Wednesday, 29 June 2016

merit blog post 1 (technology)

Yesterday the year 7 and 8's went to tech at Lincoln primary school. At the moment I am doing textiles and design. We were doing our planning and started prototyping. I am making a pillow to put in my room. while I was at tech I showed the respect value because I listened to the teachers instructions and I behaved on the bus by only talking to the person next to me quietly so the bus driver could concentrate.

Monday, 6 June 2016

Week 5 Reading Assessment

Year 7/8: I can use my growing wide range of academic and content-specific vocabulary to understand texts.

Name of Text: Underground Explorers

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Void: an empty space or vacuum.

Fluorescent: able to give off visible light after being exposed to a source of heat, light, or other form of energy

Vulnerable: able to be hurt or injured

Interconnected: to connect or cause to be connected one to the other or others.

Seldom: not often; rarely.

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Example/Non Example
Is a void messy? Why or why not?
A void isn't messy because it is an empty space
Which color is the most fluorescent at night? Why?
The most fluorescent colour at night is dark blue because for the most part of the day it has had the sun shining so when its dark it can shine
Why are elderly people more vulnerable than children? Why?
elderly  people have sensitive skin because when you are young you do more things but when you get older your skin becomes more sensitive  
Which is more interconnected; a vine or a dandelion? Why?
Vines because the grow around things when dandelions don't they just grow by themselves
Which is more seldom; the Olympics or an election in NZ? Why?
The olympics because they only happen once every four years

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Word Associations
The plants in the garden are die during a frost
There were lots of different paths that joined each other
I made a shot from halfway while facing backwards.
We are still exploring  outer space.
I can find my key ring easily in the dark.

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Word Relationships

How might each pair of words be connected?
When you get a bruise blood rushes to that spot and makes it discoloured
When doing a puzzle if there is an empty space you connect the peices

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Extended Writing
Think of a time when you felt as though you were in a void or when you saw something that happens seldom. Write a paragraph about this.
SELDOM On wednesday instead of training we had a game. I got the ball and I ran about half the field and fended off 5 tackles and nearly got a try