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Monday, 25 September 2017

Finding out about coalition


Today our learning was finding out about coalition. We worked collaboratively to write a summary for coalition. A coalition is an alliance to form a government. In the New Zealand election, Winston Peters has the choice to choose National or Labour to help them fill more seats. Who ever he chooses, will determine our NZ prime minister.

The Princess Bride - Character Introduction

A couple of weeks ago LS2 did media study on The Princess Bride. After we had finished we had to make a DLO about it. I choose to do the introduction for the characters. One thing I found out was the introduction for Fezzik, inigo and Vizzini, were that they were exactly the same and there wasn't much for their introduction.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Flowchart For Democracy in NZ

This flowchart is about democracy about NZ. We had to define the word democracy. We had to write in order the people that hold most power over NZ. I learnt that Democracy comes from Greece. I worked with Eric, CJ, Shannon, Fraidoon, Daniel and AJ to complete this flowchart.

What David Lange Changed About NZ

For this task, We had to research a previous New Zealand Prime minister, and explain what he changed about NZ. In this Presentation/DLO we included some thing major David Lange changed about NZ. I worked with Daniel, Shannon, AJ, CJ, Eric and Fraidoon

Government Party Jigsaw



Party
Leader
Picture
Logo
Electorate
National
Bill English
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Image result for national party logo
Clutha-Southland
Labour
Jacinda Ardern
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Image result for labour logo
Photo By Elections,
Public domain
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Photo, By Maps, Public domain
Mt Albert
Green
James Shaw
Photo by Green Party NZ/CC BY-SA 4.0
Photo by Source/Public Domain
Wellington Central
Photo by russellstreet/CC BY-SA 2.0
NZ First
Winston Peters
Winston Peters, 2011.jpg

Photo by AirflowNZ/ CC BY-SA 3.0
NZ First logo 2017.png
Photo by New Zealand First/ Public Domain
Northland
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Photo by Ridcully Jack/ CC BY-SA 4.0
Act
David Seymour
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Photo by Wikimedia / CC by 3.0
Image result for act logo
Photo by elections / CC by 3.0
Epsom
Photo by Eunice Minjeong/CC BY-SA 4.0
Maori
Marma Fox
2015 Portrait of Marama Fox 01.JPG
Photo by Wiremu Stadtwald  /CC BY 4.0
Maori Party logo.png
Photo by Wikipedia/CC by 2.0
WairikiImage result for Waiariki on map
Photo by SocialLink/ CC by 2.0
United Future
Damian Light
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Image result for United Future party logo
Photo by New Zealand parliament, Public Domain
Botany
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Photo by google maps, Public Domain


Opportunities


Gareth Morgan

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Photo by
News Hub, Public domain

Image result for Opportunities party logo
Photo by Elections, Public domain
Epsom
Photo by Eunice Minjeong/CC BY-SA 4.0
In LS2 we have been talking about Government parties. The main party's are National, Labour, Green and New Zealand first. We got into groups and had to complete a jigsaw. The jigsaw included the four main parties, Act, Maori, United Future and Opportunities. We also had to included images to go with the jigsaw. We also had to attribute them. I completed this jigsaw with Daniel, Eric, CJ, AJ, Shannon and Fraidoon.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Read An E-book Day

Image result for Read an ebook dayCover of A March of Kings

 
Today is Read An E-book Day (18th September). Read and E-book day is a day where you celebrate by reading books online which is modern story telling. In LS2 we use a site called the Tamaki College Overdrive, which let's us read online books at school. The site provides a lot of different books from different genres. I am currently reading a book. The name of the book is A March of Kings. If you want to find more about read an E-book day, click on this link. It takes you to the website. #EBOOKLOVE 

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Say it Tika

Today LS2 were on a website called Say it Tika (right). Our task was to pin three Maori places in Auckland that google maps couldn't pronounce properly. We had to take a screenshot of one of the places we pinned. I decided to choose Hakanoa Street. 

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Tamaki College Overdrive


In LS2 we have been using the Tamaki College Overdrive. There are a lot of new books released and, I think that they are great. It's easy to use and really useful. I am currently reading a book, and it is Hunger. There are a lot of other books you can read. There are even books you can listen to. There are different types of genres than you can choose from

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Two word sentence DLO

For writing we have been looking at simple, compound and complex sentences. We learnt that simple sentences are mainly two words, which contain a subject and a verb. We had to write down three examples of a simple compound and complex sentence.

Friday, 1 September 2017

A Day at Tamaki College

The Year 8's had an experience of what it would be like at Tamaki College, if we enrolled. The first class we went to was maths, we played battleships with Mr Jones. I really enjoyed playing that game. Some people got all of their ships sunk. Some people like Eric didn't get a single one sunk. The next class we went to was Science. We were experimenting with static electricity. Our teacher was Mr Stoddard. We managed to bend water by rubbing a rod with wool.  We then had lunch, for lunch we had subway (it was delicious) and a bottle of water. The most behaved students were rewarded a 5 dollar voucher for the tuck shop. After lunch we went to English class with Mr Stevenson. We had to memorise ten words that were displayed on the screen. We also had to include pictures to go with the words. At the end of the day we had P.E. We played a game called Turbo Touch. Our P.E instructor was Mr Moyes. It was a new fun game to all of us. We all had an amazing day at Tamaki College. We enjoyed learning a bunch of cool things and we would like to say a massive thank you for letting us experience a day at Tamaki College.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Bully - Animation

Today in LS2 we have been talking about bullying. We did this because we are old enough to learn how to stick up for ourselves. If you see someone who is getting bullied, remember to help the victim or you will be as bad as the bully. If you are being bullied use your WITS. They are walk away, ignore, tell someone and stand up. I created this animation with Oh Hsen, Shannon and Daniel.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Why it's Great to Be Me?

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It's great to be me because I can set myself, if I continue to work hard. We had to find out a bit more about ourselves. One thing I found out about myself was that, I wanted to do really well in college. We then, got into groups and made a word cloud on why it is great to be the age we are currently(11 - 13).

Monday, 28 August 2017

Capitalisation DLO

 
In my writing we had to complete a task on capitalisation. I found this task very easy. I also enjoyed this activity. One thing I found hard this activity was if the places mention was relevant enough to be capital letters. 

Friday, 25 August 2017

Tech

Today at tech we finally finished our clock designs. Everyone got their designs painted. Today most people only had a little bit to paint left. After we painted it, we got our side pieces glued. Mrs Anderson and Ms Ferguson, placed the mechanism on our clocks. This is my final design for my clock. I am looking forward to our next rotation.

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Careers DLO - Game Developer

In LS2 we have been exploring careers. Recently we completed a careers quiz. At the end it recommend a bunch of jobs we should do. One of the ones I got recommend was Game Developer. I was interested in that. We then needed to make a DLO on the career we found most interesting. I found a lot of interesting facts. There are also a few requirements you need to meet if you want to become a game developer. 

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Writing - Apostrophes

 
For writing today, we have been learning the two different apostrophes. Our first task was to complete the contractions. I found this task very easy, because I managed to complete it within 5 minutes. Our next task was to show the possession. After we had finished that we had to do our task on capitalisation. The last thing we did was chose one to blog about. I decided to choose this because it was the easiest.