Wednesday, 6 September 2017


\WALT: Write a speech
Image result for basketballIntroduction
  • Do NOT start with “Hi I’m Jo and I’m going to talk to you about ...”
  • State your key focus/point of view
  • Have a great hook!  Get your audience’s attention!
    • Interesting fact - Did you know..?
    • 3 powerful adjectives
    • Statement - turn our into question into a statement sentence.
    • Rhetorical question
Several Paragraphs

  • One big idea per paragraph with evidence/information to support that big idea
  • Use interesting connectives - see our modelling book for ideas
Concluding Statement
  • Re-state key focus/point of view and leave your audience with something to think about

Title          Basketball

What game uses a ball that you bounce and shoot at 2 hoops? Thats right it called Basketball. Basketball began in 1891 in Springfield Massachusetts when a Canadian PE teacher  called James Naismith invented it. This game from America has spread throughout the world.

Big Idea 1
Basketball started with eighteen men in a YMCA gym in Springfield, Massachusetts and has grown Into a game that more than 300 million people play worldwide there are 10 rules in playing basketball. Do you know how much you get paid when you are in the NBA team? As of the 2016-2017 NBA season, the average salary for NBA players across all levels was over 5 million dollars.

Big Idea 2 :
Basketball is a two team game, where 7 players from each team play at one time and the whole team has 12 players all together. Its 40 minutes  game including 15 minutes of break. The game played on  rectangular floor called court and has hoop in each end. The ball moved down the court toward the basket by  passing and bouncing it on the floor.

Big Idea 3
My favourite basketball players are  LeBron James Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Kobe Bryant, James Harden.
I like them because  they make 3 pointers and they do slam dunks. It's cool to do it.

Big idea 4   
Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world, and certainly one of North America’s big four sports. From high school basketball to the NBA, America loves its hoops.  Leagues and teams across Europe and Asia are growing, and some of the NBA’s biggest stars have come from overseas.

Concluding Statement
That is why I like basketball. I think you should have a go at playing it.

Monday, 24 July 2017

Power of Yet

Today I have been thinking about the power of yet and have to change my growth mindset.

Monday, 3 July 2017

3D shapes

I have been learning about 3D shapes.

Super Squirrel


WALT: explain
Remember to use the 5 W’s:
  • who is this character?
  • what is happening or about to happen?
  • When did this happen?
  • Where did this take place?
  • Why was the character needed?
Activity - you just took this photo on your phone. Explain what you saw.

Super squirrel is a super hero and he is amazing and he can fly super fast like the Flash and Kid Flash his side kick.

One day a squirrel got super power from a crate he found in the forest. Super Squirrel could fly super fast and he could save people from falling down and dying but Super Squirrel saved the day. Super Squirrel found a cave and he named the cave the Super Squirrel cave.
Dr Electric is a super villain and has super powers. His hands are  electric . Super squirrel crashed down to the ground because Dr Electric hit him. Super Squirrel got up again and he  got hurt and he got up  again and again and he destroyed Dr Electric.

Super Squirrel  threw Dr Electrics body off a cliff. Savater and Super Squirrel had a fight and Super Squirrel smashed Savater to the ground.

Super Squirrel is a amazing because he is super cool and he has friends lots of friends and he can fly super fast. He can run super fast. He has  a cousin and she can fly and run fast and she can use laser vision and Super Squirrel Girl is  amazing  she has super powers.  Super Squirrel Girl can punch a super villain in the face and his nose.The super villain crashes down to the ground and dies.

Super Squirrel is a superhero but Super Squirrel has unlocked a new power, it is a super punch. The super punch is a amazing, the super punch can smash walls. The super punch can smash people and the super punch is  amazing and can destroy  super villains. The super villain got mad at the Super Squirrel but he didn't kill him.  Super Squirrel unlocked  a new superpower  it  was a shield. the shield had super powers. He decided he was going to protect all the good people in the land with it.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Matariki is when you celebrate with your family and your school and wave fun with your friend and your mom and your dad and go play tag with your friends.Image result for matarikiImage result for matarikiImage result for matariki


WALT; write a non chronological report

Remember to use:
  • an opening paragraph explain what your report is about.
  • headings and subheadings for the main body.
  • an closing paragraph, recapping on what you have written.
  • Pictures, maps etc with captions to explain what they are.
Remember to use faction not opinions.

The Mighty Gorilla
Gorilla live in Africa. They live in forests. Man is very interested in Gorilla.

Gorilla are big and strong like a rock and they can  do  
Swing to vins to vins and they can do swing higher than a human, like a monkey.

What do Gorillas eat?

Gorillas eat lots of bamboo and plants they are Vegetarians.
They eat wild celery, bamboo, thistles and stinging nettles.Gorilla need lots of food.

What do Gorillas look like?

Gorilla have a thick trunk, large head, shiny black hair,and big muscles.Gorilla grow up to 6 feet tall.Gorillas can  live for 50 years. A Gorilla is strong and has big muscles. A Gorilla can grow up to 6 feet tall. A
Gorilla can live for 50 years.

Where do Gorillas live?
Gorilla lives in the Dense forests Woodland  in Africa.They live  10,000 feet high up in the mountains.up in the mountains it is cloudy , misty , and cold.

Gorillas are fast, strong and smart.They can use tools to get food.I Like the way they are strong and fast.

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Monday, 19 June 2017


I have worked with Yousif to make a slide about forces.