Sunday, 29 May 2011

Inquiry Presentation - Governance Group

Our group was researching Maori governance as part of our topic Whanaungatanga. Did you know it were the tohunga that upheld Maori laws before the missionaries arrived? Neither did we! Watch to find out more!

Thursday, 26 May 2011

My First Movie!

Miss Hansell set a challenge of making our very first movie using iMovie! We had to take the pictures, add transitions, add music and edit it all ourselves! Here is the end product, I hope you like it.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

The Alphabet Key

B-building relationships
G-good friends
J-joining into groups
N-nice to each other
Q-questioning each other
U-uniting together
V-voting for each other
X-xtra love
Y-you know the best
Z-zig zag colours of values

Prediction Key

I have used my Prediction Key to think about what the Tamaki Primary School uniform might look like in 50 years time.Here is my design!

Monday, 2 May 2011

Jayden Term 2 Goals

My learning goal for Reading this term is:

to extend my vocabulary so I can understand what I read.

To achieve this goal, I will need to:

Read books like Harry Potter and ask about the words I do not know. I could also use a dictionary to help me learn the meaning of new words and try to use these new words every day.

My whanau can help me achieve this by:

Encouraging me to read better or longer books.

My learning goal for Writing this term is:

Paragraph my writing into paragraphs.

To achieve this goal, I will need to:

Remember to start a new paragraph when I get to a new part of my story.

My whanau can help me achieve this by:

Helping me remember to use my paragraphs in any writing I do at home.

My learning goal for Maths this term is:

To try and reach stage 7 in maths by the end of the year.

To achieve this goal, I will need to:

Keep practicing my maths at home and in the holidays.

My whanau can help me achieve this by:

Giving me hard maths problems like 13 divided by 7.

My personal goal this term is:

To keep trying my best in learning.

To achieve this goal, I will need to

Try not to work low and reach high personal standards like the national standards.

My whanau can help me achieve this by:

Working with and giving me “homework” to do when I’m bored.