C.A.R.E Values

My goal is to develop the consistent use of our CARE Values towards all the people I interact with and for myself .


  • My strengths are in being a respectful person and  an active thinker because I  focus on my learning and I let others learn by being sensible and quiet.
  • I have achieved my bronze certificate.
  • I am far away from getting my silver certificate.


  • I am going to work towards respect  because I am very good at it.
  • I am going to do this by being quiet and sensible so others can focus and will be silent on the mat.
  • I am going to work on community, by being a caring friend.

Cloze Relfection

I am learning how to do a cloze activity to help me with my reading
Being able to make logical predictions about what word would fit correctly into a sentence is a successful read`er strategy.

So What?
We use the following procedures:
  1. Read the whole text so that we can get an overall picture of the text.
  2. Re-read the text and think of words that would fit into the gaps. Write them down
  3. Look at the word list for this activity and see if I am correct / make changes

Now What?

A = I am independent. I read the text, select words that I feel logically and grammatically fit, and then I use the word list to confirm my predictions and / or make some small changes.

Keeping Ourselves Safe

I am learning to make safe decisions.

So what?
I am learning this because we need to keep our\selves safe.

Now what?
An example of a safe decision is if I am walking down the street at night alone and I get chased I will go to the closest house and knock on the door and yell out really loudly.


WALT: write a haiku poem.

I learned how to write a Haiku poem.

Here is a example of my learning.

The trees are waving. The forest is amazing. The birds are tweeting.

Next time I will put more detail in my poem.

Year 4 Sleepover

Something I enjoyed was foxes and hounds because it was challenging.

One challenge I had was orienteering.

I solved it by keeping on trying.

Something I learned about myself was that I am a good finder.

I surprised myself by finding 9 in the chicken coop when we did orienteering.


I A L different athletics skills.

 I learned how to throw the shot put by poking my elbow out.

 I achieved my goal because I came 4th in shot put.

 Next time I will push harder to make a longer distance.

Integrated Learning

WALT: Design a piece of furniture for a new learning space.

 I learned how to make furniture out of different materials  

 I achieved my goal because I finished just in time

Next time I will make my creation bigger

Maths Strategy Term 3

WALT: use standard form(algorithms)to solve + and - problems.

 I learned to solve algorithms.

Here is an example of my learning:      2476

Next time I will solve subtraction problems.


WALT: Create a mosaic picture using pastel and Indian ink

 I learned to create a mosaic

Here is an example of my learning:  I did a fish with yellow and blue squares

Next time I will make bigger squares because it will be easier to finish.


WALT: Introduce ourselves in Te Reo

 I learned to say my Mihi

Here are some sentences
E waru aku tau
KO bobby toku hoa

 I achieved my goal because I know how to say my age and my friend.

 Next time I will say my mihi without looking.

matariki readings

WALT: Make a conclusion or assumption

I learned more about Matariki

I achieved my goal because first I only knew that Matariki was 7 stars now know 15 things about Matariki.

Next time I will make a inference about Matariki

ANZAC Writing

WALT write a narrative

I learned that a narrative is a fake story.

I achieved my goal because it was hard to get ideas.

Next time I will work harder.

One night a loyal dog called jack was fast asleep.
A blue bird woke jack up.
Jack raced after the blue bird.

Cross Country

WALT run 1.5km for the Cross Country

I learned that it was hard and a long run but I got through it by keeping on going.

I achieved my goal because I completed the Cross Country.

Next time I will jog at the start and run at the start.

Kauri Year 4/5 Goal Setting

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Learning to Blog

WALT add a post to our blog.

This is one way I will be sharing my learning this year.

My next step with blogging is adding photos to my blog.