Saturday, 29 December 2018

SLJ W1 D5 A1/2/3 Blink and You'll Miss It

Day 5: Blink and You’ll Miss It

(Dear helpers of SLJ I am sorry that I haven't been posting some blog-posts I've just been quite busy these holidays. Just to let you know I will not be blogging on Sundays because I got church and other things I need to be at. Thank for taking you time to read my blog-posts though! Cheers, Amelia.)

Activity 1: Towering Timbers

Sharing my opinion towards logging
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To be very honest I don’t know whether we should even ban logging or not. The usual answer would be “yes!” we shall band logging. But, the more I think about it’s actually very hard for me to find an exact answer about this problem. Therefore I have decided to write two reasons why logging should be banned and another two talking about why we shouldn’t band logging.

Why we shouldn’t ban logging:

1. Even if we don’t band logging there is still going to be benefits about it. For those who think logging should be illegal look at the house you are living in than ask yourself “Should we actually be banding logging?”. If you knew it or not tree’s help design the things that are around you. For example Your house, the medicine you’re taking when you're sick, The newspaper and a whole lot of other useful items.

2. Logging is a hard job that you have to put a lot of effort into that is provided to us people. When people think about banning logging they forget that people have a job as a logger. As a result, It’s actually not fair to just take the employees jobs away from them because it’s not that easy to find a new job and you never know if they are struggling with money.

Why we should ban logging:

1. There are many consequences when it comes to logging. Believe it or not if there were completely no trees in the world we probably wouldn’t survive at all. Why you say so? Because trees produce many resources to keep us alive and the world safe. For example, Trees provide healthy food like nuts and fruits especially apples, pears, peaches and cherries. Trees also supply air, soil and water depending on what role the trees play

2. Secondly we should ban logging the reason for this is that when loggers do there job they create these huge patches. Most of the time these patches get ruled over by manufactures who design different gadgets from factories. Adding on to that, yes factories do help create stuff but, the bad side to it is that it creates air pollution which introduces poison or fumes to earth's atmosphere in a way that makes it harmful to humans.
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Activity 2: Living on the edge

Writing a letter to Makayla


For this task we learnt about a place called Tundra. Our task was to write a letter to anyone we want then gather all the information about what we've learnt and put it in a formation of a letter. I found this task very easy because I found very interesting information about Tundra.
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Activity 3: Going, Going….gone

Life In Aotearoa



Friday, 28 December 2018

SLJ W1 D4 A1/2/3 More than meets the eye

Day 4: More than meets the eye

Activity 1: Scaling Heights

Interviewing Sir Edmund Hillary
Did you have other dreams you wanted to conquer?
How long did it take you to prepare for the huge day!?
Who was you number 1 supporter throughout your climbing journey?
Any insparations? (Anyone who inspired to do what you do?)
How did it feel when you finally reached the very top of Mt Everest?
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Activity 2: Pancakes and Maple Syrup?

How to make Otai

For this task we were instructed to to show how to make our favourite food! One of my favourite food is Otai. Most people think that it is just a beverage but it does involve a lot of chewing. I have provided the steps and instructions above in the presentation about how you can make Otai. I hope you try out the recipe and if you do tell me how it tastes below!-
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Activity 3: Salt and Pepper
My Hotel Room!
Where would I build my hotel? If I were to build my hotel anywhere I would construct it near a quiet peaceful beach because I believe that my customers should have there own open space away from building or any distraction.

What would I use to build my hotel? When I build my hotel I would make it from scratch. To build it I would use very strong brick because I want my hotel to be tall and wide so it can hold it's place. 

If I were to design my own hotel room I would create it like this. For my hotel I decided to go simple but still amazing. First I would make a nice cosy bed with a few pillows so that the customer can feel like they are home. I added a TV the points directly to the bed so that they can have entertainment when ever they want. I also added a working station therefor they can get some work finished or hop on there computer. To make the guest feel absolutely special I added a balcony so that they can relax with a amazing view. 


Monday, 24 December 2018

SLJ W1 D3 A1/2/3 Awesome Animals

Day 3: Awesome Animals

Activity 1: Fantastic Beasts

Creating my own beast and Description
For this task me and Lillyana decided to collaborate. Instead of just writing a description we decided to draw our beast as well. Having just a description and a drawing of a wild beast we thought that we could create a little animation to go with our creation. Enjoy!
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Activity 2: The Secretive Skink


I think I would definitely love to be a DOC Ranger (Department Of Conservation Ranger). Learning about it and listing the positive things kinda persuaded myself to become one. As you read on the PMI I made being is that when being a DOC Ranger you have permission to live in beautiful place that has amazing landscapes! That’s one reason why I would like to become a DOC Ranger what about you? Would you like to be a DOC Ranger? Let me know leaving a positive comment down below.
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Activity 3: The WWF: World Wildlife Fund

Saving Freshwater Seals

There is a worldwide company that has been working on the main goal to save defend the living on earth and especially animals. This company that is working very hard is called The World Wildlife Fund. My job is to watch a short clip from the organisation and talk about how they save their animals.

There are many animals is the sea that they the WWF have been working on but the one I am going to be giving a little information about is the Freshwater Seals! (Did You Know that there is only about 360 individual seals left in our planet?)

Freshwater Seals are in severe danger and the organisation is    trying there very best to protect the Seals. They are helping these endangered species by building snowbanks. Snowbanks are like a lair. When the seals are born they are born on open ice. Some cubs die because they are born into a very cold environment and some of them don’t have much time to live. So, they need protection like the snow banks so they could hide from predators and stay away from the terrible coldness.

I think that the company has had great success with this program. The work they have done by building snowbanks looks like it’s going to pay off because of the great collaboration and hard work they have put into this. I’m sure we do not want any more of these beautiful cubs dying so a big massive thank you to the WWF company for putting a lot of effort into this!

Thursday, 20 December 2018

SLJ W1 D2 A1/2/3 Forest Life

Activity 1: Giants Among Us

Do I want to visit Tane Mahuta (a Kauri Tree) in real life?
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Many people have visited the amazing tree and they had their own opinions. Some said it was bad, others had high ratings and a few folks said it was okay. After doing a lot of searching for the I think that I wouldn’t want to go to the Kauri Tree. I heard that you have to take a little walk just to get to the destination and to be very honest I’m not that kind of person that likes being surrounded by bushes and trees and sometimes I need my personal space. Why? Well, I’ve had some bad experience in the forest. (story time) One time I was going on a hike and it was very steep. Somehow I could not control my feet and I went zooming past my friends and I fell and hurt my hip. Overall I do think that it’s a very beautiful tree but I wouldn't like to visit Tane Mahuta.
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Activity 2: Fabulous Ferns!

I have created a little presentation below of my opinion about NZ sports teams uniforms. My job was to talk about each uniform and what I like about it then choose out of all of them which one was the best and why? Enjoy!


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Activity 3: Weird and Wonderful

Cactus Maths Problem

For this task we were given a maths equation and we had to solve using our own knowledge. Click then read the image below to find out how I solved the Cactus Maths Problem.


Task Description: This is Day 2 of my activities for Summer Learning Journey 2018 - 2019. Today work is called Forest Life. The three activities I have completed above are about giving my own opinions on things and solving maths problems. To complete this I followed all the instructions on the Summer Learning Journey site were all the weekly activities were posted. I hope you enjoy reading today's work. Stay tuned for more posts!


Wednesday, 19 December 2018

SLJ W1 D1 A1/2/3 In The Beginning!

Activity 1: The Legend Of New Zealand

Top 3 Facts about Aotearoa (New Zealand)
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1. If you’ve been to New Zealand you might have heard about a city called Auckland. Believe it or not, it is the largest city in New Zealand and its population is 1.614 million which was estimated in 2016. Even though this is the largest city in New Zealand Wellington still stands as the capital city of New Zealand. But, Auckland is still well known for there beautiful beaches like Mission Bar. Near the beach is the volcanic island Rangitoto and last but not least the amazing sky tower.
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2. Speaking of the sky tower it is located in Auckland city at the corner of Victoria and Federal streets. The construction started in 1994 and was open to the public in 1997. It is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world without any kind of support with a whopping height at 328 meters. This makes it the highest tower in the southern hemisphere.  
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3. Way back in the olden days a lot of people (mainly men) believed that women don’t have any kind of power to rule. Many women fought for their rights by marching on the streets and holding up signs. New Zealand changed all of that by being the first country to let a woman rule and have the power in very important roles. Examples: Helen Clark - Prime Minister, Sian Elias - Chief Justice and Dame Silvia Cartwright - Governor General.
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Activity 2: North and South

What is so special about Auckland?
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Everyone has their own special reason about where they live. Maybe it’s because it has amazing restaurants and cafes or because it has lovely locals! This is why I am very proud to call Auckland my home. I think Auckland is very special because it's where I and my beautiful siblings were born and raised. But that's not all Auckland has very creative and talented people at our public art centre Te Oro that do things like culture dancing. Another reason why I am so excited to call Auckland my hometown because of our tremendous sky tower at a height of 328 meters! There are many other reasons why I love my hometown but these I just a few. I hope some of you enjoy this and might want to visit Auckland. Trust me it’s cool!
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Activity 3: Ice, Ice Baby

Leaving a Positive Digital Footprint online:
For this task I had to make a little poster about leaving a positive digital footprint online. I used google draw to write inside foot how to create a positive digital footprint and what to do to stay smart online. I also thought the foot was a little plain so I decorated it with a blue colour. Remember to stay safe online kids!

Task Description: Yes! School's out and holidays are in. I am participating in the Summer Learning Journey 2018 - 2019. I am very ecstatic to be joining this holiday program. This years theme is 'The World Around Us'. I don't know the exact meaning but i'll try to find out. Everyday I will be posting different activities. Today these activities are mainly about facts about New Zealand and leaving a positive footprint online. Stay tuned for more posts!  



Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Impossible Shapes!


Task Description: Today Room 4 maths did a task on impossible shapes. We looked at difficult shapes like this triangle and a square. I followed the steps and instructions on the presentation and we used things like pencils, compass, and rulers to get the shape and sizes. I also worked on shading to make the drawing look realistic. I did find it challenging to get the distance right but overall it came out great!

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Explanation Writing (Cross Country)

Walt: Use cause and effect language in our explanation writing (if, so, then, as a consequence)
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How to be prepared for Cross Country
By Amelia 

Have you ever participated in a school Cross Country run before? Most people dread Cross Country runs because of the lack of preparation or they just don't put enough effort into it. Luckily I am here to help! Here a few ways that can help you prepare for cross country.

One way that you can prepare for cross country is by having a healthy diet. When preparing for a cross-country you always need to be aware of what you are eating. Having simple things like fruits and drinking lots of water is really helpful. For example, eating a banana helps boosts your energy level before you run. It also gives you a healthy dose of potassium which is important for long-distance runs like cross country. Whereas, if you eat a lot from fast food restaurants you won’t have a lot of strength to run the course. That’s why I personally think that having a healthy diet can help you prepare for the cross country and enhance your running performance.

You can also prepare for cross country by getting familiar with the course. You need to realize that cross country is way longer than you think. Most people prepare for cross country by running a shorter distance than the actual track. However, when it comes to the day you get halfway through the track you start to feel insecure about the way that you are running. This is why it's good to get familiar with the track. Even by walking the course can help you get a good taste of how it’s going to be. I believe that by doing this it can help you feel comfortable and ready to go. 

Preparing for cross country involves a lot of physical preparation. This means that you could start by doing some good training to help strengthen things like your muscles and also to get your heart pumping. Believe it or not, you can do some training anywhere you want whenever you want! You could probably jog up and down your pathway or you can relax your muscles by doing some stretches or yoga. Did you know that doing simple things like walking or even running around your house until you get tired can help reduce a positive effect on your running performance?

Physically preparing for cross country is good but we also have to mentally prepare for cross country. Mentally preparing means giving it the best you got and saying positive things like “I can do it” or “This will be awesome!”. If you can’t take cross country at all and you just want to give just fake it till you make. This means if your planning to give up or your just too lazy to try just put a smile on your face and try it anyways! I guarantee if you keep doing this it can help you transition from the bad side of it to the positive side. 

These are my 4 effective tips on how to prepare for cross country. Always remember to stay healthy, be positive and train hard. I hope that this will help you out if you are aiming to place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the cross country. Who knows? You might come first!
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Task Description: Last term the whole school participated in a School Cross Country. Some placed and some didn't. Our task was to write to a year 4 student on how to be well prepared for cross country. We did a lot of research on different ways that we could prepare and some of us used our own advice from our own experience. I hope you enjoyed this piece of writing and that you find it very helpful!

Friday, 16 November 2018

Alcohol Satire


Walt: Use Satire to express meaning.
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WARNING: I'm sorry if you're offended by this piece of writing I have written and please don't believe any of this because half of it is not even true. 

Don’t adults just love drinking these days! I mean it’s like a nectar from of the gods. Isn’t it mouth drooling just looking at alcohol? Did you know that alcohol is the world’s best solution to all of your problems? Remember just sitting there consuming a whole bottle of alcohol straight after you’ve just lost your job. Ahhhh great memories!

Tons of people around the world are doing this thing where you drink and get drunk then go for a drive. I know right that’s so cool! *cough cough*. But wait there’s more as you drive you can’t see anything it completely blurry. It’s so fascinating! If you keep doing that the cops will drag you to the best place in the world….jail. I mean it’s like staying in a hotel for the rest of the night. Anyways as I said before alcohol is the world’s best solution to all of your problems. It actually works (no it doesn’t. Like if you lost your job? Alcohol, Got in a fight? Alcohol, Had to find another place to stay because you didn’t pay your rent? Alcohol! I heard that it’s getting more cheaper. Spending more than $30 on a beer is so affordable. I mean who would rather go buy milk and bread for like $5 when you can buy alcohol for $35.

I think that reading this piece makes us all realize that alcohol plays a good part in our lives. Alcohol is basically a best-friend! It’s so cheap, very helpful and delicious. Now we know not to worry about anything because we are in alcohol’s good hands!


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Task Description: Last week Room 1 literacy wrote a Satire piece of writing. Satire is kind of like sarcasm but in a nice way. We looked up examples of Satire so we can get an idea of what we were going to be talking about. Some people decided to write about School and even the old man himself Donald Trump! I decided to write a satire about Alcohol so I gathered lots of information about alcohol and began writing. This is my finish piece enjoy!

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Term 3 Paideia Seminar - EXTC

Today the Y7&8 EXT participated in a Paidea Seminar. A Paidea Seminar is when we come together in our own groups and argue about different statements its like a class discussion but better. There were different groups the Nutritionists, Athletes, Teachers, Doctors, Parents and my group the Shop Owners. In my group was Paikea, Sheena and Naomi. We argued from a Shop Owner's perspective about healthy food. I thought that my group did well in presenting our research and we contributed a lot about Shop Owners. Other groups had very interesting statements to make about healthy food especially the doctors. They said that 50% of Maori's had obesity but pacific islanders had 69% of obesity which was very scary to hear.

 I think that I did well during our discussion better than last term but I think that I should've included more people into our discussion because most people weren't discussing with the whole group. Overall I enjoyed the Paidea Seminar and I learn't lot's of interesting facts and information.

Te Wa Toi Research


Task Description: Last week Team five did some research on five different types of artists. This rotation went from Monday to Friday switching to a different class each day. I learn't about artists that I never knew before and some that I thought I knew well but I turned out to be wrong! I found out lot's of interesting facts and discussed about it with my friends. Our task was to fill in the boxes with different facts and images about the artist we learn't about. I enjoyed learning about Lady Pink because she was interesting and had amazing artwork. Enjoy!

Monday, 15 October 2018

Amelia and Naomi Treasure Hunt

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What are the co-ordinates of these objects?
(3,2) Castle (6,2) Windmill (8,4) Apple Trees (6,4) Bin (8,5) Sailboat


Write down what you can see at the co-ordinates given below:
  1. (7,5) Elephant
  2. (9,5) Island
  3. (5,3) Gate
  4. (2,3) Hill
  5. (7,1) Tree
  6. (3,3) Tower
  7. (4,2) Wall
  8. (1,1) Octopus
The words can be used in a special way to find the coordinates of the buried treasure. Can you work out where it is?
EIGHT TWO (8,2) Light House
Extension: Could you give directions to the octopus so it can get to the elephant?

Go north (1,5) then go east (1,7)
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Task Description:
Today's in Maths me and Naomi collaborated together in a maths treasure hunt. We were
just revising on our work and we used our knowledge
from term 1 to complete this task. We also picked up little pieces of information from
the work and also
help from our teacher Mrs Stone. There were hidden messages in the graph
that we hard to work out but we managed to solve
it.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

MTV KRIBS // EXT MOVIE KPMG



A few weeks ago the Year 7&8 Extension and a few selected students got the opportunity to go to KPMG. KMPG is a professional service company and is on of our school's biggest sponsors that helps us pay for stuff like chrome books, iPads and more. We visited the place and got to do a ton of cool things. We were divided into groups and we were each given a category to film about. My group was lucky because we got to do an MTV. We gathered the group together and we decided to do an MTV KRIBS. This MTV was just the tour of the incredible building but not the whole building. This is the finishing results of our movie.

Monday, 24 September 2018

"Being famous and/or rich would make me happy"

Walt: Consider both sides of an argument.
"Being famous and/or rich would make me happy"
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I partly agree with this statement because if I was famous/rich it could help me travel the world to help others who don’t live in safe places, give to the people who need clean and fresh water or just lend a helping to those who need good shelter and homes. Being famous/rich could also help me to inspire others to work hard and reach for their dreams especially those who suffer from severe conditions and can’t do what most people can. I could also live an easier life because if I was famous and/or rich I could  earn heaps of money. I would be living in a pleasing house that is maintained by housekeepers, gardeners, cooks and other servants to help me. This goes to show that being famous and/or rich can make me feel happy because I’m basically rich, I can give to the homeless and have a happy life!

Yet there are still a few things that would make me feel miserable about being famous and or rich. I have to worry about my safety because I have to go through threatening messages saying that someone wants to kill me. But it’s not only my safety that I have to worry about it’s also my family’s safety. Speaking of family I can have a hard time because I would have to be away from them so much because of things like meetings and tv interviews. Online gossip is also one thing that would bother me while being famous/rich. There are alot of untruthful things that go around on the internet which could also ruin my career just because of haters.

Overall I think that I would be famous and/or rich because of the benefit of helping others in need and also to support my family with what they need help with but only for a period of time.


Task Description: For this task Room 1 Literacy talked about a statement and we debated about the statement. The statement was "Being famous and/or rich would make me happy". We looked at both sides of the argument and then looked at it from our own perspective. We all discussed our opinions whether we agree or disagree in little groups then formed our own statement. This is my final opinion.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Perfect Perimeter

WALT: Calculate area and perimeter.
Task Description: Last week in Room 4 Maths we learnt about calculating area and perimeter. This weeks activity was called perfect perimeter. The whole class split into 4 or 5 group and part of the activity was measuring. First we started making estimations (guesses) about the objects that were listed down such as our feet, our maths book also our pencil. The class also had to figure out the area and perimeter through shapes. This is a presentation showing the working we did.

How The Mammoth Got It's Tusks!

Image result for mammothWALT: Think outside the box with writing.
Many years ago when the overgrown green jungle was filled with tons of animals there lived the giant hairy mammoth. But in those times the mammoth was not the powerful one. It was the mighty lion. The lion was the best because they were strong and he had powerful legs. Lion also had very sharp, ferocious teeth and jaws that he used to defeat other animals. 

Even though lion ruled the jungle he was not on his best behavior most of the time. He would pick on the other animals because of how they looked, especially the mammoth. One day Lion saw mammoth with the other animals chatting and laughing away. Lion got jealous so he marched down to the group of animals on the muddy patches of grass. 

“What are you guys doing”, says the lion in an angry voice. His eyes were staring directly at the mammoth. “Were just having a chat”, Mammoth replies. The Lion stared mammoth down. Everyone was silent. Lion then turned around and walked back as if nothing happened. The other animals were suspicious but they kept their mouths solid shut! The animals all waited till Lion was out of there site then they carried on there conversation as if nothing ever happens but mammoth was still wondering why Lion acted so mysterious. Then the grasshopper ropes mammoth into the conversation so mammoth just carried on but still held that thought.

Ever since that day, the lion would see mammoth getting all the attention. The other animals would always play fun games together but Lion would be left out. One time Lion saw all the other animals cheering for mammoth because he saved a little panda who was stuck up the tree. All Lion wanted to do was to pick on other animals and always say that he was the highest of them all. Lions jealousy towards mammoth grew bigger and bigger. Until Lion told himself “Enough is enough”, Lion says with a deep voice. So he began to make a plan.

The lion was thinking hard until “Ting” a light bulb clicked! The Lion laid out his plan on a large piece of wood as if Lion was story boarding a movie. Lion’s goal was to give mammoth an ugly potion so all the other animals can make fun of him so mammoth will never shine as bright as the sunlight. “Ugly mammoth 101”, Lion said with an evil voice. First, he had to make his potion so he gathered everything he could and started mixing up different ingredients. When the potion was finally done he gathered a bundle of grass in a little box and just before he was going to pour in ugly potion he hears a knock on the door.

Who could that be Lion thought to himself! He took 2 tiny steps towards the door then 2 large steps back. Lion took a deep breath and walked confidently to the door Lion took a little peep through his little glass hole and gasped! “It’s Mammoth”, Lion quickly hid the potion and the bundle of grass. Then tiptoed to the door and opened it. “What do you want”, Lion says. “Hi there Lion”, Mammoth says in a happy voice. “Why are you here?!”, Lion replies. “Oh I just came to check up on you because it’s a beautiful day”, Mammoth says. The lion looked at him and cringed. “I don’t need to be checked up by someone like you!”, Cried the Lion. Then he slammed the door shut.

Lion went back to making his disgusting potion. Lion poured the ugly potion on to the bundle of bright green grass. Now all the lion had to do was give the grass and he will finally make his dream come true! Lion walked over to Mammoths house and knocked on the door. “Hello...anyone there”, said the Lion. Mammoth opened the door to see Lion with a box of grass. “I’m sorry Mammoth for being so mean when you came to my house,” Lion said. “Could you forgive me”, Lion says handing the box of grass to mammoth. “Of course I do”, mammoth says as he receives the box of grass. “Well I gotta get going”, Lion says as if he’s in a rush. “Well I can’t wait to eat this”, says mammoth with excitement. They said their goodbyes and mammoth closed the door but Lion left with a smirk on his face.

The next day mammoth woke up and felt like there has been a lot of weight put onto him. He thought that it was normal so he got up and got ready for another day. Mammoth walked up the group of animals and they all gasped. “What are those two things hanging from you”, One animal says in shock. Mammoth runs to the water to see his reflection and was blown away. All the animals asked what happened but mammoth didn’t know what to say. One baby panda walks up to mammoth and says, “I like it” and give mammoth a hug. All of a sudden the herd of animals starts complimenting mammoth. Lion saw the group of animals and they revealed mammoths new look. “What have I done!”, Lion says in distraught. “It was you”, one animal says confused. All the animals then chased the Lion so he would never be seen by anyone. All the animals were happy and so they celebrated and the mammoth was named the King Of The Jungle!


The End!'

Task Description: Last week Room 1 Literacy wrote our own porquoi tales. What are porquoi tales? Well Porquoi is french for "why". Porquoi tales is a make-believe narrative that explains why something is the way it is and it usually describes something in nature such as animals. In this case we had to pick something like a animal, tree or even a human then write a pourquoi tale. I chose to write about a mammoth and how it got it's tusk. I chose the mammoth because it would sound interesting and mysterious if I wrote a story about. We also had to work on using double adjectives to help make our stories engaging. This is the story of How the mammoth got it's tusks!


Friday, 24 August 2018

Learning a new skill!

Learning a new skill!
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For the past few weeks the whole block of team 5 learnt a new skill in our individual classes. Room 1 (My Class) decided to use juggling as a new skill. We worked hard and went through the basic steps on how to juggle. When we were done each class from the blocked performed the new skill that we learnt. We had skills like juggling, line dancing and even ballet. After all the performances all classes are now working on a individual skill we want to do. Some of us are divided into groups and some of us are learning our new skill individually. I have decided to join a group and figure new skills we can learn. Our new skill is based on dancing and we will be doing a mixture of dances. So far we've got African dancing, Hip Hop, Ballet and Line dancing. I am looking forward to what wee will be creating!  

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Benefits Of Exercise Song

WALT: Use technical vocabulary in our writing

Task Description: Last week Room 1 Literacy had to write a song about about the benefits of physical activity. We basically had to pick a song or one we liked and change then change the lyrics. The song was based on physical activity because this term we are focusing on the Benefits of physical activity. I have not finished my piece of writing but this is what I have done! Enjoy.

                          Original Song: All About That Bass                            

Because you know I'm all about that bass
'Bout that bass, no treble
I'm all about that bass
'Bout that bass, no treble
I'm all about that bass
'Bout that bass, no treble
I'm all about that bass
'Bout that bass... bass... bass... bass

Yeah, it's pretty clear, I ain't no size two
But I can shake it, shake it, like I'm supposed to do
'Cause I got that boom boom that all the boys chase
And all the right junk in all the right places.

Remake My Song: All about my brain and my weight!

Because you know I'm all about the brain and my weight, No Trouble I’m all about the brain and my weight No Trouble I’m all about the brain and my weight No Trouble I’m all about the brain and my weight… Yeah it’s pretty clear that you gotta exercise you want to live longer and have a healthy life. Cause you got to move more to get your heart pumping to fight off diseases and so get up and get grooving.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Benefits Of Physical Activity

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There are lots of Benefits why you should exercise. It helps things in your body like your heart and lungs and more important body parts! Keep reading this piece of writing because I am going to be explaining what the benefits of physical activity.

Exercise is one of the best things that can help your health and body. Most people dislike exercising because it’s boring unlike other people who enjoy it. But why should we exercise? Exercise is like a life changing experience! For most people that think exercise is boring they that you have to go to the gym everyday or go for a jog around the block is making you fit. Did you that every time you carry a bag of groceries, walk back from school or well your intense floor mopping your health levels are improving. That is called aerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise is exercise that makes you sweat or “huff and puff”.

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Another Benefit of Exercise is that is strengthens your heart. Your heart is the most important thing in your body. The heart is a muscle. Just like other muscles its performance improves when challenged by exercise. When your heart responds to the exercise it becomes more stronger and stronger. When it strengthens the heart it can help fight off diseases and other viruses that can lead to death.

Exercise also plays a very big part to the brain. When you exercise you increase your heart rate and then it pumps more oxygen to the brain which is really helpful to the brain. Other types of exercise such as aerobic exercise can help your brain. It also does more like you can have good memory function and it can also help you with information processing.

There you have those are three benefits on why exercising is important! Remember you don’t need to walk around the block or go to the gym to be fit. You can just help out with the groceries or other simple things that will keep you moving!