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Sunday, 7 May 2017

"Don't Waste The Water!" - Reading

                                                 "Don't Waste The Water!"

This article takes place in Samoa - Apolima and Manono. A young Samoan girl called Elisapeta Manupo lives a life of responsibilities. She wakes up early every morning at 6 and gets dressed. Elisapeta grabs a wooded pole and two plastic buckets. She balances the buckets on her shoulder using the wooded pole. Holding the buckets, she walks down a winding path to a well. The well has fresh water to drink. She avoids the leaves and fills the buckets with water. Carrying the heavy buckets on her shoulders she walks back home.
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That was a quick summery of "Don't Waste The Water!". I enjoyed reading this book because I learnt some Samoan words and I now know how difficult some people's life's can be.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Lucky One

Family


Family… Why is family important to me? My family are my closes friends. I have a Samoan family so, my family is quite big. I live with 5 people plus one puppy and one cat. Some people don’t even have families so I am lucky I have one.


Family:
F is for “ Forever together no matter what “.
A is for “ Always there for each other “.
M is for “ Making lots of memories to remember “.
I is for “ Incredibly fun “.
L is for “ Laughing together “.
Y is for “ Yawning together making funny faces “.

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Write about it!
Write your own speech about something important to you. Church? School? Family?
Why is it important to you?

On Monday for reading my group had to write a speech about something important to us. It's not much but it's something. I find it really sad that some people don't even have families but, people with families shouldn't take it for granted.

Let Term 2 Begin!

May the 1st Monday, time for term 2 to begin.
" Jess, get ready for school! "
That is what my mum said to me this morning. I looked at so tried then remembered school was starting again. It's going to be a really busy term and new things to do.

This term we started to do some science experiments. We do them on Friday's or Thursday's.  We just started learning about Tonga. I am not Tongan so I don't know much. I am so excited for term 2 to go on and for the rest of the year. School to some kids is boring but I enjoy school so, I get bored in the holidays really fast.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The Eyes Of A Soldier

Mary-Ruth, Konzay, Tristan and I wrote this poem about what we would see and feel as a soldier. Pretending to be a soldier was scary. You must be wondering why it would be scary, right? Being in war knowing that you're fighting for your country and your family is freaky. Bullets everywhere, exploding bombs and cannons!


Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Harry's War - Comic

Today my reading group Percy Jackson read a comic called " Harry's War " It was an interesting comic. It was about a soldier called "Harry". Harry lived on a farm with his friend "Ted". It explained how Harry felt in war. He was bored, unhappy and depressed. Harry sent a postcard to his best friend " Ted ". He wrote how he felt about camp and being a soldier, he also asked Ted some questions about him. Like "How are you doing?" or "How is the farm?". I learnt two new words/palaces by reading this comic.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

ANZAC Day Information

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I learnt a lot of new information about ANZAC Day. ANZAC stands for, Australian New Zealand Army Corps. ANZAC Day is very important to lots of people. My granddad was in war and then was able to live in Samoa.


Tuesday, 4 April 2017

ANZAC Day Is Coming!


Today we wrote a cinquain poem about ANZAC. A cinquain poem is basically a describing poem. The first line only has one word which is the title. The second line should have two words describing the title, the third line should have three words expressing actions. The fourth line needs to have four words expressing feeling and lastly the fifth line needs one synonym for the title. Now you know how to write a cinquain poem! 

In the comments below tell me your favourite thing about ANZAC Day.