Monday, 31 March 2014

Anzac poster

This is a poster about Anzac
I think kids should be in the parade to celebrate all the people in the war

Anzac video

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Monday, 24 March 2014

Shoting scores

WALT calculate the mean, median, mode and range for a set of data.
TASK Elly and Troy want to find out once and for all:
which Activity Group has the overall best score, (mean)
which Activity Group has the highest middle number, (median)
what score was the most common, (mode)
which activity group has the highest range. (range)

In everyday life people collect data to look for trends and make decisions. In order to analyse the information, we need to understand the different ways to lOOK at the data.

Success Criteria you will know you are successful when:
calculate the mean by adding up all the data (9 + 4 + 4 + 5 + 8 = 30) then divide the total by how many numbers there were (9, 4, 4, 5, 8 = 5 numbers so 30 ÷ 5 = 6).
calculate the median by ordering all numbers from smallest to biggest then selecting the middle number (4, 4, 5, 8, 9 = 5 is the middle number). If there are 6 numbers e.g. 4, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, then the median is halfway = 5.5.
calculate the mode by identifying which number occurs most often (4, 4, 5, 8, 9 = 4 because there are two of them). You can have more than one mode.
calculate the range by finding the difference between the highest and lowest numbers (9 - 4 = 5).
My three scores are 0 15 27
Mean: 14
Median: 0 15 27  15 is my middle number
Range: 27


Activity group scores 131 42 44 4 9 97 0
Mean: 327
Median: 0 4 9 42 44 97 131
Range: highest 131 lowest 0 = 131 between 42
Mode: 0

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Camp reflection

This is my camp refletion
I really liked these activitys. These are information about the things I did.

Sunday, 16 March 2014


WALT: Research
Success Criteria:
Know your stuff 
Loud clear voice
Share the main points
Make eye contact
Make sure every member participates

My group didn't quite reach the Success Criteria. I know this because we didn't use a clear voice 
This is a link to a video of my groups presention.
Presention link

Thursday, 13 March 2014


This is a maths problem about some kids that a rasing money to go to camp.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Camp goals

WALT: Set smart goals
Set 2 goals that are sensible, measurable, achievable, relevant and timely goals
Reflect on goals after camp

My goal is to make new friends
I have chosen this goal because I always stick with my friends I need new friends as well
I'll know I have achieved this when I am talking and getting on nicely with someone
I can help myself achived this by talking and saying nice things

My goal is to try new food
I have chosen this goal because I don't try new food I stick to the ones I like
I'll know I have achieved this when I have my meals and try all the food and see how nice it is
I can help myself achieve this by trying the food even if it looks yuck

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Statistics: Stem and Leaf Graph

WALT: gather, display and discuss data

Success Criteria:  
  • Gather relevant information
  • Display data on a stem and leaf graph
  • Make some conclusions about the data


To present information about reaction times using a ruler.

Data: 30+ 22 18 17 17 19 5 12 1 15 11 22 30+ 23 15 18 
Stem and Leaf Graph 

Sorted Stem and Leaf Graph:


The lowest number we got was 1 
and the highest number we got was 30+ 
In the range is 29 cm.

Self Assessment:
  • I can gather relevant information 
  • I can display data on a stem and leaf graph
  • I can make some conclusions about the data

Peer Assessment:
  • I can gather relevant information
  • I can display data on a stem and leaf graph
  • I can make some conclusions about the data


Two stars and a wish

This is my two stars and a wish for this week

Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle doo

Walt: Use rhyme patterns effectively

Stand Stand on a garbage can
Jump Jump on a giant bump
Spit Spit just a little bit
Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle doo

Trip Trip on a big giantcantic dip
Catch Catch a rugby match
Fly Fly a giant sandfly
Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle doo

See See a huge bee
Hi Hi a black birds eye
Dry Dry a fat anoying fly
Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle doo

Break Break I'm wide awake
Beat Beat in the leather seat
Chip Chop in a cat food shop
Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle
Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle
Chiddlewaddle diddlewaddle doo

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Measles hit Auckland high school

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Monday, 3 March 2014

My new Motto

I was talking about swimming sports and saying how proud I was for my length races. Then I came up with a new motto this is what I thought of: Always challenge yourself. I thought of that because when I was thinking about my friends doing widths and I thought nah thats way to easy. So I would say never do something thats to easy for you. Here is my motto!!

MLE reflection survey

I did a survey about the Modern Learning Environment. I love being in MLE its such a cool place to be in when you have cool furnitre and wonderful teachers that are Ebony, Elly, Nic and Troy.
These are my results. I hope you have a good time looking at them.

Milania, 5 takes long way home

Milania Lang is only 5 years old, but she didn't let 6.8km of busy roads get in the way of an epic solo scooter journey.
Milania's intrepid outing began when mum Kamilla took her and two friends, plus Kamilla's 19-year-old niece Danielle, to watch a movie at the Auckland waterfront on a recent busy Sunday.
"We'd been at the Lantern Festival and I'd heard there was a kid's movie on at the Wynyard Quarter. So I decided to take the children to see it."
With the three children and Danielle, Kamilla went to an information centre on the waterfront to ask about the film.
"They were only about a metre behind me. I thought Milania was just an arm's reach away." But setting out for Princes Wharf, Kamilla realised Milania was missing.
"I asked the others if they knew where she was; but they didn't. So we started frantically looking." But Milania was nowhere to be seen.
Security staff reviewed CCTV footage, which revealed Milania had looked away at the moment the others went into the centre and it showed her looking around, confused, and scootering off in the opposite direction.
Kamilla called the rest of Milania's family and they came immediately to join the search. After about an hour, the police were called.
One of the officers asked if there was any chance of Milania having gone home. Kamilla thought it unlikely but went with an officer to their home almost 7km away.     
"I left the other children with my friend, and drove home in the car. The officer said it was time for us to alert the media and get a helicopter out. That really hit me hard."
They arrived at the family home, but Milania was nowhere to be seen. As they were driving back, a policewoman saw a small child four doors from the home, sitting on a footpath.
"She asked me 'is that her'," said Kamilla. And it was and she was very tired and quiet, but calm. The first thing she said to me was 'you lost me Mum'!
Milania explained she'd lost sight of the group and thought they must have headed home. "So she decided to scooter home to find us. She had to cross some of Auckland's busiest streets all by herself."
Milania's journey is all the more remarkable as she has been to the Wynyard Quarter only two or  
three times this summer.

Asked if she was scared or sad during her epic journey, Milania responded: "I cried, but just a little."

Comprehension Questions

WALT: Analysing an article
Record your responses to the following questions on your blog. (Think about a suitable title)
1) Do you think Milania did the right thing? What could she have done instead?  
She did not to the right thing. Milania should of stayed where she was so that her mum can find her.
2) What are some potential dangers that Milania faced?
Busy roads,traffic lights, cars, lots of people , kidnapping.
3) Define Frantically and what is another word for it that you could use.
panicing, hurrying,