-Glue together our broken artifacts from dig day
-Watched videos about Ai Weiwei and the “Pale Blue Dot”
-Prepared for the SLLR in class
-Went to the SLLR
This week we got to glue back our broken artifacts from dig day, dig day was really fun, we all got to go to the beach, then we were told to go to specific spots then we started to dig me and my team were digging really fast and we have already dug more than 8 pieces in 10 minutes so I thought that was pretty good work, but in the middle of digging someone in my group was trying to dig like a dog, it was better progress but by accident he put a ton of sand in my eyes, it really hurt a lot, when we glued our artifacts together I got a artifact and it was really hard to glue together but luckily I glued most of my artifact together, after gluing our artifacts we had to walk around the grade 5 area to find our artifacts, the person that glued my artifact did a pretty good job because there was only 2 missing pieces, at the end I found out that the artifact i glued was actually a ear ring, so i guess I didn’t do such a good job after all.
This week we watched a few short clips about “The Pale Blue dot” and another clip about Ai Weiwei , the pale blue dot clip was about how the world is always having wars and that there is only one planet that humans could live in because its not possible for humans to survive in the conditions of the other planets so we have take care of our own planet, and stop the war from happening, we could also help by being more environmental friendly.
Remember when I wrote about what the SLLR was, well I accidentally wrote about the wrong thing, the SLLR is actually time where you show what you have learned over the whole year, in my classroom there was 6 stations, the first station I went to was the math station I taught them how to play a math game called fraction land it was really fun finally my dad won in the game in 5 minutes, the next station we went to was the computer station we had a choice of showing them the PSA i made in the human rights unit or how to write a post for my blog, I chose to show my PSA my parents had already seen mine before but they were still very interested in it, after i showed the process of making my PSA they were really interested in iMovie because I have never taught them how to use iMovie before, the next station we went to was the chinese station I showed them a chinese history project I was working on in class it was about the four great inventions in china which were (Gunpowder, Paper making, Printing and The compass), I presented my project fully with chinese, my next station was literature circles we had to read a chapter of a book then we all had to chose our jobs I chose vocabulary word wizard it means that I have to choose words that I don’t know and write it down in a piece of paper then find out the meaning of the word, my mom and my dad chose connecter which means you have to find a part of the book which you think connects to something in your life, the second last station we went to was the central idea station, I got to choose the unit I was most comfortable in I chose the human rights unit then my mum and dad would ask me some questions about the unit from the sheet of paper the teacher had provided, the last station was the persuasion station, I had to persuade my mum and dad to think that the school should let us wear casual instead of wearing school uniforms everyday, here were some of my points (The school uniform makes you itchy, you could be more unique if you wear casual, you need to pay for school uniforms) at the end we took my portfolios home and said bye to the teacher.
Wow only a few days of school but a very busy week.