Wednesday, 26 June 2013

T2 Change - Plants and Seeds

We are learning to understand that:
Scientists follow a specific process and ask questions that lead to investigations.
Plants need many things to move through the life cycle.
We will be able to:
Show the life cycle of a plant.
Label the parts of a plant.
Classify objects using a Venn diagram
We will know we can do this when we can:
Draw pictures that depict the life cycle of plants.
Correctly label the parts of a plant

Sort and classify leaves into categories of our own making and independently represent these in a Venn diagram.

Saturday, 22 June 2013

T2 Art Attack

We are learning to: 
·                make a tapa cloth.
·                choose a design to complete
·                follow the procedure to make it using paper, crayon, vivid markers and Indian ink.

We looked at a lot of pictures of Tapa Cloth patterns and decided to base our design on flowers.

How we did it.
First we got some paper and screwed it up then we got a crayon and drew a design on it of a flower. Next we went over the crayon with a vivid. At last we did the outside.

Friday, 21 June 2013

Term 2 Statistics

WALT collect data using tally marks, display it on a graph and talk about what the graph shows
·      Know what data is
·      Pose questions for investigation
·      Collect data
·      Use tally marks
·      Make a bar graph
·      Talk about what the graph shows

Student voice:
It tells me that cats is the highest number. Fish is the lowest number. Birds only need one more to reach rabbits. Dogs only need 2 more to reach cats.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Term 1 Written Language

I am learning to...
 use some adjectives to describe an object.
Success Criteria
·      Use describing words
·      Use some similes
·      Create a picture in the mind of the reader
 Next Steps
Use words to describe the octopus and the water.

Term 1 Conflict

I am learning to
·      Understand that there are many perspectives and types of conflict
·      There are a variety of ways of dealing with conflict

Success Criteria
·      Make an I statement – I feel…when you… because …

Next Steps
To use a really strong voice when making an I statement to show I want the action to stop.

What I thought at first.

What I think about conflict now.

Term 1 Art Attack

I am learning to
·      Paint a portrait
Success Criteria
·      Use colours that are not natural
·      Place the features on the face correctly
·      Have features in proportion on the face

Next Steps
I would make my nose a little bigger