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Friday, 7 July 2017

The senior skip off

Straight after the ball in the senior block had to get ready for the skip off. The students that were entered in the senior skip off had to face each other. When it got up to the final three everyone was exicted to see who would come third, second and first.  In third place was Meana from room 12 then Fakaola from room 10 which is my class and in first place it was Kotipi from room 9.  At the end they all had to go and take a photo for our first, second and third places.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Massive Volcano Erupts In Mexico




Today the Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico has erupted, throwing ash, water and gas into the air. The eruption has made an ash cloud that reaches 2,000 metres above the volcano's crate. That’s more than five times the height of the Empire State Building in New York!. A huge crater is created on top of the volcano after the first eruption blows the top of it off.  People living nearby have been given advice about how to protect themselves from the ash.  There are more than 3,000 volcanoes in Mexico, but only 14 are considered to be active.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Reading about kites

I was reading a book about kites. In my book I read that there was a Kite festival in Napier and the worlds biggest kite was there. Dozens of people came to help and hold the kite down before it flies away. There where a late of people that came with their kites to fly it and see witch kite would stay in the air longest. There where different shapes and sizes of kites.There was one kite that was called a stunters kite it flow so fast it was the fastest kite at the kite festival. 

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Having fun with St Kents

Today some St.Kents boys came to Raupotaka to teach rooms 12, 10,9 and some of room 7. We all had to split up into 3 groups. My group we had 2 boys from St.Kents their names where Caleb and Pasie. My group was learning about touch we used tags in the games. We had fun playing with the St.Kents boys and had fun working together.

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Fare well Dominic


Yesterday we were saying Goodbye to one of the most important members in room 10 that was Dominic. He was a great person to the whole class and he was like a leader to all of our class mates. He was a cool, funny and he loved the Lord. I hope he has a wonderful time going to a new school.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Reading About Banana trees

 
WALT explain how banana trees grow in Tonga. Yesterday we were reading a book about banana trees. After we read the book we had to draw a banana tree and label it. This is my labelled drawing.

Reading Everyone Forgets sometimes

Today we were reading a play called everyone forgets something it is about when students forgot something at home and the teacher gets angry then his mum come in a says here is your lunch dear and the teacher was in barest.

Thursday, 25 May 2017

The Kingdom of Tonga


This term our topic for Inquiry was on the kingdom of Tonga. We had to go into groups and make a slide. I was working on Tongan traditions and Tongan Places and the others did different topics on Tonga.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

The difference between these brooms...

The broom on the left is made by a machine is made by a machine and the broom below is hand made our of leaves and coconut.


Welcome Back to School

Welcome back to school it is term 2. Hope you had a great holiday and hope you are ready for term 2. Get your brains switched on and start learning for term 2.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

My Anzac Cinquain Poem


This is a Cinquain Poem about Anzac. I thought about the war and I got some senses like feelings, what you could see, what you taste and what you could hear.

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Anzac Information

   
Do you know why we wear poppies every year? I do! We wear poppies because they represent the soldiers that sacrificed their lives for us. Poppies represent the blood of the soldiers that died.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Getting our Duffy books

Hi today at Assembly two special guests come to talk about reading one of them was Robert Rakete and the other one was Henry. This is after we got our Duffy books we were so excited. Our teacher Miss Misela took a photo of us with our fun Duffy books. 

Making a Raft

We Are Learning to explain the order of events in a text.
In Goosebumps we made a raft out of sticks, flax and some string. Dominic and Kain worked on the sail. The sail was made out of flax and Leanah, Konzay and I made the raft out of the sticks and the flax but the flax was thin. After that we made it we put it together and it made a raft.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

How to make a banana smoothie


WALT write a successful procedure. I will state my goal in the beginning of my writing.
I will be able to write a successful procedure.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

When you get bitten by a pests

WALT to explain what happens before and after you are bitten by an insect.

I heard a buzzing like a mosquito. It zoomed across my face as if it was a flash of lightning. I tried not to move so it wouldn’t bite me. Then it went around me a lot of times like a roller coaster. I started to worry because it would bite me if it landed on me.

Firstly when you get bitten you start to itch a little and you might think that the bite is infected like as if it was carrying the zika virus or other viruses. It is painful to get bitten by an insect. Did you know why they bite you? They bite you because we humans are warm blooded and they like warm blood.

Secondly mosquitoes have six legs so three legs on each side. Mosquitoes have a very skinny body. Skinny like your our small finger. They are so small you can’t even see them. Mosquitoes have a small body but a large face.

Thirdly how to prevent pest from coming to your house? Don’t leave the doors open for too long especially at night because mosquitoes and other insects can come into your house.

Keep doing it and you’ll have a self and healthy home!

What's the time?



Hi! today I was checking if I could tell the time and the results were that I can read time. If you can not read time then you need to ask someone to teach you how to  read the time or practice at home.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Flowers Forever

Hi yesterday I went outside to get some flowers for my flower collage and does are the flowers I found in our school gardens. The first flower I got was the little yellow daises, I got 5 of them then I got little red flowers from room 9's garden so as the big yellow flower. The little green  leaves were from room 10's garden so as the big branch that looks like a tree but mini and that is how I got my flowers.

How to make a chicken sandwich


WALT write a successful procedure Success Criteria:

I will state my goal in the beginning of my writing.

I will be able to write a successful procedure.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Telling Time

Hi for maths today we were telling time on different kinds of ways.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Thursday, 23 February 2017

My school life


Hi my name is Tupou and I am in room 10 at Ruapotaka Primary school. I am 9 years old and I am the oldest granchild in my family. I feel happy to be back at school because I didn't do much at home during the summer holiday. I am enjoying swimming right now because we are learning new skills that will help us be confident swimmers in beaches, pools and other swimming places. I like maths because I learn how to use different strategies to solve one problem and when I get the answer right it makes me proud. I am excited for the rest of the year!