Saturday, 28 November 2015


Today room nine has been writing and saying there eleven times tables out loud. We had to make a DLO on our eleven times tables.  We also had to include objects and words and we also had to say it in a another language.

Sunday, 22 November 2015

SIx timetable

Today room nine has been writing and saying there six times tables out loud.  We had to make a DLO on our six times tables.  We also had to include objects and words and we also had to say it in a another language.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015


Research Tag
Topic: What do Irans eat

Big idea: what they eat

Now go and find a book that you think could answer the question and fill out this information.

Book title: Iran

Author/s: Richard Spilsbury

Publisher: Heinemann raintree

Date of publication: 2012

Keywords found:food

Page #’s: 16, 28, 29

Key pictures found: Fruit, veges and meat

Page #’s: 28

This is me and Jorja's research tag information.


This is my symbol line short, I got 100% I thing I did well.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Matching prats of a book

Matching Parts of a Book

L.I. Know the different parts of non-fiction books

Each part of a book has a special name which you need to be a familiar with.
1. For each description below find the matching term in the box.
2. Write in the correct term in the space provided.

Index =Alphabetical list of all the topics in a book with the page number where the information can be found.

End papers= The first and last pages of a book.

Illustrator = The person who prepared or drew the pictures.

Introduction = Information about the book found at the beginning of a book.

Dedication = Words about a special person found at the front of a book.

Author = The person who wrote the book.

Glossary =  List of special words used in the book with their correct meanings.

Spine = The flat narrow outside strip of the book.

publisher = The company who made the book.

Cover = The outside of the book.

Spine label = The label which identifies the book on the shelf.

Bibliography = A list of more books on the same subject.

Contents = A list of the titles of the chapters.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Choosing the right book

1. How many people live in NZ?
  • Yearbook of Population
2. Which special stamps were issued in New Zealand in 1992?
  • Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue
3. How to look after a puppy?
  • Caring for pets
4. Where the custom of Easter Eggs came from?
  • The Bible
5. The date of the Wahine disaster?
  • Everyman’s Dictionary of Dates
6. Which records were broken at the last Olympic Games?
  • A History of Flight
7. The size of Noah’s Ark?
  • Encyclopedia of Athletics
8. The speed of the first aircraft to fly under power?
  • Dictionary of Customs and Fables
9. The story of how the first under four-minute mile was run?
  • Myths and Legends
10.  How the Greeks used a wooden horse to enter the city of Troy?
  • Guinness Book of Records

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

How to reference a book in APA format

             How to reference a book in APA format.

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Hatam, Samer. (2004). To our shoes. Helen baker : Read Publisher Auckland.