We have been learning to identify the features of persuasive writing. I found this tricky because i had to try and get the right answer and it was rely hard. Something i learned was what a rhetorical questions was. My next step is to write my speech.
My Reflect ion
I have been learning to find information about my speech topic. I used Instagrok and other websites to research my speech topic which is stop smoking .I found this interesting because i know how it feels to smoke be cause my uncle smokes. My next step s to plan my speech.
We have been learning to compare and contrast different celebrations. My group researched information about Eid. Something I found interesting was photos.Next we worked with another group and used a Venn diagram to compare our celebrations.Things that were the same were family.My next step is to put more detail and information in the Venn diagram.
We have been learning about celebrations. There are different types of celebrations.We had to talk about these celebrations and decide what type of celebrations they were. I found this tricky because i had to think witch celebrations i had to put in family and the others.
I have been learning to use strategies to add detail to my writing. I wrote about a moment in time during my holiday. I used my 5 senses to add detail to my writing. I need to improve my writing.My next step is to use wow words adjective verbs.
I have been learning to use my knowledge of prefixs and suffix to read and understand the meaning of words.A prefix is a group of letters that come at the beginning of the word 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 anther word or new meaning.
I found this tricky because i was trying to figer out the suffix and prefix.My next is to identily the root words.
I have been learning to find and summarise information in non-fiction texts.
I found this tricky because I had to go on websites an find writing about
The best part of this was learning more about camouflage.
My next step is to keep learning to summarise information.
This is my pepeha art . A pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in maori.I have included my maunga ( (mountin) my awa ( river my culture and place which is special to me.My favourite part of this was coluring new zealand flag.I enjoyed doing this art work.
I have been learning to collect data using a tally graph.I found this easy because you only had to go to a person and ask them what is there favourite sport is. We had rugby netball touch cricket swimming.I was surprised that rugby had 13 votes.My next step is to show the data on different types of graphs.
I have been learning to make connection to what i read. I could make connections to this story because once s someone has had a lost pet so i know how that feel s.My next step is to make more connections to the book I read.
We have been learning to write a bio poem. A bio poem is a poem written about ourselves. It has a special structure that we had to use to write our poems. I found this easy and tricky because i was learning
a new thing and it was a great challenge. My next step is keep on trying more challenges that are harder.
Welcome to my Year 4 leaning blog. This year I am in Room 12 and my teacher is Mrs Melville. I enjoy reading and writing. This year i am looking forward to doing swimming I hope you will enjoy my blog and leave lots of feedback.