Wednesday, 14 December 2016

New Zealand pupils below average in maths results - TIMSS

Maths should be apart of the school curriculum because it helps the brain work harder.I Think that being below in maths isn’t great but It is disappointing to hear on the news that new zealand children being below the standard.If They tried a bit harder then maybe the would get a better score.

Monday, 12 December 2016

Christmas Activities

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We had to do some christmas activities for maths so I decorated a tree.I also sorted out some ribbons as well as a word search.It was hard to find the words in the word search.When I first started with decorating the christmas tree I didn't know how to stick the light on.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Web: I can't imagine life without

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Today we had to make a web about I can’t imagine life without. I filled all of my spaces up. I would need all of these things. The three most important things that I would need is food, water and family. We were able to have 16 thing that we could imagine. I injoyed doing this because its all about thinking about what we would do without these things.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016


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We are learning to enlarge a picture. I choose a lotus as my photo and my grid was 9 by 6 . We had to use some chalk to draw the scale and the the photo onto the asphalt. We had to find out the scale factor first. It did 1 cm represents 20 cm. When we were enlarging the photo we had to try and make it look the same. It had to be in each square that it was in. It was a bit hard to do but I tried my best to do it. My first try wasn't as good as the second tone but I think I did my best.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016


Today we learned about enlarging a picture.We had to draw the picture onto the grid.We had to count the squares to see where it had to go.I found it hard to draw because I kept on getting the shape in the wrong place.When it came to the coloring in part it was easy but other then that it was hard.We had to find the scale factor first and it was 2 because it was 9 cm.In the bigger one it was 18cm.Next I would like to learn how to mulitply diffrent things.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Whats my why

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Today we had to make a comic, a slide show or a powtoon to show your why.I decided to make a comic.I made a comic about my why and my why is to beat my cousin in maths.First I have arranged it so that my why is first and then how I will do it but my last is that I achieved it.

Friday, 4 November 2016


Our teacher was teaching us how to make a haiku poem.She explained the rules to us which were there are 17 syllables, 5 on the first and last and in the middle there is 7.She also told us that a haiku poem is a traditional japanese poem.After that she told us to get into a group of 2 or three.Most of us got into groups of 3 and made the haiku poem about summer.

Dancing trees said hi,

Sea gulls gliding in the air

Looking at the shore

This is the haiku poem that Margret, Lakai and I.

Thursday, 3 November 2016


I had to do my reading activity and my reading activity. I had to draw faces to match the words.I couldn't draw them on my netbook so I just found so photos to match them instead.

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Area and Perimeter

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Area and Perimeter

Today I learned about how to do area and use perimeter.It was hard at first but then I tried a couple of times and on the last try I got a gold.I would like to find another game to help me more but I would like it to be harder.Next I would like to learn measurment.

Friday, 28 October 2016

Olympic Ambassador Visit

Olympic Ambassador Visit


This is a letter from when she was a year 12. She wrote this to herself for in the future.The line that is highlighted in pink is the one that she wanted to achieve the most.That is to go to the 2016 Rio Olympics.She achieved that goal.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Olympic Ambassador Visit

Olympic Ambassador Visit
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Today we had an olympic ambassador come to our class.She plays hockey for the blacksticks and her name is Brooke Neal.I learned that there are three thing that you need to play and that is Respect, Friendship and Excellence.She also made one up and that is Purposeful.Brooke also told us that is was hard in the olympics.



We have been learning how to play basketball.The skills we learned were bounce pass, chest pass and overhead pass.We also learned that it is better to use a diamond to catch the ball instead of a w.The coach's names were Malik and Yaran.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Maths Angle

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I have been trying to get a higher score.It was hard because somtimes it would stop so it would give you less time to get to the angle.There are six diffrent tricks but after the six there are no more tricks but you can move onto the next level.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Acrostic Poem: Frustrated

and Trinity

WALT: write an acrostic poem using alliteration

Acrostic Poem: Frustrated

ire formed fast throughout the house
oofs ran round in circles
nexpected ugliness in the sky
trong smoke swallowed the town
win twirling tornados raced through the area
apid rain filled the ground
bandoned animals cried of hunger
rees tackled by the wind
agar eagles flew to safety
ark danger approached

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

The Sea

The Sea

Waves were clashing onto the sand looking like somebody flipping her hair up and down. Trees danced to the whistling wind. Waves were moving faster turning into a fast current.The current grew stronger forcing the boogie board out to sea. The current pulled the shells along the hadalpelagic. The seaweed jiggled around one spot waving to all the fish.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Basic Facts

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Today I had to do a basic facts test.I think I did great but now I have to move to stage 8 and that is really hard.

Friday, 14 October 2016

The Sea

The Sea

The sea runs up and down the the shore
Waves were clashing onto the sand
The trees were dancing to the wind
Sea shells were swirling side to side on the shore
Watching the boogie board swim out to sea

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Sports Camp

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Cross County was first and then It was archery, shooting and canoeing. It was so fun that we thought that we would squertr water on was so fun the camra man wated us to do it again but there was no more runners.The next couple of days were pretty intense but we got through it.It came to the last day and we had play in a couple of finals.It was exsiting to know we won 5 trohpys even when we were expecting to to get atleast 7 or 8.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Read like a Writer

Kanoa lloyd

Yesterday afternoon Kanoa lloyd came to our class to give out the duffy books.It was really exciting to have her in our class.After she gave out the the duffy assembly she took a photo with us.After we took the photo she asked us if we had any question but the only people that did have questions we're Heather and Mrs Ramkolowan.Mrs Ramkolowan asked her if she had made any mistakes and she said yes.

Friday, 2 September 2016

How Sports has made me a better Person

WALT: write an explanation

Sport has made me a better/worse person

Respect, Excellence and Friendship has made me a better person for so many reasons that I can't even explain. I have been playing netball for two terms now so I think that it has helped me feel better. I have also learned some new skills.


I play netball every day after school on a Tuesday. It's hard and sometime I don't respect the umpire and my teammates  but it's because I am angry most of the time.While we play the games it makes me feel happy when we win. The I think I make the other team feel bad.This is making me feel like I need to stop making the other team feel worse and start making them feel better by saying something nice. But the thing that I mostly need to do is respect the umpire and my teammates.
Sometimes when we lose it makes me feel even more angry but then thinking about winning the next game makes me feel a lot better but it doesn't always work.


Excellence has made me a better person in sports because on the way I play netball.Even if I play netball I sometime give up but then later one during the night I start to feel like I can do this and I won’t give up.By then it is to late because the game is alreadsy finished. Now I really need to focus on my school work now that netball is finished. Since netball finished I have not been focusing on my school work but now I think I should be.


Friendship has made me a better person by helping my friends and working as a team to win and  complete our netball games. Now that we have works together as a team we are now on the top of the leader board.and Once my teacher told us that this was our last game I felt like we had to win this game otherwise we would lose our spot on the leaderboard and then Kohi Marama would go to the top.

In conclusion I feel like I could of made me be a even more better person because I still feel that same but I now that I can do better.The only thing that I need to work on it just to keep working.The skill that I am still trying to learns is working as a proper team.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Guess and Check

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Guess and Check

For today my maths was to work out division.I had to work it out as a guess and check strategy. Afterwards on the calculator I checked to see if my answer was correct. Around the first couple of questions I got confused but when it came to the last three, it was a whole lot harder to do. Finally after checking my answers I discovered that I had got all my answers right.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Chalk Art

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We have been studying the olympics for the last couple of weeks. Every Wednesday we practiced drawing our sport so that we could draw it in chalk and then take a photo after we finished.Today we got the chance to use the chalk because it was a sunny day.I choose hockey as my sport.When I was drawing my hockey stick I made it look like a candy can but upside down and diaganel.Once I finished mine I had to get my teacher to come and take a photo.while she was taking the photo she told me to stand up and try to pretend that I am holding the hockey stick.After it was all dome she told me to go and help someone else.

Friday, 19 August 2016

Origami Crane

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Origami Crane

We made this origami crane with our teacher mr Yamasaki.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Cook Island Culture

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Today some Cook Islanders and people from the museum came to our school to talk to us about the history and culture. They told us how they designed their waka. They used the husk from the coconut to make a string and then they thread it through the wood to combine them together. But to make the wood stick together they use tree sap from the grapefruit tree. I learned that some Cook Islanders call a waka vaka are. Learning about the Cook Island culture was really interesting sahaly when they told us about how they make the waka.

Hans Gunter Winkler

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Everyday Theatre

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Today our class had two women come to our class and did a little performance. After that we played some games while we were playing game we earned bonus points and passwords. When we were playing the games every had a laugh.At the end we got a badg and a card.

Monday, 25 July 2016

Blood and Me

Blood and Me

Blood is bright red, it is also warm and sticky. In a three year old's body there is one or more liters of blood but in an adult's body there is five time more blood. Blood travel through your body like a fast river which is also known as a bloodstream. Our blood takes all the waste out and helps to fight the disease. In blood there is plasma. In plasma there is red cells and white cells.Red cells drop the oxagin and then pick up the carbon dioxsid.White cells are larger than the red cells because the white cells kill all the germs that try to get in.

Friday, 8 July 2016

Muffin Patterns

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For the last couple of weeks we have been studying patterns in Algebra.We had to make a pattern and then find out the rule.We made a pattern out of fruit, cereal, sunflower seeds and raisins.Our teacher had to pick the best five and then Nick would come in and choose the best.It was a bit challenging because we had to do it under 10 minutes.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Wednesday, 6 July 2016


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Anne was really kind and gave us a bag of netball gear.It was our last game today.Netball has been hilarious when people made mistakes.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Monday, 27 June 2016

Caterpillar Slider

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In this game I had to arrange the number to make a butterfly.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Bella and Thunder

Walt: write a narritive

On a early morning the sun was still rising.Bella woke up with excitement because it was Thunder's birthday. Thunder woke up not so long after Bella and started running around. They both had some breakfast because they wanted to play outside. Before Bella went outside she had to brush Thunders hair. While they were having fun Bella got a bit muddy but she didn’t care. She had then realized that she had to get ready for festival because she wanted to join the drawing competition.

She was trying to find her black dress. Then Thunder had found her dress in the washing machine. She was so devastated to find that her dress was no longer black it was fading to grey. You will look fine was spelt. She felt much better until Thunder ran on the road to grab his rubber toy. Suddenly a neighbor informed Bella that there was a crisis with Thunder. A little girl was walking a had taken Thunder. It was an unsatisfied moment for her. Posters were put up to ask anyone if they seen Thunder.

After a couple of hours the little girl took Thunder for a walk and saw the poster so she ran home but Thunder did not want to leave because he wanted to go back to Bella. He started howling for her. She had recognized that sound. Once she heard the howl she started running like lightning. Straight after she got him back she said, “ It feels like you have been gone all my life,”. After that she had then reclaimed him.

In conclusion Thunder was overjoyed to be back. Latter on that day Bella gave him a nice warm bath to make him feel nice and clean.That afternoon she went to go and take all the posters down.

Thursday, 23 June 2016


WALT:  to find a rule to give the number of matchsticks (tiles) in a given member of the pattern

Maui Summary

Walt: write a summary

Dad takes the kids out on a fishing trip. While they were on the trip Tiki caught a snapper. They saw some dolphins so dad rang the department of conservation to tell them about it because they were endangered. There is only 100 dolphins left. They caught four snapper, two gurnard and 2 kahawai, then stopped to have something to eat. They were missing mum and wishing that she was with them. On their way back home Te paea directed them from the way they came. Dad wondered if the dolphin made it. Lastly mum was really elated since she loved smoked kahawai.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016



On the 17th of June we all went to the G.I. center to do Jump rope for heart.While we were in G.I. we were trying to collect  money for the heart foundation.When we first started there was not much parents were there but latter on during skipping.After we got there we got to see Dion and everyone was surprised to see him.

Friday, 17 June 2016

E asttle Strand Results

Today I had to do a E asttle Strand test. It was a bit tricky but I tried my best to get most of the questions right and after a couple of minutes I  got my results back.I was so surprised to see that I got a 4b. I struggled with the the shape questions but I tried to click the correct answer so I double checked until I thought that it was right.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Timed Basic Facts

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Today I had to do a basic facts test.It was a bit of a challenge for me but I tried my best to finish it.The hard part for me was that it was only a limited time until it went to the next question.Most of the questions were easy to do but I did not know most of my facts that well.There was difefrent parts like mulitplaction, Division, Fraction, Percentages, Square root and Factors. When it came to the fractions and Percentages it was a bit fast because I had to try and write the answer as fast as I could.

Friday, 3 June 2016

Allergy Poem

People can have an allergic reaction
It can make a big distraction

When people scratch
It can be hard to catch

A big problem can be cheese
It can make people sneeze

When some people cough
People think it is ok to be leading off

Only one thing can con real quick
It is when people are sick

Paper plane scatter graph

Walt:write a blog post about scatter graphs.

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205 cm
147 cm
180 cm
291 cm
115 cm
141 cm
119 cm
261 cm
91 cm
92 cm
81 cm

We had to make 3 paper planes.When we finished making the planes we had to throw it.Then we had to measure the distance.After that we had to record it on a table.We had to plot all the numbers on to a scatter graph.Then we had

Monday, 23 May 2016

The good egg in the weekend


In the week end I was a  meaningful kiwi buy selling raffle tickets for an mp3 play to raise money for the hangi.I was a meaningful kiwi because I brought a lot of tickets.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

3D Art

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It took us 3 weeks to make the 3d art. I really enjoyed making the 3d art and I really think that I didn’t waste my time on it. It is a plant holder.