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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Life or death

High up on the flying fox, I looked to the ground and away I went. Holding on tight and screaming the whole way, the ride was fast. Thankfully I was still alive. I Was really thank full, as I came off the I ran to my Mum because I was scared. I had a nice time at the play ground.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sentence Beginings

Room 13 has been learning about sentence beginnings. These sentence beginnings are created by Toreka Tele'a and they have been helping us to start our sentence better.

Monday, May 16, 2011

swimming


Filled with anticipation, we walked to the pool, when we got there we walked through the entrance. Then we got changed in to our togs and went for a quick shower, my shower was
freezing cold but when I went in to the pool it was nice and warm.Miss King told us to put our ear in the water and swim then I got to the end and then we swam back then Miss King said to do the best freestyle you can do so I did my best freestyle I could then I swam back quickly. Then it was the boys turn and they had to do the same thing that we did, after there turn Miss King said since you have been so wonderful you can have free time but if you hear me counting that means that you have to come back understood and we said yes so, we jumped in the pool and had a nice time with our friends me and Gloria were playing tiggy and I was in so I went after her but then I heard Miss King counting and then I quickly swam back. Then Miss King told us to get changed quickly because the bell was going to go so we quickly changed, when we got to school we just went home I had a nice day at school.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Straw Bridges


On Thursday morning room thirteen made a bridge made out of straw. The first thing we did was getting in to groups and then we got some straws and we got started. When we went to our table Miss king came around and she told us to start off by making triangles first. Then we started making triangles and we made lot's then Gloria said " that's enough " because we were running out of straw. Then Gloria started doing something new so we could finish it nicely and neatly after that we finished and we tried it and it didn't fall. Then Miss king said to clean up the class room ready for play time, when we finished cleaning up we Miss king said to come and take a photo of the bridge and then that time I thought that we won and it was a lovely day.

Rube Gold Burg

On Friday morning room 13 made a marble run and it was very hard. After that we brought all our stuff in and we created a marble run then we tried it but it didn't work. Then Gloria thought of an idea and it was amazing then we tried it but it still didn’t work,I was tired of messing around so I went on a desktop and I worked there.While me and Josephine were on the a desktop Kashya, Gloria and Ana tweaked the marble run and then they tried it and it nearly worked so they tweaked it again and tried it and it nearly worked. So then I came off the desktop and helped my group and then we came up with an idea and we tried it and it worked so we were proued of our selfs that was so awsome.
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Tornado


Yesterday afternoon at Albany North shore there was a Tornado. Damage has been reported, with cars tipped over and roofs ripped off and trampolines ended up on roofs. This happened about 3pm in the afternoon. It was a disaster and it was terrifying for the people that lived there. This wasn't a normal day for them.

Monday, May 2, 2011

STRAW TOWERs


On the first day of the second term room 13 did a activity,it was all based on our topic, BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER AND STRONGER. We had to make a building made out of straw and it had to balance properly. When we got our straws and our tape we sat down and then we made a plan when we looked around we saw a lots of people that were nearly finished so we said to Gloria “ just stick with your idea
and she said “ okay lets do it now “. After that we were nearly at the top so we had to make the triangle for the top but then Miss King said to come and sit on the ground so we did’nt finish it and then it was morning tea.