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If I were an alien I'd be a pale ocean blue and a tinkly torquize. I would move swiftly and softly and turn like an elegent white swan. I would be known as the star of Neptune or a dream come true to make Neptune win the award for facinating beauty even though everyone knows Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun not including our dwarf planet Pluto. I would spin and dance all day like the mysterious creatures called sparkledots who live under a thick crust of freezing ice, you can see them twinkling under the snow after a snow fall. They would also move gracefully. Somday I would presented as the gracfull ice leader of the best dancers in the world, I mean the universe.

This week we have been doing athletics practising. There were four activites we had to do, they were fun but also hard. The hardest was the softball throw it was very hard to get over the fourth line 2nd hardest was the high jump it was hard to get over 1 metre line.

This week room15 have been very tired because of doing athletics. There were four activites to do for all ages. I'd say high jump is the hardest because some people have to try and make it over 95 centermetres or a metre and 5! Theres also softball throw thats alot of fun. Long jump is awesome! some people make it over 3 metres!!! Last but not least running realays with Mrs Pittaway, I'll tell you now there are alot of fast people. Athletics will be next Tuesday. I'm so looking forward to it!


In squids this week we have been working on a book callled helpful hints written by Jill Eggleton and illustrated by Matthew Thompson. We have been doing the answers in the book by reading the questions. Then on Thursday and Friday we did a solar system booklet about space. It is so cool with the wordfinds, they are more fun than the writing activities. I have been working with Georgia to help me finish the cover but I'm nearly there.

In reading this week I've ben doing some work on a parchment with Brooklyn on space. We first wrote on a piece of paper. Some facts then scrunch the paper up and went over it with a wet soggy tea bag. The next step was to burn it with a match but we didn't get round to doing that.We have also been doing some work on a booklet that we got given yesterday but the whole class got one and I helped Jaydeane.

In reading this week the stingrays have been reading lots of different books like the seven foolish fishermen and other sorts of journals. We have also been given some cool space booklets
that we did with the class but for now we have only coloured in the title.

This week for reading my group have been reading loads of books like this book called tsunami. Did you know that a title wave can travel in to the shore at OVER 3000 KM PER HOUR!!!!!. We also read a book called "The Spider." When the spider dies, six different spiders gather in a circle and dance and perform a ritual.

Sharks read a book called the spiders and it had a boy called Michael in it and he saw a spider and drowned it in a glass of water and then more came and he tried to kill them but he got to scared to touch them.

In squids this week we have been reading the book Helpful Hints For Boring Moments. We had to in our reading books write the questions down and then answer them. It had some really cool! things in it like e.g how to make juggling balls, how to juggle juggling balls and lots more!!. Also there some very boring things in Helpful Hints For Boring Moments like on the first page. Any way we have been answer the questions for 3 days.

Hi lm going to talk abot an alien callednor man and your got to guess him.He has anger like a swarm ofwospe.His armour is like invincible stone and dark cement.His muscles is are like big bowling ball and he has four fingers.His feet are like crab claws andhis colour of his pantsare like dark cool blue.He has four eyes and two anttennas.Allso he is really really big and strong.His planet is big and bumpy but it is still a good place to live.

In week 1 the brilliant Starlab team came to our school. We learnt heaps about space but mostly about the beautiful stars. If you were wondering what Starlab is it's a silver semi circle blowup tent. We crawl inside through a small tunnel when you get inside, Gloria our "star teacher" will light up the tent and show us the stars that will be in the sky tonight. Gloria said that we would see Jupiter in the sky that night which I did. Do you know that planets don't twinkle? At the end of our star experience she passed around 2 meteors 1 made out of metal and the other made out of rock. She said that they are definetly way way way older than the Dinosaurs!

In week 1 room15 went onto the the big field to learn something about our topic, the solar system. Some of us were the planets, Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and our dwarf planet Pluto. Pluto started us off by walking across the field holding a long rope with a small picture of Pluto. After a few metres Neptunes picture comes and so on, at the end near to the Sun it gets a little squishy. You would of had to multiply the spacing between the planets by 1,000,000 if not more. It was really fun finding out how much spacing there is between the planets.

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