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Wednesday, 19 December 2012

My Christmas Movie by Isabella


This is my Christmas Movie I did for my uncles and their partners overseas. I hope you like it and merry Christmas.

Thursday, 13 December 2012

My poplet on Robert Delauney by Isabella

My reflection on endless rhythm by Isabella



Art: Reflecting on my Endless Rhythm Painting


1. Are you pleased with your Endless Rhythm painting? why / why not?
Yes because it blends in with the colours and it looks like the real thing



2. What did you find easy when you created your Endless Rhythm painting?

I found painting the halves of the circles easy because it has a lot of room to paint



3. What part did you find tricky when you were creating your Endless Rhythm painting? -think about painting, ruling it up tracing plates, cups, etc.

I found ruling up the plates and cups hard because we need to make it even



4. Who / What helped you when you were painting?
Miss Paton, Angel, Fine, Caitlin and Asmah


5. What would you do differently next time? Think about:
colours, painting, ruling up, etc.
I would change my colours to make it match and blend in.


6. What frustrated you when you created your Endless Rhythm painting?
The thing that frustrated me was when we had to paint around the circle because we had to go slow and plus my hand was shaking.



Wednesday, 12 December 2012

My rubric that Caitlin did on me By Isabella


Topic Presentation: Rubric
Presenter: _____Isabella______________________ Assessor__Caitlin______________________
Crtieria
1
2
3
4

Loud clear voice
Presenter speaks in a soft voice e.g. whisper. May mumble during presentation. Words / sentences are very unclear and may not be understood by the audience.
Presenter’s voice maybe very clear in some of the presentation, but may revert back to soft / mumbling voice. Not all words / sentences may not be understood by the audience.
Projects voice in most parts, but may mumble, or speak softly in 1-2 sentences / words. Most words are understood by the audience.
Projects voice throughout the performance. Voice is loud and clear. Every word / sentence is understood by the audience.

Eye contact
No eye contact is given to the audience.
The presenter refers to cue cards. The presenter refers to the slide and reads off the slide resulting in some eye contact given to the audience, but not much.  
The presenter looks at the audience and gives eye for most of the presentation. Cue cards are referred to for some of the presentation.
Eye contact is given throughout the presentation. The presenter gives eye contact to the audience throughout the entire presentation.

Knowledge of Topic
Information is not known. Presenter freezes on the spot and relies on his / her team to rescue them through their slide / presentation. There are not any cue cards used.
Information is read off the screen. Cue cards are referred to throughout the presentation. There is no extra / expanded information.
Some information off the slides is memorised and is learnt off by heart. Cue cards are occasionally referred to during the presentation. Presenter expands on information by giving a few examples.
Information is memorised and is learnt off by heart. Cue cards are not referred to during the presentation. Presenter expands on information by giving lots of examples.

Slide Layout
Font is difficult to read against the background colour. The Font itself is very hard to read. Pictures do not relate to the question/s being asked. There is an imbalance of pictures and writing, e.g. Too many pictures on the entire slide. There are spelling, grammar and typing errors on the slide.
4 or more errors on the
slide.
Some of the font is difficult to read against the background colour. Some pictures relate and other pictures don’t to the question asked. There is an imbalance of pictures and writing in some parts of the slide. There are some spelling, grammar and typing errors on the slide. 3 errors on the slide.
The majority of the font is easy to read against background colour. The font is easy to read, but hard to read in some areas of the slide. Most pictures relate to the question being asked. There are a few spelling, grammar and typing errors on slide.
1-2 errors.  
All the font is easy to read against the background colour. Writing is easy to read. Pictures are appropriate the question being asked.  
There is an excellent balance of writing and pictures on the slide. There are not any spelling, grammar or typing errors on the slide.
Summarising of information
Information is copied from sources.  This is obvious as there is a lot  of copying and pasting.
This is throughout the entire presentation.
Some information is copied.  This is sh. own through 3-4 slides
Information is difficult to understand as this is not in the child’s language
Most information is put into own words. Only 1-2 slides have copied information. This maybe due to the context of topic and the lack of personal experience.  
Information is put in own words. Language is easy to understand.
Sources of information
Uses 1 source of information, e.g. a website
Uses 2 sources of information e.g. 2 websites or 1 website and a book, 2 books used
Uses 3 sources of information which may include books, websites
Uses four or more sources of information which includes websites, books
Referencing of information
Material is not referenced. This is not displayed at the end of the presentation
Some material is referenced, not quite finished
Most material is referenced. This includes websites and books.
Material is referenced, URL’s are included. Book’s and websites are referenced. APA referencing is used.

My video on my presentation by Isabella

This is my video on me and my partner Taryn. We have worked very hard on this so please make some comments. Our presentation is on the Anzac.
Isabella & Taryn from Joy Paton on Vimeo.

Friday, 7 December 2012

My comment to Caitlin by Isabella

This is my comment to Caitlin on her presentation

My presentation rubric by Isabella


This is my rubric that Asmah did for me on my presentation. As you can see I need to work on my loud and clear voice. I also need to work on my eye contact maybe if I need to get better at it I need to learn my notes off by heart. Also if I need to have a loud clear voice I need to speak loud through out the entire performance. The ones that I did well on is the knowledge of topic because I tried my best and my friends helped me practice a lot of times. Check it out and make some comments.



Topic Presentation: Rubric
Presenter: ____________Isabella______________ Assessor______Asmah__________________

Crtieria
1
2
34

Loud clear voice
Presenter speaks in a soft voice e.g. whisper. May mumble during presentation. Words / sentences are very unclear and may not be understood by the audience.
Presenter’s voice maybe very clear in some of the presentation, but may revert back to soft / mumbling voice. Not all words / sentences may not be understood by the audience.
Projects voice in most parts, but may mumble, or speak softly in 1-2 sentences / words. Most words are understood by the audience.
Projects voice throughout the performance. Voice is loud and clear. Every word / sentence is understood by the audience.

Eye contact
No eye contact is given to the audience.
The presenter refers to cue cards. The presenter refers to the slide and reads off the slide resulting in some eye contact given to the audience, but not much.  
The presenter looks at the audience and gives eye for most of the presentation. Cue cards are referred to for some of the presentation.
Eye contact is given throughout the presentation. The presenter gives eye contact to the audience throughout the entire presentation.

Knowledge of Topic
Information is not known. Presenter freezes on the spot and relies on his / her team to rescue them through their slide / presentation. There are not any cue cards used.
Information is read off the screen. Cue cards are referred to throughout the presentation. There is no extra / expanded information.
Some information off the slides is memorised and is learnt off by heart. Cue cards are occasionally referred to during the presentation. Presenter expands on information by giving a few examples.
Information is memorised and is learnt off by heart. Cue cards are not referred to during the presentation. Presenter expands on information by giving lots of examples.

Slide Layout
Font is difficult to read against the background colour. The Font itself is very hard to read. Pictures do not relate to the question/s being asked. There is an imbalance of pictures and writing, e.g. Too many pictures on the entire slide. There are spelling, grammar and typing errors on the slide.
4 or more errors on the
slide.
Some of the font is difficult to read against the background colour. Some pictures relate and other pictures don’t to the question asked. There is an imbalance of pictures and writing in some parts of the slide. There are some spelling, grammar and typing errors on the slide. 3 errors on the slide.
The majority of the font is easy to read against background colour. The font is easy to read, but hard to read in some areas of the slide. Most pictures relate to the question being asked. There are a few spelling, grammar and typing errors on slide.
1-2 errors.  
All the font is easy to read against the background colour. Writing is easy to read. Pictures are appropriate the question being asked.  
There is an excellent balance of writing and pictures on the slide. There are not any spelling, grammar or typing errors on the slide.
Summarising of information
Information is copied from sources.  This is obvious as there is a lot  of copying and pasting.
This is throughout the entire presentation.
Some information is copied.  This is sh. own through 3-4 slides
Information is difficult to understand as this is not in the child’s language
Most information is put into own words. Only 1-2 slides have copied information. This maybe due to the context of topic and the lack of personal experience.  
Information is put in own words. Language is easy to understand.
Sources of information
Uses 1 source of information, e.g. a website
Uses 2 sources of information e.g. 2 websites or 1 website and a book, 2 books used
Uses 3 sources of information which may include books, websites
Uses four or more sources of information which includes websites, books
Referencing of information
Material is not referenced. This is not displayed at the end of the presentation
Some material is referenced, not quite finished
Most material is referenced. This includes websites and books.
Material is referenced, URL’s are included. Book’s and websites are referenced. APA referencing is used.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

My presentation on Anzac by Isabella

Isabella's Netbook Reflection

This year I have found using my netbook to be successful. I have enjoyed using my netbook because.....  
We can upload presentations, photographs, stories and other things. When I put something on my blog I always put a picture to go with it. Also I enjoy uploading stories that we do in class because when we get it checked I can upload it to my blog. When we do presentations like how we're doing presentations for our Festivals and Celebrations. I find uploading things on my blog really successful because then when we have more posts we get more comments and we have more people from around the world checking out my blog. I also like it when people comment on my work and that will let me know that I’m doing a great job on my work and on my blog. Also I can show my work off in assembly, in class on the big screen or to other people from other schools or around the world.



The barriers in using my netbook are.....
When we had internet problems and flash issues with maths whizz. I really find it annoying because when we need to do something really important with our learning our internet gets really slow because a lot of people are on their netbooks or the other classes are on their netbooks. Also when we have to go on math whizz we have flash problems and when I go on it the whole screen freezes when it is in the middle of loading. The sad issue with my netbook was when it got taken in the burglary. I got really upset that it got taken and I got really tired when it took a long time to get another one. I also don't like it when my math whizz is slow we have to reimage it my netbook over and over again.



The interesting aspects / parts to using my netbook are.......
Getting to take my netbook home for the holidays or during the week so we can do our homework. Also when we take our netbooks home and we haven’t finished our work we can do it at home. I like taking my netbook home because when we have nothing to do in the holidays we can go on other peoples blogs or we can publish a story we did in the holidays or we can make comments on other peoples blogs.

I also like it when Miss Paton checks my work so that she can show it in assembly or she can put it up in class on the big screen so that I know that I have done a great job with my work.

Thursday, 29 November 2012

My comment to Samira by Isabella

This is my comment to Samira on her poem My Mum


My bio poem by Isabella




Isabella


Is: Responsible, Persistent, Intelligent, Independent


Daughter of: Teresa and Daniel


Sister of: Leila, Juliet and Rocky


Lover of: Music, Cooking, family, Art, and Life


Who feels: Loved by family, Supportive when my family and friends watch me do things eg: Athletics, Happy when my family are happy


Who gives: Encouragement to family and friends, Love to family, Kindness to other people.


Who fears: Strangers, Walking by myself at night, Rejection


Who would like to see: The White house, The Eiffel Tower, and the London Eye


Who lives: Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand


NAMOA

Friday, 23 November 2012

My maths whizz by Isabella

This is my maths whizz progress


My Own Narrative by Isabella



On a hot summer’s day back in 1933 there was a lady named Christina. She loved her job so much that she would work throughout the whole week. She would work on night shift from 6:00pm - 7:00am. Christina had two kids named Sam and Lauren. Sam was the youngest at the age of nine, and Lauren was the oldest at the age of fourteen. She also had a husband named Will, who worked as a coach of his own rugby team.

One night when Christina finished her job they gave out prizes to everyone who worked with her. When Christina got her prize she was really happy because she won tickets to a reggae concert. Christina loved reggae music and so did her family.

The next night they got ready to go to the concert. While they were driving to the concert the car broke down on the motorway when it was still busy. Christina got really upset because she thought she would miss the concert. So while she sat in the car crying, her husband Will tried to fix it. He was worried because didn’t know he didn’t know how to.

Lauren suggested they called AA Insurance because they could fix all sorts of cars. Will thought that was a good idea and called them straight away. They waited for an hour. Finally they could see a yellow car coming towards them. On the side of the car it said ‘AA’ so they were jumping up and down because they finally could go to the concert. When the AA insurance people left Will turned the car on. When they heard the engine come on, they were happy because they got to go to the concert.They got to the concert in time to see Bob Marley sing his last song.

The whole family felt glad that their car got fixed and they got to go to the concert. They all went home with smiles on their faces after having a fantastic family night out. Everyone hoped they would get to go to another concert to listen to more of Bob Marley’s songs.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

My Wallwisher on Anzac Day By Isabella

This is my wallwisher on Anzac Day. There are a lot of information. Check it out and make some comments.

My comment to fine by Isabella


My Reflection on my painting by Isabella


 

Art: Reflecting on my Abstract Painting

1. Are you pleased with your abstract painting? why / why not?
Yes because it looks like the real thing and it took along time to paint

2. What did you find easy when you created your abstract painting?
I found painting easy  

3. What part did you find tricky when you were creating your abstract painting? -think about painting, ruling it up etc.
I found doing the grid and painting within the lines tricky

4. Who / What helped you when you were painting?
Miss Paton, Taryn and Caitlin. I also used a ruler and Miss Paton helped me mixing the paints to make a lighter or darker colour

5. What would you do differently next time? Think about: colours, painting, ruling of grid, etc.
I would Change the way I paint because I need to try and paint one way.


6. What frustrated you when you created your abstract painting?
I found doing the grid frustrating because we had to get the same size.





Monday, 19 November 2012

My poster on thanksgiving by Isabella

This is my poster on thanksgiving. I have worked on this with my partner Taryn. From working on this poster I have learnt that 91% of people eat turkey on thanksgiving day. Check it out and make some comments.


My presentation on thanksgiving by Isabella

Thursday, 15 November 2012

My reading task by Isabella

Ruby Group 2
Title: Matariki Returns

Learning Intention:
I am learning to link prior knowledge and experiences into the texts I read.

1. Why is Matariki an important event on our calendars?
It is a new moon


2. What is Matariki in the physical sense?
Matariki is a cluster of the seven stars within the constellation Taurus.


3. What does the term Matariki mean?
The word (Mata riki) means little eyes and (mata ariki) means eyes of god


4. Describe the process of Matariki.
Toward the end of may the seven stars of matariki sink below the horizon and disappear from new zealands night sky


5. What should you look out for?
If you keep a close eye on the sky in june, you might be lucky enough to witness a special sight.


6. Describe the stars of Matariki.
Matariki is made up of several hundreds stars but only seven of them can be seen with the naked eye.


7. What does the dawn rising of Matariki mean?
When you have seen Matariki at dawn and the new moon at night you’ll know that the maori new year is beginning. Also the dawn rising of matariki was a sign to maori that the hunting season was coming to an end and the planting season was about to begin.


8. How were birds preserved?
They had no freezers so they stored their birds in their own fat. The word for fat is ‘hinu’


9. What happened during Matariki?
Matariki is a time for catching fish, especially Korokoro (lamprey eels).

10. What are some of the legends of Matariki?
One of the legends says that the stars of matariki are members of te whanau Marama - the children of light. Another legend says that Raumati (the summer) and Raro (the underworld) were parents of Puanga, Takurua, and Matariki.


11. Why is the Matariki cluster special to people?
The ancient greeks named it the pleiades.


12. How can you become involved in Matariki celebrations?
you can also contacted a museum or a astronomical society.

My poplet on Friedrich Vordemberge-gildewart

My comment to Room 13 Kings by Isabella

Great effort to room 13 kings on their video for the manaikalani film festival.


Wednesday, 7 November 2012

My Self Assessment on my narrative

This is my Self Assessment on my own narrative. All the smiley faces mean I did well and the straight faces mean I did OK and the sad faces mean I didn't do that well. The ones I need to work on are describing what the characters look like and I also need to describe the characters personality. Check it out and make some comments.

Friday, 19 October 2012

My task to complete by Isabella

This is my task to complete. The ones I have highlighted yellow are the ones I have completed. Also the ones that are just the words mean I still need to work on it. 


Thursday, 18 October 2012

My wallwisher by Isabella

This is my Wallwisher on Thanksgiving

My Story of the three little pigs by Isabella


Three little pigs



One sunny day there were three little pigs. Their mum told them that they are getting too big for her so she told them to move out of her house and move into their own house. So they went out looking for things to make their house. The first pig got straws to build his house. Then the second pig went out looking and he found some sticks to build his house. It looks great. Then finally the third pig built his house out of bricks, it was really strong. Then suddenly the big bad wolf came along and he said to the little pig “little pig little pig let me in’ and the pig said “no not by the hairs of my chinny chin chin I will not let you in” Then the big bad wolf replied I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down’ then the little pig’s house got destroyed by the big bad wolf, so the little pig ran to the his older brother’s house. As he was running he yelled out “Let me in” so he did. Then the big bad wolf came to the second pigs house and he said little pigs little pigs let me in then the pigs said no not by the hairs on my chinny chin chin I will not let you in then the big bad wolf said then I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down so he did. The second pigs house got destroyed so they ran to their older brother’s house that was made out of bricks. When the other pig saw them running he opened the door and locked it. The big bad wolf came the the third pig’s house he looked through the window and he saw all of them there. Then he said little pigs little pigs let me in and the pigs said no not by the hairs on my chinny chin chin we will not let you in my house, fine then said the wolf then I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down but he couldn’t so he tried again and again and again until he saw the chimney he climbed up. Little did he know that the little pigs had a pot ready for him  in the fireplace. Splashh went the wolf into the pot. The little pigs were saying yay!!. Because the big bad wolf was gone. Then the three little pigs lived happily ever after