LI: To form a opinion about a text/To identify verbs. I learnt how to identify verbs by skim reading through the text and figuring out which word is a verb. I learnt this by using a google drawing and using a reading website to find the verbs.
Mele @ Panmure Bridge School
I am Year 6 student at Panmure Bridge School in Auckland, NZ. I am in Learning Space 1. My teachers are Mr Ogilvie and Mr Wong.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Japan Sumo Wrestling
Learning Intention: To write a complete blog post using a fact about Japan
I learnt that back in the days Japan Sumo wrestlers were skinny. They were skinny back until the 1914 . The Sumo wrestlers were muscular in the early 20 century. As you know they are starting to get fatter in these days.
I found out these facts on a online website that had a lot of interesting information about Sumo wrestling in Japan. It had a photo of a few of skinny people and a fat people just like that person in the front of the first row.
Sumo is for Japan people who are heavyweight. Sumo game is played in a big circle. You have to stand inside it. There can only be two heavyweights versing each other. The two sumo have to try and get each other out of the circle.
Modern day photo compared to ancient day photo
Labels:
cybersmart,
Japan,
Sumo wrestling
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Ancient Egyptian numbers
Ancient Egyptian numbers
Learning Intention: to understand place value by using Ancient Egyptian numbers.
Challenge:
What number is this? 23 Why? Because I think the 2 upside down u's are the place value of ten and that the 3 lines represents the 1's.
23

Some Ancient Egyptian numbers
1
 
10
 
100

Challenge:
What are these numbers? 144 and 602
The twirly symbol represents 100's the upside down u's represents the 10's and the lines represent the 1's.
144
 
602
 
379
 
314
 
636
 
379
 
379

What is the same about the last two numbers? The one thing that is the same with the two last two numbers is that they equal the same number.
What is different about the last two numbers? It's the same numbers but just not in order.
Challenge:
Change these numbers into Ancient Egyptian numbers. Insert a photo of your number written on a whiteboard.
7
 
42
 
220
 
608
 
795

Addition
Challenge:
Now try adding numbers. You cannot draw modern maths symbols like + and =.
7 + 5
 
36 + 15
 
274 + 418
 
593 + 109

Subtraction
Challenge:
Now try subtracting numbers. You cannot draw modern maths symbols like  and =.
12  3
 
23  17
 
445  152
 
623  249

What can you understand about Ancient Egyptian numbers compared to modern numbers?
Modern numbers use english numbers such as 2 12 23 and 4 but the ancient Egyptian numbers use symbols to do their numbers just like this. They have 3 symbols representing the place value columns. The straight line symbol is a 1 the upside down u is a 10 and the twirly symbol is the 100's.
LI: To understand place value by using Ancient Egyptian numbers.
This week Mr Wong's maths group has been learning about Ancient Egyptian numbers. We had to use whiteboards to write the numbers. I have learnt one thing for writing Ancient Egyptian numbers is to make sure you dont use equals, addition, subtraction,and any other symbols on our Chromebooks.
I learnt this by figuring out how we write our numbers compared to the ancient numbers.
I first figured out what each ancient number meant on my work. The upside down u represents the 10's, the straight lines represents the 1's, and lucky last the twirly symbol represents the 100's of the place values.
I learnt this by figuring out how we write our numbers compared to the ancient numbers.
I first figured out what each ancient number meant on my work. The upside down u represents the 10's, the straight lines represents the 1's, and lucky last the twirly symbol represents the 100's of the place values.
Labels:
maths,
place value
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Number bonds trial
LI: To Learn number sequences above 1000.
Today me, Fau, and Charmaine. We had to make a common craft video from number bonds to 10 by using 10 blocks of uni link cubes. We had to make sure we took a video on a clear surface and to make sure that in the video it dosent show our body part. In a Common craft video you have to always make sure you take a video in a clear surface, also use your hands to move stuff around and to make sure we speak really clear
Labels:
maths,
number bonds
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Kiwi kids news
 Champion
2. Japan
3. first
4. sumo
LI: To learn about what summarize means.
Today Darth Vader group had to go on the kiwi kids news link and try to find a article. Once we found our article we had to read it then we had to make sure know one knows about it cause we had to pick 4 key words in our article then mix it up and try to test some people so that they can solve out our sentence so that it makes scene.
Today Darth Vader group had to go on the kiwi kids news link and try to find a article. Once we found our article we had to read it then we had to make sure know one knows about it cause we had to pick 4 key words in our article then mix it up and try to test some people so that they can solve out our sentence so that it makes scene.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Thousands Number
LI:To learn number sequences above 1000.
Today half of my group had to make a google slide on Thousands numbers. Our must do was to roll 4 dices at the same time and write those numbers in 4 digits. Just then Me Fau, Te Pounamu, and Charmaine had to write 5 number before that number and 5 numbers after that number.
Labels:
maths,
number sequence
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