Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Native trees!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


What is Easter?

what is Easter?
People have different  beliefs about  what Easter is . Some people  believes that it is about  Easter eggs or that Jesus resurrected and some people don't even celebrate Easter.

Easter eggs!
Ancient  Egyptians and Persians   believed
that the earth hatch from an egg. They celebrated new life by decorating eggs in bright spring  colours . The first chocolate eggs were made in Germany in the 19th century.

Easter Sunday
Christians believe that Jesus died on the cross for there  sins. On Friday Jesus died on the cross it was said on Easter Sunday that Jesus resurrected to heaven.

All over the world, there are many beliefs about Easter. At the end of the day, it all depends on what you believe it is all about. What does Easter mean to you?

Friday, 11 April 2014

The frog life cycle!!!!!!!!!!!

waimaria life cycle of a frog from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.


1. Who is the pohutukawa important to? Animals and people

2. Why do people think of it as the New Zealand Christmas tree?
Because the red flowers usually bloom in December
3. What makes the pohutukawa special? It makes it special because the people medicine    
4. How does the pohutukawa grow?they grown in warm places
5. Explain what nectar is.nectar is  like honey  

6. How have pohutukawa trees been used in the past? People  came to new zealand  to new zealand to cut they down

7. What is project crimson and why do you think it was named this?
Over seventy thousand trees have been planted to make sure that  pohutukawa  and rata don’t disappear

What is Fiafia?

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What is fiafia?

Do you know what Fiafia mean’s to Pt England School? Well stay here and I will tell you. Well Fiafia means  when you get together with your school or with your family. Participating and contributing and relating to others apply to fiafia because we make our  tutors so jolly. Participating and contributing  apply to Fiafia because we join in and we give our best.

Do you want to know what group I am in this year?  Well I am in the Hawaiian group. My wonderful tutors are Miss Ouano and Miss Eadie. They help us do our best and learn dances. We are doing three dances Our first dances  Maunaleo, our second dances is Ahulili and our third dances is Puili this is the link to Puili  What do  your  tutors teach to you?

The two Key Competencies we need to use is Participating and contributing and relating to others. We have to do our best  and  join in. We have to relate to others so we can make our family proud and we need to make our  happy  tutors fell so awesome that we we . Will you like to make your family pound.

Well, there you have it. Now you know what Fiafia is. I am looking forward to see you at fiafia tonight.

Friday, 4 April 2014

Hauhake Harakeke part 3

Hauhake Harakeke

Hauhake Harakeke SJ 2.3.05
WALT: Use clues in text  to help find the answers (comprehension).
1. What does hauhake Harakeke mean?
Harvesting flax

2. How did the harakeke move to make the children feel welcome?
Because it look like it was waving at the kids

3. When was the harakeke planted? 1987

4. How does the harakeke standing tall make the children feel?
It makes they feel pound

5. Why is any left over harakeke returned to the bushes?
So other people  can use it
6. Name 4 items you can make from harakeke (pages 9 and 10).
Potaka,Tipare,Kete and putiputi
7. Choose one of the items made from flax in the story and look at some google images of it.

Early finishers draw the item in detail in sumo paint or ABC paint.  Write the name of the item beneath your picture. Publish this on your blog with this heading and sentence:

Blog title: Hauhake Harakeke

Sentence to copy on with your picture: We have been reading about a Hauhake Harakeke ceremony. This is one thing that the children in the story made from the flax blades.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

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KC use your brain

Key competencies.
Do you know what the  key competencies are? I do let me tell you what the key competencies are. The key competencies are the five steps to success at school. The five key competencies are thinking,managing yourself,relating to others,using language,symbols and texts and participating and contributing.

I am really good at thinking. Thinking means using your brain to answer hard questions. When you get a hard questions you have to think really hard.

participating and contributing

Sometimes I am not good at participating and contributing. Because sometimes I do not want to give answer. Why you ask? Because my teacher doesn't pick me sometime and I just don't want to say anything everything.But I need to try.

So there you have it. Now you know what key competencies I am really super good at Thinking because I love to give answer’s. I need to work on
participating and contributing because sometimes I don’t feel like to play games with the classroom. Now you have it . Keep  on checking back on my blog  for more data about want I am stuck  on.Apr 1, 2014 9:43:15 AM.jpg