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kauri athletics

WHAT? On the 19th of October there was a Kauri athletics with discus, shot put, high jump, and sprints.

SO WHAT? My favourite one is high jump because I think it is fun and I am surprisingly a bit good at it.

NOW WHAT? Second half of sports day has been canceled due to rain :(

WHAT? I.A.L.T develop my swimming skills 

i learned new swimming techniques and diving positions.
i enjoyed doing freestyle and exploring underwater.
i found backstroke challenging because i would always sink.

i want to get better at keeping my breath under water.
i need to improve my backstroke and/or streamline kicking on my back.
my next step is keeping my stomach up when doing backstroke or streamline kicking on my back.

open day coding

What? I have been learning about coding

So What?
I have been using Khan Academy to code stuff like a ghost or nyan cat using variables and the draw function. On open day Max, Blake, Micah and I will teach people how to code.

Now What? Next Wednesday at the Open Day we will be demonstrating our learning to students and parents.
This week I am reflecting on one of my writing goals

IALT: Improve my writing by learning how to:

* use a variety of sentence starters

This week I have been focusing on how to write a drop-in clause

Here is an example of a drop-in clause

Mr Forman is our teacher.
He loves his red car.
Mr Forman, who is our teacher, loves his red car.

Mr Forman is the subject of the sentence.
We change ‘He’ to ‘who’
We place commas around the clause we ‘drop-in’

Here are two examples of a drop-in clause that I have created.
[1] Daniel, who knows a lot about coding, is awesome.

I rate my understanding level at 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
My confidence level with using these types of sentences independently in my writing is
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

My reading goal

This is the book i am currently reading, 100 Most deadliest things on the planet, as part of myreading goal which is to be able to read for longer periods of time and retaining meaning

So what?
I don't have the book now so i forgot my 2 favorite sentences.

Now what?
My goal is also to read a variety of genre. this book is Non Fiction. The next genre i am going to read is chapter and novels.

Cultural week

 last week Oaklands school had  multicultural week where we celebrated the amazing range of cultures we have.

So what 
Samual'sto teach us korean stuff and games, Dania and Leah's parents came to teach us about India and did Indian henna .  I learned that henna is like an Indian tattoo and south Korea's flag standings 

Now what
 We are going to be learning more about different cultures in room 24 this term, including healthy snacks.