Thursday, 31 October 2013

My Writing Today


One time, there was a local boy named Jacob. He’d always wore good clothing, like colourful clothes. He lived in the Auckland suburb of St Heliers. He had to watch the house after his parents went to visit someone important. The morning sun was glowing across the fields, and many people were happy. The wind was hitting the trees gently, and the birds were singing through the skies. Jacob would always say “Hi!” to his neighbours nicely, and after, walk through the neighbourhood. He went back inside to watch the news at noon.

As he was about to sit down, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake came without warning. “Whoa!” said Jacob. During the news, an unexpected report came up into view. “Warning: A new volcano is about to erupt!” announced the reporter. Jacob’s heart started beating like a drum. He went near a sliding door, and saw nothing, he looked the second time, and he saw a terrible sight. Boom. Something strange came up from the ocean near the Rangitoto mountain. He went outside. The T.V turned off suddenly. Windows cracked from the loud roar of the volcano, rising. He saw people panicking, and running through the streets. Then, ash came up, with smoke rising up. Pieces of rock flew into the water. “Oh my gosh!” exclaimed Jacob. “Get down here, kid!” said a man in a business suit, yelling everyone to come but Jacob was frozen with fear. The ash started to come to land.

“I should stay inside.” suggested Jacob, as he stumbled back inside. He closed the curtains, shut the windows, locked the doors, changed his clothes, and wore a face mask. He looked outside. The ash came closer and closer, pushing the water closer to the shore. The street was empty, like a ghost town. All Jacob heard were the sounds of the volcano, cracking more windows, and the sound of others running for their lives. The time has came, the lights turned off, and the ash reached the homes.

Darkness. Jacob stayed quiet for a long time. It became dark for about 3 minutes. As he counted the seconds of that 3 minutes, amazingly, time went by, quickly. He opened his eyes, and he looked at the television. It went back on suddenly. He opened the curtain on the sliding door to see something more horrible. He wouldn’t believe his eyes to know he lived through such a catastrophic disaster. He heard the sound of fire trucks passing by, taking down big fires. The waters were polluted with ash, all black. The skies were dark, too. Clouds filled up the sky, all grey and black. Houses were burnt down, showing rooms. The only thing he saw that was in colour, was the new volcano being born.

Information Report

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

My New Sumdog Account


Today, I was on a new Sumdog account, starting
from a brown rat, but this time, I had a school code. 
Although, I haven't lost my winnings yet! 
So, I went back to the classic game "Snowball", and
luckily, I won my first one back. The player I
played against was a robot, and it was a 
commander, which is before a Destroyer.

Comprehension Activity


Today I played my comprehension activity.
It was something to do with dictionaries.
I passed two levels and won the game.
I also had to find words that mean the same
(hard is solid, tight is loose).

My Book on the Go!

My Writing Today


Once, there was a peaceful, sunny day in Bangkok, Thailand. The sun was shining. The blue skies were filled with white clouds. Birds were singing. Cars were moving down the streets, with the buildings standing tall, and the roads and streets was filled with fresh air. There was also a man called Philip. He was a miserable man who always had a straight face. He never liked the streets, all going to be filled up with car gas and petrol. Philip had black hair and wore black clothing. He would always walk through the streets, seeing rubbish thrown everywhere.

Then, everything changed. Quiet. The birds weren’t singing or chirping at all. Small earthquakes made cracks on the grounds. Cars stopped. All Philip heard was the sound of water violently coming. “What is that?” Philip mumbled. He was being a little scared, so he started walking back home. Then he heard the crashing of water, coming towards the city. He stood still, watching the 30 feet wave coming near. It was as tall as the buildings, busting down trees and destroying houses. Boats and other debris were on the tsunami, like they were stuck on it. People run out of their cars, screaming. “Oh my!” said a lady with her children, gasping at the humongous tidal wave. “You should come with me.” Philip said to the lady.

After communicating to the lady, Philip grabbed her by her arms, while the other was holding her two children. “Hurry!” he exclaimed. He looked back. BOOM! CRASH! The tsunami has now hit the city, bumping into the buildings, crashing down to the ground. Looking back at the worst disaster they’ve seen, Philip and the others began running as fast as the wind. They luckily came to Philip’s home, all stone and hard like rocks. Phillip and the rest went into the house. They were lucky to be just in time, because the tidal wave is spreading. Through the roads and streets. After a few hours, it all became quiet, again. “I think were all right.” Philip claimed. Houses were destroyed and powerlines were struck. Trees were everywhere, but Philip and the others were safe. “Thank you.” the children spoke, and they safely made their way to somewhere more safe, because the power lines were a huge risk.

Basic Facts

BASIC FACTS
Name: Willy
Date:30.10.13

39-14=25
48-26=22
69-35=34
24+54=78
75+23=98
67-44=23
42+32=74
28+11=39
15+34=49
62+45=107
77-53=24
30+65=95
47-32=15
66-43=23
53+60=113
87-53=34
39-22=17
63+54=117
67-41=26
85-23=62

5x4=20
6x6=36
7x2=14
2x7=14
4x4=16
5x6=35
6x5=35
8x3=21
4x6=24
6x10=60

35÷7=5
40÷5=8
30÷10=3
22÷11=2
20÷4=5
12÷3=4
10÷5=2
24÷4=6
32÷4=8
21÷3=7

Thursday, 24 October 2013

My Book Report

Mendel's MAGIC Math Market


 Today I played Mendells Magic Math Market.
This game taught me how to do fractions by using
fruit, for example, I used apples in the first level. 
There were 5 apples, with 2 of them green.

The next level had mandarins. I had to make
a correct fraction with the mandarins shown below.

There were three orange mandarins,
with one of them red.

Fractions Game

Today I also played another fraction game. I had to find a fraction that had a shade. For example, I had to find shapes that were shaded 1 half.

I found 3 shapes shaded 1 half.

Word Problems with Fractions

Today I played word problems with fractions. There were many questions that I had to answer. Some were easy, some were hard. This game taught me how to solve problems using fractions, like half and quarter.


Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Rhythm and Rhyme

Letter Drop

Today for spelling I played Letter Drop. I had to find letters from the piles of falling letters to make a word from my spelling. This spelling game teaches me to spell words correctly from a bunch of other random letters

Monday, 21 October 2013

Defender



Today I also played Defender. I was practising how to spell my words correctly.

Spelleriums


 Today I played Spelleriums  I had to put in letters that complete the word I am looking. I got up to Level 3 and there was so many spaceships that I couldn't keep up.


Thursday, 17 October 2013

All My Great Excuses

I started on my homework
but my pen ran out of ink.
My hamster ate my homework.
My computer's on the blink.

I accidentally dropped it
in the soup my mom was cooking.
My brother flushed it down the toilet
when I wasn't looking.

My mother ran my homework
through the washer and the dryer.
An airplane crashed into our house.
My homework caught on fire.

Tornadoes blew my notes away.
Volcanoes struck our town.
My notes were taken hostage
by an evil killer clown.

Some aliens abducted me.
I had a shark attack.
A pirate swiped my homework
and refused to give it back.

I worked on these excuses
so darned long my teacher said,
"I think you'll find it's easier
to do the work instead."

--Kenn Nesbitt

National Anthem

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Countdown clock until School



This is a countdown clock until school starts! This 
countdown clock was made from timeanddate.com

Back To School by Cheryl Sandberg

Pencils, sharpeners, rubbers, pens,
at last a chance to see your friends.

Highlighters, folders, books, glue,
make sure your ink is black and not blue.

Notepad, scissors, markers, ring binders,
and you've clipped in your colour dividers.

Protractor, tape, set square, pencil case,
check it to see that all is in place.

Files, calculator, ruler, gym shoes
and that’s the whole kit all ready to use.