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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

My Beautiful Place

Far beyond the world is my beautiful place...

In my beautiful place you see stars forming beautifully in the moonlight.

In my beautiful place you can hear fireworks explode loudly like a party cracker that blew up in your ear.

In my beautiful place you can feel the softness of the cloud and the fresh scented air!

You taste pizza, cookies, cake, ice cream and other things you can think of.

In my beautiful place you can smell funky fart bombs and fruity Lollipops.

If my beautiful place was real, would you come?

Monday, 14 November 2011

My Fitness Progress


From my data, I can see I have succeeded!
My fitness goal is to run non-stop!!!

Friday, 30 September 2011

Are you aware that vikings found the capital of Ireland? The name of this capital city is Dublin.

Have you heard Ireland is the only country that has four leaf clovers? By the way, the four leaf clover brings good luck to the Irish people.

Brian O’Driscoll was born in Dublin and grew up in Clontarf, Dublin. He was a member of the Irish team that won the IRB under 19 World Cup. Doody took up modeling, which turned into a career. She was born in Dublin.

Little Irish kids like to go to the pancake festival, dress up like leprechauns, irish dancing and singing.

Did you know the four leaf clover means hope, love, faith and luck!

Monday, 26 September 2011

Using Google Maps

This is a map showing the stadiums in New Zealand that the teams are going to play in for the rugby world cup 2011.

Friday, 23 September 2011

Describing Piri Weepu.

It was windy as I looked out from the stadium to see Piri Weepu... Suddenly I heard the strong voice of Piri Weepu. I turned back and saw the terrifying Piri Weepu leading the haka .

The advancing warrior was there slapping,screaming and stomping like music in my head. At last all the thumping was gone and it was time to play the game.

Finally Piri Weepu defends strongly, passes nonstop, sprints quickly and breaks through like a bullet to the try line.

Piri Weepu is special to me because he make a great ambassador!

Monday, 29 August 2011

Room 8 learn about QR codes!

A QR code means quick response. Quick response means if you take a picture
of the QR code it will take you to its blog or company .

We have them because if we want to go on someones blog we can just take a picture and the blog pops up.

You might see them on the streets or on a poster from the shops.

Here is my code.



Monday, 1 August 2011

First T3 post


I’ve been on a holiday the last 2 weeks and now l’m up and going.
I am looking forward to taking my net-book so we can practice typing.
I am looking forward to the Rugby World Cup because it is in my country!

Friday, 24 June 2011

Tsunami Dscription

Tsunami Description

This is 3 news.  The Japan tsunami has been grim for the people in Japan.As you know the houses are collapsing and cars are sinking.

The water is fighting the houses as it rushes through.  The people of Japan feel the catastrophic
pain of their city and hope to rebuild the country of Japan .

They smell the salty sea while they watch their things floating away on the gushing water.

By Sam

Friday, 17 June 2011

the bar key

I used a Bar Key to improve a drink bottle I used in our Invention Key.

Invention key


I used the invention key to create a safety kit that I would use in a natural disaster.
What do you think?

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Layers of the Earth


W.A.L.T- make a model showing the layers of the earth out of play-dough. So... that when we learn about natural disasters we can use our knowledge of the layers to understand them better. To... help us in topic and science and learn about the earth around us.
ST The crust contains continent and it is made out of the tectonic plates. The crust is 15 to 75 km thick.

MANTLE Their are two mantlCRUe,one is a upper mantle another is a lower mantle. The upper mantle is 400km thick. The lower is 2300 km thick.

OUTER CORE The outer core is 2300km thick and is made out of nickle,sulphur and iron. It is a liquid.

INNER CORE The inner core is 1220km thick and is solid. It is made out of iron,nickel and sulphur.

Friday, 3 June 2011

my Diamond poem

Sam

strong,brainy

trying,listening,working


Child


This my Diamond key. I hope you like it!!!

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Inquiry - Music Group

Our group was researching Maori Music as part of our topic Whanaungatanga. Did you know that Maori carved instruments using whale bone? Neither did we! Watch to find out more!

video

Thursday, 26 May 2011

My First Movie!

Miss Hansell set a challenge of making our very first movie using iMovie! We had to take the pictures, add transitions, add music and edit it all ourselves! Here is the end product, I hope you like it.

video

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Find Information


We were learning to find information about harakeke. I learnt that the harakeke plant
is like a whanau. You never cut the rito because that is the baby of the whanau.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Alphabet Key

I used the alphabet key to think about words to do with Whanaungatanga.

Amo
Building relationships
Compassion
Discipline
Encouragement
Friendship
Good friends
Helping each others
Integrity
Joining in groups
Kotahitanga
Love
Making friends
Nice to other people
Opportunity
Peace
Questioning each other
Religion
Smoke free
Team work
United
Voting for others
Xtra love
You know the best
Zig zag colours

The Prediction Key



I have used the Prediction Key to think about what the TPS uniform might look like in 50 years time. I hope you like my design!

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Sam Term Two Goals

Term Two Learning Goals

My learning goal for Reading this term is:
Making connections to stories and real life.                                                                 To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Memorize all of the stuff you did in my holiday,weddings and funerals and other things I did so I can relate to the stories I read.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Telling me memories from the past I did not know.


My learning goal for Writing this term is:
To help others by sitting next to them and encouraging them
to finish their work.  Then I will also remember what I need to do.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Ask people if they need help and asking others when I need help.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Making me mark my homework  and then tell me
what I did wrong.

My learning goal for Maths this term is:
Use 5,2 and 10s facts to solve problems.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Remember to  use 5,2 and 10s to solve problems.  Practice these facts every day.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Witting 5,2 and 10s timetables and give them to me to solve.

My personal goal this term is:
Getting fit.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Train every day and always go to rugby training.                                        My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Taking me training on time.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Marae Recount

One wonderful day, the senior syndicate went to Orakei Marae. When we got off bus we were excited and amazed. Rm7 and Rm 8 got off first. Me Darwin and Jayden were still sticking together saying “WHOA” at the huge marae. We walked in the office and waited for 1 minute and then went through to the Whare Kai. Ms Hansell told us to respect the people in the marae.

We walked into the Wharenui after the Tangata Whenua called us in. Finally we walked closer and closer. While we walked in, I saw carvings. We had to take off our shoes before we had a chance to walk in the a real marae. It was dark and shallow but it was still cool .We sat down on the warm carpet.

The Tangata Whenua shared a mihi and told us the rules of the marae. He also told us about ancient strories about the Maori gods. After that, we had lunch. I was starving and rushed to my lunch to eat. The boys of TPS formed a line and went down stairs and practiced their haka. We got better and better. We all gathered around and shared what we had done.

The girls went first as usual. It was pretty cool but the boys were loud and proud. After a tyring day, we travel back to school.

I hope we do that again!

This is Me

I am Sam and I like my netbook  because it helps me with education and it is fun.