The boat was rocking side to side, making water come into the boat. The water was icey cold. The crew members were frantically running round, trying to find buckets. I was standing in the middle of all of the chaos. I was like a statue, until, I saw it. The ice caps were slowly melting away. I went up to one of the crew members. “What do you think will happen if the ice caps have completely melted?” I asked. “No one knows, sorry little girl” The old man replyed. “Well that was very helpful” I said to myself, sarcastically.
I am walking down to the river bed, ready to jump in. My foot is throbbing from where J.J cut me. I need to wash my wound and put a bandage on it. Winning the 1billion dollars would help me to pay off the medical bills. Finally, I reach the the river. I have never seen the river bed so dry, how would I wash my cut? I can see a little puddle near the bank. I waddle over. I splash the water on my cut, it feels better. I grab my bandage and head back to the warm house.
It was any normal persons day. Do the washing, go to school and walk home. But, I am not a normal person. My day started of with my white kitten rolling in maple syurp. He got so sticky! My kitten (Smokey) was minuscule. He also wreaked my calender! Smokey was tearing it apart! So then I looked at the clock, it was 8:30am! The bus left at 8am. So, I ran, I ran and I ran as fast as I could. I caught up with the bus. Its doors opened, as soon as I stepped in, the doors shut! I was stuck.
Yesterday I went to the blacksmiths. We had to go in partners. We got to hammer the white hot metal and make it into objects that we could use at school. We made all sorts of things like, garden stakes for the garden. I made a hook that you could nail on the wall. It had 3 hook to hand up your stuff. It was very fun. We got to make the below go. It was cool seeing all the air from the bellow going onto the fire to make it go better. You only needed the make the bellow go went there was metal in the fire. It was great learning how they made lots of things at the blacksmith.
This is a bellow.
Last Friday (14th of May) Duntroon School went up to Waitaki Valley School to do the technology challenge. We put put into groups of 3-4 and had to complete 3 different challenges. The first thing we had to build was a ski jump. We had limited supplies to use. The goal was to see which teams jump to make the marble travel the further est in the air. The second one we did was a lighthouse. We have to make a LED light work and it had to go on and off by us making a switch. It was how far the tower as. It didn’t matter where the light was. The third one we had to build was a bungy jump platform. We had to see how far off the table we could put the marble and we had to have a marble at the other end.
The BP technology challenge was interesting, but a few things could be changed.
My favorite book is “Ella at Eden”. I have the first 2 books. It’s about a girl named Ella who starts high school and finds lots of mysteries in the school. Ella has a best friend called Zoe. She also meet two girls; Grace and Violet. They all solve the mysteries together. That’s my favorite book.
In the holiday I went down to Dunedin with my cousin and my brother and we went to Moana pool. We got to go onto the water sides and have races. We went to the mall for lunch and did some shopping. My mum bought me a birthday present there and I wasn’t aloud to look into the bag. I went with my friend to Timaru and we went to Caroline Bay pool. We went on the water-slide. It was dark in one of the slides. I also went to a cartoon studio to learn how to draw cartoons. It was very interesting.
On a sunny day a girl named Ashley was going for a canoe in the sparkling lake. The oar was slashing against the glass like water. Ashley rowed the canoe to the dolphin watching spot. She was waiting for a dolphin to appear.Next think she knew a dolphin jumped out of the water! Ashley fumbled to get her camera. Just in time she snapped a photo of the wrinkled dolphin. She decided she needs to rule the photo. Once she had done that, Ashley looked wistful onto the bank. Out of the corner her eye Ashley saw a red Mushroom!
Ashley was walking home from school. She walked on the gravel road. Ashley saw a dark blue, house. She knew she had to go home but it looked very interesting. Ashley jogged over to the grand entrance. It was all rusty around the enormous archway that lead you into a room. Ashley walked into the bedroom, suddenly, darkness enveloped the room. The door shut and Ashley was trapped in the completely dark room. Suddenly, Ashley heard the sound of the grand piano play a song. She turned around and sore a mouse. The mouse turned around and stared at Ashley.
This term has been very interesting and it is almost over. Around week 7, all the year 7 and 8 went to O.I.S to do technology. I was in hard materials with Mr Savage and Mr Sullivan. They were great at making sure everyone was on track. We made many different inventions.
We did lots of explanation reports. The first topic we did was the treaty of Waitangi. I put a lot of effort into every piece of my writing. In my Waitangi writing, my curriculum level was 3. The next piece of writing we did was about the covid-19 alert levels. We had to explain what each of the alert level mean. My curriculum level in covid-19 I got towards 4 because I needed to put more detail into my writing. My last piece if explanation writing was about “How much sleep does the body need?” I was very very proud of my writing. My level was 4. I am very pleased with all of my pieces of writing.
I think my learning has been going ready well. I am excited to do the math solving problem. My S.R.A is going good as well.
In the Upper Waitaki swimming sports I came 1st in breaststroke and second equal in backstroke.