Friday, 20 February 2015

My Crazy Teacher

Walt: Write a detailed introduction with hook and orientation.

Has your teacher ever fed you yum, fat, juicy chicken flavoured worms? I think my teacher might be a bit crazy because on this ordinary morning our teacher walked in and started talking about chicken flavoured worms. This is how it went down.

Rubric marked by: Sulieti

Task description: I learnt how to write a detailed but short introduction that hooks the reader in with only using one question, a complex sentence and a short sentence.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

WALT: Look beyond the text.
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Landfill is waste that is dumped into excavated pits.  When the landfill is dumped into the pits it begins to rot, and yes if your wondering does it effect the environment. When the rubbish is dumped it is squashed together and buried. This produces a variety of gases including methane gas. This kind of gas is very smelly and dangerous. There are two main ways of dealing with methane one is to burn it off which is called flaring, or to use it as fuel. If you are wondering how methane gas is transferred to the gas stations this is how. 

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Holes are drilled down into the rubbish and the methane gas is pumped threw pipes to be tested for quality to quantity. If the gas is good then it is transferred in to a barrel at the back of a truck and it is taken to gas stations all around the place, but if it is bad it would have to be flared off. There are two different landfills that could be close to you if you want to throw any of your furniture, electricity, or bikes, there's one in Onehunga at 81 Captain Springs Road or there's one at East Tamaki at 33 Neales Road . It costs thirty eight dollars and forty cents ($48.40). 

I think it's a good idea to use landfills to make methane gas, not because it can effect the environment but because, when the rubbish rots most of the rubbish is gone and there is just gas that can be reused. 
________________________________________________________________ Task description: Our task was to read the text that our teacher wrote and to complete a blog post about rubbish. Also to tell our reader how to Reduce, reuse and recycle so that it doesn't effect our environment. I learnt that littering is bad because it can effect our environment and we'll have no where to live.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Duffy Theatre

Walt: I learnt how to write a produce a piece of writing and to follow the structure

After lunch on Monday our school went to see the Duffy show.  If  you don’t know what a Duffy show is it’s a show where people perform and show you that you are lucky to know that you can read. We met the characters and their names are Sienna, T.J and Antonia she actually played lots of different characters. They put on a show and encourage you to read. When you read books they can take you to places you can never imagine.

So it all started after lunch we had to line up quietly and walk to the hall. We sat down in our lines and while everyone was coming in we played simon says. Then Duffy walked in.  He introduced himself and then we sang a special song. The Duffy Song. When the song ended the show started. It all started with Sienna hating school and hating reading. Sienna needed help and Duffy wanted to help her so he went over to her house and she said to Duffy “I hate reading” Duffy was really surprised and said “ How can you not like reading, reading can take you to place’s you can never imagine. Sienna gave up and said i’m not good at anything.

One day Duffy saw Sienna walk past him when he was in the library. She hated reading so much that she didn't even know it was a library.  Sienna had nowhere to go because it was raining. She was wanting to go into the shop well she thought it was a shop but it happened  to be a library . Duffy ran out of the library with a few books and said to him “Wow you must have lot of money in your visa card” but he replied “this isn't a visa card this is my library card” she didn't even know what a library card was so Duffy showed her by taking her in the library and showing her how to read.

They asked her a quiz like what’s your favourite colour, favourite sports, favourite food, her favourite shape and the last question was what’s your favourite movie she answered Harry Potter. They found her a book about Harry Potter and she started reading as soon as she read the first paragraph in the book she fell in love with reading. Sienna started to love reading she even got her own library card. She was so in love with reading that she even showed her mum how to read and she got a library. She went home knowing that she was actually good at something. Also knowing what she loved to do gardening. The show ended.

P1150709.JPGAt the end of the show I really about the fact  that I was able to read. The thought of not knowing how to read would just kill me. This Duffy show was beyond compare to all the rest I bet if you were watching the Duffy show it would encourage you to. 

I learnt that reading can take you to place's you can never imagine. I also learnt that reading can help you with your future.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

What's in the bag?

WALT: make predictions, list possible outcomes, assign possibilities to simple events using fractions

I learnt how to make predictions, fractions, and to list possible out comes in maths. I also learnt how to make factions out of 6 cubes. 

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

All about Whitebait Fritters

Walt: Follow instructions, and complete tasks to a high standard.

This week for reading we've been learning about whitebait. We also learnt how to make our presentation's pretty without changing the background. To make it pretty without changing the background I used shape's, text, pictures and boarders.   

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Telling the Time

WALT: Tell the time. 

This presentation is about My daily Timetable. I learnt how to tell the differences in a clock like a quarter to & a quarter past. Also how to tell what the two different hands mean. I also found out that am tells the time in the morning and that pm tells the time in the afternoon and night.

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

My Holiday Highlight

WALT: Add a lot of detail in our writing.

A nice sunny day, the smell of fresh food. Can you guess where i’m going? If you guessed Happy Days you are correct. This is how my family decided to go Happy Days.

Why we went Happy Days
Near the end of the holidays my family was celebrating a really exciting time for my Nana’s niece. She was getting married. So  their family arranged a booking for us to go to Happy Days. I don’t want to bore you so i’m going to just skip the part of when we were on our way there. So we arrived at Happy Days ready to eat.  The bride and groom was there and their family too.

Eating Time
The Bride and Groom went to get their food first.  I just couldn’t wait to get my food. The smell of the freshly baked ham and potatoes also the smooth looking gravy. The taste of the gravy melting in your mouth together with the ham Yum Yum. After eating that I was stuffed  I didn’t feel like eating anything more.

We left Happy Days and I was so tired that I feel asleep in the car. Then when I woke up we just arrived at home. I went straight to sleepZzz.

Our task was to write a recount about our holiday highlight with a lot of details.