Wednesday, 12 July 2017

WLJ - Activity Four

Today we had to write how people in New Zealand was able to save three hundred whales in one day! Every one that where at the beach helped save the whales and where given a reward.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

WLJ - Activitie Three

This is the third activitie. We had to pick a animal and write facts about it I chose the Kakapo because it is a unique bird.

WLJ - Activity Two

Fun Places In New Zealand
  • Native Forest

  • Piha Beach

  • auckland war memorial museum

  • tamaki makaurau

  • Rainbows end

  • Sky Tower

  • Auckland Zoo

  • Rangitoto Island

  • Elliott stables

  • Mission bay

Today I finished my second activity. This time we had to list 10 activity's and places that you find best and interesting to go too. . Here is the video.

Friday, 7 July 2017

WLJ - Activity One

For our second break of the term we have been set a challenge from Rachel from the Auckland Council community to do the Winter Learning Journey. For day one we had to go on a website called 100% Pure New Zealand then find three facts about New Zealand. I have found out that 
69% of people that live in New Zealand are European. I also found that most of the population of New Zealand live in the North Island. And the last fact I found was that New Zealand has four main countries and languages.

School Assembly

This week me and Viva where the presenters for our school assembly. We volentered to be the presenters so I could sign my care award to get my confidence badge. 

Duffy Book's

This week we revived our new Duffy books.  We took a photo to thank the people that sent us the books and how great full we were for getting our Duffy books.

Needs And Oppurtunnity

This week we had to write about needs and oppurtunnity in the Tamaki comunnity. We had to think of ideas of what bad things that happen in the Tamaki communnity the we had to find pictures to match it.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Plastic Free July

Yesterday we had some visitors from Tamaki wrap to teach us about why plastic is not good for our environment. We where put into 4 teams and rotate on activities. For the activities most of the activities we had to find what happens to the environment and animals.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Email Etiquette

Today we did cyber smart with Mr Ashurst. We had to watch a video that explains how to write a etiquette email. Then we had to make a dlo on how to write an etiquette email. There are 6 important things that you need you can do to try and help you with your emails.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Winter Solstice

Today me and Christopher learnt about the winter solstice. We had to make a animation on what a winter solstice is. Did you know that when it is summer the earth is tilted 23.5 degrees. And when it is winter some of the earth is not facing the sun.

Winter Solstice in Switzerland

Today me and Christopher learnt about the winter solstice in Switzerland and how they would celebrate it.  We had to use our research skills to find out the information about how the people in Switzerland. In Switzerland it is one of their favorite celebration because they get a lot of sun light and more heat.

Monday, 26 June 2017

The Legend of the Seven Sister's

Today me and Christopher learnt about the seven sisters. We had to watch a video that would relate the questions that we asked that we had to answer. Then we had to reference the website and the youtube video we got our information from.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Blackout Day

Today we celebrated blackout day by wearing black clothes or red. We did this to wish the All Blacks a great game against the Lion's. Then we went to the hall to record a video for the All Blacks. Then the Kapa haka group preformed the haka. After all that we where put into numbers to spell the All Blacks out then made a big rectangle to pass a rugby ball around. 

Intro To Digitech

Hour Of Code Moana

We had to use codding blocks to make the ship move to get to the end. The codding blocks would always be different from each level you do.

Scratch - Animated Digital Story - Abby And Devin

For this task we had to create a animated story with two sprites. Then every step we did we had to write it inside a presentation for every step.

Context - Brainstorm

For this task we had to write about how we could be healthhy in the Tamaki comunity. We had to find out diferent ways to be healthy.

Thursday, 22 June 2017


Today at dance Zane was my partner because Jona was not here. So instead of just doing mine and Jona's  dance we combined our dance together. We where able to make a pretty good dance including the stair case. Then we where filmed to see if we could change anything. The only thing we need to do is try and face the camera.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

How Much Rubbish We Are Dropping

In this graph it shows the amount of rubbish that the Auckland Council Community has found. It shows that there was a lot of snack food packaging. It also tells us that auto parts were the less amount of things that were found.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Soft Plastic

Today Mrs Caroline came in to present a presentation to us about soft plastic. In her presentation she tells us how we can recycle soft plastic and where you can take it. She also told us if you cant tell normal plastic and soft plastic apart you could scrunch it up if to is shaped as a ball its soft plastic if it is scrunched up then its plastic.

Read Theory

Today I did read theory. I scored 66% and the book I was reading was Granny's apple. In the stroy it explains how you can use granny's apple to cook delicious things. Next time I could improve on reading the questions properly.

Thursday, 15 June 2017


Today we had dance. We started on recording us so we can see what we need to work on and to see if we where synced to the beat. Me and Jona had to work on the angles of our movement and to try get to the rhythm of the beat.

Thursday, 8 June 2017


Today we had dance. We first started getting music for our dance the music had to be in sync with our dance so it was very difficult trying to find the perfect song. Then me and Jona got some inspiration from the clip that was shown to us.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

How Maui Brought Fire For The World

Today I had completed my Haiku on how Maui brought fire to the world.
I've worked collaboratively with Joshua W and Jericho.
This DLO also have a video. This video is also based how Maui brought fire to the world. 
If you are wondering about what a haiku is. 
well a haiku has 3 sentences. The top sentence have 5 syllables, the middle one have 7 syllables and the bottom one have 5 syllables again. 
This is an example. 

Chocolate is nice.
I love to eat chocolate.
Chocolate is yum.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017


Today we watched a video on Kilikiti. Kilikiti is a Samoan sport it is also similar to cricket. Kilikiti is more like a tradition and celebration for the Samoan people. Because everybody gets together to watch people play. 

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

BEDMAS - Maths

In this task, we had to use BEDMAS to answer the questions. Every letter in BEDMAS has a meaning. The lettters are shorter for math symbols. We had to explain what order they are suppose to go in and how to use it. 

Friday, 26 May 2017

Dance - Geometric Dance

Yesterday we had our second session of dance. We started with Mataios and Fraidoon's warm ups. We then watched a video of people using there arms to make shapes. Then we had a create our own movements using shapes and angles like in the video. We used similar moves from the video, such as the fireball and the staircase.

Tech - Technology

Today in tech we changed technology classes. The old 3D printing group is now in Digital Technology with Ms Anderson. We were first told to make our own portfolio website. We had to link our blog to it and customize the website. Then we had to play a game called Moana Hour Of Code. We had to try use code blocks to make the boat move forward and then make a presentation on it.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Stone Steps - Problem Solving

Today me and Lyric worked together on our math DLO on how much steps it would take to get to the end. There where 48 steps and there where 4 people they all where older than each other and taller than each other. They all took different amounts of steps Mira would take 1 step and Api would take 2 steps. We had to figure out how to solve the problem and write how you solved it.

World Of Maths

On Tuesday Ls2 went to world of maths we where put into groups with Ls1. Then we where introduced to Charles. He was the one that owned all of the activities that we had to do with our groups. We got told to choose an activity that we wanted to do. We worked as a team and collaborated when we really needed help. We tried to finger out how to beat the kind of roads. We had to start from point a and get to point f but we had to touch every road without touching it twice. This was also my favourite one because the maths was more like strategies.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Exercise - Dance

Today we had our first session of dance we had to look at warm ups and try to copy them. A warm up is doing stretches that makes all the blood cells pump through your body. It is very important for you to do stretching before exercising because it causes less injuries. Our task was to create a 5 minute routine on stretching most of our body parts and share it to a different group. I enjoyed sharing our routine with the other group and reading the other groups comment. I need to practice my formation. 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Making Connections - When The Wind Blows

Making Connections

L.I. Identify connections text to text, text to world and text to self

Text to text

Text to world
Text to self
Something I have read or watched that is like this is...
Something I know about that is like this is...
My reaction to this story is...
Something that I have read like this story is the Charge of the Light Brigade  
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North Korea and USA are getting nuclear weapons especially nuclear bombs.
Amazing and also kind of sad at the same time when they died.

I think that they both think alike but at different times there attitude changes. Like when they got warned they were going to get bombed the wife was calm and Jim was concern.Image result for when the wind blows

Today me and Fatongia have completed our DLO on when the wind blows. We had to link something from the world that happened in the story. Then we had to find another book that is slimmer to this book also our reaction or how we felt.

Pizza And Things

Today I have been finished my problem solving on pizza and things. We had to read the question and answer it. Our question was there where a max of 7 people on each table and there where two tables how much people can fit on both tables.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

NZ Landfill

Today Brooklyn, Lyndon and I have completed our informed opinion on landfills. Then we had to read two articles that explained why we have to recycle our rubbish. We had to answer why NZ throws away 3.6 million rubbish how does this make you feel? and why?   

Half Strategy

This is an example of what the half strategy is 2000, 1000, 500, 250, 125 & 62.5 The sequence ends when there is a decimal point. I think this strategy is good because its easy for me to half its also easy for me to half it into decimal numbers.

Friday, 5 May 2017

Tech 3d Printing

Today at tech the 3d printing group had to finish there clients 3d model. We also had to draw a 150 by 70 grid. In the grid we had to draw a animal that would fit inside the square it could of been any kind of animal that we wanted it to be. I decided to draw a cow because it seemed like a animal that would fit in the square.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Current Events - Ivory ban in China

Today I have finished my current events. We had to read five articles that talked about why ivory is going to banned in China at the end of 2017. They are doing this because they are trying to kill the animals to get their ivory from the elephants and they could be endangered. We also had to give three opinions on why this is a good thing or a bad thing.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Te Oro Performance

Today I went to Te Oro in Glenn Innes to see some of the presentations and performances from the other Manaiakalani schools. We watched our PBS performance found out that there where other schools that could watch from a live stream that Mrs Sheering was taping. When I got back to school I found out thats what some of my friends did.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Maths Strategy To Solve 21 x 15

To solve this I first looked for the maths. The maths told me I needed to make 21 groups of 15. To find the answer I used my 10x. The numbers I had to look for were 21 and 15. We had to solve 21 x 15.

Friday, 7 April 2017

Tinker Cad Making A Person

Today at 3d printing I made a 3d model of Mrs Anderson just using any kind of shapes. For the feet I used round roofs and cylinders for her legs. I used cones for her skirt and t-shirt and I grouped them together. For the arms I used cylinders and her head I used a sphere and for the hair cones and round houses.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Problem Solving For How Much Water Can One Person Save In One Week

This is my problem solving on how much liters can one person save in one week just saving twenty liters of water.

Saving 20 Liters Per Person In A Week

This is my groups maths problem we had to choose the best strategy. We had to solve this question in ls2 there are 50 people each person has to save 20 liters of water and repeat this for one week.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Duffy Show

Today at assembly everyone at Panmure Bridge School went to the hall for Duffy assembly. We also had people from Main Freight. Also we had  Madasin, Felipe and Katheryn who are singers and they do Oprah. We played a game were we had to stomp our feet and Felipe would say It's cool to read and we will say and it's cool to achieve. Thank you for everyone that came to tell us about why its cool to read.  

Friday, 31 March 2017

Camp Brochure

Ofa, Freeman, Joshua W and I had created our brochure about camp. Our brochure tells about all the activities you can do at Kokako Lodge. We hope it persuades you to go on camp there too because its a lot of fun.

Camp Diary

During camp we all kept a diary. I hope you enjoy reading about the fun things I did at Kokako Lodge. My favourite day was Day 3. Can you work out why?

Assembly certificate

Today at assembly I got an certificate for improving in reading. Because at reading I changed from the color wheel to the advanced books that are very hard to read because there are difficult words in the story that I got.

Tinker cad Making eye from cylinders

Today at tech I used tinker cad to make an eye while just using cylinders. I had to group and align the cylinders to get the shape I needed. I also had to make some shape a whole so I could get a shape that I needed like the outside of the needed to be shaped like a moon or a banana.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Futsal and Tennis

Today most of ls2 went to the Marist tennis and futsal club. We were separated into our teams. I first played tennis. The teacher that taught us to play was Neville. He taught us how to control the ball all we had to do was to look at the ball. Then we played Futsal we where put into teams of three each team had seven players. Our team was versing the black team we tried our best but lost. Then we got to take a break. After our break we versed white they where also hard and we loss. Thank you Martin and Neville for teaching us how to play futsal and tennis.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Camp Collage

Today myself Ma'ata, Ofa, Zahra ,Lyndon, Viva, Te wai, Shannon & Zane did a collage of camp. We had to get photos of our activity group and make a collage with it.

Photo Story Camp

Today I made a Photo Story about camp.We had to get photos of ourselves and put them in order so you can tell were they have to go.Because last week the year 7 & 8 went to camp.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

The Bowman

The Bowmen

As I picked up my arrow and bow I placed my arrow on the holder and the end under the knot. I remembered the two F’s. I put one of my feet diagonal and one straight.

When I tugged my arrow against my face my index finger went above the knot and my middle finger and ring finger went under.

I let go while my eyes were closed. When I opened them I saw the arrow was not going as quick as I had thought it would and it was going crooked. I had really hoped the arrow was going to get the bulls eye.

The arrow was not supposedly going to hit the target so I just put my bow down in disappointment and then I heard a pop. I turned around and was surprised the balloon had popped. I thought it was skill but Zane thought it was luck.

Today I had to write about camp. I wrote about archery because it was one of my favourite things at camp.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Why people in Auckland have been asked to conserve water:

People in Auckland have been asked to conserve water because the water supply in Auckland was put under pressure after all the heavy rain. By sharing this DLO Christopher, Joshua and I are using our learning from Inquiry to help other people understand why it is important to listen carefully to the messages from Watercare and think about ways they can save water.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Compare and contrast

Today at tech we are starting to finish our plans so we can star printing.We have drew two pictures of your client's favorite things so I decided to do history.It put history into a ruby because those were some of the things he liked.We also made a dlo that shows the differences and similarity. And we had a example of a orange and a banana. Apparently a bunch of bananas is called a herd of bananas.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Bush Safety

Today at school Me and Lyric worked on 5 safety tips for camp.We could choose to Put photos on, Drawing, Symbols and graphic I decided to pick photos because it seemed like the easy one.

Hunua falls

Today at school I finished my Hunua falls map we had to label our school,Kokako lodge,Papakura wave pools and our home.We also had to answer questions like what do you notice about the tamaki river?

Friday, 10 March 2017

Unique Blog explanation

As strange as it might seem a blog is a website where people across the world share their learning and thoughts. Did you know that every blog looks different? Everyone’s blog is unique at our school because you can earn badges that show your achievement.

My blog is unique because my blog tells you what I have been learning at school. So far I have been blogging for 3 Years! My blog keeps growing and I now have 283 blog posts. Did you know that my blog has been viewed 9,659 times from the many places around the world (my global audience )?  If you don't  have a blog then it will be impossible for you to have such a large audience because the only person you can share your work with is your teacher.

My blog is also special because I get feedback and feed forward about my work. That means people are sharing their opinions and telling me what they liked and what I could change in a positive way. You can’t do that if you don't have a blog because no one can share their opinions, only your teacher and classmates.

Did you know that you can go back to see what you have been doing the last couple of years and see what work you have done? You can compare your work to see how it has changed over time. You can’t do that if your work is in a book because you might not still have your old books.

My blog is individual because it is a record of my learning since I was in year 4.The best part is that you can throw your books away but you can’t throw your blog away.

BLURBThis week Mrs Anderson’s reading group has been writing an explanation. I learnt how to properly write a explanation and how it is ordered. The things I already knew about an explanation, is that it is a type of writing and that it is needs to be in past tense order. I still need  to work on making sure that my writing makes  sense in the future and that I have used the correct spelling.

Tech design

Today at tech we used a website called Tinker cad. We signed up and started on a tutorial. Tinker cad is a 3d object making system.We had to record our selves doing a step to show what we did.We were making a key chain name tag.Some steps where very complicated for example the tag had to look like a pool with a big whole in the middle.