Last term, in Extension we were learning about Biodiversity and how to protect endangered species. I chose the Tieke or Saddleback bird and created two designs to protect them, one being a trap for it's predators and the other a home. In this presentation, you will see my ideas and planning and also a link to see my movie that I created about my designs.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
This week in Inquiry, we had the activity of completing this presentation. This term for Team 5, we are learning how to be Financially Responsible which is being smart with money. In this presentation it shows my thoughts on the importance of money and savings. I think that it is very important that people save because it means you always have that extra bit of money that you can spend when you need to.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Last week in Literacy, we had the task of reading the story "Kauri Island" and completing this presentation. Our main focus was making inferences which is saying what we think about the text. I found this activity a little bit challenging but over-all it was alright.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
This is my presentation that my friend Josephine and I created. It shows what we would buy if we moved into a new house. It shows what we would buy in the sitting room and in our individual bedrooms.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
This is my animation for Term 3. Because the theme is Trade and Enterprise and Team 5 is learning how to spend, save and share money properly, the animation is about money. It shows what I would do with $20, I wouldn't spend $20, I would save it.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Our group playing a game while the news was being edited at our presentation
Google for Education Group New Zealand also known as GEGNZ had their first Student Summit this year at Hobsonville Point Primary School in Auckland. This was an event that the Year 7 & 8 Extension group attended. Because it was held in Hobsonville, we had to leave early before school around 7.15am to get there on time. The day was full with presentations, learning and lots of students.
The day was split into six parts, four sessions and two breaks for morning tea and lunch. In our groups, we were allowed to pick what session we wanted to go to. My group presented in the second session after morning tea. Our presentation was on PENN (Pt England News Network) our school news network, around 20 students attended and during the session, we showed them what PENN was and they had the chance of creating their own PENN episode. It was a fun session and I think they learnt what we wanted them to.
In the day, I learnt how to make online quizzes that you can share with friends, classmates and teachers. I learnt how to create a game using Scratch and how to take 360 degree pictures. My highlight for the day was our presentation because we got everyone in the group to participate and become part of the news. Also, we got to play games while the news was being edited which was really fun. I enjoyed the day and I would like to go to another one sometime soon.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Last week in Literacy, we had the activity of reading the article Fair Chocolate by Renata Hopkins and completing this presentation. The article is about fair trade businesses. Fair trade is when all the people in the line of production are payed the full amount that they deserve. Many businesses try to get as much money for themselves so they don't pay their traders the right amount. Fair trade businesses are trying to change that all over the world.