more information.

Success criteria:
Recall what the text is about;
Locate the main points in the text;
Use question starters such as who, what, why and when to form questions that will provide useful information.




My next step:

Read to find the deeper meaning in a text (inference).

Persuasive Arguments


W.A.L.T write a persuasive argument

We will know we can do this when we...
* say what the issue is.
*  give an opinion about the problem.
*  give reasons for our opinion.
*  use conjunctions to show cause and effect.
*  use adjectives to make the argument more powerful.


Marcus says...
I liked that I used my own ideas in my argument.

My next learning step is to use a range of conjunctions to join my ideas together. 

Music

WALT: play the recorder.

We will know we can do this when:
* hold the recorder correctly.
*  use the correct breathing techniques.
*  use the correct fingering to play different notes.
*  can read and perform music with 3-5 notes on the recorder.


Marcus says..

In recorder I like learning new songs. 

 

My next learning step to play each note quick enough and use the correct fingering. 

Art Workshop

LEARNING INTENTION
Today with Mr Shaskey we learned about sketching and drawing. We learned to set the limits, draw the outline and then add the shapes.

SUCCESS CRITERIA
We can follow instructions and sketch some fruit and vegetables





WHAT DID I THINK?
I liked drawing the pineapple as I liked doing the spikey bits. 

NEXT STEP:
To practice the skills I have learnt.



C.A.R.E - Learning Co-operatively

W.A.L.T learn to work co-operatively.

We will know we can do this when we can:
*  take turns at the activity
* let other people have a go first
* share our ideas
* focus on completing the task
* work together to complete the task
*  listen to each others ideas.

Student comment:
I took turns at helping to do the puzzle.  My next learning step is to focus on completing the task in the set time.

Adventure Writing

WALT write an adventure narrative

We will know we can do this when we can:
* 
Include a beginning, middle and end.

Describe the characters and settings.

*  Use past tense.
Use nouns, adjectives, and action verbs.

* Use capital letters, full stops and speech marks correctly.



Student Comment:


My favourite part was falling through darkness.

Next Step:
To add in extra details to my writing to make it more interesting.

Fun with Probability


We are learning about probability.

We will know we can do this when we can:
* compare and order events;
*  find all of the possibilities of some events using equipment;
* know that the more times you perform an event the closer you get to the predicted probability.

Next Step:
To apply our knowledge of probability to everyday situations.

Penguin Artwork





LEARNING INTENTION:
WALT: use different painting techniques to paint a picture of a Penguin.


SUCCESS CRITERIA

We will know we can do this when:

·    we can mix colours;

·    use different colours to emphasise specific features/details;

·    use different brush stroke techniques to create different effects;

·    we can paint a background.



NEXT STEP
To use several techniques independently and explain why they are appropriate to my artwork.