These are my goals for semester 1:
In maths, I wanted to learn about how to do vertical multiplication and division, to help me do this I could check in every now and then to see if I have learnt anything new or not. In literacy I want to learn about similes and phrases, to help me do this I could read my book and while I am I could spot similes and phrases. In integrated I would like to learn about all the party’s in government, to do this I could ask more questions to improve my knowledge of government and how the parties work.
This is my reflection on my goals:
In maths, I didn’t learn about vertical division and I only learnt a little bit of information about vertical multiplication in some maths lessons when we did multiplication. In literacy I have definitely achieved to spot similes because it is my goal in reading and writing, to spot similes when reading and writing (goal). I still need to improve a lot more on identifying and using phrases correctly. In integrated I know very well how many parties there are and some good information about them.
These are some goals that I have in the future:
In math I would like to learn about vertical division and more on vertical multiplication in depth. In writing I would like to improve in making my theme and message clearer in any stories that I do. In reading I would like to improve on reading more complex and hard books that include interesting plots, features, a good story line and interesting things that happen. And in integrated I would like to be able to understand about whether objects are chemical, physical, reversible or irreversible.
Reflection on goals- Have I Achieved Them?
In maths I have achieved my goal of learning how to do vertical division but I still need to work on it. I learnt how to do a different type of vertical division called ‘ Division By Estimation’ I have a bit of an idea of how to do it but I am still confused, I have not fully achieved this goal yet. I also still haven’t completed my goal of vertical multiplication yet but I am doing a lot better compared to the start of the year/ semester, I now understand fully how to do 1 digit numbers multiplied by 2 digit but not yet 3 digits. I have also not yet fully achieved this goal. I have definitely achieved making my theme and message clearer by planning my writing and including my theme and message in my plan. That helps me get a more clearer idea of how to write my text and include my theme and message in a clear way. In my reading I have not finished any books yet but the book series that I am reading does get harder. The books don’t just get harder in words and language but they also get harder when the plot gets more complex ( when more things happen and then you need to predict about the final outcome, the plot/ story line gets more suspenseful as the story continues). I am still trying to find another book series that is more complicated and that challenges me, I think that I have almost completed this goal. In integrated I have definitely achieved this goal because I now know if something is irreversible, reversible, chemical or physical. If a chemical change has occured there will be one or more of these things: A colour change, heat or light is given off, bubbles of gas are given off and it is hard to reverse of irreversible. Irreversible is that you can’t make the object/ thing turn back into its original state. If it’s a physical change it would:Freeze, Melt, Boil. These are reversible because you can turn them back into their original state.
My future goals:
I would like to continue on my maths goal of vertical multiplication and I can use that when I am doing decimals. I would also like to learn more about decimals and how to use them more confidently. In reading I would like to improve on my reading and I think that literacy circles could help improve it, in literacy circles I would like to push myself and make sure I understand deeply about the specific book. In writing I would like to include figurative language in my stories and improve on my language. Then in integrated I would like to learn more about space and understand deeply about the universe.