Thursday, June 3, 2010

Violets in Aniwaniwa

Today we have two new African violets in our class. We found out about violets in a non-fiction book. Non fictions books have facts in them, not stories. They can be about dinosaurs, sea creatures, or anything we are interested in.
Cooper learnt that you can't put water on the leaves because they will burn.
"The african flowers sit on stones," says Ayushman.
"We don't give the African violets showers on the top," says Devin.
"They don't like to be out in the hot sun," say Sophie and Zara.
Carolyn gave US misty showers instead! We thought that was pretty funny!
"The leaves were soft, they were kind of furry like a dog," said Ashlee.
" We don't put water on the soil or the roots will rot," said Matthew.


  1. Wow, you have learnt so much today with Carolyn! Next time we are at the library, you might like to get a non-fiction book out. I wonder what you would choose to learn about? See you tomorrow. Elly

  2. Harrison (Explorers)June 9, 2010 at 9:29 AM

    I like it when you said it was furry like a dog because I like dogs.