Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Day And Night.

In room 19 our task was to show how Day and Night occurs. This is how it works.







Friday, September 30, 2011

New Zealand Conversation.


In room 19 we have had to research about the country for the rugby world cup. We were given New Zealand.
“Where is New Zealand in the world?” asked Racheal.
“Well New Zealand is in Oceania,” replied Gabby.

“Do you have a favorite rugby player in the New Zealand team?”.
“Yes! My favorite player in the All Blacks is Ma’a Nonu,.Who is your favorite rugby player?” I asked.

“My favorite rugby player is the key player Daniel Carter, I like him because of his awesome kicks,.What is the capital of N.Z?”.
“Well the capital of N.Z is Wellington,”

“What is the population of N.Z?”
“The population is 4.4 million people,”

“Does N.Z have a nation dish?”
“Yes this is my favorite bit about food!”. The dish is nation wide and it is called Hangi that is when you gather food such as potatoes, kumara, pork and many more vegetables and cook it in the ground .Are there any other things that you want to know about N.Z,”

“Yes what is the meaning of the flag?”
“In the top left hand corner is a bit of the England flag because of the royal family and the four stars represent the southern cross,”.

“Thanks for you time Gabby,”

“Your welcome Racheal,”








Team Four Reading Task.

In room 19 we had to read, write and learn about a book. We each got a book to study, we had to summaries the reading and then put it together in a slideshow. It is here on my blog so that Team four can use it for their reading task.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Silly Sports Day


"Do we have Sports day today?" I yelled "how come our class didn't know about it?" I question Sharon. "This was really unexpected" I thought to my self, but at the same time really exciting, I wanted to see what sort of Sports that they were going to line up for today.

On Tuesday team five got all lined up and ready for a fun session of Silly Sports. We all strolled over to the bottom field where the equipment was set up, this was going to be exciting.

First up A Ball On A Spoon, it sounds easier than it is. We had to have partners with our legs tied together with a piece of sheet. My partner was Leni. "Ahhhhh!" Leni yelled as we both fell over with our ball rolling away from us. I tripped up on her leg and almost face planted on the ground "haaaa" I sighed, that was close.

With water splashing everywhere I didn't want to play I was still in my uniform. We got put into teams, the people in my team didn't know how to do team work. Jonty was mucking around, he was taking for ever just to squeeze out the water from the sponge into the bowl. Leni and I had soaked shoes because of all the boys in our team. It was fun because it was a hot day and that was the only water activity.

We hopped on to the next activity, Mrs Langitupu's objective of the game was to catch and get out the other players in the opposite team with out moving with the ball in your hand. There were four teams Blue, Yellow, Red and Green, I was in the Yellow team. The first colour we played against was green, we won then the next colour that we played against was Blue. No-wonder why the other team got out so fast because they were all boys except for Millney, she was the only girl because they were all boys and they knew how to communicate with each other. When it was their turn with the ball they were as fast as a hare, they got my team out in just minutes.

My favorite Silly Sport on that day was Mrs Nua's game because she had water involved with it and because it was really enjoyable.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

"Where In The World Is...?"


I have been learning about the basics of the countries Madagascar, Barbados and Thailand. Theses countries aren't qualified in the world cup. We have had to research about them on a web site called C.I.A it is a web site that has facts about countries from all over the world. Soon will be researching about one of theses countries that we choose to pick out of. there are around about 80 countries that didn't qualify. We had to find out the capital city,population of the country,the flag,if its a continent and the national sports that they play. The country that i picked was Madagascar.

This is the flag of Barbados.
Carribean Island in the North Antlantic Ocean northeast of
Venezulea .Bridge Town is the Capital city of
Barbados.The population of Barbados is 286,705.Barbaos
takes Cricket quiet seriously.
People from
Barbados playing Cricket
This is the flag of
Madagascar
The continent that Madagascar is located in is Africa. It is
located in the Southern Africa, Island in the Indian Ocean
east of Mozambique. The capital city of Thailand is
Antananarivo. The population of Thailand is
21,926,221.The national sports is
Football,Boxing,Judo,Tennis,Basketball and many more.

Position: Inline - Fixed



This is a pitcher of the map of Madagascar.

"Where The Heck Is Papakura ?"


Where The Heck Is Papakura ?"

Papakura is located in the south east of Auckland. It is a 15-20min drive from Auckland international Airport.

Red hill is a special part of Papakura because it is the home of thousands of people.







Papakura used to be a city on its own.
Bibliography:
.http://maps.google.co.nz/maps?q=papakura&safe=strict&um=1&

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Keep Your Eye On The Ball

We are using the nations of the 2011 Rugby World Cup as our inquiry path.

For this unit we are in one of four teams: Brumbies, Force, Rebels, Stormers. My team is Rebels. There will be a number of tasks for us to navigate to achieve our goal of an excellent result in this unit. There are a mixture of individual and team tasks to be completed. The main task that will show our learning in this unit will be a Hyperstudio presentation about one of the countries in the World Cup competition.



Thursday, June 30, 2011

Limerick about Pt England School

We go to Pt England School
We swim at YMCA pools
The boys play rugby
They are really ugly
I go to Pt England School





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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Limericks

The girl in the grey had a maid
Who seldom, in fact never, got paid
She was very tall ,
Had a head like a ball
The girl in the grey with a maid.


I got this photo from People Stock Photo's.http://www.123rf.co.kr/lightbox.php?lid=360598&start=40


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

"If......."



If I was a Vampire
I would stay young forever,
If I was a Vampire
I would eat Leni,
If I was a Vampire
I would rob the bank,
If I was a Vampire
I would go to King of the Mountain and win the race,
If I was a Vampire
I would be friends with Edward Collin.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Biography On Benjamin Franklin




Benjamin Franklin the inventor of the Glass Armonica, Bifocals , Stove top, and many more . Franklin did not attend any university as he stayed home.

Born in Boston January 17th 1706 Benjamin Franklin the famous inventor. The tenth child of Joshiah Franklin the Soap marker and Abiah the mother of Benjamin Franklin. He died on April 17th of 1790 at 84 years old.

Ben was having trouble seeing at an old age trying to see close up and in the distance . Not much is said about he Milestone

Benjamin Franklin’s invention was important because he helped people to see, to cook , and to help them do a whole lot of other things. Ben helped his brother to print things out to.



Wednesday, June 15, 2011

A Tall Tale


With all my family waiting at the door for my aunt to come. We all had butterflies and we were sure that they would have too.“Surprise!” my whole family yelled as my aunt walked through the door with her new born baby in her hand and her two kids on each side of her. There was party poppers everywhere and two tables full of food. Balloons were flying around the house and everyone was just really happy to see my aunt that came form Australia and we hadn't seen her in three years.


10 mins later I saw the head lights of another car coming up it was a long black car with two massive wheels on it that were spreed along it was a limo What I exclaimed whats a limo doing up here then out came Prince Williams, Prince Harry, Princess Kate and Queen Elizabeth everyone was screaming and we all sat around and ate with them.

Thursday, June 2, 2011



Kiwi Glen Martin is the inventor of the Martin Jet pack that can fly like a bird.

The Jet pack wasn't flying that high that the U.S media laughed and joked around about his invention that made him more determined to make it happen.

He said he would use a remote machine to control it at first with a crash dummy, then if its good enough than a person can act as pilot.

The Martin Jet pack that flew at Ashburton recently with a rocket propelled parachute flying over 5,000 mt high above sea level and landed safely.




This invention can do what a helicopter cant do such as fly around the sides of a cliff in between sides of a building and trees.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Karl Benz The Inventor Of The First Motor Car.



Karl Benz was the inventor of the first motor car that was made without a horse having to pull it along. Cars that are made today are different from the cars that were made around 50 - 100 years ago. In ways they are improved by being Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger. They are now Bigger like a four wheel drive, better because it now has a roof , steering wheel , and four wheels not three. Faster like a Ferrari and Stronger with horse power .

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Looking Back Looking Forward

Last term I wasn't pleased with myself as I didn’t really finish my work off. I talked a lot to my friends. My attitude was alright but it wasn’t good enough for me. The highlight for me last term was getting our new Net Books. My worst improvement last term was not finishing my work and talking too much.


This term I am looking forward to taking our Net Books home and working on them. I will finish my work now that we will be taking them home. Last Term I really liked to play games that’s why I didn’t finish my work off. I will also be looking forward to playing Rugby this season

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Bin It

videoThis is my animation about the korero Bin It please watch it and give me some feed back . I hope you enjoy.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

My thoughts about Camp.

The count down is starting just 3 more days until camp. “YEAH!!!” I cant wait to see what sort of activities that we are doing. I have huge butterflies in my stomach I just cant wait. The camp name for this year is could “Take Charge”. Being the first year 8’s is really cool because we are doing different things from last years camp.


The group that I am in is Responsiablez. There are other groups like Respectablez , Carez, Motavatiez, and the Thinkers. Yesterday we did some group challenges the first one was make up a group chant and the second one was to get across the hall with 4 chairs stuck together , 4 class chairs and one mat. The first time we did it we failed the second time we did we made it. I cant wait until Camp.