Friday, 9 December 2016

WALT use my own words to explain a scientific concept


You have just watched a clip that explains how earthquakes happen.
In the table below, put a screenshot from the video and explain IN YOUR OWN WORDS what is happening in the picture.
The first one is done for you as an example.


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This is a globe. It is a model of what the Earth looks like. On this model, you can’t see the tectonic plates, but they are there, underneath all the land and ocean.
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This is a globe.It is our home, it is a model of the planet earth and it shows us what we see, we see oceans it shows us that the earth spins but the only thing it doesn’t show us is the inside of the earth but through science we have discovered that the earth is not hollow.










Thursday, 8 December 2016

Coding 2


Today I passed course 2 and now i'm on course 3 YES!!!!!




Coding

On Coding I passed course one then I got a certificate, on course two i'm up to stage 16 flappy bird on flappy bird level seven my high score was 609 because on coding for flappy bird the instructions was different from the real instructions my old high score was 545 but now it's 609. 

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

WALT think from another persons point of view


After reading about what Rata Street School recommends to help students/people who have experienced an earthquake, what would you recommend for people in our school? Think of five things you suggest for Tamaki Primary School.



  1. Always be ready to save yourself in a earthquake
  2. To run outside the house or school run to a safe place
  3.  Hold onto it until the shaking stops
  4. Take cover under something strong, like a sturdy desk or a table
  5. Drop to the ground {Avoid Falling}

Sunday, 4 December 2016

WALT find the meaning of new words and phrases


Find 5 words you found in the blogpost that were new to you. Record these, and find the meaning.
An example has been done for you.
You can add an image if you want to.
chaotic
When something is very busy, lots of people are there, maybe everyone is confused.
Rumble
Something is under rocks
Crumble
Break
Evacuation
The action of evacuating a person or a place
Invisible Enemy
They can’t see their enemy because their enemy is invisible.
Hopeless
Have no hope
Find a phrase that you didn’t know, or helped create a picture in your head. Find out what it means.
An example has been done for you.
You can add an image if you want to.
as if the ground had turned to liquid.
This helped me create a picture in my head of the ground turning from solid to liquid. In my head I couldn’t stand up anymore, I was falling over and all the stuff around me fell to the ground as well. Everything was moving.




WALT: find the main idea in a story


This story talks about the Earthquake that hit the South Island of New Zealand recently.
Find three key ideas in the story, then write 50 words to summarise.

Three key ideas in this story are
  • Strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch on Sunday
  • The earthquake caused cliffs to collapse into the sea but no major damage to the city was reported."
  • The epicentre was 15 kms (9 miles) east of Christchurch and at a shallow depth of 15 km (9 miles), said the country’s seismological body Geonet.
Summary of the story (put it into your own words) - 50 words
Start here:A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch on Sunday.
The earthquake caused cliffs to collapse into the sea but no major damage to the city was reported.
The epicentre was 15 kms (9 miles) east of Christchurch and at a shallow depth of 15 km (9 miles), said the country’s seismological body Geonet.
Geonet said there were more than 40 aftershocks.
The quake came eight days before the anniversary of the deadly 2011 quake that caused upwards of NZ$40 billion of damage and took the lives of almost 200 people.


WALT draw a picture to describe a sound

WALT: write a poem about an earthquake


Write a poem about earthquakes.
Maybe an acrostic poem, or any other type of poem you want.

Try to use powerful words from the video, like these
  • Desperate
  • Disorganised
  • Dig frantically in hope
  • A community overwhelmed
  • A mound of rubble
  • Catastrophe


Start here: Earth rumbles, and buildings crumble with people inside, rescuers rush to save people , terror rips through people's heart, horrifying sights are all around us,quivering people clutch each other, utter destruction of historic buildings, knowing people that have no homes, earth shakes in all directions, sounds of sirens fill the air.

WALT: Use powerful words to describe a setting

WALT describe the feelings of people


Watch the clip again and carefully watch what the people are doing.
  • Why do some run away?
  • Why do some stand still?
  • When the bridge collapses, what do the people do?
  • Why do they try to get into the van?

Use these questions to help you think about the way people might have been feeling during this earthquake.
Write 30 words about how they might be feeling.


Start here:Some people run away so they could protect themselves,some people stand still because they watch their houses break down,when the bridge collapses the people run for their life,they try to get into a van because they want to drive somewhere safe.

WALT find key words