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Monday, 18 September 2017

Duffy role model Niva Retimanu

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Today on the first day of the week the whole went down to the hall for a surprise visit from Duffy role model Niva retimanu.

After she introduced herself to us she read us a book "Kiss,"'kiss","Yuck, Yuck". It was a little kid could Andy and his Aunty that gave him lots of kisses and whenever she did that he said yuck.

Shortly, after that lovely book, we said our goodbyes and she went out of the hall and then we went back to class.

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Trip to Rewa's Village

On Wednesday 23 August 2017 the year, 7&8 Students from Glenbrae School had the opportunity to visit the historical place up on a small hill in Kerikeri called Rewa’s Village. Rewa’s Village is set up to be like a Maori Village before the Europeans came to New Zealand

As we approached the front a man with a Taiaha came walking down the hill coming to greet us, he was our tour guide for the day. After he introduced himself we all walked up the hill together.

After walking up the hill we entered the visitor center we went into a small room full of chiefs from the past, one of the chiefs from the past was our tour guides great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather which was one of the chiefs of their village a long time ago.

Afterwards, we made our way to a view outside where we could see the river and then the tour guide explained to us the story of the river. He told us that one of the chiefs from another part of NZ came all the way to Kerikeri with his warriors to battle their tribe and they were not successful because their tribe's leader got drowned by   Ngāti Rēhia's chief at the time.
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Shortly after that story, we went took a short walk down a path to a place you will see in the picture above. So that's where we went and that's where he shared another historical story about his tribe and he was talking about the small house that was there in the right corner of the small land.
Then he explained to us what the small red house was on top of the pole was, he said it was a place to hide food or what they used it for was to hide jewelry and they put it on the long pole because it was out of from land animals and humans.

After that he allowed us to go three places, one was down a hill which leads to a place where a waka was, the next lead to the beach and the last lead to some houses.

Soon after our groups visited all the three places we came back to the same place and we sang a song to the tour guide then he said back to us as a thank you. Then we left the place back up to our vans and drove off.

On our way back to the campsite we stopped at McDonald's to buy some frozen coca - cola then we drove back to the campsite.





Friday, 11 August 2017

How to make French Toast

This is a Recipe on how to make French Toast.
Ingredients:
  1. 12 Eggs
  2. ½ cup of Milk
  3. Cooking oil / Butter
  4. 2 pinches of salt
  5. 2 pinches of pepper
  6. A loaf of Bread

Utensils:
A big bowl
Something to whisk your eggs(Like a fork or a whisk)
Frying pan
Plastic plate or Paper Towel

Method
  1. Add your 12 eggs into the bowl.
  2. Whisk your eggs well
  3. Add your ½ cup of milk into the bowl and keep whisk
  4. Add 2 pinches of of pepper and salt then finally finish it off by whisking it a bit longer.
  5. Heat up your frying pan and add the cooking oil or Butter.
  6. Add a loaf of bread into the eggs and cover the whole bread with egg.
  7. Put your slice of bread into the pan and wait for three minutes.
  8. After it is ready put it on your plastic plate or paper towel and wait untill it cools down.
Enjoy

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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Tuesday morning Fitness

On this wet day, my class and I went out to have a 20-minute fitness and as usual, we gathered in a big circle to stretch soon after we played two games of bull rush. If you don't know what this game is then I will tell you.

Bull rush is where you have to run and try to get pass the taggers and if you do you advance to the next level. You just keep running till you get tagged and if you're the last one you win.

After our game, we went back to class to start our reading.

Monday, 7 August 2017

Monday morning fitness

Today on Monday morning my class and I went out for fitness and as usual our class gathered in a circle to stretch. After that, we had to decide what game we were going to play fitness and so I said Rugby Netball can our teacher said yes. If you don't know what rugby netball is then I got you covered.  What is rugby netball

We had two teams. One boy team and One girl team. So we played with excitement, the first point was awarded to the girls but it wasn't over.

We played on and the rest of the points were awarded to the boys because we are litFire on Apple iOS 10.3!!!!

                                   

Friday, 4 August 2017

Maths Lesson - Friday

Today at tech (Technology) we are learning how to make a toy or object and what building is a shipping boat, we have two more weeks in the class and I am almost finished. The Technology class that we are in is called wood carving with Mr Grundy. I learnt about lots of new tools and materials that we are using for the next two weeks.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Monday morning fitness

Today for fitness we had a reliever and her name was Mrs Grey. We went down to the courts to have fitness. First we gathered in a circle to stretch. Shortly after that we ran three times around the netball courts. Right after that we lined up into two lines, one boy and one girl line to play a game of relays.

The reason why we had a different fitness than usual was because we were preparing for our camp and by running around the netball courts causes us to be a little bit fitter for the long walks during camp.

Image result for fitnessAfter that we lined up and went back to class to start on our reading.