Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Animals in the zoo

WALT: Create an information report without any help and being able to go back and make it better.
Title: Animals in the zoo


Macro sentence:There are many animals from all around the world you will find in a zoo.





Macro sentence:  All zoo animals live in different enclosures suited to them, so people can safely see them.





Link sentence:
Lions, Pandas and elephants are some of the animals you will find in a zoo.





Noun
Panda





Pandas are chubby and large. They love to sit and eat juicy bamboo. They are also very soft and cuddly.


Noun
Lion






(3 sentences from Description Bubble)
Lions are large, long big cats. They have fur that is very shaggy. They love to sleep in the sun.






Noun
Elephant






(3 sentences from Description Bubble)
Elephants are very round and heavy. They live in their
enclosure. They have skin that is rough and grey. They can weigh up to 6,000 kg.


Conclusion (Re-state the important bits of information about this topic)

Lots of people go to zoos to get a look at all the different animals safely. If we didn't have zoo's people would have to travel a long way to see animals that are in different countries. Lots of animals are not easily accessible to see.          




Modern Transport

WALT: Create an information report without any help and being able to go back and make it better.
Title: Modern Transport


Macro sentence: Most types of modern transport require a person to operate them, although driver less vehicles are currently being developed and tested. They move people and property within countries.    


Macro sentence:  Lots of modern transport takes people and property to other countries.    


Link sentence:   Boats, cars and Trains are some of the kinds of transport.


Noun
Boat




Boats are large and smooth. They are usually in the water. They can be lots of different types of colors.


Noun
Car






Cars can go very fast. They are usually on the road. They have texture that is smooth.  


Noun
Train






Trains huge and very long. They are always on the train tracks. They have texture that is rough.  


Conclusion
Lots of people use modern transport, if we didn’t have modern transport it would be very hard to get to places. All transport need to have a driver although driverless cars are getting developed. Modern transport also can carry people and property within countries and between countries.   

Saturday, September 10, 2016

My Printmaking



This is a slide on how I made my printmaking. Please leave a comment. Hope you enjoy!

Shared Reading (Tsunamis)

What?
Jessica:They are big powerful waves that go on land and wipeout houses and take people with them when the water goes out.
Caitlyn: One of the signs that a tsunami is coming is when the tide goes out a long long long way.
Caitlyn: They are very powerful waves that can make people homeless.
Caitlyn: They usually are on beaches  

Where?
Jessica: On beaches  
Jessica: In river mouths

How?
_____________________________________________________________________
Technical words:
  • Earthquake
  • Occurs
  • Landslide
  • Hundred
  • Disturbance
  • Massive
  • Tsunamis
  • Environment
________________________________________________________________
                                                  Present Tense  

This is an explanation and is written in present text. e.g. Is a series, It can also, Can reach speeds, This disturbance may.
_____________________________________________________________________
Action Verbs
  • Caused
  • Travel
  • Head
  • Reach
  • Form
  • Is
  • Claim
__________________________________________________________________
Abstract Nouns
  • Disturbance
  • Directions
  • Speeds
_____________________________________________________________________
Time connectives:
  • Once
  • When
_____________________________________________________________________
Adverbial Phrase:
  • In a body of water.
  • In the water
  • By an earthquake
  • In all directions
  • Towards the cost
  • Near the coast
_____________________________________________________________________








Bubonic Plague

Bubonic Plague


What does the word plague mean?
A contagious bacterial disease characterised by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes and sometimes infection of the lungs.




How would a plague relate to Natural disasters?
Because it can kill people & and can spread over a large area.
Why would the author write this text? What text type is it?
To give you information. I think this text is Non fiction.
What information would you expect this text to provide?
How it spread.
Write the sentence that tells you what the text is about.
The Bubonic plague is a disease that is spread by the fleas of black rats.
How is the text organised?
An Explanation
Technical words – write their meanings
Bubonic plague- Disasters  

Buboes- makes the glands swell

Glands- Part in your body

Episodes - it will continue

Population- When something is known

Spread- When something moves fast
immunised- make a person immune to infection

List the nouns in this text.
What tense is the text written in?
List at least 5 words that prove this.
  • Past
  • Present
  • Future
  • Today
  • Tomorrow.  

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Spelling under scrutiny

Exercise 85
Monday 5th 2016 September


en

Awake
Awaken
Ripe
Rippen
Froze
Frozen
Forgot
Forgotten
Shake
Shaken
Rot
Roten
Broke
Broken
Less
Lessen
Stole
Stolen
Fat
Faten
Glad
Gladen
Sad
Saden

Monday, September 5, 2016

My Printmaking


Spelling under scrutiny

Exercise 84:
Monday 5th 2016 September
For reading my group have been doing spelling under scrutiny.



en
er
est
Ripe
Rippen
Ripper
Rippest
Broke
Broken


Thin

Thinner
Thinnest
Wide
Widen
Wider
Widest
Sad

Sadder
Saddest
Mad

Madder
Maddest
Brave
Braven
Braver
Bravest
Cute

Cuter
Cutest
Fine
Finen
Finer
Finest
Big

Bigger
Biggest
Red

Redder

Wet

Wetter
Wettest