Wednesday, 26 October 2016

WALT find and summarise information in a non fiction text by skimming and scanning

I can summarise information  in my own words. Skimming and scanning means to quickly find information with my eyes. I know how to search for key words. I feel proud because I can summarise information. Next time I want to add more detail.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

What's the matter

WALT build simple sentences to add more description to our writing

Reflection I am learning to build my sentences by adding more detail. It makes my story interesting to read. Next time i want to add new words from a dictionary.

Monday, 17 October 2016

WALT solve problems by making equal shares

I am learning to sort objects equally into groups. I like using counters to help me,  I feel proud solving division facts. I want to learn  hot to solve more division.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

My e-learning Progressions

YEAR 3 & 4

Equipment & Operation
We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
use camera settings eg macro and zoom
  • we can select the macro setting for close-up photos
  • we can zoom in and out
  • we can use the appropriate setting eg portrait, auto, movie\
transfer photos to computer eg iPhoto or Picasa
  • we can transfer photos to a computer
export iPad work
  • we can find the export tab
  • we can select the appropriate file type e.g. email, pdf or jpeg, save etc
  • we can email the file to the appropriate person
be responsible for the safe-keeping of all digital equipment
  • we can put equipment away when not in use
  • use the iPads and laptops on an appropriate surface
  • wear a lanyard when using a camera
  • handle the iPads and laptops carefully

Creating and Presenting

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
create documents and presentations in Google Drive
  • we can choose the appropriate document type for our purpose eg document, spreadsheet, presentation
  • we can add an appropriate name
  • we can file documents in the appropriate folder
use a Presentation application
  • we can open and save a keynote
  • we can add text to text box
  • we can add an image
  • we can add new pages
insert text boxes
  • we can find the add text box icon to create it
  • we can position a text box
  • we can add content to a text box
  • we can fill and outline a text box
change page layout
  • we can find and use the page layout tabs
use audio and video recording applications
  • we make sure there is no background noise
  • we speak clearly and with appropriate volume
  • we capture the entire image on the screen
upload video to blogs via Youtube or similar with support
  • we can find the Youtube upload tab
  • we can upload a video to Youtube
  • we can embed the video to our blog using the HTML code
embed content into other locations with support
  • we can find and copy the embed code
  • we can paste embed code in the right place, into our blog, under the HTML tab
create and use simple graphic organisers independently
  • we can create a graphic organiser using apps such as Popplet, Padlet etc
  • we can add details to a graphic organiser
use email
  • we can compose and send an email
  • we can open our inbox and read an email
create, save and publish posts on blogs
  • we give blog posts appropriate titles
  • we can create text content in a blog post
  • we can add an image to a blog post
  • we can upload a movie file into a blog post
  • we remember to add labels to a blog post
  • we can proofread our post before publishing
  • we understand that a published post is visible to the world
  • we can edit both draft and published blog posts
read and comment on blogs and sites independently
  • we can make appropriate comments on blogs and sites
take a screenshot on computer and iPads
  • we can use the shift+command+4 buttons on the computer
  • we can use the home and off buttons on the iPad
use Kid Pix or similar application
  • we can insert images
  • we can add audio content
  • we can embed video content
  • we can create slideshows

Internet Use and Research

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
gather information from a variety of sources  
  • we know the difference between blog, site, .com, .org etc
  • we can use the appropriate tool for our research eg search engines, Wikipedia, encyclopedias
find information using search engines
  • we can use a variety of search engines eg Google, KidRex, quinturakids,, etc
  • we can choose the appropriate search engine for our purpose
use Google research tool within Google Drive
  • we can find and use the research tool  
find images specific to our topic independently
  • we can use Google Image search or Creative Commons search to find suitable images

Keyboard and Mouse Skills

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
edit text
  • we can use spellcheck, delete, backspace and undo
use formatting and drawing toolbars
  • we can find and use the text colour and highlighting buttons
  • we can find and use the bold, italic and underline buttons
  • we can find and use the text alignment options
  • we can create lists using numbers and bullets
  • we can find and insert shapes
  • we can change page orientation to landscape or portrait
select text
  • we can use the trackpad to highlight, cut, copy and paste
use basic shortcuts
  • we can use command+c to copy
  • we can use command+v to paste
  • we can use command+x to cut
  • we can use command+s to save
  • we can use command+a to select all
  • we can use command+q to quit
  • we can use command+z to undo

Digital Citizenship

We are learning to:
We will know we have been successful when ...
be responsible digital citizens
  • we know who we are talking to online
  • we understand that to be good cyber citizens we must abide by sites’ terms and conditions
follow the school digital citizenship guidelines
  • we keep passwords private
  • we use school ICT equipment appropriately for education purposes
  • we use our Google accounts appropriately
access information without plagiarising
  • we credit ownership to the author
  • we use the Research function (in Google) to cite images and content
  • we use Creative Commons content where possible and credit appropriately
create a positive digital footprint

Tuesday, 6 September 2016


Reflection I feel proud because I really liked doing this activity. I can name most 3D by myself . I still need to work on how to put it on my blog.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

walt add detail about a character

i feel proud because i love working. next time i need to write more story into it.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

WALT add descriptive language through or senses

REFLECTION I used my senses (see touch, feel, taste and hear) to add detail to my writing. I feel proud because my story is interesting. Next time I will put my writing in

Dad and the bike race

Dad and the Bike Race
By Jill Eggleton

W.a.l.t talk about the plot of the story.

Main Characters
Dad, the kids
In the park

In the beginning..on Friday the kids looked in the paper and they saw a sign saying ‘Bike race on Saturday come and have a fun day. On Saturday the kids put the bikes in the truck Dad put his bike in the truck too. Dad and the kids got to the park. They took the bikes of the truck. The kids put on their helmet. Dad put on his helmet, too.

a girl was under a tree she had no chain dad said you can have my chaindad had no seat or chain to ride on or to sit on dad ran to the finish line

In the that your dad he is cool he is really cool he gave me his chain he gave me his seat

I really like that he gave his chain to the boy. i foundtyping really tricky. Next time I want to add more detail to my answers.