Thursday, 22 September 2016
A good water filter needs...
Why is this important?
Produces drinkable water.
you will get sick if it doesn’t produce drinkable water.
It needs to be strong and long lasting
So that it can be used more than and we don’t have to make lots.
Easy to make and easy to use
So that we can easily rebuild it or use it.
Use the right materials.
Otherwise it won’t work as well.
Cost effcient and easily portable
So that you can easily make it again and take it with you.
Thursday, 15 September 2016
The activity I did was touch and I am in the a team mix
Two highlights of the Koru Games
The food because I got really hungry and can by some
I scored a few of tries because I am fast at running
I am proud of the team because we win some games
Next year I want to do a different sport because I want to try new things
Thursday, 1 September 2016
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Thursday, 7 July 2016
I can say 1-5 words about celebrations in te Reo Maori.
With help, I can ask and answer several questions about celebrations, using te Reo Maori.
I can ask and answer several questions about celebrations,using Te Reo Maori.
I can ask and answer a range of questions about celebrations,using Te Reo Maori. I can teach others these questions and answers.
- Question: He aha te mea pai, ki a koe kei to pāti? (What do you like about your party?)
- Answer: He mea pai ki ahau te/nga____aihikirīmi______ I like _Ice Cream_____(objects from your kupu list)
- can in go to the toilet - ka taea ahau te haere ki te whare paku
Thursday, 30 June 2016
What changes would you make for next time and why?
make it more interresting
Tuesday, 7 June 2016
TASK 1 - read the text about Sneakairs
What I already know about navigating with maps?
Who created “Senakairs?”?
|. easy jet|
How do the “Sneakairs” work?
How do “Sneakairs” help tourists visiting a new city or town?
What challenge does easyJet need to overcome before “Sneakairs” can go mainstream?
Can you think of any other uses for smart shoes like Sneakairs? - (give at least 2)
Can you think of a better invention than Sneakairs to help us navigate places? Why is that invention better than Sneakairs?
Two girls stood with their parents by a car, watching him. So Corey tried to look cool and expert, and he started up the track behind his father.
The blunt pyramid of Mt Taranaki lifted into a blue winter sky. Snow softened the cliffs where lava had flowed, thousands of years ago. High up towards the summit, the ridge of The Lizard showed where more lava had crawled downwards before cooling and setting.
Corey lowered his gaze to the 4WD track twisting up the mountain's north-east flank. Packed grey and green trees rose on either side. After just ten metres, all sounds from the carpark faded away. Only the crunch of their boots broke the silence.
Three steps ahead, his Dad walked steadily. He wore a woolleopn hat and green Gortex jacket to keep out the June cold. Warwick Lockyer, Department of Conservation Field Officer; expert on Mt Taranaki; tramper and climber.
His father loved this mountain. He loved its silences and stories, the way it tested people. Corey felt the same way. Being up here was the greatest feeling in the world. Pity some other people couldn't see it that way.
* * *
After 30 minutes' climbing, they paused, took deep breaths, and gazed around. The trees were lower. Tangled, waist-high shrubs had taken over, crammed together for shelter, tops flattened by the wind. In summer, white and yellow flowers blazed here, flowers that grew nowhere else in the world. Now everything huddled beneath winter snow.
Far below, the towns glinted like little grey models – New Plymouth, Inglewood, Stratford. Off to the left, the Tasman Sea was a sheet of grey steel.
On the horizon, blue-and-white shapes shouldered upwards: the peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, Tongariro. Corey thought of Riki, the other DoC Field Officer. From Riki,he'd heard how Mt Taranaki once stood beside those other volcanoes, fought with them for the love of beautiful Mt Pihanga, then marched away in anger after losing the fight. Hardly any Maori people lived along the line between Ruapehu and Mt Taranaki; they believe that one day, Taranaki would head back in the fire and smoke to find his love again.
Corey stood listening to the silence. A puff of wind slid past. A pebble, loosened by the morning sun probably, dropped from an icy bank nearby.
'Awesome day,' Corey said.
His father nodded. 'Pity Dean couldn't make it.'
Corey glanced up at the dazzling white summit. Dean was a volcanologist who monitored New Zealand's North Island volcanoes to see if any eruptions seemed likely. He came to visit two or three times a year, even though nothing ever happened on Mt Taranaki.
Corey's father was gazing upwards, too. He stretched, and grinned at his son. 'Come on, mate. We're sleepier than this mountain.'
Sunday, 29 May 2016
Sunday, 1 May 2016
Blog post title: I can describe the structure of a Short Story
Something I have learned about the structure of short stories is they are short strong and punchy
After reading some short stories two things I will remember when I write my own short story are and that they need to be strong and punchy so that the reader will be interested
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Here is a link to it
Monday, 11 April 2016
Wednesday, 6 April 2016
The game that I enjoyed the most was striking…………..because………………. it was fun to hit and get in