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Tuesday, 3 July 2018

M&M Research



Last week in our groups the task was to first research and then write down about M&Ms, one thing that we wrote about was the highlighted history of M&Ms. Along the way my group (Ofa, Avalon, Carl, Joshua W and I) learnt about what the acronym for M&M was, what happened to one of the founders, where the founders received their inspiration from and why they removed the red M&Ms for a decade. Along with adding in videos Ofa and I also made GIFs, mine being the one on the second slide and Ofa's the one on the sixth.

Thursday, 28 June 2018

The Inchcape Rock


This week, the task for poetry was to first get into our groups and read a poem called Inchcape Rock, after that we needed to each read the verse that we'd chosen out to the rest of the class and create a DLO on the verse that we'd chosen.

Nugget Point Lighthouse


This week one of the things that I needed to do with my group was research and then create a DLO on a lighthouse from New Zealand, the lighthouse that we were given was the Nugget point lighthouse, which is located in Otago. The lighthouse is 148 years old.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

CARE Award - Respect | Photo Collage



This task is one of five that I need to do for a CARE award, for it I needed to create a collage out of photos taken this far throughout the year for every subject or activity that happens regularly in school. In this DLO I added Panmure Bridge School's whakatauki, motto, logo and focus (Learn, Create, Share). I used the photos from our shared folder.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

[Alex] CARE Award - Respect | Make Dinner For Your Family



This task is one of five that I need to do for a CARE award, for it I needed to make dinner for my family. At first I needed to peel carrots which took around 10 minutes, then I peeled potatoes which took around 10 minutes too, after that I cut both into smaller pieces and placed them into the pot. I then waited for a while so that the vegetables could cook until soft.

CARE Award - Respect | Interview A Person In Uniform



This task is one of five that I need to do for a CARE award, for it I needed to interview someone in uniform. The example for the task was a policeman/woman but since I didn't know where I could find one of them I interviewed the security guard in the Panmure library, I also needed to be careful with my questions because I didn't want to be rude and ask personal questions.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Tech Reflection: Digitech


This is an example of an animated story that a recreated in scratch. The components used to recreate this story include:
Spites (As characters), backdrops (To be used as backgrounds) and dialogue (For conversations between characters).
The codes that I used to recreate the story include:
Events script to start the story, looks script to enable talking between sprites, control script for pauses between events and the looks script for backgrounds.

This week in DigiTech the year 7's were linking and finishing off our leftover work, we also needed to add a few things to our Scratch projects.