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Square numbers to 100 and their matching square roots.

In Maths we have been learning………..

Square numbers to 100 and their matching square roots. This is part of our number Knowledge. It is important to just know these as we can use this knowledge in other areas of maths.

Here is a link to our online modelling book.

Here are the IXL screenshots that show evidence of my learning.  

Visual art


Treaty of Waitangi

Elections: I would march for Maori Party.

WALT: Write an effective argument for our chosen political party.

“Get on board our waka” do you know what this means? To me Maori Party's catch phrase is inviting you to join there group (waka) by voting for them in the upcoming election I am going to join it. I am going to tell you about the three most important policies Maori Party has claimed to achieve if they win the election, the policies are all to do with justice, safety, and health the three things that are most important to me. I will start off by telling you about the policies to do with health.

Make doctor and dentists visits free for under 18 years of age This will be good for the health of children and teens, It will include after hours and weekends. One of the reason I believe this is a good policy is because Kids and teens get sick and hurt a lot more than adults. Also, have you seen some of the cost the parents already have to spend a lot of money on there kids. The Maori party is not just worried about doctor visit…

Scales, timetables and Charts

Scales, timetables and Charts

In Maths we have been learning to interpret and use scales, timetables and charts.

Here is a link to our online modelling book.

These are the activities that I have completed as part of this learning. Working with Data Home Run The heat is on Scale of events Gigantic Jumbo You can find evidence of the two tasks below in my maths book.

When and weather Roundabout Rugby
My next Step is to apply the new knowledge that I have gained to real life situations eg using airport/bus timetables.

Koru Games Reflection

Koru Games Reflection

In the Koru Games the sport I competed in was girls volleyball.

Our team came in 8th place out of 24 teams.

I found the experience to be great fun because even though we didn't win we got to make new friends and hangout with them.

In terms of working with Individuals and Groups; my solo level is extended abstract because I was a part of my group an I contributed in any way I could.

For Teamwork; my solo level is extended abstract because we had great teamwork, great sportsmen ship and at the same time we had a lot of fun.

Individuals and groups

Key leadership- My last leadership blog post- Distinction post #10

I am very excited as I have finally blogged enough to receive my distinction badge after all of the blog posts I am very proud of myself and this adventure I have taken in leadership. Doing these many blogs has made me realize how much leadership I show in everyday situations and how showing leadership can make a big positive impact to you surroundings I hope I can continue showing leadership in everyday situations even though I will stop blogging about it.

I can not wait to receive my final leadership badge in the next school hui I have shown

.Active thinking

.Active thinker
.Goal focused

Through out my leadership that I provide at oaklands school everyday

Leadership-Band and choir practice-Distinction post #10

Band: The band was supposed to play next Monday at team hui but then Emily (our drum player) informed us that she is flying over seas that day so were were stuck but then we showed active thinking by thinking up a great idea so tomorrow at morning tea we are going to film song and show the video instead.
On Wednesday day the choir is going to Shirley High School to practice out songs for the music festival I am so excited The whole choir is showing to be goal focused as we are all focused on the goal of doing our best at the music festival.

key leadership-best Assembly yet-distinction post #9

Today me and Savannah presented house points at assembly today was great because today everyone was getting involved and joining in also when we put our hand up to ask them to show 5 they did so quickly this made me feel happy and respected.

I showed active thinking by putting my hand up to get there attention quickly I also showed resilience for all of those times where everyone was noisy and it didn't go so well.

Leadership- band and getting involved at lunch time- distinction post #9

Today at lunchtime I attended band practice as we are getting ready to preform in assembly I am singing with Elizabeth, Emily is on the drums, Maddy and Ashley are on the guitars and Hugo is on keyboard We are doing the song believer by imagine dragons.

How I got involved at morning tea time, At morning tea time a played a great big game of predator with my friends (predator is kind of like hide and seek) I got involved by finding an appropriate task to do.

I showed community by being a part of the community of oaklands school by getting involved and I showed goal focused by focusing toward the goal of the band preforming.

Key leadership- counting pozis- distinction post #8

On Friday after morning tea me and sav (Savannah) went around counting and collecting pozis it took a bit longer because none of the classes had counted the pozis before hand but me and sav stayed resilient to the situation and still counted no matter what.

Leadership-Helping to set up the quiz night- Distinction post #8

Last Friday I helped out in the hall to get everything set up for the quiz night first me and Elizabeth (my friend) were sent to go get tables from other rooms this task was very hard as the tables were very heavy but we showed resilience by continuing and not complaining.

Next, On Thursday at technology I finished my textiles passport ( a textiles passport is a piece of cardboard that you get stamps if you do special tasks or workshops.) and I made a little pouch for my phone.

Science badge- home learning challenge distinction #5

I have completed another task towards my science badge
Task: Write a poem about animals you have met before.

Two golden retrievers
I know a dog called Max and a dog called Jenna the two are quite alike. They are both brother and sister that love to go for a great long hike. They play fetch during the day cuddle at night If you ever meet these dogs you will find them a delight.

Science badge- home learning challenge distinction #4

I have completed another Task towards my science badge.

task:Trial 3 different brands of cat food

The cat food I used for this experiment.
The winner Must be the second one as it is in both of my cats top
two favourites.

Science badge- home learning challenge distinction #3

I have completed another Task towards my science badge.

Task:Describe an interesting investigation you have heard about involving a farm animal e.g breeding, health, feeding methods, etc.

Battery Chickens There has been a lot of concern about the health and safety of the chickens being farmed today. This is bad for the chickens heath as they have no room to move about And they are treated poorly.