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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sentence Beginnigs


In our classroom we are learning about the features of an effective paragraph.One of the most important features is making sure that your sentences have a variety of beginnings.
Toreka wrote a story called What an Ambush. We highlight only the beginnings then we went to wordle.net to used the ideas that she had.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour is the widest bridge in the world.Car and trains go over it.You can climb over the arch of this bridge.This bridge is built in 1932.Some people call the Sydney bridge the coat hanger. video
We talk how bridges are strong & heavy. We drew different bridges. Our group read a story called bridges. It was cool. As we worked as a group we were learning how bridges can stand very tall. In the story it was full of lots of ideas.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Tornado


Yesterday there was a tornado at north shore .A tornado is a strong thing that can lift up houses and buildings. It happened at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. There was a tornado at the shopping store. When the tornado happend it mix up with warm and cold air. A tornado is so powerful that can damage bridges and the trees. Lots of people had been twisted in a tornado.A car flit up side down that it can’t move.There was a trampoline up on a roof.It was a disaster. There was people terrified in the tornado.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Rube Goldberg

The marble roll to make the dominoes fall. We worked as a team to share our ides. We completed our marble to run. On Friday we learned how to make a track to make the marble run. I changed it and modified it, till it might work. We solved our little problems. Our team never gave up as well. Uili nearly completed our marble to run.But it didn't make it.



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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Straw Bridges


Today room thirteen were building bridges out of straws. We were working hard with our straws. We worked as a team. At the beginning we weren't sure of what to do but in the end we solved the problems. We then waited for our turn to test our bridges between two chairs. When we put our bridges between the chairs, we thought that it was going to hold on. But sadly it did not hold to the chairs. Triangles are strong and help a bridge hold weight, but ours was a bit too weak and tiny.