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My student led confrence

This is my student led conference

Careers Education C.V. Writing

In CAREERS EDUCATION we have been learning to write a skills based Curriculum Vitae.
A skills based C.V. focuses more on the skills that we have,  rather than our work history.
Here is a link to our online Modelling Book that shows the process we have followed.
Three things that I have learned about writing a Curriculum Vitae are:
That you don't have to do it about your work experience 
It has to be quite long 
 That you can to add skills that might not have to do with the job
Here is a link to my Skills based Curriculum Vitae.


kapa haka #2 excellence 2017

Today was kapa Haka. We firstly went and took our shoes off (as normal) and went to sit down on the hall floor ready to listen and learn new actions and songs! we found out that we are going to do a performance for our open afternoon we are going to open it we get to spend 15 mins doing it and we are going to do five songs. We then practiced more new words for a song there is a part that the boys were meant to sing and matua was going though it with them and none of them were singing it so he told us(the girls) to try and we did it really well so then he told them to try it again they sang it but just not as good as us . We then practiced Ka waiata because we all love and all sing in our classes.
I showed respect by trying the actions as best I could.
I showed leadership by showing good banter is good

home learning challenge #2 2017 exellence

For this home learning challenge I went to three high school open nights I went to riccarton,  hillmorton and lincoln. they were all options at the start but when I went to them I didn't think lincoln suited me so I won't be going there but I don't know what to do with riccarton and hillmorton I really like them both so if I don't get into riccarton it will make my decision way easier because then I wont have to decide the hillmorton one was at the night time the lincoln one was before the riccarton one in the afternoon and the riccarton one was at night time but for the riccarton one we had to book in to get a tou where as the others you didn't have to.
I showed leadership by knowing what my future will be.
I showed respect by not saying that lincoln high wasn't as good as the hillmorton to everyone else there its a good school but just doesn't suit me.

home learning challenge #1 2017 excellence

For this home learning challenge I did the 40 hour famine for this I did no internet it was quite hard because I am usually on my devise for the past time and to keep me  from being bored. I also use it for my blog posts and to catch up on any work I am running late on. I raised 20 dollars and I got that from my mum, dad and my brother.
I showed leadership by role modeling to others to help people in need.
I showed respect by respecting the people that don't have what we have and that are not very lucky.

key leadership role excellence #1 2017

Today the leaders had a meeting in our classroom through morning tea, we usually have meetings just through our eating time (we eat in the meeting still). We mainly talked about the trip we are going on to the city council in a couple weeks and I am very excited about going on the trip because only the leaders are going and it sounds like it will be really fun we are going to go on a public bus to get there! I showed respect by listening to some suggestions of what we are going to eat and outting in my own. I showed leadership by respecting everyones opinion

kapa haka excellence #1 2017

On Friday we had kapa Haka and we meet as a group every Friday in the hall to practice our performances and songs and actions. We started of by taking off our shoes and putting them in the hall and then going and sitting down in our performance lines in the hall quietly but some of the younger kids were quite loud. after that we  started singing our main song which is called Ka Waiata and that sounded really great! Next we practiced new  actions to a new song and focused on learning the actions and doing them without Matuas help it was quite hard as I keep getting muddled up but I persevered. I showed  respect by persevering and trying to do the actions . I showed leadership by being quiet and role modeling it to others.

excellence key leadership role #3 2017

Today all the leaders had a meeting with Mr Ladbrook because some of the leaders (me and some others)  still haven't got our merit badges and Mr ladbrook was just reminding us what we needed to do for our blog posts and home learning challenges and stuff like that. We also talked about how the house captains are sometimes forgetting to put out the flags and then bring them back inside after school and also forgetting to but out the bins out in the morning and bringing them back in, so we made a solution some of the house captain said that we weren't doing enough so  I said tat I would try to be more. I showed excellence by agreeing to do more and trying to be fair and I showed leadership by turning up to the meeting and trying my best to be a good leader for the whole school.

Yr 9/10 evaluate writers’ purposes

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Assessment: I can evaluate writer's’ purposes and consider how they have used structure and language to suit these purposes. (Eg: I can make decisions about why the writer has written a piece of writing and how they have used particular structures and words to meet the purpose.) Name:sophie      Choose 3 out of the following texts:   World’s Largest Artificial Sun The World will end, said the cat Mossie Laundry Folding Robot Fallen Leaves Can giant pumps help refreeze the Artic
L5 Author’s Purpose follow up I can describe the author's purpose in relation to structure and language choices in a text and give relevant evidence (eg vocabulary used) I can compare and contrast differences in the author's purpose in relation to structure and language choices between different texts.

key leadership role blog post #2 excellence 2017

On Monday the 29 of May all of the student leaders went to the city centre. We went by bus and we left school at 8:30 to get to the city council building about 9:00. Then we got there and met a city council tour guide that told us about what they do, they organise events, fix roads, look after any playgrounds and make decisions about where any buildings go or overall decisions. After that we were talking about how many many people there are in the city council and the different groups in the council, there are seven different groups. After that we got in to groups of three and met with someone that works there and they told us about their job/career. I met with a worker her name was Deb and she is a roading designer she can figure out where to dig in a road and she can design signs to put on the road and on her computer she can click a button and that shows her where all the water supply and wires things like that are under the ground.  After that we went for lunch to huchi huchi I ha…

reason with liner proportions maths group

National Standard 1: Combine simple proportions to work out what parts the whole is made up in a unit of 10 like 3 yellow with 7 blue, 5 yellow with 5 blue, 4 yellow with 6 blue. Say what the fraction and percentage of each stack is for yellow and blue.
2.National Standard 2: - Combine proportions to work out what parts the whole is made up of using non-multiple of 10 like 8 yellow:5 blue:4 white with 11 yellow:11 blue:11 white (19:16:15 and 38%:32%:30%)
3. National Standard 3: - Order fractions with unlike denominators by finding a common denominator
My evidence:  The assessment task 
My next step is: know how to work out the maths quicker and remember how to do it.

home learning challenge #5

For this home learning challenge for this home learning challenge I learnt how to play the trumpet because I have not played it before and I also learnt how to play a song called The little F and G march.
you only have to notes to play and  you have to hold the notes for awhile. the thing that I most enjoyed about it was  playing a new instrument.

home learning challenge #4 A10.

My home learning challenge is
A10. Volunteer at a local place or help your neighbours e.g wash an elderly neighbour’s windows etc
for this I washed my grandma's car I used...       A window washer broom ,car wash soap ,water , a cloth ,a sponge and a tap/hose . It took me about half an hour.

40 book challenge term 1 review

The story is about a girl called zoe she lives in an ugly flat building that leans and is falling apart her mom died and her dad is miserable and she has a stepmom that hates her and she hates just as much. her name is sheila and she will do anything to get herself some prawn cocktail crisps. There is a bully that spits on her every day on her way to school she lives in the same flat building but she doesn't know where little does she know she lives quite near!!!

you will have to read the book to find out more.

Key leadership role #5

Today I was at my leadership meeting and we were talking about the house games that we are going to do and the house bin challenges we found who the winner is but that is a secret for now. Then we were talking about the badges and who got them because we needed to have them by the end of the term and I haven't yet.

I showed respect by not answering back to the teacher .

home learning challenge #3

Here is my slide show of how we show the care values at oaklands school.

Key leadership role #4

This week I was putting the flags out and I was thinking that on Thursday it would be the last day of the term so I wouldn't do it any more for two weeks so on Thursday when I finnished putting them out I shut the door for where we got them from and went back to class.

I showed respect by doing the flags every day.

Current Events Term

Current Events Term 1
In Current Events I covered these topics: The design of the Halswell Skate Park and I made a submission to the council. Donald Trump’s Refugee Plan Christchurch Earth Memorial The new Ngā Puna Wai Sports Facility The Red Zone and Avon River Regeneration Plan with a submission to the council.
My favourite topic was the nga puna wai sports facility because it is near here and I would be able to use it so it felt like I was helping the community
Here is a link to my learning on the Red Zone and Avon River Regeneration Plan.
The Reading National Standards I have achieved are. Year 9/10 As I read I can make decisions about the usefulness of the text for the purpose - Eg: by using a variety of criteria to evaluate

Visual language

These are my google slides for visual language

Term 1 Novel Study

Term 1 Novel Study

This term I have been reading and studying the novel see,ya simon

I found this novel interesting and sad because you were on the edge of your seat but then the end becomes sad.

During the novel I had to complete two major assessment tasks. The first is an Explain Map which shows the consequences of a major event in the book. The second was a Describe++ Map (Inference map) which shows I how I have connected prior knowledge and other experiences to what I have been reading to make an inference. Link to Explain Map Link to Inference Map

National Standard this covers Year 9/10 Standard I can monitor my understanding as it develops during my reading, and adjust my strategies to address any comprehension problems Eg: If I don’t understand a passage I have read I can re-read it, read-on, use pictures or diagrams, or explore the meaning of some of the vocabulary. I can use strategies to analyse ideas and information and to reflect critically on the meaning I am gaining from my read…

leadership At technology and on the bus #5

At teach today I was still drawing on my pattern. when I had finished that mr bowers said that we could pocker burn a pattern onto our own speaker. Then he said that he is going to do the holes into where our speakers go the next thing we did was cutting the wires for our speaker.

I showed excellence by doing what mr bowers said when he said.

At technology and on the bus #4

Today at teach we did the roll then we did some more paper work we were drawing what we were making continued to sand our pieces of wood by using sand paper and a small piece of wood and sanding on no angle then we sanded the edges after that we were gluing the wood together after that it was time to pack up I was brushing the wood dust and everything into a pile but then I ended up hovering the pile up as well.

I showed respect by helping pack up the room.

leadership kapahaka #5

Today I did kapa haka and we started by warming up with ka waiata and then we practiced haere mai. Then we went through it again and the teachers said that there was meant to be a girl who was meant to introduce the song they say/sing haere mai toru pha no one put there hands up so then I did so I got to do it but then the first time I tried it I sang it to sharp so then I had to try again then I did it good.

I showed Excellence by putting my hand up to try new things.

leadership kapahaka #4

Today I did kapa haka and we started by warming up with ka waiata and then we started to learn The song that we learnt last week and we learnt the actions to it we learnt the actions to it by going over and over them again. we are really good at it all now and I think that we are going to do this very well throughout the year.

I showed excellence because I was trying my best to remember the actions.

leadershp kapa haka #3

Today I did kapa haka and we started by warming up with ka waiata and then we started to learn a new song that we have done in the past which is haere mai we started by learning all the words by going over and over them again. I know the words really well because I was part of the people that has done it before next we made changes to the song by how high or low we were singing it.

I showed excellence because I already new the song but I still sang it.

home learning challenge #2

I thought my mum how to use gmail because she needed to send something to someone and didn't know how to so I helped her to do that and a taught her to make folders for mail and delete mail and everything that I know how to do. Then I asked her if there was anything else she wanted help with and she did not

home learning challenge #1

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I went with my family (mum dad grandma bother and I ) to sparks in the park it was really fun and I enjoyed it we brought blankets and chairs we also brought some snacks but we got dinner there from the noddle night market and i got pad thai it was delicious and the songs were good and we didn't plan to but we met some of our friends there and that was nice and rowan met all of his friends there my favorite part were the fireworks and going with my family here are some pictures


leadership meeting #3 merit

Since I am a house captain it is part of my duty to put out the flags and put out the house color bins, at the moment rata is in the lead but even in the rain we have to put out the flags and bring them in but for this term I am on putting them out and I sometimes have to help the people that bring them in because some people are away or they are too busy to do them. so I help but I think as a group of house captains we are doing a great job at doing our role and dressing up in our house colours and I think that kowhai is the best but don't tell anyone that shh.

 I showed active thinker by doing my role and having fun when I do it.

At technology and on the bus #3

Today at teach we were cutting our pieces of wood so that we can start to make them first mr bower cut every ones who was having a cube then he cut any one that was having something else  which was charlotte that was having hexagon and amber that wanted hers like a pizza shape and m4e and I wanted to have a diamond. then we had to sand them where he cut them so that they stick together easier

I showed excellence by  waiting my turn to get mine cut.

At teachnology and on the bus #2

today was the day that we started planning what we were going to make and we were going to make speakerboxx I couldn't think of what to make but the Mr bowers gave us some ideas and them every body made cubes and the most people that made cubes made a die (dice )but I didn't want t be the same as everyone else so i chose to make a diamond  and it is going to have blue and white stripes on it with a cool S on it because my name is Sophie

I showed excellence by being myself and not doing the same as everybody else is .

At technology and on the bus #1 must do, merit

Today was the first time going to teach for 2017 and with new year sevens I found out that I am in a group with... Me, Charlotte l ,Amber, Crystal, Jade, Elizabeth, Annable, Jacob, Hussain, Logan p, Oleg, Scott, Daniel and Nicholas then we found out that we are going to be in wood work I like being in wood work first because its the only one where everyone makes the same thing so everyone would tell you whet they are making and then it wouldn't be a surprize to you anymore.

I showed excellence by not moaning that I had not gotten all of my friends in my group.

compare and describe the variation between theoretical and experimental distributions in situations that involve elements of chance.

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In Maths we have been learning to:

compare and describe the variation between theoretical and experimental distributions in situations that involve elements of chance.

calculate probabilities, using fractions, percentages, and ratios.

Here is a link to our online modelling book that supports this learning.

Here is some evidence of my learning. Include screenshots for all 4 of the IXL activities. Link to extended abstract text book activity here is a link to my activity Link to Extended abstract Figure it out activities ( Make this link live with your learning)activity 1answer sheet 1Activity 2 Answer sheet 2
My next step is to continue to apply my knowledge of statistics and probability in a variety of real world situations and contexts.