Monday, 31 March 2014

Learning to Learn

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WALT: Learning to Learn

Success Criteria:
  • know what I am learning to do
  • I know what I need to to to get better
  • I plan activities that are going to help my learning
  • I follow my plan
  • use my learning time wisely (complete my activities on time)
We are on the path to becoming self directed learners in Adventure 9. This means we are beginning to make choices that help us grow as learners. We know what we are learning and what we need to do to get better.

We plan our week choosing activities that are going to help us reach our goals. We plan all the must do’s and then add the can do’s.


I think
My Buddy thinks
I know what I am learning
I know what I am learning
reading, writing, maths.
Hannah is always on tract.
I know what I need to do to get better
I need to get better at maths.
Hannah wants to get better at maths.
I plan activities that are going to help my learning
I always plan things that will help my learning.
Hannah plans her activity that is going to help her learning.
I follow my plan

I follow my planning all the time when I am at school through my reading and maths.
Hannah always follows her plan.
I use my learning time wisely
I always use my time wisely when I am at school and things.
Hannah sometimes uses her time wisely.
Hannah, you successfully  plan your learning including all the must dos and can dos. You follow your plan to make sure you have completed all your learning activities.
Your next step is to take some more risks in your learning. It is OK to make mistakes, this is where some of our best learning comes from!

Friday, 28 March 2014

p.j day

Friday 28th march

Today we had a p.j day for Kids can.We all came to school in our pyjamas with one toy.All of the teachers had there p.j's on to it was funny.At the end of the day we had school sing.There was a cat walk in the middle of the hall we got to walk through it and show off our p.j's.''That was a fun time I had today.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Trip to the Library

Choosing my books…I love Geronimo 

 checking my books out.

 siting on the stairs picking up my books.
giving the big river rock some water.

My kotahitanga learning

Term One Value

Kotahitanga (Unity/Togetherness)

Values are deeply held beliefs about what is important or desirable. They are expressed through the ways in which we think and act. In fact everything we do reflects our values!
WALT:     Show kotahitanga with our little buddies from Busy


Task:         Create a poster showing kotahitanga
Success Criteria:
  • Include a clear Image
  • Include our name and our buddies name
  • Show and explain kotahitanga (working together)
  • Our poster makes sense


How am I going showing?
I think
My buddy thinks
that I am good at friendship and to my friends like being nice.
I think that she can be a good friend but sometimes she can be bossy.
I like to share with all my friends and it is teamwork.
she is very good at shearing.
I love to have teamwork because it is awesome
She is the best at teamwork.
Looking out for each other
I think that I am good at looking out for each other because it helps people on their learning and my learning.
she is good.

* Yellow Hat
What of the above attributes above do you feel is
strongest for you?

I am the best at looking out for each other.
* Black Hat
What of the following attributes do you feel you need to improve on?

I am not that good at teamwork because I always like to do the things  on my own
* Red Hat              
How do I feel about kotahitanga?

I feel great about kotahitanga because it is awesome.

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Maths - Addition and Subtraction

WALT: use and show different strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems.

Writing - Swimming Sports

WALT: Write to inform
Task: Share my experiences at Russell Street School swimming sports as a recount.

Success Criteria

  • Plan
  • Introduction- Where, When, Who, Why
  • n order
  • Past tense (walked, ran, said)
  • Adding details, think about what are the most powerful words

Saturday, 8 March 2014

My term one smart goals

Writing Week 3 Term 1

Purpose: To set a learning goal for school (maths, reading and writing) and

WALT: Write set SMART goals (self reflection)

S.M.A.R.T. means Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time sensitive.
Specific: Don’t be vague. What exactly do you want?
Measurable: Quantify your goal. How will you know if you’ve achieved it or not?
Attainable: Be honest with yourself about what you can reasonably achieve
Realistic: It’s got to be doable, real and practical.
Time: Associate a time frame with each goal. When should you complete the goal?

My Writing Goal:To get better at putting more interesting words to use in my writing so then it sounds more interesting to other people.
My Reading Goal:To get better at taking in what I have read so then I can tell other people what I have learned.
My Maths Goal:To get better at my halfves and take aways.

Class treaty

We are Adventure 9 and we are on a learning
adventure together.
We Are Learning: our rights and responsibilities as a learner in Adventure 9
In Adventure 9 we all have the right to:
be safe
listen and be heard
be treated fairly
have fun and be happy
have a tidy classroom
have quality resources for learning
With rights come responsibilities.
In Adventure 9 we all have the responsibility to:
respect our own and each others property
know what we are learning
complete our work and to allow others to also respect our environment
strive for excellence
take risks in our learning
In Adventure 9 we treat others
the waywe want to be treated.

How do you think our agreement is going to help your learning this year?
Because it will really help me with all sorts of things like reading and stuff.
this treaty will help me this year because I will be more focused  on my learning and not on other people.