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Thursday, July 5, 2018

My pepeha


What was challenging for me is translating my writing into tongan. What I learned to do is to write my words into tongan.


season poem


What was challenging for me is to create my on poem ant to create my own tree.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Prediction key




Variations keys

How many ways can you think of to
get people treating our earth better?


Design a poster that could be displayed around our community.


Throw your rubbish in the bin.

Walk to school instead of driving.
Recycle bottles.
Throw your fruits in the compost bin.


   












Throw your rubbish in the bin.


Reverse keys


Reverse keys

We know the help of gravity helps us stick to Earth but what if gravity did not exist?
I’ll take cover
I’ll grab on something hard. I will carry on something heavy when I go somewhere. I would run where I need to go. I’ll go to church everyday. I will hide under my bed. I will wear a gravity suit. I’ll war gravity boats. I will wear a lot of clothes to keep me on the floor. I will tie myself onto something heavy. I hide under something heavy. I will hide in something strong enough to stick on Earth. I will stay with my family. I’ll go to heaven. I'll play on my netbook. I will play board games with my family.

Alphabet keys


Alphabet keys Complete and A-Z listing of all the key topic vocabulary to do with Earth and Beyond. A-Asteroid
B-Black hole

C-comets
D-Dwarf planets
E-Earth
F-Flares
G-Gas giants
H-Halimeda
I-Io moon
J-Jupiter
K-Kale moon
L-larissa moon
O-Oberon moon                                     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l64YwNl1wr0
N-Neptune
M-Moon
P-Phoebe moon
Q-Quaoar
R-Rhea
S-Saturn
T-Titan
U-Uranus
V-Venus
W-Water cycle
X- X-ray
Y-Yellow Dwarf stars
Z-Zodiac

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Animation of the solar system

WALT: create an animation of solar system using google drawings.
What was challenging for me is making my own animation about the solar system.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Day and night

Did you know that the sun doesn't move.
1 paragraph.
Why we have day and night?

Something you need to know that Earth's southern hemisphere is facing to the sun so that means that the northern hemisphere face to the moon. Did you know that earth is tilted just a little.

2 paragraph.
Did you know that earth’s rotating on its axis which creates day and night and earth is tilted so one of the part of earth is leaning to the sun and the other side is facing away from the sun so that means we all get different amount of heat and sunlight.

That is takes earth 365 days or rotation to orbit the sun.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Walking water

Walking water
WALT: a brainstorm my brainstorm are in bold.
Last week on Thursday Room 8 did science experiment about walking water.
Who was there? My teacher and all the student.
What did we do?My teacher set up the experiment.
Where did it take place? It took place at Tamaki Primary school in Room 8.
When it happen? It happened on Thursday 24.
Why we did it? We did it to show what does walking  water.

Firstly my teacher set up the science experiment up with 7 cups on the table and they had strips on it and four had water inside. Then she put food coloring which are engeenge,Kulukula and Pulu

Secondly she told us to predict what is going to happen with the colors in the three cups.

Thirdly she told each one group to stand up and told us to observed what is going to happen.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Moon Phases



WALT: Using google drawings. Create the different moon phases.
What I learnt is to make every moon phases using shapes.
What was challenging for me is putting the shapes into moon phases.

My pepeha

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Vaka numbers 1-10

Numbers 1-10
WALT: To include my first language in my writing
What was challenging for me is putting the numbers in Tongan

One-Tongan Taha

Two-Tongan Ua

Three-Tongan Tolu

Four-Tongan Fa

Five-Tongan Nima

Six-Tongan Ono

Seven- Tongan Fitu

Eight-Tongan Valu

Nine-Tongan Hiva

Ten-Tongan hongofulu

Vaka days of the week

Days of the week
WALT: To include my first languages Tongan in my writing.
What was challenging for me is putting the days of the week in my languages.

Sunday-Tongan Sapate

Monday-Tongan monite

Tuesday-Tongan Tusite

Wednesday-Tongan Pulelulu

Thursday-Tongan Tu'apulelulu

Friday-Tongan Falaite

Saturday-Tongan Tokonaki

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Vaka sun


WALT: use of punctuation to explain the sun and use a brainstorm.
Did you know that the sun is like a hydrogen bomb?

In fact the sun is made out a hydrogen,helium and gas.

An important fact about the sun that is like a giant fireball.

Furthermore  the sun that it is like a nuclear bomb.

In addition the sun has solar flares caused by the invisible magnetic field lines,kulakula and lanu mata.

Something you need to know that Earth is 149.6 million km away from the sun.

Monday, May 21, 2018

What I learn at volleyball


Week one at Volleyball we learnt to serve the light Volleyball to our buddy.
We learnt how to serve the ball from a Coach name Coach Elnor.


When we serve the ball the wind blows it away.


Then we learnt how to share the light volleyball with our team mate.

Then we went into a circle and learnt how to do a ready position.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

DMIC week 1


My group and I learned how to make 3 hours by using the minutes that was on the maths problem. What was most enjoying is working as a team with my group. What was challenging for me is explaining what we did to my class.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

First Panmure Bridge

Middle school at Tamaki Primary went to the yacht club to view the site of the old swing bridge that was the first Panmure Bridge to be built.

The first Panmure Bridge was made in 1950.
The first bridge that was made in Panmure was made out of wood.
The first bridge which is the swing bridge was demolished because it was to old for the people to walk on or drive on.
Every farmers goes and crosses the Panmure bridge to go to Pakuranga to buy seeds for their plants.



The bridge that collapsed in America.

A long time ago  a lady was run over by a car so they built a foot bridge.
 It was connected to two buildings because they didn't want  anyone to get run over again.
 It only took six hours for the footbridge to be built.
When the bridge collapsed it landed on the cars that passed underneath.
It landed on 8 lanes and four people passed away.
A few people survived but they got seriously injured so people called the ambulance.

Iron up sports

I learnt to embed a image to my blog post.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

I am inspired

Malo lelei fefe hake my name is Vaka. I go to Tamaki Primary School. I’m a Year 5 and I am Tongan. I have 5 brothers my mum and my dad.

I am good at Rugby and Soccer. What I love to do is learn to do maths and inquiry. My challenges are to speak out loud to my class.

What I’m looking forward this year is to learn my division to twelve. What I what to achieve this year is my reading and my writing. The person that inspires me is Joseph Parker.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Waka Tapu by Jeff Evan

I listened and read this article.
In a nutshell I learnt...



  • in 2012 two Waka with people inside called Te Aurere and Ngahiraka Mai Tawhiti sailed to Rapanui. 
  • I also learnt that Gambier Islands is close to Rapanui.
  • when they were sailing It took ten months to go to Rapanui and go back.
  • During the journey the navigator yous his skills and knowledge to locate Rapanui Island.
  • The navigator used the sun and ocean swells and at night he used the stars to keep him on track.
  • The voyages was the dream of master Waka builder Hekenukumai.