Friday, 7 September 2018

show not tell

WALT: Show not tell when we describe  
What can I see? A  cat crouching back.
The cat has flattened ears

           Tell: The cat is frightened.
What can I hear? Growling hissing silence
Simile or Metaphor


Self and Peer Assessment
In my sentences I have used words and phrases that will allow the reader to paint a picture.  I have…
  • Answered the questions
What can I see?  Hear?  Touch?
  • Used precise nouns, verbs and adjectives
  • Included simile and or metaphor
What can I touch? An angry cat with poffed up furr.

The angry cat is horifyed with what it is visulizeing. It hisses and growls in silence

Friday, 10 August 2018

On Tuesday we went on a trip to the Arahura Marae there were cool lights which were called the ribs and heart and a warrior spine i liked the whole thing it was the best experience

Friday, 25 May 2018

Gorilla the King of Apes

This week in writing we were learning to create a picture in the reader's mind.  We are trying to use lots of descriptive words about the gorilla because we are starting to read a book called The One and Only Ivan. 

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Place Value Problem Solving

WALT: Write place value word problems for people to solve.

In maths we have been working out word problems about place value.  Now we have written our own for people to solve.  Here is mine.  Can you guess my number?  Comment below.