Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Red Crowned Cranes

Information Report Writing Frame - Animal
Purpose: To write an information report on Cranes
LI - To take notes to make an information report.
  • Remember the title of your information report needs to let the reader know your topic
Red Crowned Cranes
  • What is the information report about?
  • Is your animal known by another name (for example, the scientific name)?
  • What is an interesting fact about your topic?
Cranes are birds that live in the marsh areas.

The scientific name for red crowned cranes is Grus Japonensis.
The thing that is interesting is females have shorter beaks.
Paragraph 1
  • 2-3 sentences about what your animal looks like.
  • Try to include an interesting fact.
Red crown cranes are covered mostly with white feathers except for their red crown (the feathers on its head). The neck, legs, and bottom are covered in black feathers. Red crowned cranes have long beaks.
Paragraph 2
  • 2-3 sentences about what your animal eats.
  • Try to include brackets () to explain something in greater detail.
Cranes eat small frogs, fish and seeds, leaves, rice, parsley and snails.
Paragraph 3
  • 2-3 sentences about where your animal lives.
  • Try to include a rhetorical question to make your reader think.
Cranes live in marshes in places such as:
Hokkaido(Japan), China and Korea.
What do you think would happen if cranes lived in the city’s?
Paragraph 4
Other (Your choice)
  • 2-3 sentences that tell some of the interesting facts you have found out about.
  • Beginning one sentence with a hook is your challenge here.
Cranes usually pair together for life.
Japanese cranes are the most aquatic species of crane and prefer to forage in deep water.
  • A sentence that ends your report with one of your most interesting facts
A large amount of cranes live in Kushiro Mire because it is not conducive to growing rice.

Info Graphic Work

This is my info graphic work.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Worksheet on Your/You're

Your or You’re
Complete the following by using the correct word:

  • Please tell your friends that we will be leaving soon.
  • Did you tell your parents where you’re going to after dinner?

  • How long will it take for your clothes to dry?

  • When I said my speech, your friends were smiling at me.

  •  Take the dog for a walk when you’re done doing the dishes.

  • When the clothes are dry, it’s your turn to put them away.

  • Why is your face so red?

  • When you’re finished running the race, I’ll have cold water waiting for you.

  • Did you brush your teeth today?

  • Did you find out where your brother went?

  • How come you’re going to bed so early?

  • Where did you put your back pack?

  • If you’re going to be running late, let me know.

  • How would you like to go to your cousins this weekend?

  • Where are you and your friends going?

  • I think you’re going to need to apologize to her.

  • I know you’re going to enjoy the movie.
  • You’re going to have to clean your room before we go shopping.

  • If you’re going outside, be sure to dress warmly.

  • Where did you put your books?

  • You’re the best player on the team.

  • Did you finish writing your speech?

  • Where did your parents go for their vacation?

  • Aren’t your friends coming over soon?

  • How many days is it until your birthday?

  • Are all of your friends coming to your party?

  • Where does your father work?

  • Is chocolate your favorite kind of ice cream?

  • How come you’re not coming with us?

  • Is your friend coming over after school?

  • If you’re not feeling well, perhaps you should call your mom.

  • When you finish your homework, your friends are welcome to come over.

  • Where did you put your phone?

  • You’re finished your homework already?

  • How come you’re feeling unhappy?

  • I like the way you’re behaving.

  • I think you’re going to have to wait until the bus comes.

  • We will go out when your sister gets home

  • How much money is in your wallet?

  • You’re a great ball player!

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Crane planning work

LI: To make notes in own words using bullet points, key words and short phrases
Resource Links

Where does it live
  • Marshland
  • Hokkaido
  • Japan
  • China
  • Korea
What does it eat?
  • Eats small Fish
  • Frogs
  • seeds
  • leaves
Predators and Threats?
What dangers face the crane?
  • Foxes
  • Lions
  • Snakes
  • Wolves
  • Tigers
  • Jaguar
  • Leopards
  • Alligators
  • Humans
  • Hunters
Interesting Facts?  
  • In the Orient, the Japanese crane is sacred.
  • Japanese cranes are the most aquatic species of crane and prefer to forage in deep water.
  • Japanese cranes usually pair for life.
What does it look like?
  • Grow to 150cm
  • Black neck
  • Body is white
  • Full wingspan: 240cm
  • Wingspan reaches 240cm
  • Weigh  6-12 kg’s
  • Red crown on head
Image Links
Maps, pictures