Friday, 27 October 2017

Badminton Recount

''Boom'' as I entered the hall. I couldn't believe badminton had come back for kiwisport this term. I didn't know who was going to be our instructor, but I was pretty sure everybody was feeling excited about badminton. Our instructors name was called Kevin. I never thought he would be a master at balancing the shuttle,'' but guess what he was just like a ninja''. We started of with a warm up game. When Kevin said that we were going to play stuck in the mud everybody was shouting as if the whole world has begin to erupt. Myself and Nyjah were the taggers. We were happy that Kevin had picked both of us. As Kevin was counting down ''1,2,3'' everybody was getting ready although me and Nyjah were thinking of who we were tagging first. It was funny at the same time because some students decided to save their friends rather than saving others.

After that we got to use the rackets and the shuttles. The rackets made me strum it like a guitar. Firstly everybody had to stand on the white line while Kevin was teaching us multiple things. He teached us the most two important words in badminton. It was called back hand and front hand. Some students found it trying to hit it and at the same time focus on where the shuttle goes. Next Kevin showed us how to do the backhand. To be honest the backhand was really difficult for me to control. The next thing we did was trying to hit the shuttle multiple times by using backhand and front hand at the same time. My face turned red as I knew that I hitted the shuttle 24 times.

Eventually the next thing we did was trickshots. When Kevin said that work trickshots I couldn't believe him. The first trickshot we did was using the racket to hit the shuttle at the back of ourselves. I was practising a several of times and there you go I did it. Suddenly a Few moments later we did another one.  We had hit the badminton between our legs. It was a bit hard but although I kept practising it made me get better and better. Everybody had to try both of the 2 trick shots together. I did it once but tried to do more. Some students could do it even Kevin.

Finally it came down to a show down. Everybody was excited. The competition was to see who could  juggle the shuttle for the longest which means who would be the last person standing. We had 2 rounds to see who would be our two winners. Julian was our first winner and Jonathan was our second winner. Me and Jonathan were still going but unfortunately he won against me. It was finals for Julian and Jonathan to vers each other. Everybody counted down ''3,2,1''. They both started at the same time but a few seconds later Jonathan lost control and lost. Julian was the winner of all. Everybody took their rackets and shuttles back to the stage and lined up to go back to class. The whole class smiled with enjoyment shouting '' thank you Kevin''.   

LI: To revise recount writing. This week for writing we decided to do another 40 minute recount based on our badminton session. We decided to do this because since our writing test is nearly coming up we need to really organise what we need to include in our writing. In a recount you need to include ''TREE''. T Title, R Reveal, E Events, and also E Ending. If I reflected/mark my own work I will say that I did really great because the overall score I have is actually my real score for my own year group, but I know im gonna do more better in our real test.

Thursday, 26 October 2017


LI: To learn different techniques for badminton.
This week we had a new sport instructor teaching us badminton.His name was Kevin. This first thing we did at Badminton was a warm up game. For group B we played stuck in the mud. Me and Nyjah were the two taggers.Kevin decided to change it to his rules. The rules were if you get tagged then you need to stop, keep you legs wide open, then someone that didn't get tagged yet can come and clap between there legs and touch their hand. Eventually I got to tag lots of people.The next thing we did was using the shuttle and racket. First we had to find out the two names for badminton. It was called front hand and back hand. Next we started to juggle it practising the front hand. The other thing we did was practise the back hand. After that Kevin showed us some trick shots. One of the ticks was bouncing it and then hitting it between our legs. The other trick shot was hitting it at the back of ourselves. Finally we had a completion show down.The competition was to see who would be the last person standing for juggling the shuttle on the racket. We had to rounds.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Equivalent Fractions

LI: To identify many different ways to show how fractions are done.This week for maths me and my partner had to publish our equivalent fractions poster. Fractions can be showed in different ways by the size and the numerators and the denominators. For example if you wanted to convert 3/5+2/8 to get the answer you have to times 2 and 8 which is 16, and then times 8 and 3 which is 24, and then times 5 and 2 which is 10. Add up the 2 answers (24+10=34) so obviously the answer would be 34/16.

Free Rice

Today for other I decided to play free rice. For this game I decided to play free rice. I donated 80 grains of rice. My subject was grammar. 

Tables Conga

This week for my can do I decided to learn my 8 timetables.I did this because since our maths test is coming I really need to practise it. The viruses had to try and catch me while I catch the 8 times tables. 

Blog Commenting

This week for blog commenting I had to comment on someone's blog. I decided to comment on Marietas recount about our school production.As you can see that I've simplify all the things that a smart comment needs.


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This week for Maori we learnt all about different places in the South Island and the North Island.Our Maori teacher's name was called Ms Whaea Odie. She was a really great Maori teacher.Today for our task we had to use a pencil,sheet work(places), devices, and mostly important google maps. On the sheet of paper was a picture of the map and at the top was list of Maori name places. We had to search them up in the search button on google maps. After doing that we had to zoom the map out and try to find what number it is and where it belongs. On top of that we had to write the Maori name and the English name for each place. I was the first student to finish everything off.

Keyboarding Drils

Today for daily 6 I decided to do keyboarding drills. I did this because I needed to practise using the correct fingers. Sometimes when I type I dont use the correct fingers and I make a mistake. I decided to do keyboarding drills level 1.

Well Being

LI:To use a range of comprehension strategies to go deeper into a text.This week for reading we had to the same task but different topics.Since each partner worked together on the same topic this week we had to separate and read different topics that we haven't read before.I had to do 3 frame ideas. The first slide was main ideas about the text,the next slide was summarising about the text, and finally that last slide was evaluating the text.I decided to read the text about well being. I learnt that balancing the 4 walls of hauora can help you be a lifelong learner. 

Friday, 20 October 2017

Recount- The Production

The Production
''Yahhh'' as I heard that it was Panmure Bridge School's 60th anniversary. Last term Panmure Bridge School decided to celebrate our 60th anniversary buy dancing through the decades. To create our dance Zoey ( Dance Instructor) showed us what to do and Mr Ogilvie gave some great feedback on what will should change. I felt so happy knowing that my group was dancing to the song Single ladies. The rest of our class was either doing Gangnam Style,Party Rock,Harlem Shake, Dougie, or Whip and Nae Nae. Each class had the time to go with Zoey nearly every Tuesday to practise their dances. We had been practising how to get on the stage and also how to get off. We celebrate this whole thing buy using bright/colourful costumes.

Eventually our whole school decided to get together just to have a little practise because Mrs Burke was busy purchasing our costumes, but on the next week since everybody was ready we had to try our whole costumes on with the whole school.Kids were nervous and also excited at the same time. On wednesday it was going to start. We started off with the mainteen. The mainteen included some audience just like we had some small children coming to watch us. Each class did a dance at several times while other classes were busy watching. We had a few of students at Panmure Bridge School that couldn't talk, but mostly Lyndon.His name was called Lyndo Live. Before entering the hall you had to show your tickets. Some parents weren't able to come inside and see their kids.

On Wednesday night everybody was proud of what they were going to show their parents. Pacifica and Kapa haka had to get changed in the library and the rest of the others had to get changed in their class,but the girls and boys were separated. There were 16 dances altogether. Here were all of the dances that each class danced to. Rm1-War,Rm2 and Rm4-Jailhouse,Rm3-Mambo Mambo 5,Rm5-Bad,Black or White,Billie Jean,RmLS 1-Single ladies,Gangnam Style, Party Rock, Whip and Nae Nae, Harlem Shake, and Dougie,LS2-Staying Alive,I see red, and Footloose.It was difficult for others to get changed after their class dance to their other clothes. We all danced in the hall but on the stage. The dancers sat on the floor and our family were sitting on the chairs.  

Finally it was the last day for Thursday Night. When I got dressed I said to myself '' I appreciate my family coming to watch me dance through the decades''. There was lots of lights flashing while dances. Parents were enjoying and laughing while taking videos/photos of their kids. On stage everybody looked great in there costumes just like they looked great with different costumes. Junior/Senior Kapa haka had items to show,also our Pacifica group. I enjoyed it it really fairly and all I want to say
Happy 60th anniversary Panmure Bridge School!

LI: To create a recount using TREE.
 This week for writing we had to write recounts about Panmure Bridge School's 60th anniversary.Each student had a rubric sheet marking the 7 levels of our production recount. After marking it they had to pick the best person with the highest score. I got picked and after that our teacher had to check it. I know I did great because as I looked back at my recount and then back at my results I see that I've received results higher then my usual level. The most thing I need to work on is all of the 7 rubrics but maybe more higher levels.

Local Community

LI: To identify about our Local Community around me.This week for our must do we had to make a relationship diagram. We had a middle,inner,and outer circle. Each circle represented a person.We had to fill in each of them with people we see everyday, people we see regularly, and also people that influence like jobs. This week our new topic was all about our local community. I made this by using google slides.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Fractions Add and Sub

LI:to add and subtract fractions of the same unit size.For this weeks must do we had to make a tutorial video showing how to add and subtract fractions. I learnt this by doing different form of activities using fraction pieces and bars. I also made this by using screencastify. Before I started saying anything I practised. 

Wednesday, 18 October 2017


Today for other I decided to do raz kids. I read a book called Yellow Stone. It sound so interesting and I also learned some new facts about it.

Tables Conga

Today for a can do I decided to play a maths one. Tables Conga was good for me because I decided to practise my timetables. Since the time is going very quick I have to start practising a lot. The Viruses was hard for me because when I kept on getting the right ones I grew longer and longer. 


Today for commenting I decided to comment on Josh S Camels Explanation. As you can see that I followed some steps of a smart comment but mostly not that much. I've used a greeting at least. 

Keyboarding Drills

Today for keyboarding Drills I did keyboarding drills 2. It was not that difficult for me because I was use to look at the screen then typing more.For this daily six I decided to do keyboarding drills. I had to cop the writing and also use the correct fingers was the main thing.


LI: To use a range of comprehension strategies to go deeper into a text.This week for reading we had to focus on using Rugby League. There was 3 main things to it. Resilience,Well being, and also Leadership. Me and Fau worked together on Resilience and the rest of the other students either did Well being or Leadership. I learnt that Resilience means that you have the ability to recover from difficulties.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

PBS Blogging- Bonus Activity- Day 5

Today was our last day. I really enjoyed doing these activities. It helped me acknowledge information when I get back to school. For this task I had to create a Venn diagram writing down the differences and similarities between the Harbor Bridges. I made this by using a google draw.

PBS Learning journey-Day 5- Activity 2

Adult- $165
Child- $135
Minimum Age- 10 yrs and older.
Weight- 35kgs
Maximum weight-150kgs

Today for day 5 I did my second activity. For this activity I just used blogger straight away. The task was to find out the cost and requirements I have to meet up to have a go at bungee jumping.I learnt everything by searching it up. 

PBS Learning Journey- Day 5- Activity 1

Today is our last day for the PBS learning journey. As you can see that I've started my first activity for day 5. For this task I had to make a DLO showing facts about the Auckland Harbor Bridge- When was it built?, Who Designed it?, and How long it is?. I made this by using a google slides and also attributing one image of the Auckland Harbor Bridge. I wrote everything down on one slide.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Photography Exhibition

Today for my bonus activity I never gave up even though it was my bed time. For this activity I had to pick one of the exhibitions and write 5 exhibitions about it. I decided to do a photography one because it was a easier one for me to do and write down at the same time.

Vocaroo-PBS Blogging-Day 4

Today for this task I had to record myself noting when is the Parade at Auckland Mesuem held and why it's held for. This was my 2nd activity for day 4. I decided to use a different app called voice recorder on a phone. 

PBS Blogging- Day 4- Activity 1- Mesuem

Fact 1-The Turkish waved a white flag. They decided to free clean the body's of theirs. I find this interesting because it feels like when you wave a white flag it makes people know what to do.

Fact 2- When ANAZC people were leaving
 they had to add sandbags to their shoes so that when they do anything there wouldn't be any noise. I found this really interesting because if you walk then it will make no noise. For example my point of view is that if I was trying to sneak out then I would use the sandbag to put it in my shoes.

Fact-3Austro Hungary a empire defensed war on Serbia and also got supported by the Germans, then the Russians declared war on Austro Hungary and got supported by the country France. After all that had happen  the British and all countries were included  making it a world war. I find this interest because it started from one war and then it became to grow bigger and bigger with all of the other different countries joining.

Today for day 4 I did my first activity. For this activity I had to visit the Museum Website and find out 3 fast facts. It helped me by watching and listening to different videos about the world war. After writing down our facts I had to write down why I found these facts interesting. As you can see that I picked these facts because they were easier for me to list down while listening. 

Monday, 2 October 2017

PBS Blogging- Bonus Activity-Day 3- Ticket Prices

Today for day 3 I did my last activity which was a bonus activity. For this activity I had to make a DLO showing the opening times of Kelly Tarlton's and also all of the ticket prices. For full points I had to get some images and attribute them about Kelly Tarlton.It was difficult writing everything in.

PBS Blogging-Day 3- Activity 2- Kelly Tarlton's

Today for my second activity for day 3 I had to make an info graphic about a sea creature from Kelly Tarlton's. I picked a Penguin because last time I went there a Penguin kept on looking at me and I always looked back. To earn full points I had to grab an image about my sea creature and then attribute it. In the google draw I needed to include there Diet,Habitat,and the appearance of them. 

PBS Blogging- Day 3-Activity 1- Kelly Tarlton's

Today is day 3 for the PBS blogging journey. For this task I had to Visit this Kelly Tarlton's site- the first slide I had to write down how much it would cost me to go to Kelly Tarlton's. It costs me $50 because it says $50 for a child. On the next slide I had to write down how much it would cost for my family to pass to the Aquarium. I decided to do some working out so that people know how I got the number $344.

Sunday, 1 October 2017

PBS Blogging-Bonus Activity- Bunjee Jumping

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I chosen bungee jumping because I'd like to try out new things and also learn new things. I also chose this because it convinces me when I look at the image.
How much it would cost? If you go to Bungee jumping it would literally cost $225 for the adults to jump. If your a student and you have ID to back you up it costs $195. 2 students or adults will cost $700.

Today for this task I decided to do it because it was a bonus activity. For this task I had to find different adventurism activities that I can do in the city and then chose one of them. After that I had to write about why I chose it and how much it would cost to go.

PBS Learning Journey - Activity 2 - Day 2

Today for another activity I had to create my own mascot since Scotty was going. I developed everything by using shapes and drawing.I decided to follow and try to draw Scotty. The Sky tower needed and new mascot. I made this by using the application google drawing.I chose this Mascot because it was similiar to Scotty and if any child misses old Scotty then we can have a similiar Scotty.

PBS Learning journey-Activity 1-Day 2- Skytower

Today is Day 2 for the PBS learning journey,which means it is a new day. I enjoyed doing many activities. Today is all about Sky Towers. For this task I had to find a website with interesting facts,but the amount of 5 chosen. I made this by using a google draw to embed my facts in and using similiar images near the work Sky Tower.