Monday, September 26, 2011

Aussie Rules

Have you ever played a game similar to rugby? This is a game full of fun. We have been learning the skills required to play Aussie Rules.

An essential piece of equipment is a Kiwi kick ball. Laces are stitched to the ball, there were different colors on the ball.

It was unpredictable when I had to kick the ball to Doris. Megan said that we have to kick the Kiwi kick ball and try to hit either, her or Mr Marks. It was awkward. Doris drop punted the ball and unexpectedly it went way over to the right side.

So if you are able to play Aussie Rules, make sure you have the right equipment. You will notice that your skills will soon be really good.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

My Brilliant RWC Logo

I like my 2011 logo because it it represents fastness and, it also represents The All Blacks. First I got my Net-book out and searched on Internet for some ideas. I went to Maori patterns and I saw a very fascinating Pattern.

I grabbed my paper and started drawing it, it was a bit hard but I kept on drawing. The reason why I had chosen that pattern was because I think it was worth drawing it. When I had finished drawing that pattern I had to look for a RWC logo, so I searched it up on Internet and I found one that was magnificent.

So I started to draw it and it turned out perfect. When I had finished that I had to go over the out-line with Indian ink.

I had to use the back of the paint-brush so that the Indian ink wont get all over the place. Finally I finished going over my stunning pattern with Indian ink, I was so proud of my self. Just then I got to paint my pattern with beautiful colors.

The beautiful colors that I painted on stunning pattern were Green, Blue, Yellow and Red. I done the boarder dark Red. When I look at my pattern now it looks so brilliant.

What I like about my pattern is that it is strong and powerful.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Cross Country

Do you know what happened on Wednesday? Well rooms One-seventeen had cross country. First we lined up and we walked down to the beach, because that is where we were going to start. The teachers got us to sit down on the wet and cold grass.year

The nine year old girls had to go first. Mr Burt took us to the starting line, we were about to run but Mr Burt changed the time table. Everyone went first but the nine year old girls had to wait.

Finally we got to run, I was nervous because there were courages runners. I heard Mr Burt say “take your marks, get set, GO!”. I ran slow at the start because, I knew I would get really tired.

When I got to the bridge I was huffing and puffing. The track was dangerous because it was slippery and there were heaps of sticks. I got to another bridge and I was almost at the finish line.

I ran as fast as I could to get to the finish line, while I was running my sister was taking photos of all the other children. Running with all my heart I past the two posts which marked the finish.

Spectacular New Zealand

The Rugby world Cup is bringing lots of tourists to New Zealand, but there is more here than just a cup!

The first people to arrive at New Zealand were the Maori people. People in New Zealand are special because, we are all multi-cultural.

There are unique animals in New Zealand. There are Tuatara’s, Fantail’s, Kiwi’s and Pukeko’s.

So if you are here to see some of the 48 World Cup Rugby games, remember to also take time out to inspect more of our stunning country.

Mesmerising Australia

It’s only a short hop skip and a jump across the Tasman Sea to Australia, but there is a world of difference in what you will find there.

Some people in Australia are multi-cultural. The first people that arrived in Australia were the Aborigine people, who are the Indigenous people of Australia.

Koala’s, Kangaroo’s and platypuses are unique animals to Australia. These animals are native to Australia. If you wanted to see a Platypus you would have to go to Australia.

The Climate in Australia is predominantly arid. Australia’s coast is tropical and very warm, it is also humid. Australia is near the equator.

So if you are fortunate enough to make the journey, you will need to allow plenty of time to explore all that Australia has to offer.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Playing Badminton

Have you ever played badminton? Every Thursdays room 15 walks to the hall to play badminton. When we went inside the hall, room 15 saw this lady which was really our coach, her name was Lorene. She is a professional player of badminton.

Lorene got us to sit down on the floor so she could tell us what or which racket we are allowed to get. Firstly she held up a very long racket and she said “if you want this racket you can come and get it”. She held up a very small racket and she said “this racket should be used by small kids until, they get the hang of it”.

Secondly she said to us “now go and get your racket”, so I rushed for the small racket. While we were getting our rackets Lorene was pulling a rubbish bin in the middle of a circle, it was not a dirty rubbish bin it was a clean rubbish bin with shuttles in it. Next she said to all of room 15 “get 1 shuttle and you are going to put it on your racket and then you are going to throw it up in the air, then gently hit it with your racket”. I heard Lorene call “SHUTTLES”, if she calls shuttles we all had to stop what we were doing and hold the shuttles.

After that we had to get 5 shuttles from the bin. Lorene said that we had to take 5 steps away from the bin, then put our shuttles down on the floor. Lorene said “you have to aim your shuttle at the bin. Then you have to push your racket towards your shuttle and try get it in the bin”. In the first round I got 2 in and every body in room 15 was competing.