NZ Identity: Parliament.

As part of our New Zealand Identity unit we have been learning all about New Zealand Parliament.

Here is a Link to modeling bookfor this unit if learning.

We have learned all about the different roles that people have in parliament.

Key roles in Parliament Activity Link to key roles in parliament
Some things that I have found interesting are: *That the Law/bill has to go though 3 checks to become a law. *There are 120 members of parliament (thought there was more...)
My next step is to see parliament in reality this/ next year on my Wellington trip. Is to go and see the prime minister and buildings in reality.

Integrated learning

This is our doc I did this with Nick and Solani.

WALT: Write an effective argument for our chosen political party.

WALT: Write an effective argument for our chosen political party.
Is National the best party to vote for?  Personally I believe Maori party is best to vote for. Here are three policies I would vote for; Aim to end homelessness by 2020, Make doctor and dentist visits free for under 18s, Reduce company tax to 25 per cents. The first policy I will explain is Aim to end homelessness by 2020 and that’s a policy in Housing.  
Aim to end homelessness by 2020I think that we should end homelessness because I think people don’t deserve to be homeless.Kids shouldn’t be homeless because kids didn’t do anything wrong it’s just their parents! I think that houses should be a bit cheaper because in now day houses are so expensive it means that we could never end homelessness if houses are so expensive. Heath is also really important because you need to keep safe. Make doctor and dentist visits free for under 18sI think that kids under 18 should be able to visit doctors and dentists for free because kids…

Koru Games reflection

Koru Games Reflection
In the Koru Games the sport I competed in was Girls football
Our team lost most games but got a tie with Hornby high.
I found the experience to be a striker because I found that position easier than others.
In terms of working with Individuals and Groups; my solo level was Multistructural because normally I don't really share my ideas with everyone.
For Teamwork; my solo level is relational because I would share my ideas with people in the same position as me.

Individuals and groups I need help to work in a group (with teachers or other students
Blog Post Title: Letter Writing
In Writing we have been learning to: Write a formal letter.
We have followed the writing process and have planned and drafted a formal letter.
Here is a link to our online Modelling book. This shows the process that we have followed.
Here is the letter that I have written LINK TO WEB
Here is my reflection on the letter writing that we have done. LINK TO WEB

One thing that I found challenging about writing formal letters was the main body.
My next step is: look for more opportunities to put my letter writing knowledge into practice in the future is finding words that mean the same word which means instead of is not it is isn't.

leadership blog post#4

Today I did peer mediation with Hailey and Caitlin we had a problem with year fours Mr Forman told them to share the ball they said yes but when Mr Forman walked away they started arguing we told them to share but they didn't just before I started typing on the form an other boy said come join me, and that was it. I think I shown Respect R 11 Use manners when talking to people because I was really sick of them.


Today I have finished my art here it is...