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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Strange Town

It was a crowded little village. Hanging from a tree branch were houses. Below, a little town. The shops were bright crowded and pretty. Each person had their own personality. It was a place where everyone knew everyone but no one was ever allowed to go out of the village and that was fine for them. No one was ever left out and everyone had a home. When they got sad they would think about being brave, bold, fierce and strong, the place was called Strange Town.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Speech 2017

 Do you have siblings? That fight over random things like who gets to pick the music in the car, or who's the best sports player.

 Well I think lots of you will have had a childhood memory a little like this. You're just about to go for a trip somewhere. You're all ready but then everyone wants to sit in the front seat. You can't decide. So you have a race from the front door, to the front seat. Ready set go! Running running.
“Ohh, thats not fair! She got it last time!”
“Yes, it is.”
“No it not.”
“Yes it is!”
The joy of sitting in the front seat is a bit like royalty. You get a big window, the radio and plus. The front seat royalty gets no fighting with siblings.

 The second random thing children fight over is airplane window seats.
Yes a lot of you will have a moment just like this. You get your ticket for the plane, yet you're stuck with that seat because your ticket has your name on it. You get on the plane and it turns out your sibling gets the window seat. The reason they want it is because the view, but the aisle set person gets served first. So either way it's a win win. Well at least to me.

The third random thing children do is argue about, is who's the best sport player in their family, because just sometimes me and my brother think that.
“I'm better than you at attacking the ball.”
“No you're not.”
“Yes I am you're better at sitting on the sideline.”
“No because I'm always on the field.”

Yep I have had an argument like that before. Some of you probably have too and trust me if you haven't it doesn't end out well.

Things like that, are random things children do. If you have a problem like that, make a roster of who's turn it is in the front seat. Get your parent to say you're both excellent sports players. For the airplane one just deal with it because you can't change that.

Monday, 3 July 2017

Science Journal

This week we made paper helicopter. The force that were on it were weight drag thrust and a little bit of lift there was only a little bit of lift because if there was a lot then the paper helicopter would stay in the air and take about 2 hours to touch the ground. Next time I do this, I am going to put more weight because last time it didn’t have a lot of weight so it couldn't spin well.

I think I was multistructural because i could explain what I did and how the paper helicopter worked and the force on the paper helicopter.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Science journal 5

This week we learnt more about flight like the difference between flying and gliding. Gliding is when you don't move, you just glide like when you are swimming. Birds need to glide when they get tired and flying is when you are moving just like a plane. I also Learnt that seagulls can glide for up to 46 days without landing now, that's amazing!

I've been wondering about weight. If you turn  the engine off will the plane fall straight down. I found out that if you do turn off the engine it will glide for 3 minutes without crashing. Also weight can help the plane land because the weight is Heavy so when you go to land the weight of the plane is pushing against the lift and if you don't have any weight it's going to take a long time to land.

I already know about lift and how that helps the plane by lifting it from the ground and now I need to learn about what the thrust does to the plane.

I think my learning is multi-structural because I could explain what I learnt and next time I need to add bright sparks word.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

The prank

Our feet tumbled down the rocky road as we entered the prank zone. My heart was thumping as the dark walls closed in behind us. I swallowed as the pen slipped out of my hand. We heard a step coming closer and closer. I hid the pen behind me as it got even closer. We opened the door  and ran. We hid behind the door. The cold air closed in around me but luckily the steps went straight past. We looked around us - we were in the prank zone. Their heads were as wriggly as a worm,  one of us holding their  head while the other drew on their face. At that moment I thought “Am I waking them up?” I was laughing so hard. I sat with my cold hand covering my mouth my face was as red as blood. I was finished. I said “I'm never doing this again.” My cold hand was clutching. I needed to go back. Let's go over to the spa, it was so warm there and it was cold outside.  We had finished. It was completed. “Let's go Mckenzie.”
“Fine,” mumbled Mckenzie.

Overall I think it was multistructural because I can connected my ideas and explain what happened I can use bright spark words and I can use punctuation. I think it went well because I wrote down my ideas then I added bright sparks words.  My next steps are to put even more punctuation in my writing than before and bright sparks words.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017


Just I JIt was a sunny breezy Wednesday morning when we experienced Search and Rescue.  People sprinted off while the rest of us bent over, hanging down with blood rushing to our heads.  3 2 1 go.  The five of us sprinted off fighting over whose turn it was with the Walkie talkie. We turned the corner, the boys cheating by following us. Across the bridge, we found them. 1 point to us 0 to the boys! We were going to win by the time we'd finished.

It was our turn finally. Across the bridge, up the hill, across the creek, we found a spot sitting on the muddy ground. People were asking, “Are you near the tractor?”
We were only allowed to say yes or no.
We were far away from that there was two minutes to go. Shhhhhh. Don't talk. 10,9 ,8 ,7 ,6 ,5 , 4,3,2,1 come in.  Yay, we were the only ones who didn't get found. 

Overall I think it went well because I used a couple of bright sparks words and I punctuated my waiting. Next time I'm going to work on putting more bright sparks .

Science journal 2 week 4

Week 4

At school we did the trebuchet. First we had to put weights in the budget then put the nail through the wood. After that we pulled the string and where it landed we had to measure it.
My observations were when the string got pulled, the bucket went down so the tennis ball could go around and get let off. I think this was because the 4 weights We're so heavy that when you pull the string it goes straight down letting the ball off.

My wonderings were why could they not build it easier, like load it up then pull it back letting it go but then it would be copying the slingshot.

My learning is relational because I can connect my ideas and explain how it works to other people. My inferences are multi-structural because I can write my ideas and show how it works.