National Standard this covers (delete the ones that do not apply to you.)
Year 7/8 Standard
I can identify and evaluate the way writers’ use language and ideas to suit their purpose and I can use my growing wide range of academic and content-specific vocabulary to understand texts.
Overall I would give this novel a rating of 4 -10 ( insert your rating here)and would not recommend it to others to read because I did not think that it was that interesting but it depends what they are into because I am not that person .
WALT: I can successfully research a current event.
Here is a link to ouronline modelling bookfor this unit of learning.
The National Standard that I have been aiming for during this unit of learning is:
Year7/8: I can use appropriate skills and technologies to find and use a range of texts for specific purposes.
Each week we have read a short text about a current event/ topic. We then formed questions based on what we had read. After this we researched the answers to our questions and finally we gave our opinions on what we had found out.
I enjoyed how they made it so it's major when it did not need to be . I enjoyed how it was so good at getting people right in to it because ones your in to it you are suck because its so good . The person who write it was Debbie Atherton . They never tried to give up so they are pretty brave to face a storm on a ship . The ship is was big lots of people but they made it off tho . The Wahine disaster happen in 1968 it is the most dangers bout disaster it is not good to think when your on a bout .
This term I have been reading and studying the novel … Book is Abandon Ship The Writer is Debbie Atherton
I found this novel (interesting, ok etc) because…I like this book because the way how there were so many disasters and how it was so interesting .
During the novel I had to complete two major assessment tasks. The first is an Explain Map which shows the consequences of a major event in the book. The second was a Describe++ Map (Inference map) which shows I how I have connected prior knowledge and other experiences to what I have been reading to make an inference. Link to Explain Map Link to Inference Map
National Standard this covers (delete the ones that are not appropriate)
Year 7/8 Standard
using several pieces of information to make inferences
using their prior knowledge, along with information in the text, to interpret abstract ideas, complex plots, and sophisticated themes
I can use a range of strategies, such as inferring, to work out more complex words.
In writing I have been learning to use basic punctuation that is mostly correct; - use capital letters, full stops and commas, - use question marks and exclamation marks, - use apostrophes, - use speech marks
I have been especially focussing on using exclamation marks and commas. I have highlighted these in green where I have used them as well as other punctuation that I changed because it was used incorrectly. Here is a piece of my writing that shows this.
My leadership role at Oaklands School is pal . There is six traits to follow to be a good pal there are,Integrity,Trustworthy,Resilient,Goal Focused,Active Thinker,Motivational . Leadership is a skill of being able to to motivate people,teams to work towards a goal .