Thursday, 24 March 2016
Talofa Lava and welcome to my blog. I come from the fabulous island of Samoa. I love to play all kinds of sports like cricket and netball. My favourite place to go is just under a nice big tree in the shade. Thanks for visiting my blog.
Chocolate filled eggs, painted egg shells and egg hunts with my family. Easter means more to me than just chocolate and eggs. It means a celebration of remembrance for the resurrection of Jesus our saviour.
Celebrating Easter with my family isn't only about having fun playing Easter egg hunting games or even eating chocolate. What Easter really is to me is a Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and his promise of eternal life, also known as a holy week. We've studied Easter at my church several times, every year actually and that’s where I learnt about what Easter really was about. I remember thinking Easter meant taking days off school and just relaxing at home but not quite.
Reading the bible and finding out about the resurrection wasn't easy, reading about people who did bad things and who had to get punished for committing crimes, or reading about people who were punished for crimes they didn’t commit. I didn’t think I would understand why people were so cruel but now I know. People were forced to do bad things for money they needed to help their family or even to protect their family from people who wanted to hurt them.
So Easter was the day that Jesus took his own life to pay for others sins. He was nailed into a big cross and a crown of thorns was placed on his head, blood dripped down and people watched as Jesus hung there slowly starting to die. He was then saved by a man named Joseph and taken to a tomb where he laid still for a couple of days. Checking and checking one day Joseph noticed that the tomb was open and Jesus was gone. He had risen from the dead and had saved everyone from their sins.
Monday, 21 March 2016
Friday, 18 March 2016
This week we learnt how to improve on our predicting skills, I learnt how to use the text to provide clues for the answers and to prove what I thought was right. I had to read the pages in pieces so that I could predict my story.
Wednesday, 9 March 2016
This week we learnt ow to predict, and show our writing skills. We learnt how to find clues in our story to show our proof on how we found our answers. We had to define words and study them to show our thinking around words. Enjoy reading
Friday, 4 March 2016
This is my reading task for this week. In this presentation I have been learning about predicting. In this story that I was reading, Diggity I had to use my predicting skills to show and tell my audience what I learnt.
Tuesday, 1 March 2016
This week we learnt about finding the Average, Median and the mode which is just like learning Statistics vocabulary. This presentation will show you how I got some of my answers and what finding the Average, Median and Mode means.