Monday, August 31, 2015

Line Graph

I am blogging this because I spent lots of time on it and I am proud of it. The challenging part of the task was getting the dots in the right place. The good thing about it is that I got it done to my personal best, plus it was hard.

This line graph is showing the data of the mean yearly rainfall in between the 1981 and 2010 period. We were learning to make a line graph.    

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Reflections (Weeks 2,3,4)

In this blog post we were learning to Reflect on our learning in the past week, but I decided to put in the blog post 3 reflections from the past three weeks. I am posting this because I think it is a really cool idea and I am proud of the reflections that I have done.

Week 2 Reflection by Hugh
WALT reflect on our learning
Write your reflection about these three headings this week Use the prompts and questions as a guide.

  1. My Learning I am proud of my literacy poem because I think I worked really hard on it and I am proud of it. I enjoyed learning more and more about Lorde and also watching all the videos. What I found challenging was taking the notes from all the texts we got given.

  1. Learning Buddy
I am good at being there for him if he need's help. I reckon he is good at getting things on the tracking sheet.  He has lately been awesome with his attitude and has been respecting me like an awesome learning buddy.

  1. Managing Self-Time
I am going very well with my tracking sheet. I am on number 4 on the self management rubric. I am moving away when I am getting distracted by friends more often than last term. I spend my time wisely and try to get most of my work done.

Week 4 Reflection by HughWALT reflect on our learning
Learning Superpower
What I Did Well
My New Goal
Learning Buddy
I got focused on with my work and helped him out when he was stuck.
To help him even more and talk things through with him instead of just doing it for him.
Time Management
Moved away from friends when I got distracted.
To get more on the tracking sheet faster.
Got all my literacy tasks done fast.
To get them done to my very personal best.

*Note: you choose which is the third learning superpower you want to reflect on. It could be an area of learning or something else that helps you learn.

Reading response 1 About Jonny 4 Higher

I am blogging this because I am very proud of my efforts.    

WALT locate and summarise ideas
I’m a full-time freelance mural artist with fourteen years professional experience, originally from Christchurch, based in Auckland, with an artistic interest in the broader cultural spectrum of the Pacific.
I’ve created commissioned art for Telecom, Vodafone, Auckland Airport, Calvin Klein, Coca-Cola, L&P, 42 Below, Malibu, Heineken, Tiger Beer, Bell Tea, NZ Fashion Week, Canterbury of NZ, the Vodafone Warriors, Cadbury, Tip-Top, Wrigleys, V, Hell Pizza, California Burrito Company, The Radio Network, MAC Cosmetics, Smokefree, Westfield, The Dowse Museum, Southland Museum, Newmarket Business Association, Auckland Council, Christchurch City Council, Rotorua District Council, University of Canterbury, University of Auckland, OnTrack, Kidicorp, The NZ Aids Foundation, Amnesty International, Spookers, Crossfit gyms, Club Physical, and countless other companies, groups and individuals.
My murals have appeared from Invercargill to Kaitaia, as well as Hong Kong, Italy, France, Switzerland, England, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark, Hawaii, Miami and California.
As a tutor, I have conducted graffiti art workshops in Christchurch, Auckland, Kaipara, New Plymouth, Manaia, Patea, Levin, Rotorua, and Wairoa; with arts and community trusts, youth detention centres, at Christchurch Polytechnic, Corban’s Art Estate, primary schools, and at high schools including St Kentigern and Dilworth College.
I am also a member of the NZ-based globally renowned artist collective TMD crew, 2 x winners of the international Write4Gold graffiti art competition. My personal interests include travel, family and healthy living.

From Jonny 4 Higher website

WALT Locate and Summarise Ideas

Select 5 key words from this article:
  1. Graffiti
  2. Mural
  3. Tutor
  4. Artist
  5. New Zealander
Success criteria: key words sum up the meaning. They are often nouns (but not always)

Explain why you chose to learn about Jonny 4Higher in three or four sentences. What made you interested in him?
I chose Jonny 4 Higher because he is an awesome artist and I look at his art and go 'well I wish I was as good as that'. I also really like looking at very good graffiti it is such a cool piece of art.

Vocabulary: for these words, share a meaning in your own words and find a dictionary meaning

My Meaning
Dictionary Meaning
Using all kinds of materials such as spray paint, paint brushes, sketch pencils and other materials.
The quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.
Writing with Spray Paint, Sometimes cool, sometimes not.
Markings, as initials, slogans, or drawings, written, spray-painted, or sketched on a sidewalk, wall of a building or public restroom, or the like: These graffiti are evidence of the neighborhood's decline.
Big peice of art that people put on public walls.
A large picture painted or affixed directly on a wall or ceiling.
Find one mural that you like on Jonny 4Higher’s website. Insert it into this document.
Write five adjectives which describe this artwork.


Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Lorde poem

I am posting this because I am really really proud of it. I made my normal piece of writing into a pic collage while using different tools on the app. We were learning to inform the reader by taking notes and putting them into sentences.