Thursday, 27 November 2014

The Auckland art Gallery

Last Week On Friday we went to The Auckland art gallery In Auckland city. then we walked over to manny The first. one was when we walked through a corridor and we looked at some pieces of art. then we went into this room she said she will tale as a different way how to show how to write a story is to draw.

Then we had morning tea then we went to the lego. me and Jonathon was
the guns were built with lego. and Hosea built his name out of lego then He but it on a tower.

Then we went to the Dancing we went to this big screen. and we danced to it and then there were some little Pixels that eat us. then me and jonathon crabed these little blocks that are colorful Blocks. then we went to this colorful lights we saw. and we were making puppets.

My favorite was the lego and the dancing then we went back to school then we. played heads down thumbs up then the whole school went home.                     

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Pt England hole school Athletics

Hi My name is Russell and I love Athletics. On Friday the Whole school gathered up on The Hard Courts. Then miss Va'afusuaga dismiss us but Mr Burt said the karakia. for us to have a good day. Then miss Va'afusuaga let us go and have fun.

Then we walked over to high jump. Then Miss King Told us what to do then we started. Tony went first then it was me we made it and it was going.
higher and higher  

Then we walked over to the run and got in a group of Four first We done 50 met and then we done 75 met. I was versing the fasts people jonathan came first and i came second.

Then we went to discus and there were two things we could Do we could have fun or we couled have a challenge with people. then some of us done fun with miss teto. and then we all done the challenge javan. went the farist first then it was job and josh then i went and a bayt job.      

Monday, 17 November 2014

Rockin’ Rooster

1. Explain how Rockin’ got her name because she was dancing to the music

2. What tells you in the story that Rockin’ wasn’t a chicken but a rooster? because is was croaking loud

3. List all the things that Rockin’ was doing that made the family tired and grumpy
it was croaking and it was dancing to the music

4. What happened to Rockin’? she went to a farm

5. Explain why Rockin’ living on a farm was the best place

Thursday, 13 November 2014


Ocean: The waves of the ocean crashes and creatures that live in other places like under rocks and seaweed    

Fireworks Fireworks are cool because people sites there ones of early so people can see and set there ones of to. they scare pets to

The strange star

3. When does Rosie find a starfish?

a. At the beach b. At night
c. In her backyard d. In the morning

4. What did Rosie do right after she found a starfish? (Highlight your answer)

a. She gathered shells. b. She went to the beach.
c. She climbed on papa's shoulders. d. She put the starfish in the ocean.

3. What did Rosie do right before she found a starfish? (Highlight your answer)

a. She looked up in the night sky.
b. She collected seashells.
c. She looked for more starfish.
d. She watched the waves take the starfish away.

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Listening and Drawing Exercise

Draw a squiggly line across on the bottom third of your page

Draw a straight line on the top third of your page

Draw a circle in the top left corner

Draw three clouds in the top third of your page

Draw a bucket underneath the squiggly line of the left

Draw an umbrella on the right of the bucket

Draw a boy wearing shorts and a tshirt in the middle on the bottom of your page

Draw another boy on the right next to the first boy you’ve drawn

Draw a beach ball in the middle of the two boys

Write your name in the top right corner

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Russell lego

Sentence: We are learning to find and use relevant parts of the text to answer questions accurately. 2. What does the latin word ‘Lego’ fit together?

3. What does the Danish word ‘Lego’ play well?

Friday, 24 October 2014

Use my brain Use my heart I'm going to be Cyder smart

Use my brain use my heart I’m going to be cybersmart?. To use your brain you have to use kind words. on other people work like saying hello or saying hi.  

to use your heart?. you have to be brave at things like rugby cricket and Basketball.and Do your best at your sport and work hard

being cybersmart? means yous your manners and be biolite.

being digital footprints is smart. and being digital learning is smart object.     

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Crackles the Clown

Why is face make-up important? it is specially and makes them silly

List the equipment a clown needs? balloons unicycle juggling balls clubs yo yos  

How long did it take Glen McIvor to learn how to ride a unicycle? two thousand times

Explain what a unicycle is? a unicycle has one wheel

Friday, 17 October 2014

henry ford

My holidays

In the holidays I went to kawia it was near up  north then we went to  ocean  Beach.  then   when we got there. there were big waves when the sand felt like hailstones   and then we went to Aotea  Beach

then we got home we said By to my family  and then i went to my friends house his name is Kyron and my brother Billy and i went to my friends Kyron house he lives in maybury  st

I cleaned the house with my mum. we cleaned me and my brothers Billy’s room and then my sister Susan’s room. and then  we doen the launch and then i helped my mum do dinner

 i liked my holidays my favourite part was helping my mum do dinner and cleaning the house    

clay faces

Explain why artists sign their sculptures? because they like making clay faces Explain what a kiln is and why is it special? because it is so hot and hotter than our normal ones    

 Why is it important to apply pressure and get rid of air bubbles in clay? Because the air bubble will get bigger and explode  

Explain why artists sign their sculptures? so people no that it is theres

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci is the one that done the mona Lisa leonardo da vinci was born in 15, 1452 He was a inspirin arts   

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

how i spend my time in one weekend

This is a graph is showing how much time we spent doing these activity. we used examples from children in our class. we multiplication and addition  to work out how many minutes we spent doing each activity.Here is our class example

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Term 4 inquiry

Our inquiry this term is called art attack here is my title card and three questions that i hope to find answers for. 

1. what does art mean to you 
2.  what do arts people most favourite art  
3.   what is a cubism 

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Russell Cross country

In cross country I felt nervous. When i was walking to the start line Mr Burt said ‘’ready set go’’ Then All the year 4 Boys took of then we went out of The School gate . A boy called Job he came first then a boy called Simon came second and I came 3rd

I was lucky. that i came 3rd. place me and job Was in the same Team Te Arawa. Te Arawa is red. jobs brother Emmanuel  came first in the year 5 Boys.
We were waiting in the sun for ages  
The houses at our school were called Te Arawa red Tainui blue
Takitimu (yellow) mataatua green. The winner was Takitimu
(yellow) and i really enjoyed it    



Wednesday, 24 September 2014

commonwealth sport Animation Rubic

Here is my mark that I think i work really hard on this terms. Next term my goal is to get a better mark. 

Friday, 5 September 2014

fronting the show

Explain why having Daniel as a presenter is good for the film because confidant for the show Why does Daniel have a microphone clipped to his shirt? so they can hear his voice Why is the role of the director important? so they can film it because if no one is there it won't be filmed Why does filming take a very long time? because sometimes people forget their, words

World’s Water Running Out

Today My score is 5/16 
World leaders are gathering in Washington today to discuss the worsening water. Crisis water may soon need to be rationed said us President Amelia Topp if we carry on wasting it there simply won’t be enough to go round.

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

wild orphans

A place where orphans live because they have no living parent orphanage A person or group of persons who hunt and kill animals for food, sport or money hunters A deer like mammal with long legs and horns antelope Found out about orphan Defend from trouble, harm or loss discovered protect Continue to live or exist after a difficult experience orphanage Not tame or domesticated wild Baby elephants orphan Food that a person or animal regularly eats diet A milk powder substance mixed with water for animals or babies to drink formula What other animals apart from elephants are at the Tsavo National Park? hippos elephants lions rhinos antelopes How do baby elephants become orphans? the hunters kill the mums How long does it take for elephants to become an adult elephant? 3 years Why is it important to pick up a baby elephant that’s been orphaned quickly? because they might die they might die because they have no food

African Facts

Africa is a continent and it has the second largest population in the world. it is made up of many countries and has many different coltries. the declimate rangers tropical to subactic the many sources of food are rice vegetables eggs and beans africa has also as wild lifes elephants lions and graphs
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Tuesday, 2 September 2014


Have you been to africa? in africa there are 1.111 billion people. Africa has the
second highest population in the world. Sometimes people eat zebra crocodile. Madagascar is not part of the continent of africa.

Thursday, 28 August 2014


Today in C.R.E we had a Quiz and I am going to Tell you two of them kind words are like honey true or false it is true is mount Everest the highest mountain in New Zealand true      

Cleaning the Calabash

I am learning to find the key words and the main ideas in the story. Explain what a ‘calabash’ is a calabash is a when you put water in it Why was frog’s job important? to help people Why couldn’t the mouse clean the calabash? because it had a narrow neck Explain why cockroach was the best insect for the job because it was the right size for the calabash

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Russell champion Role Model

Today in C.R.E we learned about sir Edmund Hillary He clumped The highest mountain in the world and He lived in Auckland we are learning to make good choices Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”   

Russell the spider Dustin get eaten

The moral of the story is to be grateful for what you have. Here are some things that I am grateful for.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Russell Voice Over for eLearning

Name of sport; shooting  

What are the special equipment athletes use or need? ear muffs glasses and a gun a pistol or a rifle     

How do you play the sport? Share 3 facts you shoot a clay target that moves in the air    

How many players are there? nine people

What is the object of the game?

How do you score points?  stand still and aim at your target then shoot  

in shooting there is a target that moves in the air that is called a clay target. there is another target that is called a stationary target means when the target moves in the air        

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Rapture Ruckus

Today In C.R.E we learned To Never Give up.

and For I Know the plans I Have For you
,” declares The Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you,plans to give you hope and a future   

Russell motocross

How is Tyler able to ride a motorbike? because he has special licences Explain why Tyler wears a kidney belt to protect his back What is the throttle on the bike? its like when the rider is handling the bike Why are knobbly tyres important on motocross dirtbikes? so the bike don't fall of the track

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Boxing at the Commonwealth Games

Boxing is a course sport in the commonwealth games which started in 1930. competitor are grouped accorded to their weight divisions. these divisions are very thirteen different categories from lightweight to super heavyweight. this year was the first for the first year females Boxed
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Friday, 8 August 2014

My New Zealand Commonwealth Athlete

What is their name?Richard patterson  
What sport did they participate in? weightlifting
Where are they from in New Zealand? Auckland

What is their age? 31
Hi My Name is Russell and this is My Athlete is Richard patterson and he is participating in weightlifting and he won one gold medal and that is his first medal in commonwealth  

Chicken Olympics

The Commonwealth Games

The commonwealth games have came to an end athletes train almost all around the world to compete they travel all around the world taking many competitions challenging tuff competitors. it is common for athletes to have a trainer or a couch an sometimes they need to stick to restricted diets and eat food that condition the for `
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Thursday, 7 August 2014

being a role model

Today in C.R.E we learning about Wynton Rufer.    He played football for the All Whites. Work hard at whatever you do..
Ecclesiastes chapter 9 verse 10

Punctuation a paragraph

“Go yelled Dad. He was yelling at the T.V while watching the boxing. during the Commonwealth Games. He was Watching very Intensely David Nyika looked strong Boom his opponent was knocked to the ground “Hooray!” We all shouted David won a gold and he is a Champion. “Wow!”, I Thought I want to be a boxer when I grow up.

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Russell Being a champion

Hi My Name is Russell and I Am going to talk about peter Snell he has won 3 gold medals and 2 gold medals 3 in Olympics and 2 in commonwealth he enjoys running.
What was Yasmin doing when she tried to dive in the pool? she was practicing  

What did mum teach Yasmin to do when diving in the pool?

Explain what is a Carnival

Yasmin couldn’t dive into the pool. She kept practicing at school and one of the boys was being mean to her. She was embarrassed. Her mum was going to her. learn her how to dive Yasmin’s mum taught her how to dive and pretend that there were springs on her feet. She did it! Yasmin is now going to participate in the swimming Carnival.

Russell My commonwealth games

commonwealth games is as called the friendly games it is a multi sport that event that happens every four years and it is hosted every country all around the world in 2010 the commonwealth games we're helded in delhi india the next games is going to be in 2018 gold coast australia the current commonwealth games ar in glass glow in scotland and athletes from 71 nation are taking part
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Russell life Education caravan

Have you ever heard of the Life Education Caravan before? our teacher was Lynn and Harold. we learned five things that helps our body grow food water Sleep Rest and oxygen.  

Our bodies have to be healthy and to be fit. like healthy food and this fruit water vegetables

Tam shows us the parts of our bodies and Tam is a dummy and everybody said Ewwww. people were giggling too. Harold  is a funny giraffe and he is always happy.

My Favorited thing was learning about growing and health   

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Daniel By Russell

Doing the right thing even when it's hard it will always be the best choice. My favourite part of the story is when Daniel prayed to God for help.

My rally car By Russell

We’ve been reading a story about Zac and his neighbour who has a rally car. Here is my design of a rally car.

Why didn’t the man let Zac come and look at his car?because he was busy

How did Zac feel? sad
 Describe what the rally car looked like red yellow and shine wheels

my presentation By Russell

What did Ballet help Tommy with? Bend stretch and leap because tommy douse bella and is mostly for girls What should Tommy have said to Jackson and Robert? be quiet our i will tell my mum

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Russell My holiday days

Did you enjoy your holidays? Our school finished on the  4th of  july on friday i couldn't wait for the holidays to start but I was going to miss school i have so much fun at school.

i went to my aunts house in Manukau and her name Taniya when we got there we had to be good and help my aunt clean the house. she had a wii game and you can change your person and make your own person two on the wii changer. me and my cousin Charves and my brother Billy we made our own person on the game.

We had to go home on Thursday because there was school on monday. my Dad got us new games like Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto. we sold some games like medal of honor and a ninja game

My favorite part was when going to my aunts house. i felt happy that I had a holiday.

Monday, 21 July 2014

my paper plane By Russell

this week we are learning about length for measurement. Today I made a paper plane to learn about length and show distance. I measured it using steps. I thougth that it was going to be 11 steps across the deck outside our class but it was 12

Friday, 27 June 2014

The Question Key

The answer is boat, what is the questions? Here are 5 questions that I have come up with.

Russell Duffy Books

Hi my Name Is Russell And My teacher Is Miss Lavakula And This Is My Book That You Cool guys cave Me    

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Russell C.R.E

Today In C.R.E miss Clarke was talking about king Saul and David was The king and every body liked him instead of king Saul and king Saul was scaring away David and David was hiding in the cave and then David Cut of some of his jacket                  

Friday, 20 June 2014

Thursday, 19 June 2014

David and Goliath

Today in C.R.E we learned about a story called David and Goliath. David was with his brothers and they saw a giant man called Goliath. Goliath was 3 meters tall. Everyone was scared of him except for David. David used a slingshot to kill Goliath.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Making a Mini Raft

we made a Mini raft to show buoyancy. we used marbles instead of teaspoons to add weight to our raft. Here is my presentation to show our findings

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Russell All about Mrs Jarman

Mrs Jarman is a special person to our school she is one of assistant principal along side Mr Jacobsen Mrs Jarman talks to our family.when we are involved And helps us if we have problems she takes detention at lunch time and help manage a year 4 netball team to play on thursday night when a teacher absent she send a reliever to her office and then she takes over for the next hours
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Thursday, 12 June 2014

today in C.R.E we learned to sing a song called digger digger digger and we looked up staff in the bible
 brad to god and it was all about safe walking home my favourite verse was the 3rd one in the book and it said Jesus said let the children come to me and do not stop them because the kingdom of god belongs to such as these.