Day: April 11, 2022

Sea Week Poem

WALT write for an audience. One challenge I have when writing poetry is making sure I add in the personification and Alliteration and other things like that.


The Sea


Seagulls sweep the shore and sky

seals twist and turn in wild waves 

sunbathe on jagged rocks

people swim amongst pleasant waves


coral reefs shelter many of the ocean’s wonders

seaweed clusters wave to passers-by

algae covered rocks

snails and crabs collecting their feed for the day


dolphins dive and sharks search for prey

stingrays drift as slow as clouds

colorful fish hurry by


the ocean roof rough and scary

roaring of fishing boats echo throughout the vast ocean

they are searching for food

for sea life!

the creatures dive for safety


By Emma




Tramping poem


WALT write for an audience. One challenge that I have when writing poetry is using interesting vocabulary and using te reo māori and things like personification.




    Weighty Pack

Choppy rivers and creeks

Stones feel like concrete

Towering totara

Dwarfing many others

Delicious kai


Playing games to pass te taima

Tired aching legs

Awaiting a rest

Pahoka is in sight


Night, nearly here

Snaking my way into my sleeping bag
Listening to miserable clouds

Tangi on the steel roof

  • Emma

Tangi- crying

Pahoka- Hut

Taima- Time

Totara- Type of tree

Kai- Food