Thursday, 20 August 2015

Referencing a non fiction book.

Hudson, John, (2003) Magnetism understanding science, Smart Apple Media, North Mankato

Geometry- Maths Thinking Groups

This week for maths thinking groups we did geometry. We had to predict 3D faces and locate 3D faces. It was really fun because I got to learn something new. I had to estimate the shape's faces and add them up to see if my estimation was right.

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Rubbish collection.

Rubbish Collection!

This is how to make a statistical investigation about rubbish. Room 9 has made a statistical investigation about rubbish, we had to collect information about what our school eat and also which classroom is the cleanest. Also which ever classroom environment was the cleanest gets a reward called the
Equipment needed:
A recording sheet
Pencil or pen
Plastic bag

First we had to make a recording sheet! We had a healthy part and an unhealthy part. Second of all Mr Wong had to choose some groups. One group had to go to the field and collect information Another group had to go to the juniors and see which classroom is the cleanest. And the last block was the senior block. Thirdly we had to go outside to which ever part we were told to investigate! Fourthly pick up some rubbish and tell your recorder where you got it and what it is (healthy or unhealthy) and record all the information. Last but not least, we had to award the most cleanest class on Friday the tidy kiwi award.

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Inotia - Nazella Library skills, Non Fiction


What are non-fiction books?
Non Fiction books are books that are true and factual.

Who was Dewey?
Dewy is the man that made the Dewy system for non fiction books.

How are non-fiction books arranged on the shelf?
They are ordered by numbers.
List the following spine labels in the correct order:
Choose a non-fiction book from the shelves.
Does the book you have chosen include the following?  Locate and photograph

Index      The Index was at the back.                                                                        

Contents page
  webcam-toy-photo1 (9).jpgThe contents was in the front.        
Title pages The title pages

What is a glossary?

A list of speacial words normally at the end of a non fiction book.

The Part Adder!

 Today we used the part adder and our problem that we had to solve was 48 + 49 = ? I used the part adder: make your own hard sums to work this problem out! First I did 20 + 28 which equaled 48 + 2 = 50 + 30 = 80 + 17 = 97!

40 + 8 + 2 = 50 + 30 = 80 + 17 = 97!