After we finished our unit on How We Express Ourselves, we have started the new unit called How We Organize Ourselves.

At the beginning of every unit, every table group gets a long piece of paper, and words from the Central Idea. But the hard part in this assignment, is that the words from the central idea are all jumbled up in pieces, so we have to figure out what the central idea really is.

As for my group, after we put the central idea together, we thought it was “The organization of marketplace is determined by operation and the communities in which they are located.” But after we have had the class discussion on what the other tables have thought the central idea was, it was “The organization and operation of marketplaces is determined by the communities in which they are located.”.  Out of every group in the class, only one group got it right.

But nobody got sad or angry because everybody was close to the real central idea and it was fun working together even though we had some ups and downs on the way.

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Reflection on HWEO

by 084387 on November 1, 2011

   In this unit the most important things that I have learned is about the principles and elements of design.

   The elements of design are line, shape, form, color, value, texture, space and perspective. The principles of design are pattern, rhythm, movement, proportion, balance, scale, unity and emphasis.

    I feel that that is important to learn the elements and principles of design because I never knew what they meant, what they are, and that you can find them anywhere.


Reebok Reflection

October 27, 2011

Today in school, our grade had a guest speaker come in and talk about his job. His name is Duane Smith. He works for the successful company Reebok. In case you don’t know what Reebok is, Reebok is a company which designs sports apparel, shoes, etc. Duane Smith goes around the world to find our […]

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Nervous System Test

May 30, 2011

For our Unit Of Inquiry (UOI) we are learning about the human body and how it works. Because we have a lot of systems working in our body, we had to learn system by system. To make sure we understood each system before we move on to the next system, we take a practice test […]

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Another Update for Another Week

May 22, 2011

– Tried different study strategies 4 human body quizes – Started human body quizes – Ultimate frisby in P.E. – Started graphic organizer – Math art project This week we started taking tests about the human body such as bones, muscles and different types of systems that work in your body. While we were learning […]

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Fantastic Camp Journey!!!

May 17, 2011

On Wednesday, grade 5 went to camp to with the dragonfly camp group. Dragonfly is a group of people who have organized a camp for schools on top of a big…….tall……..hill……  The place we went to camp was in Cheung Chau! During camp, we have done lots of activities and one of my favorite activities […]

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Another Weekly Update (Ugh)

May 2, 2011

 Student Led Learning Reviews (S.L.L.R.)  Bringing our Portfolios home  Tried to glue back our “My Found Artifact ” project  Watched some clips on Ai Weiwei and “Pale Blue Dot” On Friday, there was no school because there was S.L.L.R. In our class we had about 5-6 stations to show our parents (including Chinese ). Outside of the class […]

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S.L.L.R. (Student Led Learning Review)

April 26, 2011

Last years S.L.L.R. was really fun, 🙂 but this years S.L.L.R. is going to be different. Last year we were in grade 4 and we had to show our parents what we learnt and did in school. But now we are in grade 5 and we are going to explain to our parents all the hard […]

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Easter Holiday Update

April 25, 2011

– End of school – Singapore Trip: – “Family meeting – Movie day – Friends greeting” – Egg making for easter – Finding the eggs – Cooking the eggs – The swim During the easter holiday my mom my brother and I went to Singapore to see our cousins and grandma, but my dad didn’t […]

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My Self Reflection Exhibit

April 13, 2011

In class, we learnt about “People and places have histories that can be uncovered and interpreted through a variety of sources.” And to that we understand that we chose a topic to put on to our exhibit and type down what we know about the history of that topic. The topic I chose was “The […]

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