Welcome to D3's blog. We are a class of fantastic Year 4 students at Papatoetoe East Primary School. We are excited to share our learning through this blog. We hope you will enjoy D3's learning journey this year.




Monday, July 24, 2017

What D3 knows about solids, liquids and gases

This term our inquiry focus is Change. We learnt that almost everything in the world is a state of matter, either solid, liquid or gas. D3 created a padlet to share what we already know about solids, liquids and gases.

Made with Padlet

D3 Celebrating Matariki

Twenty Seven Kites of Matariki

D3 celebrated Matariki by making kites and creating a korowai for our class. We were inspired by a story called the "Seven Kites of Matariki". We decided to create a Matariki display and name it the Twenty Seven Kites of Matariki to represent the 27 students in our class.


Thursday, June 29, 2017

How Zoos help animals by Ella, Abbey and Cristyn

This Google Slide presentation educates people about how zoos help animals in many different ways. It shows people that animals provide the five freedoms and provide them a balanced diet, medical care and behaviour enrichment so that they live happy, healthy lives.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

What to do if you find a lost, injured or abandoned animal by Javier and Tait

Five Freedoms for Dogs By Javier, Tait and Dexton

Talofa lava this term we have been making a Google Slide presentation to show the five freedoms for dogs and puppies. They need a healthy balanced diet and to be fed the right amount, also fresh, clean water. The five freedoms are freedom from hunger and thirst, freedom from discomfort, freedom to express normal behaviour, freedom from fear and distress and freedom from pain, injury and disease. Lastly, it shows dog owners how to care for their dogs appropriately.