Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Science write up - Raising Raisins

  Walt to make raising raisins.

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We were learning what to keep private and what we can share about ourselves.

  

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Week Four: Contemporary Kiwis (2000 - Present): Day 1: Turn of the Century (2000-2010)

Activity 1:  Celebrating a Win
When we have a birthday in my family we do something different for each on
my sisters birthday we go out for tea, for my birthday we make tea ourselves
and put candles on it last year I had nachos




Activity 2: Lord of the Rings
I would buy lots of animals and start my own pet shop because I love animals



Bonus Activity: The Rise of the ‘Selfie’

Monday, 22 January 2018

Week Three: The Post War(s) Era (1951-1999): Day 5: Maintaining the Status Quo (The 1990’s)

Activity 1: Hiking Tongariro
Equipment
Food and plenty of fluid, especially in the summer months. If you are planning on completing any of the summit tracks, ensure you have additional water supplies.
Waterproof and wind-proof raincoat and trousers
Strong, sturdy boots (you will be trekking over uneven volcanic terrain)
Warm clothing layers: woollen or polypropylene thermals and fleece
Hat and gloves
Sunscreen and sunglasses
First Aid Kit
Cellphone
Map
How to stay safe
1. Plan your trip
Seek local knowledge and plan the route you will take and the amount of time
you can reasonably expect it to take.
2. Tell someone
Tell someone your plans and leave a date to raise the alarm if you haven’t
returned.
3. Be aware of the weather
New Zealand’s weather can be highly changeable. Check the forecast and
expect weather changes.
4. Know your limits
Challenge yourself within your physical limits and experience.
5. Take sufficient supplies
Make sure you have enough food, clothing, equipment and emergency rations
for the worst-case scenario. Take an appropriate means of communication.



Activity 2: Leading New Zealand


Leading New Zealand
Week 3, Day 5 (Bonus Activity)




Name of Prime Minister: Jenny Shipley
Date of Birth: 4 February 1952


Political Party: National
Number of Years as Prime Minister: 7 years
Three interesting facts about my chosen Prime Minister:
1.She grew up in rural Canterbury
2.After leaving Parliament, Shipley and husband Burton moved to Auckland
3.National’s ratings slumped as voters asked what had become of ‘the decent society’ Bolger promised in 1990



Bonus Activity: You Have to Pay to
Play

You should have to pay to go to uni because if you really want to do something
and you have to study then the people helping you study won’t get any money
even though the help you for a long time

Week 3: The Post War(s) Era (1951-1999): Day 4: Perms and Lycra (The 1980’s)

Activity 1: Hairy Maclary
“Out of the gate and off for a walk went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy…”


He went to the butchers to get a quick snack. When he was coming back other
dogs followed. Oh No he thought I must act quick. So off he ran the dog all
followed. So with a kick and a flick. There was three dogs left. What should I do
he thought. He just a brick wall and one dog was left. He went through a bush
and that got rid of him. So make home he went it was Hairy Maclary from
Donaldson’s Dairy.




Activity 2: The Big ‘OE’
I want to go to Canada
  1. To see arctic foxes
  2. To go skiing
  3. To go ice skating



Bonus Activity: The 4 O’Clock News
I would like to interview my mum

I want to ask her what school was like when she was young

Week 3: The Post War(s) Era (1951-1999): Day 3: Groovy Man (The 1970’s)

Activity 1: Ready to Roll
  1. Ray Columbus and the Invaders
  2. Golden Harvest
  3. New Zealand Underdogs

Activity 2: Bell Bottom Pants
I like
  1. The skirts
  2. The shoes
I don't like
  1. The pants
  2. The bright colours

Bonus Activity: A Bilingual Schooling
System
To Miss Elvidge
I think that we should always have pet day because sometimes people buy
trailers and stuff that they will need on pet day then it gets cancels.
What a waste of money!
From Lucy

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Week 3: The Post War(s) Era (1951-1999): Day 2: Peace Out! (The 1960s)

Activity 1: The Dawn of Television
My favourite TV program is art attack
It is about art and it shows you how to recycle old stuff around the house
It is on channel 2
The main person is Lloyd who makes all the art



Activity 2: Rock ‘n’ Roll
  1. The crowd hat to be keep behind a wire fence
  2. The band hat to go in the bottle shop entrance to get into there hotel
  3. At one stage it looked like the fence would collapse







Bonus Activity: The Three Rs - Rugby,
Racing and Running

Week 3: The Post War(s) Era (1951-1999): Day 1: White Picket Fences (The 1950s)

Activity 1: Meat and Three Veg
I think I would not like the rule because I hate meat
But it is a good rule.


Activity 2: What’s in a Name?


Girls
Boys
Emma
Liam
Charlotte
Jacob
Grace
Isaac







Bonus Activity: Snail Mail

Week 2: A Period of Change (1871 - 1950): Day 5: Coming to an End

Activity 1: VE Day!
All my family and friends would come we would have a bonfire and then walk
down to the beach and play with the pets.

Activity 2: Making a Fashion Statement
The styles are very different I think I like the clothes from the 1940s In 65 years
I think all the clothes will be neon colours and attract lots of butterflies








Bonus Activity: Sweet Tooth


Apple pie

Line a tin with pastry chop up apple and put it in sprinkle with cinnamon
cover with more pastry cook for 25 - 30 minutes

Week 2: A Period of Change (1871 - 1950): Day 4: Another World War (1939-1945)

Activity 1: An Eventful Experience
1. Sgt. Pilot J.A. Ward (75 Squadron) awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry
during attack on Munster. First New Zealand airman to receive this award.
(Later killed in action September 1941.)
  • Who: James Allen Ward
  • Where: Munster, Germany
2.  New Zealand government agrees to keep 2 NZEF in the Middle East to be
available for operations in Europe. A furlough scheme for those with long
service in the Middle East is decided upon. The division in the Pacific to be
reduced.
  • Who: New Zealand government, 2 NZEF
  • Where: New Zealand?


Activity 2:  A Call to Arms
J.A. Ward
When his Vickers Wellington bomber was set alight by an enemy fighter plane,
Ward climbed out onto the burning wing (several thousand feet in the air) and
smothered the fire. Although he was unable to block the leaking petrol pipe
that was feeding it, the fire eventually burnt itself out and the badly damaged
bomber limped back to base.

Bonus Activity: Women at Work
One day you are walking along the deck of the ship when you hear a loud bang. You start to
run as you see smoke coming from the far end of the ship. You run towards the room where your
patients are waiting to receive treatment from the doctor. Just as you arrive at the door to their
room you hear another loud bang and you…


Run inside to treat your patients as another loud bang is Heard. Inside you feel
safe as you treat the patients. As you work there are more loud bangs you
start to feel scared what are those loud bangs? Suddenly you realise that they
could be bombs. You treat your patients as fast as possible while your heart
is pounding in you chest. Why would there be bombs you ask yourself.
Another ship you think that's what they would be. Soon after you think that the
ship starts sinking oh no will you survive. You start swimming as fast as
possible. Soon you are on dry land.
You are exhausted.

Week 2: A Period of Change (1871 - 1950): Day 3: The Great Depression (The 1930s)

Activity 1: Dealing with Stress
When I need to calm down I talk to Shilly my cat because talking to an animal
means that they can tell someone else


Activity 2: Offering a Helping Hand
  1. Do a dance show
  2. Turn the house into a hotel
  3. Build a petting zoo


Bonus Activity: Paying it Forward

  • Pets
  • Fruit
  • Chocolate
  • Clothes
  • Games
  • Sweets

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Week 2: A Period of Change (1871 - 1950): Day 2: The Roaring 20’s (The 1920s)

Activity 1: Popular Culture – The
Silent Movie
I think I would like to watch a silent film because nobody would be talking so I
would not get a headache



Activity 2: Art Deco
5 stars because It looks very realistic








Bonus Activity: Crossing the Tasman
Cold
Rainy
Island
Scared
Tasman
Christchurch
Hungry
Umbrella
Really tired
Cansado (really tired)

Heat

Week 2: A Period of Change (1871 - 1950): Day 1: The Early Years (Late 1800s – 1919)

Activity 1: St Joseph’s Cathedral
Name: Cathedral Church of Christ
When it was built: Between 1864 and 1904
How long did it take to build:
Where is the cathedral: Christchurch Central City



Activity 2: The Right to Vote
It is not fair because everybody has the right to say what they think



Bonus Activity: In Flanders Fields

It makes me feel sad because my great, great, great granddad where in the war
but it also makes me feel thankful to everybody that thought for New Zealand.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Week 1: In the Beginning (1800 - 1870): Day 5: The Dawn of a New Era…

Activity 1: Translating Phrases



English
Maori
#1
Welcome to New Zealand.
Nau mai ki Aotearoa.
#2
Lucy is my name.
Ko Lucy toku ingoa.
#3
What is your name?
He aha to ingoa?
#4
I like to play rugby.
He pai taku ki te takaro i te whutupaoro.
#5
Where do you come from?
No hea koe?

Activity 2: The Treaty of Waitangi
  1. You can see the treaty of Waitangi
  2. You can see live kapa haka performances
  3. You can take a tour along the Waitangi River
I would like to take a tour along the Waitangi river most

Bonus Activity: #EarnTheFern

  1. How can you have time to train for two sports at once?
  2. Which was your favourite?
  3. What team were you in for rugby?
  4. How long have you been doing heavyweight boxing?