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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!

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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.

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Wednesday, 11 May 2011

My Alphabet Key

I have used the Alphabet key to think about words to do with our topic Whanaungatanga.

A- aroha
B- building relationships
C- combining to share feelings about each other
D-desire
E-encouragement
F-friendships
G- gratitude
H- honesty
I- involved
J-joining
K- kindness
L- love
M-manners
N-nice to the newbies
O-opportunity
P-peace
Q-questions about each other
R-repentance
S-starting conversations
T-trustworthy
U-united
V-voting
W-whanau
X-xtra love
Y-year of building relationships
Z-"zap” you are now safe

Monday, 2 May 2011

My Goals for Term 2

My learning goal for Reading this term is:
Too read more in my spare time.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Grab a book when I’m bored or have nothing to do.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Getting me books from the library and putting them everywhere around the house so I can remember to read books.

My learning goal for Writing this term is:
Is to get higher than 3B - a 3A if its possible.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Practice and practise my sentences and my writing at home.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Helping me write these sentences and telling me my mistakes.

My learning goal for Maths this term is:
Learn all my basic facts before next term.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:Practise and practise.

My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Buying me a chart or testing me everywhere we go.


My personal goal this term is:
Too get the highest marks at TPS if not then higher marks than my old ones.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Study in the weekends/holidays.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Giving me my own space to concentrate.