I.A.L.T find and summarise information by choosing the most important infomation in a text .
I found this tricky because it was to hard to list 3 facts from the book. My Next Step Is To
give examples from the text of how information is important.
I have been learning to identify and describe what the author wanted me to feel,think or see
. This texted was about to protect animals and their habitats . It made me think to save zoos .I learnt how the zoo keepers feel and that no one wants zoos to be destroyed. My Next Step Is To
identify the big ideas or messages in the story through characters action and events.``1``
We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. I found this hard because I could not find anything in the persuasive writing so it was really really hard for me but lucky my teacher helped us. Something I learnt today was what an alliteration,Rhetorical Question,,Exaggeration,personal pronouns were.
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations . My group researched information about Diwali . Something I found interesting was how Diwali is a light feastival and they celebrate it because their celebrating it because it was for Rama-Chandra . Next we worked with another group and used a venn diagram to compare our celebrations . things that was the same was they both had spiecal food. My Next Step Is To
put more detail information in the venn diagram .
I have been learning to respond to a text using my prior knowledge and experience. We read a story called 'a birthday cake for grandma'. I was able to make a connection in this text when Lucy,Josh and Mum made a cake for grandma .
I found this tricky because it got me confused and made me frustrated. My Next Step Is To recognise and understand specific language
I have been learning to add detail to my writing.We had to imagine we were a soldier or a family
member and write about this picture. I used verbs ,adjectives to make my words interesting .
My Next Step Is To
add more adjectives to make my writing more interesting.
I have been learning to use my knowledge of prefixes, and suffixes to read and under stand the meaning of words.A prefix is a group of letters that come at the beginning of the that can change the meaning of the word
A suffix is a letter or group of letters at the end of the word to form another word with a diffrent meaning
I found this tricky because it was difficult to find out which one is the preffix, suffix
My Next Step Is To understand how the suffix or preffix changes to word and it's meaning.
I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing.
I wrote about a moment in time during the holidays.I used my 5 senses to add detail to my writing
I found this piece of work tricky because it could'nt make me think and confused me
My Next Step Is To use 3 adjectives in a row in one of my sentences.
This is my pepeha art.A pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in Maori. I have included my maunga (Mountain) ,my awa (river,my culture and a place which is speical to me . My favourite part of this was drawing and coloring the pictures and blending the colours .i engoyed doing this art.
I have been learning to write a biopoem. I found this hard because it was confusing me alot because i didn't know what to write. My next Step is to try my best to fit ever thing in my page and try and put more detail in to my work
I have been learning to write a antonym diamante poem .An antonym is a word that means the opiset
A diamante poem is a poem thats is written in a diamond shape.
I found this tricky because it was hard to find what to write find some verbs to go in with it. My next step is to
try and find some more verbs for my antonym diamante poem.
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts.
I found this work interesting because of how the animals use countershading. I need to improve my work by using my own words and tryiny the best in my presntaion.
My Next Step is to make sure i summarise the information by using my own words.
I have been learning to collect data using a tally chart and show the results on a bar graph.I found this tricky because it was confusing and hard to keep focus.
I was surprised with my results because of how many people chose one of them .
My next step is to show the data on a different types of graphs.
My Refection I have been learning to use Metaphors to make it more interesting by making pictures in the readers head. I found this piece of work tricky because it was hard to think what I was compared to. My next step is to use metaphors to in my writing.
Welcome to my Year 4 learning blog. This year I am in Room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville. i enjoy maths and running. This year I am looking forward to learning and having fun with my friends and my teacher. I hope you enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.