Monday, August 26, 2013

Our maths teacher Mr Barks has given us some strategies on a video to help us accelerate our maths.So we had to pick a area that we have to learn from. So what I pick was Addition with tenths,Subtraction with tenths and Addition with algorithms. Here is some link that you can learn from.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Cross Country

On Thursday the 22nd  it was the best day ever because we had Cross Country, it was yesterday. When I heard it was on at lunchtime I was happy, by the time it was lunchtime I really got nervous. Next it was time for all the house captain and leader to get organised for the cheer and also to help them support their house colours.

I was in Matatau which was colour green, my favourite colour I was also a house helper but my house captain was Alex and James there were the best captains ever. Later it was 1pm it was time for the five year old boys to run when they stood up,  we were all cheering for our house colour.

When Mr Burt blew the whistle they all started to run, I was cheering  for my house colour ‘’GO GO Matatau’’ when the boys were next  to us we said our chants .Soon it was the girl turn and we did the same thing, it went on and on and on and on.  

Later it was time for the year 7 girl to run when Mr Burt press the button the alarm went on so they started to run when I heard Mr Burt say the year 8 girl I was really shaky but I was a bit happy but lucky we have to wait for one of them to came past the starting line for their second lap.

When Chloe pass the starting line Mr Burt press the button after when he said take on mark get set go so the alarm went on so we went on. Some of them were going fast and some of them was jogging when I was running  I was in the lead by the time I went passed the starting line I looked back and Serena was at the back of me when I FINISH the second  lap I stop so Serena went past me.So she came 1ST and I came second.


Friday, August 16, 2013

My Reading Goal

This term I need to achieve my reading goal and this is what I need to achieve. I need to retell,focus,knowing new words, pronounces the word properly and moving up to a new level.This is what I like about reading it could help you knowing when to put a fullstops,capital letter and can make you read thing that you do not know. like Information,paralytic and other kind of thing.


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

All About Michael Jackson

How did he become a king of pop?
Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer-songwriter, dancer, businessman and philanthropist. Often referred to by the honorific nickname "King of Pop", or by his initials MJ, Jackson is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records. His contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

How did he become famous?
Michael Jackson is from a musical family and has been performing since the age of four.
He started out as the lead singer of the Jackson Five, a band made up of his brothers and sisters. He was the youngest in the group but he got to be the lead singer. By the time he was 10, the band had a record deal. Their first four singles all went to number one in the US charts - they were massive. The Jackson's made 20 albums - the last was in 1984.
Michael stayed in the band but also had a solo career. His first solo hit was in 1972.

Why is he in the news?
Michael Jackson has appeared in court because of claims that have been made against him by a child that he was friendly with. A warrant for Jacko's arrest was issued, and the singer handed himself in. The police in the USA say that Michael is accused of child abuse. Michael has told the court he is not guilty. It's a very serious crime, if he is found guilty he could spend up to 20 years in prison.

Para (1): How did Michael Jackson became famous?
‘’ Well ” he came up with a band called Jackson 5 with his brother and sister and also he made 20 albums.

Para(2): How did Michael Jackson became king of pop?
‘’Well the reason why’’ he was king of pop is because he came up  with his own music, dance, and fashion ‘not just because of that’’ he also recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records.

Para(3): Why is he on the (NEWS) ?
Baby dangling: As you know Michael Jackson put a towel over his son's head and dangled him out of a hotel window to show him off to a crowd of fans.

(If you are a huge fan of Michael Jackson and you would like to watch Michael Jackson Memorial
Please click on to this link Thank you.