Young Americans was a very good learning experience for me because I got to do something without anyone judging me. I think Young Americans made me realize that it’s ok to make mistakes and you don’t need to be embarrassed about it. I think they really boosted my confidence on stage and they made everything really fun!
I think if I was going to improve on something I would improve on not tripping on stage because it was very crowded on stage and even though I didn’t trip in the performance I still need to work on that when I’m in crowded areas.
I think everyone did really good while performing. I made a lot of new friends in this process and I’m going to miss the Young Americans a lot.
We had 4 people in my group including me so I think it was a challenge to make a dance with four people. Our dance was 32 seconds so it was very short. I don’t think we expressed passions in this dance so I think that’s what I will improve on. Also, facial expressions are key but we didn’t have any. My favourite part was rehearsing the dance and making it because it was really fun to cooperate and make different moves into dance.
For this week’s goals, I would like to be more balanced because I’m very tired and very stressed every day because I’m not balanced of what I’m doing. So I’m going to plan my week on my agenda.
The next goal I would like to achieve is going to be my writing because I would like to improve my vocabulary because it could become more interesting if I add new vocabulary in my writing. I’m going to write a few new vocabulary words in my literacy journal and when I’m stuck on what words I want to write I just go on my literacy journal. Or I can go on my computer and find synonyms for words.
The other goal is to hang out with my friends more because I think it’s important to be with your friends and socialize so I’m going to hang out with my friends on Tuesday and Thursday and play outside on the rest of the days.
The next goal is to exercise more because I like exercising and I think it’s very healthy so maybe I can make time on Fridays and/or maybe on the weekends so I can be more healthy.
I last goal is going to be collecting data because I don’t think I’m good at collecting data from different resources. I would like to achieve this goal by finding different resources like books, maps and people when I’m researching and doing my report.
In the morning 6th grade went to different classrooms or the same to go with their groups. I was so tired in the morning because I had to carry this bag everywhere and it was so heavy. When we went to the campsite we had to introduce ourselves and get things to put in a day bag or something. I was already ready for my day bag so I didn’t have to get anything.
Our first day we played some games and we went low climbing I think it was really fun. I got to know a lot of my counsellors and my team. We went to our dorms and packed for the next day.
The next day we were ready to get everything that we packed from the last time to do water activities. We went kayaking and did the jetty jump. I think I was very courageous to do the jetty jump. After that, we cooked our own food and set up the tents. The last day we went to a hike and all our personal belongings and our big bags got driven there. We first went on a long hike and ate lunch on top of a mountain. Then we went to the campsite. We set up the tents again and made our food. The last night we ate some smores and they were delicious. I was happy that camp was going to be over but I was going to miss it too.
The last day we ate breakfast and walked to a bus stop that led us to the campsite. We had a shower and packed to go back to school. I think I was a risk taker for doing the jetty jump and actually having a shower when it was dirty. I think I kind of did achieve the goal of waking up early for the first night but I didn’t wake up as early as the first night but that was ok. I think camp was a good place to be in nature and they had fun games. I think I liked this year.
6th grade is going to camp very soon and I want to set some goals for the time I’m going to be in camp. Sometimes when I don’t want to do something because I’m scared and I just don’t want to do it I don’t but I’m planning to be more of a risk taker and just be open-minded towards camp so I can have a better mindset.
The second goal is to wake up earlier because I would have time to get ready for the day like pack my belongings and clean up.
The last goal is to be ok with dirt and germs because I’m not really good with that and I can’t stand mess or dirty places so this could be a challenge for me but I’m willing to try do it.
Since my goals were quite short it was easier to achieve but the only goal was to make a new type of dish because I didn’t have any time this week. I did read more and I read for 20 minutes every day. I did an iMovie for the cause and Effect Homework. My topic was 9/11. I learned that doing movies take a long time so you really have to have time to do it. I had time so I finished it. The cause of 9/11 might be not strict enough aeroplane security. The effect was a lot of damage and deaths. I could you use this again with easier topics because it’s not that easy to do a hard topic for an iMovie. I think I will do this type of source in the future.
6D also did the trade game. Basically, we trade our goods and find the amount of money (cubes) they’re going to be buying for. I think this game is connected to supply and demand because some sellers started off with Kit Kats which was their supply others were willing to pay the cubes for it which was a demand. I also think the trade game is difficult because before peoples values were Kit Kats and now they’re the cubes and they want to save it all so it’s really hard to trade.
This week’s goals are going to be very short. The first goal is to read more because I haven’t been reading a lot. I think when I read I can learn more vocabulary. I would read when I finished my homework or make it part of my homework. The minimum amount of reading is going to be 5 minutes a day.
The last goal is I would like to make a new dish rather than making things that I normally make. I would maybe do it in the morning or when I come home.
I think this week I wasn’t as stressed and didn’t rush my homework. I think I still need to think about not rushing my homework but this week I think I improved.
For eating healthier I don’t think I did as well because I wasted a lot of money so next week this will be my focus next week.
The last goal was to my exhibition proposal. I didn’t finish it at all because right now I’m still trying to find out what I’m doing and finishing the criteria. Maybe next week for my homework I will try to finish my proposal and do it for homework.