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Friday, 15 September 2017

Brushing Our Teeth!!! ~ Writing ~

Having good hygiene is really important,one of the most important thing out of all the hygiene categories is brushing your teeth.Brushing your teeth involves using a toothbrush and toothpaste.We all have to brush our teeth twice a day,so we won't have bacteria nor bad breathe.


How do you brush your teeth?
Firstly,wet your toothbrush and add Toothpaste on top of your toothbrush.Squirt only a little of the toothpaste on your toothbrush and gently brush both sides of your top back teeth.Gently move on to brushing both the low back teeth.When you're finished brush the front teeth.At the end brush your tongue.You need to do this 2 minutes twice a day.


What causes our teeth to be dirty?
Many of the bacteria in our mouths are harmful and can form a film on teeth called ‘dental plaque’,which causes our teeth to have cavities and gum diseases.Some of the causes of dirty teeth is also eating horrible and unhealthy food which also can leave your teeth dirty and unhealthy.


Why do we need to brush our teeth?
We all need to brush our teeth so the ‘plaque’ in our teeth which buildups up everyday. disappears.It's important to brush our teeth because if we don't it can lead to a well know gum disease called Gingivitis.We also need to brush our teeth to prevent having dog breathe.


In conclusion we should all brush our teeth daily and keep ourselves hygienic and healthy!

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

World War 1 and the 5 W's - Inquiry -

For Inquiry this week we have been learning about World War 1.Here is my template of some questions my teacher has organized for me :

Question
Answer
Who was involved in World War One ?
Britain,France,Russia,Italy and the USA.These are the main Countries.
When did the war occur?
July the 28th,1914 to November the 11th, 1918
Where did the war take place ?
The war took place all over the world but mostly happened in Europe.
Why did the war start?
There were a lot of issues which caused the war to happen but one of them were Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie's death.They both got assassinated.
What prevented the war from continuing?
The german.They signed a paper where the violence and the fighting would stop.All of the nations had to agree so set there paths for peace.
How many people died when world war 1 ended?
Over 41 Million people died.Most were civilians.


Why are poppies so important ?

~ During the war a lot of flowers grew within the battlefield.Those flowers which grew on the battlefield were called poppies.The poppy is a remembrance to those who died fighting for not only us but our country,This poppy is a way to honor those people who died.

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Can we Auto-correct Humanity? - Writing -

Technology nowadays is used by many people. It has become an essential part of everyday life. Whether for business or pleasure, people cannot seem to go without it. While some technology devices are used for most of our needs, it is to many more so a want, a luxury to have. Technology has a great effect in our lives both positive and negatively.I would like to stress on the negative points of technology.

The use of social media can make our social skills lack.We tend to lose ability to read body language and social cues in other people.This will make us depend on technology to help us gain friends by chatting online instead of socializing face to face.


Constantly looking down at a device/screen can cause health problems like eyestrain and neck problems. Eventually during time your neck  can lose its natural curve.Eye strain can also leave you in pain and can cause a lot of headaches.


Some of the negative effects of technology can be linked to the effect it has on sleeping habits.At night we could be so drawn to our devices we won’t even know when to go sleep.Our brain is showing to much interest in what were watching so our brain won’t show any effects of tiredness,If the brain feels this way you won’t be able to sleep for a long time.Also the light of the screen can affect the release of melatonin,a sleeping chemical.


The more time people spend with their devices the more obsessed they would be.They won't have any exercise time to be fit and would become fat and unhealthy.This would lead to depression and stress.Sometimes spending too much time with technology can also remove the family time you’ll get.


Some people would take technology as an advantage to bully other people online.People would want to do this because it's easier for them instead of saying it in front of their faces as a person.A lot of this cyber bullying can encourage kids to proceed with suicide.


Technology has affected humanity in a lot of ways.There is more violence and there is more damage within our body being caused.Do we need to take a picture of our food,Why can't we just eat it? Do we need technology to find friends,Can't we just make friends face to face?

Friday, 8 September 2017

Thank You Letter - Police Officers -

Dear Police Officers,Thank you very much for visiting our school to teach us about careers in the Police Programme.Thank you Scott and Liz  for teaching us details about Fingerprinting,It was really interesting.Thank you to the Motorbike officers  for teaching us about their bike and letting us go on them.Thank you to Constable Leonard,Constable Patrick and Sergeant Owen for teaching us things about the weapons you use for different occasions.Thank you to the helicopter pilots who came with the helicopter,It was really fun learning about the tools which were in the helicopter.Last of all Thank you to Constable Jude for organizing this and making your time to come to our school,we know you’ve been working hard.Thank you to all for making your time to come.We truly enjoyed every bit of the activities you have shown us.All of yous have taught us heaps about your careers as different police officers.You have inspired Glenbrae School to be like you and help people.We hope you come next year to teach us more.Once again thank you for coming.Yours Truly,Anita  

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Bastion Point Summary - Reading -

For our Create Activity for Ready we had to make a summary of Bastion Point,a book we read about this week.Here is my Summary about Bastion PointπŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡


Bastion Point - Reading -

Learning Intention : We are learning to think deeply about what we read.

In our reading group we learnt a few pointers about the Land Wars.Since our topic was the land wars for reading we got a chance to read a book called Bastion Point.

What is Bastion Point?
Basion Point is a land that the iwi gave to the government to use.


Why did the British and Maori have different ideas about who owned the land?
The british wanted to sell the land to get money but the Maori gave the land to the British so they could use it not sell it.


Why did Ngati Whatua let the government use the land at Bastion Point?
So they could build cities and protect New Zealand’s Borders.But they actually used the land for army defence.


Who burnt down the marae at Bastion Point?
The government burned down the land to prepare for Queen Elizabeth’s Visit.


What does the word profit mean?
It means how much money people gain or how much money they have to spend.  


Do you think the police or the protestors were doing the right thing?
 I don't think they did the right thing Why ? Because they arrested the wrong people.I also think they didn’t need to destroy the houses and buildings which use to be there.


What is your opinion about this issue?
I think if the british was fair and used the land temporarily it would be okay.But the british sold land which was not fully owned by them.

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Dangerous Decimals & Fractions - Maths -

For Maths today we were learning to identify the relationship between fractions and decimals.Here are the equations I worked throughπŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

What is 9/10 as a decimal? 0.9

What is 7/10 as a decimal? 0.7

What is 1/100 as a decimal? 0.01

What is 15/100 as a decimal? 0.150

What is 1/1000 as a decimal? 0.001

What is 78/1000 as a decimal? 0.078

What is 24/100 as a decimal? 0.24

What is 558/1000 as decimal? 0.558

What is 15/10 as a decimal? 0.15


What is 2/10 of 10? 2

What is 1/10 of 40? 4

What is 5/10 of 500? 250

What is 5/100 of 100? 5

What is 45/100 of 200? 90

What is 40/100 of 300? 120

0.5 + 0.8 = 1.3

0.6 + 0.2 = 0.8

0.73 - 0.52 = 0.21   

0.9 - 0.33 = 0.57  

0.7 + 0.11 = 0.81

0.3 + 0.92 = 1.22

5/10 + 0.5 = 1

1/10 + 0.47 = 0.57

5/100 + 0.21 = 0.26