Monday, 10 July 2017

mt Vesuvius

2,000 citizens of the city died from the ash flow, gases and debris from the eruption. When Mount Vesuvius erupted cataclysmically in the summer of A.D. 79, the nearby Roman town of Pompeii was buried under several feet of ash and rock.Pompeii.

Along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area, was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m 13 to 20 of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania which was completely buried in volcanic ash following the eruption of nearby Mt Vesuvius.


Saturday, 8 July 2017

how to keep a candle burning underwater

Keeping a candle burning underwater!!!


Our first step was, we Taped the candle to the bowl

Our second step, was to pore the water so only the wick was sticking up

Our third step, was we lit the candle

We observed, a lit candle in water that didn’t melt because the water around the candle was cooling it down so only the middle was burning

The candle didn’t burn because the water kept it cool and only the middle part was burning

why we come to school

Why we came to school is because is so we can learn and have a favorite teacher, job and have a fantastic life with school. The stuff you would like to learn is reading, writing, maths and inquiry. people love to come to school is because they want to achieve there goal. And after you will be leveled up a stage and you will get so better and better and when you come to college you be successful and if you're a very good learner you will go to university.

In school we learn to work with others and teachers and not playing games on learning time. Thats is important skills. Requiring kids to go to school is called compulsory education. Compulsory means that you have to do something. Kids got the summer off from school because schools in earlier times followed a farmer's schedule.

You can join clubs and make friends with people who have the same It's easy to understand why some students don't like school. Children don't like school because they love freedom. students don't like school because their teachers don't have a full understanding of certain cognitive principles and therefore don't teach as well as they could.

It is important to go school is because if you don’t learn much you not smart if you go to school everyday it good so when you go school and learn something you can came home and tell your parents what you did at school and if you get a certificate you're the student of the week. And you can take it home and give it to your parents and they might give something to you for being good and being the student of the week.

How to survival school holiday

                    How to survival school holiday
  • How to survival school holiday is that the student had 50 days of school and they are going to have a reset to week of school holiday          

  • What you going to do in your holiday
           Maybe helping home or

  • The school’s has two week holiday

  • What will you do when it's the holidays?

  • And you can do home school

  • Read more and practice times tables and do more

  • Your parents will do all your answer

  • Sometimes go have nice break at the beach

  • When you are at home you can blog your work as well

  • Get out off the house and do the lawn and do more

  • And at the end of the year we get 42 days at home     

Students have 50 days at school each term then they have school holidays because kids need a break.   At the end of each term of each term students have two weeks off and at the end of the year they have six weeks off. Some students feel bored in the school holidays because they like school and they don’t know what to do at home.

One thing you can do in your school holiday is work with your parents. They can help you do a blog post and do some school learning.  Your parents can teach you how to cook, do the washing, do the dishes, and how to fix stuff. Or your parents can tell you about their lives

Another thing you can do is read book like doing your reading log, or going to the shop buy things that you need, or lawn outside and do the gardens. And go around town and do more work and help family picking up something.

You can go on a holiday program. Or your parents can take you out to some place you want to go. In a holiday program you do volleyball, basketball, Multi Sports, play games like dodgeball,turbo touch and win some points.

Place Value Division

Place Value Division
We are learning to solve division equations using our knowledge of place value

Multiplication practice:

56 ➗ 8 =   7          72 ➗ 9 =    8            44 ➗ 11 = 4
45 ➗ 9 =   5           64 ➗ 8 =     8           56 ➗ 7 = 8
35 ➗ 5 =    7         144 ➗ 12 =   12          27 ➗ 3 = 9

Albert earns $6 for each dog he walks. He walks 5 dogs an hour. After walking dogs for 2 hours, how much money will Albert have earned?

6 x 5 =30
2 x 30 = 60
He earned $60.00 for 2 hours.

Farah works as a librarian. If Farah worked for 10 days and earned $1,500, how much did she earn per day?

1500 / 10 = 150

Steven made 600 pieces of peanut brittle to share with his       friends. He put 3 pieces of peanut brittle in each tin. How many tins was Steven able to fill?

600 / 3 = 200

Vondra used 32 stamps to post 4 letters. She used the same number of stamps on each letter. How many stamps did Vondra put on each letter?

32 / 4 = 8

The swimming club went to a swim meet in another town. They took 12 cars and 14 vans. There were 5 people in each car and 5 people in each van. How many people went on the trip?

12              14
X5               x5
60               70
60 + 70 130 people

Bob has 240 lollies to share with some friends. How many friends can he share the lollies with fairly?

Winnie has 550 lollies to share between 5 people. How many lollies do they each get?

Tuesday, 4 July 2017


Matariki is a name maori for the cluster of stars also known as the pleiades. It rises in mid-winter late may or early june. For the maori it heralds the stars of a new year matariki literally means the eye of god or little eye. Matariki has two meanings both of which refer to the cluster of stars. important time to celebrate the earth and show respect for the land on which we live. It could become a family tradition to do the gardening altogether. matariki-star-cluster-700x525.jpg

And the mother is also surrounded by her son daughter and there are not just seven stars there are 200 hundred stars. I feel quite sad for does who had pass away and it is gonna be maori new year.

Monday, 3 July 2017


We are learning to solve division problems using place value.

Times table practice:
12 × 12 =144
12 × 2 =24
7 × 2 =14
3 × 1 =3
3 × 2 =6
4      ×      1     =411 × 12 =132
3 × 12 =36
2 × 2 =4
5 × 12 =60
6 × 1 =6
7 × 12 =84
8 × 2 =16
4 × 12 =48

Show your working under each problem:

There are 180 apples. You are asked to share these apples equally using even numbers. How many apples would each person get?2,10,5,60,3
Amelia  has 120 sweets to share some  friends. How many sweets would each friend get if the number of friends she had were in multiples of 8?
7 people collected some  shells from the beach. if they shared  the shells  equally among themselves, how many shells would each one get if they each collected shells in multiples of 7 between 7 and 35?
5 shells
Alex shared 160 marbles equally among some of his friends. What are some of the likely ways to share these marbles?4,2,10
Charlie delivered 210 Newspapers to 7 dairies. How many newspapers did each dairy receive?

Winnie shared 600 apples evenly among 25 students in Room 8. How many apples did each student get?