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Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Sumdog

This is my sumdog I have done and I did good because I came 1st and it was easy because I know my my's maths and got all my questions right.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Using the National Library 3. Newspapers

Using the National Library
3. Newspapers

L.I. Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki river
Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ resource

Use this link to open the National Library website
Enter Panmure pirate into the search box
Open the NZ truth article named - panmure pirate

What event is this article about?
A robbery
What is the sub heading on the article?  This is an example of what literary device?
Dunns Daring Doings end in disaster. It is an example of alliteration
What does ‘daring do’ mean?
It is alliteration
Why was Lesley George’s dad angry with him?
he put the place on fire
How did the fire start?
Lesleys matches were thrown away
Why were the works described and ambrosial?
Because it stunk and they were being sarcastic
Where was the launch moored?
With the anchor at sea
What 3 places where the stolen items recovered from?
Panmure Basin, Panmure and A.U Wes
What was the charge of incendiarism for?
It was 3 pounds



Using the National Library 2. Newspapers

Using the National Library
2. Newspapers

L.I. Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki river
Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ resource

Use this link to open the National Library website
Enter Panmure Bridge 1865  into the search box
Open the Southern star newspaper article named - Laying the cornerstone.

What event is this article about?
Laying the last corner stone to the panmure bridge cornerstone

What makes it different to a newspaper story today?
The difference between the newspaper today and the bridge

Copy and paste a definition of these words, and then use the word in a sentence that shows you know what it means:

proceedings - an event or a series of activities involving a set procedure
necessitated -make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.
procured - obtain (something), especially with care or effort
appurtenances - an accessory or other item associated with a particular activity or style of living
objectionable - arousing distaste or opposition; unpleasant or offensive



We may here observe that the piles which are driven into the ground with remarkable accuracy as to straightness, are well sheathed, from the bed of the river to the high water mark, with metal, securely fastened, so as to guard the bottom portions of the piles from the ravages of the worm.

You can see he piles in the ground that are really straight covered in metal wrapped tightly so that the bottom portions of the piles so that the worms can't get to it.
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=DSC18651023.2.18

Monday, 25 November 2013

Popplet about Stormwater and Wastewater

Tyler using Te Ara 1

Using Te Ara -
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
1. Waitemata Harbour

L.I.    Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki River.
    Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ encyclopaedia.
    Use our skimming and scanning skills.

Use this link to open Te Ara
Enter Waitemata into the search box and use that page to answer these questions.

What sort of landform is the Waitemata harbour?

It’s a drowned river valley.

Why was it chosen to be New Zealand’s capital?

It was chosen to be New Zealand’s capital because it was also known as the Auckland Harbour.

What does Waitemata mean?

Waitemata means obsidian water

Tell me one interesting fact about each of these features of the Waitemata:

Auckland’s chief port - Auckland’s port on the Waitematā was vital to the progress of the city and region.
Viaduct basin - The Viaduct Basin, site of the old fishing harbour, was redeveloped in the mid-1990s as a site where the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron could host the America’s Cup in 1999 and 2003.
Westhaven - Westhaven Marina, with 1,800 berths, is the largest managed marina in Australasia, and a symbol of Aucklanders’ love of sailing.
Harbour bridge - The Auckland Harbour Bridge (1,020 m long) was opened in 1959 to link the Auckland isthmus with the north.
Greenhithe bridge - The Greenhithe Bridge was built in 1975 as an alternative harbour crossing, spanning the upper Waitematā from Hobsonville to Greenhithe on the North Shore.
Natural features - Natural features of the Waitematā include Meola reef (also known as The Tokoroa, meaning ‘a long reef’), a rocky submarine promontory.



Tyler useing Te Ara 2

Using Te Ara -
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
2. Tamaki River

L.I.    Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki river
    Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ encyclopaedia

Use this link to open Te Ara
Enter Tamaki river into the search box and use the Eastern suburbs: Oraki  to the Tamaki estuary page to answer these questions.

Where does the river flow from and to?
Mangere east to tidal estuary on the Waitemata

What was the link used by Maori called?
Otahuhu Portage

What two bodies of water does it join?
Waitemata Harbour and the Manukau Harbour

What sort of landform is Tāhuna Tōrea?
Sandspit

What is the name of the marina on the Tamaki river?
Half moon bay

When was the first Panmure Bridge built?
1866

When was the current bridge built?
1970’s

Tyler using Te Ara 3

Thursday, 31 October 2013

xtra maths

This is my xtra maths that I did today and I did better then before


xtra maths

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Friday, 25 October 2013

xtra maths

This is my xtra maths that I did today I did better then before

Monday, 21 October 2013

dictionary work

Convert
to change (something) into a different form or properties; transmute; transform
commission the act of committing or giving in charge.

compile to put together (documents, selections, or other materials) in one book or work.

heirloom a family possession handed down from generation to generation.

mutton the flesh of sheep, especially full-grown or more mature sheep, used as food.

lump a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal.

lash the flexible part of a whip; the section of cord or the like forming the extremity of a whip.

quiz an informal test or examination of a student or class.

weird involving or suggesting the supernatural; unearthly or uncanny: a weird sound; weird lights.

zigzag a line, course, or progression characterized by sharp turns first to one side and then to the other.


xtra maths

This is my xtra math's that I did today and I did better then before


Using Te Ara 2

Using Te Ara -
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
2. Tamaki River

L.I.    Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki river
    Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ encyclopaedia

Use this link to open Te Ara
Enter Tamaki river into the search box and use the Eastern suburbs: Oraki  to the Tamaki estuary page to answer these questions.

Where does the river flow from and to?
Mangere east to tidal estuary on the waitemata

What was the link used by Maori called?
Otahuhu Portage

What two bodies of water does it join?
waitemata

What sort of landform is Tāhuna Tōrea?
Sandspit

What is the name of the marina on the Tamaki river?
Half moon bay

When was the first Panmure Bridge built?
1866

When was the current bridge built?
1970’s

Thursday, 17 October 2013

xtra maths

This is my xtra math's that I did today I did better then before


Monday, 14 October 2013

dictionary work

atrophy degeneration, decline, or decrease, as from disuse: He argued that there was a progressive atrophy of freedom and independence of thought.

catchment  something for catching water, as a reservoir or basin.

pollution  the act of polluting or the state of being polluted.

environment  the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu.

conservation the act of conserving; prevention of injury, decay, waste, or loss; preservation: conservation of wildlife; conservation of human rights.

hydronic especially when the circulation is aided by a pump.

waitemata A lake in the north island  

manukau  a city on N North Island, in New Zealand.

xtra math's

This is my xtra maths that I did today and I did better then last time

Waitemata resurch

Using Te Ara -
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
1. Waitemata Harbour

L.I.    Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki River.
    Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ encyclopaedia.
    Use our skimming and scanning skills.

Use this link to open Te Ara
Enter Waitemata into the search box and use that page to answer these questions.

What sort of landform is the Waitemata harbour?

It’s a drowned river valley.

Why was it chosen to be New Zealand’s capital?

It was chosen to be New Zealand’s capital because it was also known as the Auckland Harbour.

What does Waitemata mean?

Waitemata was a New Zealand parliamentary electorate

Tell me one interesting fact about each of these features of the Waitemata:

Auckland’s chief port - Ngāti Whātua's lands border four harbours - Hokianga, Kaipara, Waitematā and Manukau
Viaduct basin - The Viaduct Basin, site of the old fishing harbour, was redeveloped in the mid-1990s as a site where the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron could host the America’s Cup in 1999 and 2003.
Westhaven - Westhaven Marina, with 1,800 berths, is the largest managed marina in Australasia, and a symbol of Aucklanders’ love of sailing.
Harbour bridge - The Auckland Harbour Bridge (1,020 m long) was opened in 1959 to link the Auckland isthmus with the north.
Greenhithe bridge - The Greenhithe Bridge was built in 1975 as an alternative harbour crossing, spanning the upper Waitematā from Hobsonville to Greenhithe on the North Shore.
Natural features - Natural features of the Waitematā include Meola reef (also known as The Tokoroa, meaning ‘a long reef’), a rocky submarine promontory.