Wednesday, 20 September 2017


This week we are learning about election. For this task we had to figure out what a prime minister is. Then we had to find a New Zealand prime minister from the past and explain what they did.

Party Vote Jigsaw

Bill English
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Jacinda Ardern
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James Shaw
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United future
Damian Light
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Act party
Kenneth Wang
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This week we are learning about elections. For this activity we had to figure out the party names, the party leader, what they look like, the logo of the party and the locations of the signs for us to vote for them.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Read An E Book Day

Today we were introduced to Read an E book. We could do this activity by using the Tamaki overdrive or using the website to find a book that you wanted to read or to listen to. I read a book called : Torrent this book is very interesting because it introduces different types of characters and has sudden things happening to them. #EBOOKLOVE

Friday, 8 September 2017

Tech Food Tech

Today at food tech we made mini spaghetti pies with bacon. We first had to get one cup of cheese and spaghetti. Then we used pastry to make to outer ring for the pies. Then we sliced the bacon and added all of the ingredients together. The last thing we had to do was add the ingredients on the pastry and put it in the oven.

Thursday, 7 September 2017


Today I used overdrive on the Tamaki website. I read a book called Beat by Jared Garrett. Its about a boy that go's to work and get given a special task to help people.

Kiwi Can Taking Risks

Today at Kiwi Can we changed our subject to taking risks. We first started our warm up by playing a game called Bib Bop Bounce and when they say bounce we got to answer them bang at the same time they say bounce. Then we talked about why taking risks is important and examples of taking risks are. Then we did our activity this game is called Hand Soccer. Instead of using your feet you use your hand to guide that ball. We all supported each other by cheering them on & by participating and contributing through the whole session.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Read Theory

Today I did read theory I read a text called climbing K2. We had to read a text and it will give us questions and we have to answer them correctly. You progress through the game every time you get all the questions answered correctly. The reason we do read theory is because that it helps us with our reading, grows our knowledge, how to comprehend, and improves our vocabulary.

Friday, 1 September 2017

Tech Rotation 2

Today all tech groups rotated for the last time our teachers name is Mrs Heka. We were lucky enough to do food tech last. Today we made chocolate milk shakes with whip cream on top. We first had to crush Oreos then get one cup of ice-cream and two tea spoons of chocolate syrup then blended everything together. After that we put whip cream on top and cleaned the kitchen.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Why It's Great To Be Me?

It's great to be me because my personal goal is to become someone that represents a country or to help people that are in need. Also I am willing to try things that seem difficult to me. And I have friends that support me and have my back because I am trustworthy to them.   

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Fraction Execration

Today for maths we have been focusing on Dividing Fractions. Dividing Fractions is very simple, this is how you do it. First you have to get 2 fractions this is my fractions - 2/3 and 4/5
Now you have to do this 2/3 ÷ 4/5.
There are more than 1 ways to solve a division fraction. I am going to show you how to to do the... 
1. The cross multiplication.
For the cross multiplication you have to turn the ÷ symbol to the X symbol.

Our task was to read and solve some question Ms Kirkpatrick gave us.
After we've solved it we had to make a DLO on one of the questions we did. I would collaboratively with 3 other students. We all had lots of fun making this DLO and solving question.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Evaluation Of My Animated Digital Story

Evaluation of My Animated Digital Story
The digital media outcome will be an animated digital story in ‘Scratch’, relating to the context of Healthy Living in the Tamaki community.
The animated story must include the following:
  • Information on that informs readers about concepts relating to Healthy Living in the Tamaki community
  • At least two sprites
  • At least two different backdrops

My Animated Digital Story is about Polluted water
My Animated Digital Story relates to the context of Healthy Living in the Tamaki Community because it relates to what the Tamaki community should look like.
My Animated Digital Story informs readers about concepts relating to Healthy Living in the Tamaki Community by making sure our water is clean
My Animated Digital Story includes at least two sprites.  These sprites are wanting to know why rubbish is in the water and someone explaining why.
My Animated Digital Story includes at least two different backdrops.  These backdrops are 1
I think that readers will enjoy my Animated Digital Story because it informs and persuades you to become better at making sure our water is clean.
Changes and adjustments that I could make to improve my Animated Digital Story include I could change the amount of time and have more backdrops

Tuesday, 15 August 2017


Today and yesterday we started to make shapes that are made out triangles. The last one was very complex but I was able to complete it. It has six faces.

Monday, 7 August 2017

Dad meets the Martians

Dad meets the Martians

Retell the story of the poem in two sentences. That night dad meet martians that came from Venus. They took him for a ride in their saucer and in Dad's car.
What could the storyteller not explain? The thing that the storyteller could not explain is that why they wanted to drive Dad's car.

List three of the interesting verbs from the poem. Three interesting verbs in this poem are address, imported & drive

List three of the contractions from the poem and then write them out in full. The three contractions are can't can not I'd I would It's new it is

Friday, 4 August 2017

Winter Learning Journey

Today Rachel from the Auckland council came to our school to present the rewards for doing the Winter Learning Journey because during the holidays we where set a challenge to blog about. Our theme was a Kiwi's road trip. Their were a lot of people that participated in the Winter Learning Journey. At the end their were six people to receive prizes in a basket that was filled with New Zealand things. 

Digital Tech

Today we went to tech at Tamaki College. We had to do a kahoot that was a reflection over the tearm. Then we made a animated story about healthy living in the Tamaki community. We had to make two sprites communicate to each other through out the story.  

Wednesday, 2 August 2017


Today I learnt the definition of hyperbole. We had to write a paragraph about how we had to get home with five pieces of hyperbole in the paragraph. We also had to try make the reader feel sorry for you and exaggerate about the situation.

Monday, 31 July 2017

Things You Need In Your Car

I made a DLO about all things you should carry in your car just encase for a emergency. The most important thing would probably be the multi tool because you could use it to fix something thats wrong with your car. Also you should have a jumper cable encase if you car battery runs out.

Friday, 28 July 2017

How To Be Cyber Smart

Today I completed one of my care awards for confidence. I had to make a DLO on how to stay cyber smart. One of the most important things to remember is not to share you address because they could come to your house.

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.