Dance Blog

IHBL: a hip routine
         a cha cha routine
         to combine different movements in to a dance routine to Treasure by Bruno Mars
         to combine different cha cha moves into a dance routine to cant stop the felling by Justin timber lake
So What?

       My favorite move was the Charleston.

        What I enjoyed most about Dean’s teaching was that he was funny.
        I found remembering the correct sequence for the dance routines challenging .

Now what?

        I would like to learn different types of dance


What ? I am learning about our new Literacy programme .
So what ? My reading teacher is Mr Forman. We meet on Tuesday and Thursday. My writing teacher is Mrs Marsh , we met every day after fitness .
Now what? Make progress with my current learning goal of 'Know the meaning of different words - use key words and context to work out the meaning of unfamiliar words.

Reciprocal Reading

What? I am learning about reciprocal reading .

So What? I have been learning that reciprocal reading involves students being the  leader. Everyone is expected to contribute

Now What? Two things areas I want to get better at are clarification and prediction .

Te Reo Maori

What? we have been learning about Ko Au which means me myself and I.

So what? something I have learnt to say is  No Otautahi ahau (I am from Christchurch). Ko morgan toku hoa (my friend is Morgan).
Now what? My next learning step is to ask and answer questions confidently in Maori.

ANZAC Blog 1

What?  I am learning about Anzac Day as it is an important part of our learning about ‘Being a New Zealander’

So What?

Two things I know: Anzac day is on the 25 of April. Soldiers built trenches to protect themselves.

Two things I would like to know: How did the war start? Who ended the war?

Two things I have learned: Mrs McLeod 's granddad was in the war. That some people went to war at 17 years old.

Now What?

I would like to learn more about what weapons they use in the war …. because it sounds interesting.

Keeping Ourselves Safe blog

we are learning about keeping ourselves safe
so what?
There are 5 areas in KOS: confident me, safe of unsafe, No excuse for abuse, why should I tell,what have I learnt .
Now what? I have learnt there are lots of different types of abuse. For example, sexual, neglect, physical, emotional, cyber, and family violence. I also learnt how to keep safe.

Cloze blog

I am learning how to do a cloze activity to help me with my reading
Being able to make logical predictions about what word would fit correctly into a sentence is a successful reader strategy.

So What?
We use the following procedures:
  1. Read the whole text so that we can get an overall picture of the text.
  2. Re-read the text and think of words that would fit into the gaps. Write them down
  3. Look at the word list for this activity and see if I am correct / make changes

Now What?

I am at the following stage:

P = I need a little help. I prefer to look at the word list rather than have a go to predict the missing words. I have some confidence