## Thursday, 15 May 2014

### Archimedes Writing

Along time ago an Ancient Greece there was a great mathematician
named
Archimedes.One day when he was taking a bath he discovered something life changing.When he got in some water got displaced and it overflowed over the bath tub.Archimedes discovery got  him thinking.He was so excited that he run thru the streets without any clothes on shouting  Eureka   Eureka.This meant i have found it in Greek.Archimedes figured out that if you put something in water and  it light  is then the amount of water being displayed the object will float.This is known as buoyancy or the Archimedes principle.So if an  the object can float it is buoyant.

## Friday, 11 April 2014

### Fiafia

What is FIAFIA?

Do you want to know what Fiafia is? Well  you came to the right person
I can tell you what FiaFia is to Pt England School. Last year in 2013 we had a Fantastic time at the school Fiafia.

Fiafia means a celebration of cultures dance and other performances.The Fiafia group that I am in this year is Hip hop.We are doing 3 songs to our dance. My Favourite song in the dance is could Srkillex

## Friday, 4 April 2014

### My KC's Reflection

Do you know your key competences or for short KC’S.Well if you don't know then you came to the right person.I am going to tell you what the  key competences are.

A key competence that I am good at is could Participating and
contirticipating.That mean joining in on something and giving an
answer.I am successful at it because I always join in on something
like a game and I give answers.I am successful at this key competence when the teacher is asking a question and when we
doing something or playing a game

A Key competence that I need to improve on is Relating to others.
I need to improve on Relating to Others because I need to be able
to share with others and be kind to them.Also I have to learn to
be nice to others and careful.

Do you remember what Key Competencies? I am good at.Well
let me remind you.The Key Competencies I am good at is Participating and  Contributing because I always join in on something and give an answer.

### By Wing and wind

WALT: Use the text to find information

1. How do the Australian  butterflies make it safely to New Zealand? The Wind picks them up and blow’s them to Nz

2. Name the four species of butterflies that have come from Australia:Monarch,Blue Moon,Painted lady,Yellow Admiral.

3. Years ago, how come it was not possible for the butterflies to breed here in New Zealand?Because Nz didn’t have any swan plant

4. Today, how are the monarch butterflies now able to survive here?By eating swan leaves

5. How did the swan plant immigrate to New Zealand? because swan plants seed pods are full of soft fluff which was used to full up mattress

6. Name two ways the Monarch butterfly benefits from the swan plant:Swaw plants provide protection

7. What does the colour of the monarch mean to enemies? The colour means is a warning to the predators.

Early finishers: Draw a picture on sumo paint showing how the butterflies get to New Zealand. Post on your blog with a few facts from the text.