Friday, 31 May 2013

Explanation Writing about a piranhas

explanation                       topic piranha:
Have you ever heard of a fish that really can eat fast and swim fast and dangerous?
Piranhas are quite big, but they have small sharp teeth. Piranhas are about 14 to 26 cm long.  Piranhas are considered the most fastest fish to kill in a swarm. They can eat fish in 1 minute. They can swim up to 110 kph. Piranhas can get stunned if you splash around in the water. It hurts their eyes and their ears. And then they get knocked out and they go belly
up. Piranhas can form a swarm really fast. Piranhas are just like mini sharks. Piranhas are found at Orinoco River in the Amazon Basin. There is under 60 species of a piranhas.

Friday, 24 May 2013

No More Cats

Green Group

No more cats by Jennifer Beck SJ. pt.1 No.3 2008

1. Take a screenshot of the story and insert into this document.
2. What do you think this story is about?
            This book is about no more cats
3. In your own words explain why Dad did not want another cat.
           Because Rusty died
4. What did Dad plan to do about the stray cat?
           He was thinking of taking it to SPCA
5. Why is it more difficult to find a new home for an adult cat?
           When its a little kitten its cute and now its not
6. When had the old cat carrier box last been used?
           when rusty wasn't sick
7. Who was Rusty? Explain what had happened to him.
           He died because he was sick so SPCA put him to sleep
8. In your opinion was Dad fond of cats? Use evidence from the story to support your
9. When the writer got home from soccer what did she find?
           She found the dad on his favourite chair watching the motor channel with the cat on his  lap        
10. Explain why Dad thought Furry would be a good name for the stray cat.
             when the dog was chasing cat the cat was fast to escape
11. Complete the key vocabulary table:
what you think it means
dictionary definition
straight things
without a bend, angle, or curve; not curved; direct: a straight path.
is it naughty

willful, wayward, misbehaving.
when it hops a lot
to swoop down suddenly and grasp, as a bird does in seizing its prey.
its like when someone is lying down but not fully  
to incline or bend from a vertical position: She leaned out the window.
the living room
to pass time idly and indolently.
kind of like patting
a hitting of or an upon any thing

Use the above words in sentences of your own. You need to use one adjective and
one verb in each sentence. Highlight each one in a different color as shown.
(Example - Sione cut open his packet of chicken noodles and dropped them into the
shiny steel pan of hot water to cook.)

I touched my friend Brandon’s sleek hair
I heard something in the lounge went and looked
The cat is very cunning
the cat always ponce’s
My sister leans on the window
sometimes i sleep in the lounge
I stroked the fury cat

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Stardome Trip

WALT: Write a recount
SC:It must have adjectives, similes and speech

Thursday 9th of May 2013 two classes from the senior
school went to the Auckland Stardome.

Rooms 7 and room 10 got divided into groups. After that we walked in the auditorium the classes sat down in the comfortable seats.

Mr Andrew said no cameras no cell phones turned on and no gum while were in there. Then he said if you don't feel when you're looking at the screen you look at the floor. After Mr Andrew went and played a film about astronauts and how a heart pumps.

The movie looked like we were soaring through a body. Next when the movie finished rooms 7 & 10 went out of the auditorium and saw a telescope, space suit, small spaceship parts and space suit that you can take a photo with.

Next we went in the space room and talked about astronauts. Mr Andrew showed us a video clip of different ways to put on your clothes and brush your teeth in space. Two spaceships didn't make it they exploded. Rooms 7 and 10 left after the space room was finished

Rooms 7's Pledge

Following our 'Tread Lightly Caravan' experience the students of Room 7 decided to make a pledge. Change begins with one step in the right direction......we will all make a difference to save our planet Earth.

Friday, 10 May 2013

My Holiday Recount

In the holiday I went to my rugby game. I went to my cousins house so I can go to my rugby game. Once we got there I had breakfast Which was Cornflakes and Milo. After that I went to the lounge to to watch Adventure Time. Next we hopped in the car and drove to College rifles where we played. We played Grammar Jr. After Our game I went into the car and drove back home. And hopped in the shower.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Our Book about hands

At Glenbrae School we have revisited our School Treaty and as part of this exercise all classes are working on 'a book about hands'. We are looking at positive ways in which hands can be used. We are all aspiring to make our school a 'safe and happy learning community. Please take the time to check out my story.
1. Hands can do many things

2. Hands can design
3. Hands can hold and care for plants.
4. Hands can drive

5. Hands can wave
6.Hands can wash