May 18

Independent Maths Goal

A maths session had us thinking about our individual maths goal. Mine is to work on my problem solving. Since I’m in the maths Olympiad I thought it would be a good idea to practice and get better at it. I’ll practice it by doing a practice sheet and using some apps like Brilliant.


March 15

Maths Goals

My Goal was to get my square numbers and square roots. (From Essential Assesment)

My results are now great. I did a short test on my goal and I advanced greatly. I got 85% on a 20 question test on Essential Assesment. I only got three questions wrong. Two of them I that I got wrong were only wrong because I put them from smallest to largest instead of largest to smallest! The other one I got wrong I know what I did wrong but it would be worth practicing.

Here is an activity that helped me:

The square roots spinning game:


Where to next: I think I’ve got it covered but I’ll still practice them, at home or at school. Practice makes perfect!

November 23

Boiling Temperature Maths Investigation!

For two weeks we recorded the UV, temperatures and weather from Gisborne and Melbourne.
We had two questions: Is there a difference of the temperatures in Melbourne and Gisborne? Is the UV related to the temperature?

Here’s my table:


These are the answers for the two questions:
The UV was related to the temperature because the hotter it was the higher it was and the colder it was the lower it was.

The minimum temperature in Gisborne is mostly four degrees colder then Melbourne but the maximum degrees 1 degree apart.

The maths we used was: recording, differences, tables, statements and conclusions.

October 29

Term 4 Week 4

This week I learnt a lot of things. From maths in space to what my disability is. Here’s my learning.
Empathy VS sympathy.
Have you ever wondered when you read a book and they say that someone gave empathy/sympathy to another character? Well the book we’re reading in class did.

Big Numbers.
This week we have been focusing on the solar system. We have made a scale and found out how many kilometres each planet is from the sun. ( excluding dwarf planets) Here’s my scale and some big numbers.


October 9

My Multiplication Maths and My Fabulous Weather Table

Over four days my class had to do these tables of time tables. The goal was to improve our score but if we finished the table it would be a bonus. We only had five minutes to do it so it was a really big challenge.I’ve been practicing my time tables so hard that I improved on each of the time table tables we had to do.

Here’s my sheet, I’m really proud of it because I improved every time.


Summers coming and the UV is rising. My class has been making a table to record the weather, UV rating and Gisborne and Melbourne min and max temperature. We wrote the days Monday to Friday and put down the temperatures, ratings and weather.