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Friday, 21 February 2020

Harriet Tubman

For our social studies, we are learning about Harriet Tubman and this slide show have some information about her.

Thursday, 20 February 2020

The Blood Vessels

The Blood Vessels

What are blood vessels?
-  blood vessels transport blood throughout the body. Humans have three types of blood vessels; artery, veins and capillaries.

Arteries
Arteries are blood vessels that takes oxygenated blood away from the heart. It delivers oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. It appears red when viewed through the skin depends on your skin colour. Image result for arteries

Veins
Veins are blood vessels that takes de-oxygenated blood back to the heart that received fresh oxygen. It is less more muscular than arteries and has thinner walls. It appears blue when they are close to the skin because of the diversion of light through the skin. 
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Capillaries
Capillaries are blood vessels that contains both oxygenated and de-oxygenated blood. It's the smallest blood vessels in the body and it's one-cell thick. It exchange oxygen, nutrients and wastes in your blood. 
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Athletics Pretest Results

Evaluation of Pretest 

Thoughts: I like shot put because it's easy

Goal: do high jump properly and run faster

Action: don’t be scared to jump and don’t walk when running

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Creative Writing - Sensory Language

Sensory Language

Learning OutcomeWrite a short paragraph describing a scene (real or imaginary) in first person (using the word I) using sensory language that connects to each of the 5 senses. Try NOT to use the words: saw, heard, smelled, tasted, felt


I woke up in my bed this morning with the sunrise. Drank my warm black coffee while listening to the birds humming. The scent of breakfast makes my stomach growling. Took a shower and picked some nice clothes out of my drawer. Stare at the clock and realised I'm late for work.

Tomorrow When the War Began - Examining the Cover

Learning Outcome: Answer the following questions about the book we're reading. 

Must Do Questions:

Image result for tomorrow when the war began book coverLooking at the original cover to the right, answer the following questions, remember to explain why you think that for each answer:



1. How do you think this story will be written?
- In a narrative structure.

2. Why do you think the story is entitled as it is?
- There's an upcoming war and the people don't know about it.

3. Where do you think the story will take place?
- Australia

4. What time period do you think the story is set in?
- Like 2000's


Consider the effect of the following choices:

1. How is the cover composed? (camera angle/shot type/ framing)
- Long shot

2. How is lightning used? (brightness/mood/contrast)
- Brightness is dark/ mood is kinda sad/ contrast is also dark

3. How is text used? (font/sized/language/positioning)
- The title font and writer font are big then they put the title above so that it would be eye-catching to read.

4. What symbolism is used? (objects/people/setting/colours)
- They have guns there to show what the title is about/ then the people are like ready to fight for the war/ the colour is also sad to show the feeling of the book.

Friday, 14 February 2020

Maths

This week, we studied about speed is not important in Maths. For example, you're trying to solve a problem and you are solving it slow, it means your brain is working hard and thinking properly. Speed is not important in maths, what matters is your working hard into something.

Tomorrow, When the War Began - Before Reading

Learning Outcome: We're reading a book called 'Tomorrow, When the War Began' and we have some questions that we have to answer before reading the book.

One advertisement for 'Tomorrow, When the War Began' states: "Hell isn't only a place for the damned, sometimes it's a place where the saved take refuge... Seven teenagers take a trip to hell. And seven come back. To hell."


1. What do you think this statement means?
- I think it's about some teenagers who went into a trip for their school holidays, then their trip didn't go in the way they wanted to and encountered some danger.

2. What could 'hell' mean in this context? 
- War or dangerous place

3. Why do you think the story is entitled 'Tomorrow, When the War Began'?
- I think that they don't know that something bad will happen in the future.

4. What does that make you think the book will be about?
- About some teenagers who's fighting in a war.

5. What do you think the characters will be like?
- Scared because their still teenagers.