Monday, 4 December 2017

Summer Learning Journey Begins!

Rachel Williams is inspiring us to register in the Summer Learning Journey. I'm thrilled to see what kind of adventure we are blogging about. The main focus of the whole program is related to New Zealand. Huge prizes are given away to those who come in the top 3. Chocolate, cookies, lollies, or maybe a valued item that costs over fifty dollars!

I entered last term, and my friends made it into the top two; but I came third. I was depressed to see that I didn't win a rugby ball or basketball.

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Manaiakalani Film Festival!

Yesterday our whole school went to the Maniakalani Film Festival at the Hoyts Cinemas. First of all we all needed to be seated, waiting for the movies to start. Once the movies started, I was thrilled to see the lights turn off and the speakers piercing loud. Afterwards the dramatic sounds ended, the performers introduced themselves and their movie.

Everyone's movies were fascinating but it was time to go. It felt like half an hour but it was literally one hour!

Friday, 3 November 2017

๐Ÿ“‘ Vocabulary Testing ๐Ÿ“‘

Today I sat a Year 7 vocabulary test.  We had twenty-five minutes maximum to complete the test. Within ten minutes I completed about fifteen questions. It was a sentence with a vocabulary word and  you had to think of something similar to it. Soon, twenty-five minutes was up and the miscellaneous monitor is responsible for collecting the answer sheets and booklets to hand back to our teacher.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

๐Ÿ“– Testing Day ๐Ÿ“–

On Thursday Room 12 had to do an assessment based on division, multiplication, addition, subtraction and spelling. We all had to complete one sheet within 2 minutes. When I had finished each sheet and had time left over, I checked my work for any errors. Afterwards when testing was over, the scores were revealed and I saw my name highlighted in green.  After I received my test back I realized that I had one incorrect question. Apparently it was multiplication which was worse, I felt disappointed at myself even though I lost a mark.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

๐Ÿ”งWeek 1 Nobel Pineda Technicraft๐Ÿ”ง

I was finally back at Technicraft. I was quite dismayed for being away that long.

First thing I did was to create my own takeaway box and design it with my own thoughts. Once I had completed my plan, Mr Pineda  provided me with  a piece of paper with a three dimensional shape.

After I put all my ideas and methods are on a sheet, I had to colour it in. Then I  showed it to Mr Pineda and he handed out ten points. Eventually, it was time to pack up and if you clean the classroom your points will be increased by two. I enjoyed Ttechnicraft, but it was time to go.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Colour Combination

Firstly grab a cardboard and find a circle object with a diameter of 10 cm. Afterwards cut out your circle and make holes in each of your circles. Find the centre point, measure 1 cm on either side of the circle and poke a nail into it. Also cut out 1 metre length of string for this process to work. Lastly  colour half of each side red, green or blue.

Then put the string through the holes and spin them to create changing colours.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Learn 3D Shapes

Today at Technicraft I attended a graphics class and had a lesson on  3-dimensional shapes. Mr Pineda our instructor  reviewed  how to cut 3-dimensional shapes. Afterwards, I had to design my  first 3 dimensional shape.. Once you complete your 3-dimensional shape you gain points for yourself. The harder the cutting, folding, and gluing the pieces together, the more points you will receive.