Thursday, 27 June 2013

T2 Change - Plants and seeds

We are learning to understand that:
Scientists follow a specific process and ask questions that lead to investigations.
Plants need many things to move through the life cycle.
We will be able to:
Show the life cycle of a plant.
Label the parts of a plant.
Classify objects using a Venn diagram
We will know we can do this when we can:
Draw pictures that depict the life cycle of plants.
Correctly label the parts of a plant

Sort and classify leaves into categories of our own making and independently represent these in a Venn diagram.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

T2 Art Attack

We are learning to: 
·                make a tapa cloth.
·                choose a design to complete
·                follow the procedure to make it using paper, crayon, vivid markers and Indian ink.

We looked at a lot of pictures of Tapa Cloth patterns and decided to base our design on flowers.

How we did it.
First I screwed up the paper then I got a brown crayon and coloured in some of the flower. Then I outlined it with a vivid and then I put Indian ink on it.

Friday, 21 June 2013

Term 2 Statistics

WALT collect data using tally marks, display it on a graph and talk about what the graph shows
·      Know what data is
·      Pose questions for investigation
·      Collect data
·      Use tally marks
·      Make a bar graph
·      Talk about what the graph shows

Student voice:
There are 8 cats. The graph tells us how many pets there were.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

T2 Drawing

I am learning to…follow instructions to draw a wood pigeon
Success Criteria
·      Make the outlines first
·      Use some feather lines for light areas
·      Use some shading to show light and dark parts

Next Steps
To keep the shading within the outlines and hold the pencil on its side.