Friday, 27 December 2013

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II


Black Ops II:
Do you know what COD (Call Of Duty): Blacks Ops II is? Well its a Xbox game that involves shooting, score streaks, 3 different categories, maps, guns and more. The three categories are campaign, multi-player and zombies, I usually play multi-player. Score streaks are stuff you can activate after you have shot a couple of people. I use care packages, lodestar, sentry guns and A.G.R to excel through the game.

Score streaks:
Care packages have lodestars sentry guns and A.G.R's in them. So if you collect them you get one of them then you can activate it. Lodestar is a plane that is loaded with missiles. You press the shoot button (RT) which launches a missle straight to your enemie you have targeted. Sentry gun is a gun that you place anywhere and whenever a enemie comes it shoots them. Its very good at protecting. A.G.R is a little sentry gun but it moves around. Its just the same as sentry gun.

Multiplayer:
In multi-player you can pick local, Xbox live or system link depending on who you want to play with. Local you can let other people join your game. Xbox live is where you play people on their Xbox that are connected to Xbox live. System link you can join a game or create one. I don't usually play system link because its just the same as local.

Zombies:
Next comes in zombies. Its where you can go to three stages and survive as many rounds as you can. My highest in surviving zombies is ten rounds. It starts off easy then  continuously gets harder.

Conclusion:
Playing COD: Black Ops II is quite addictive and frustrating. Addictive because once you know how to play you want to just sit in the lounge and play all day and night 24/7. Frustrating because you might keep dying and you can't get any score streaks.

Saturday, 21 December 2013

Report Reflection

This year I have had a great report and a not so great report. In the middle of the year my attendance was poor. Lucky that my reading, writing and maths was high. For reading I got half above and half at, writing I got above and for maths I got above too. At the end of the year my report was still bad because of my attendance but my reading writing and maths jumped higher. My reading jumped up and I got well above for that. For writing I was marked just well above and maths I was graded well above too.

Next year I hope to improve my attendance by keeping myself healthy and going to school everyday. For my three foundation subjects I would just want to keep my marks going higher continuously.

Early Christmas Party


Last week Saturday my family and I had an early Christmas party. It was at my uncle Jon's house. The reason why we had our Christmas early is because part of my family are going to Niue for my grandad's family reunion and my Nana wanted us to celebrate this occasion together.

After my mum and I had arrived (last guests) my Nana prayed for our food. There was a wide variety of food to choose from. I ate chicken nibbles, this big piece of juicy steak and cup of red sparkling grape juice. "MMMM."It was to delicious, my tummy was full so that I couldn't eat all of my food.q

Soon after everybody had finished eating we started to hand out presents. I scratched my head thinking what I was going to get. I was Santa Claus and I had a helper named Hector. He took all the presents to the people I named. When all the presents were open, I opened mine. GUESS WHAT I GOT?, I got my very own mobile phone. WOOHOO!

After everybody received their presents, my uncle turned on the hose and started squirting everyone. At first, I got a fright but then I started going crazy. Everybody was wet except for my cousin James. One of my other cousins named Jordan tried to push him toward the water. He failed but on his second attempt my uncle's and I helped him. By the time we got him to the hose I realised it took eight people to drag him toward it.

When we finished having a water fight, each household did items. My mum, Nana, cousins and I sang a Niuean song and did the takalo (Niuean haka). My cousin Juliana did a dance to the song Beyonce-Single Ladies and my other cousin Elijah did his haka. Also David did the Azonto with his dad Hayden. The items were absolutely hilarious. Everybody was cheering and laughing especially for my cousin Elijah.

Christmas with my family was awesome because I loved all the items, food, water fight and most of all hanging out with my family. Can't wait for next year's Christmas party!

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

The Last Days Of School...

On the last days of school my class have been finishing off work and returning library books. It was my birthday yesterday but I didn't go school because I was in town celebrating it. Usually I bring a cake to school so I did.

The year 7 & 8's are moving tables and chairs from classrooms to this temporary classroom. I wonder if they move our tables and chairs because our teacher, Mr. Marks, said they might build our class rooms first.

Thursday, 12 December 2013

My Netbook Reflection

How has having a netbook connected to the internet helped my learning this year? Having a netbook and being connected to the internet helps me because I can do things faster. For example this year I have published way more stories than last year when I didn't have a netbook. I have also learnt different things like google chat (my favorite), google spreadsheets and many more.


  • What special thing have you learnt from your teacher this year? How to make a google presentation. How to access my year 6 site to find work I need to do. How to make lots of different digital learning objects.


  • What significant thing have you learnt all by yourself - maybe online? How to research pictures in google docs and define words in google docs. How to create a Mac Donalds on minecraft.


  • What have you learnt from your friend this year? How to share docs and presentations with them.


  • What have you learnt from someone outside of your classroom this year (not teacher or classmate) How to inference


  • How have you helped other kids learn this year? Edit their writing so they can see what they have to work on.

  • How have you grown your key competencies through using digital tools this year? Working with classmates, managing my time wisely and listen to my partners ideas.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Why I Want To Be An Ambassador?

Why I would like to be an Ambassador?

I would like to be an Ambassador because you get an opportunity to talk to intelligent people. I like talking in front of people. I'm not shy either.

Why I think I would be great for the job?

I have a big voice, not shy, speak clearly, responsible, I have confidences, work hard and I can stand up and talk in a crowd of people. Also I blog a lot and I would really like to be an Ambassador. Here is one of my blogs it is a piece of writing which two of my buddys and I completed the rubric. It helps me to improve on those things that I got low marked on. http://pesstevensone.blogspot.co.nz/2013/10/ohh-no-pilots-have-passed-out.html

About Learn Create Share in 2013.

http://pesstevensone.blogspot.co.nz/2013/11/maths-dlo.html This year I have learned different strategies like don't subtract add,  jumping the number line, closest tens and many more. I created a presentation. Then I shared it by publishing it on my blog.


I hope you pick me Mrs Burt for one of the Ambassadors!

Thursday, 28 November 2013

What I Want To Do In Year 6...?


WHAT I WANT TO DO IN YEAR 6?

Camp Benzton (Kawau Island)
Ambassador
Partroler
Good Role model
Play Sports
Stay in extension
and Penn Presenter

Halloween

HALLOWEEN
List Of Things That Are In Halloween
Lollies Scary Costumes Candles Candy Candy corn Cemetery Ceremonies Cobwebs Coffin Creepy
Zombie Dress Ups Witch Dark Scar Scare
Scared Scream Screech Scythe Shriek Skeleton Skull Soul Spider Spirit Spook Stuff Supplies Suspicious Swarm Vampire Basket Bats Black magic
Blood curdling Bloody Bones Boogie-man Broom



Halloween is celebrated on October 31st and people go out to trick or treat. It was first celebrated in the UK (United Kingdom). Most people like to go out at night and some people don’t even celebrate Halloween.


Like church people they don’t celebrate Halloween they just have lights and a disco. Do you know why? Well people who go to church don’t celebrate Halloween because they think its to praise the devil. But you never know it might be true or not!


There’s a,“Light Side and a Dark Side.” Lemuria is the day to celebrate for Christians. On that day the pagan Romans pour milk on the peoples graves or give them little cakes to call the dead.

Lemuria day was celebrated on the 13th of May. The Christians changed Lemuria day into All Saint’s Day. The Christianised Lemuria was such a success that church leaders made a decision to move All Saint’s day or All Hallows Day to November 1st to drain the life out of pagan Samhain (Selwyn). Because Samhain fell on the night of October 31st before All Hallows Day people used to call it All Hallows Evening. The evening before All Hallows Day. It shortened into All Hallows Even, then finally into Halloween.

Poem About St.Heliers Bay

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Ambury Farm Presentation

Titanic


Name of Ship
Titanic
Name of Shipping Company
White Star
Length of Ship
294 metres
Date of Maiden Voyage
10th of April 1912
Captain’s Name
Edward J. Smith

2. Where was the Titanic sailing to on its maiden voyage? New york

3. Approximately how many people were on board the Titanic when it left Southampton? 1,500

4. Why do you think the Titanic hit the iceberg? Because the captain hadn't noticed until they got closer.

5. Why did so many people die? Because there weren’t enough lifeboats
6.What is the signal ‘SOS’ a call for? Save Our Souls
7. The Titanic is referred to as a ship and also a liner in the passage. Words similar in meaning are called synonyms. Can you find another word in the passage similar in meaning to ‘ship’? Vessel

8. Find words in the passage that mean:
A.Cut Sliced
B.Died Perished
C. First Maiden Voyage
D. Cold Freezing Cold, Icy
E.Crisis Emergency
F.Saved Rescued

Monday, 11 November 2013

Maths D.L.O

Vote For My Uncle Please!



Can you please vote for my uncle, Christian Erick, as he is the world champion for GKR Karate. I would really appreciate it if you vote for him. Just click on the links below and it will take you to a site. Then you scroll down where you'll see names, click on the dot beside Christian Erick, and click vote. So please vote for my uncle. Thank you!

Athletics Day 2013

 Friday the 8th of November, students from Pt. England school were dressed in their house colours for Athletics day.  People wore Te Aroha (Red), Mataatua (Green), Tainui (Blue) and Takitimu(Yellow). I dressed in the colour of Te Aroha.


“Yay!” I screamed over excitedly. The year 5 boy’s athletics day started off with the high jump. In this event you have to jump over a pole above the mat. If you fail to make it over, you have one more chance to successfully jump over. My first jump was pretty easy until it went higher and higher. “Wow!” I said nervously, there were 5 finalists which were Sean, Sohel, Collin, Jordan and me. I didn’t make my first leap but luckily made my second just by a bit. This placed me second overall in this field event.


The year 5 boy’s moved onto the 100 metre sprints. “Get ready, set! CLAP!” My principal, Mr Burt told the following racers. I sprinted all the way to the finish. “Phew!” I puffed, while sweat dripped down my face. Miss Flavel signaled the top two placegetters in their race. I was one of them so I walked up the side and watched the rest of the heats. Then the finalists lined up in a lane and got ready by crouching down and boosting off when the clapper went off. I came fourth in this track event.


After sprints was discus and I was the first one to attempt this event. My throw obviously got me into first place. I was in that spot until one of my friends, Cyrus bet my throw and I got bumped down to second. After about five throwers the next two boys only bet my throw so I got bumped off top man. I couldn’t have another throw so unfortunately I didn’t make it in the top 3.


Next was Javelin which I thought was going to be hard. The instructor told us how to throw the Javelin by holding the stick above your shoulder and flicking your wrist as you throw it. After knowing how to throw it we each had a turn. I nearly past the third best throw but I think I needed to throw it more harder. “Damn!” I realised my prediction about this event was wrong.


At about 11:00 or 12:00 it was morning tea time so we went to class to have our lunch. Rain started to pour down so the rest of the day there was no more Athletics.

Participating in athletics day was great because I advanced in 2 events, high jump and 100 metre sprints.  Im so proud of myself and can not wait for next years! Woo Hoo!

Thursday, 7 November 2013

I Heard A Whisper But No One Was There......

“What was that?” Matt told Jay. They heard a whisper but didn’t know who it was and nobody was there. Once upon a time there lived twins named Matt and Jay. They went off to a field trip at Orlando Farm. They had lost their group by following a whisper Matt heard when they were at a barn.

When they arrived at the building “I wonder why it wants to talk to us?” Jay asked. “Me too!” Matt agreed. They thought it was a ghost whispering. It said, “Hello, Hello, Hello!” The sound moved forward continuously. The twins followed.

They followed the sound and came past their group that they had lost and the twins dived down happily not to be seen by their group. But they had forgotten where the sound was going Jay was wriggling around, burping and farting. Matt couldn’t hear a single thing. “Stop!” Matt growled at Jay. Jay stopped as he obeyed Matt. Everything was silent they couldn’t hear anything.

They waited constantly and finally heard the whispering sound again they followed it. The twins had just noticed that the sound was from the ground. Matt and Jay wanted to have some commando fun so they crawled on the ground like they were hiding from their enemies. Got out their imaginary guns and pretended that they were shooting they bad guys. They did all these things while following the whispering sound.

After being commando’s the twins noticed that the sound had stopped because it was quiet they didn’t hear a single thing. They looked up and screamed, “Ahhhhh!” The twins jumped off the floor. Just before they were about to hit the ground one of their group members named Chris caught Matt with his arms and just by a tiny bit he caught Jay with his leg.

Chris placed them both down. Matt and Jay were surprised to see one of their group members save them from getting injured. “How did you find us?” Matt and Jay asked at the same time. “Well I didn’t actually, I was the one whispering this whole time!” Chris giggled. The three Chris, Matt and Jay all laughed. They went and found their group and everybody was fortunate.

The moral of the story is never follow a sound stay with you group.

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

My Tale

Once upon a time there were three little pigs who moved out of their mum and dads house. They waved goodbye, “ Bye Mom, bye dad! We will miss you!” With their eyes filled with tears they left to hop on the plane to Australia, they were waiting and waiting then eventually they got through and hopped on the aircraft.

“Woohoo!” the youngest pig screamed. While flying they saw a climber unconscious they didn't even feel sorry for him because they thought he was joking. The three pigs landed safely.

They hopped off and walked. “Wow!” The oldest pig said as he looked up at the tall, luxurious motel. “Lets get in there.” “But we can’t,” the youngest told his oldest brother. Thats when the oldest brother told them that he forgot to tell them that he had $1million in cash. They booked a motel room and had a great time playing Xbox and drinking fizzy drinks.

The phone rang and the older brother picked it up and suddenly started jumping up and down screaming, “Thank you!” He hanged up the phone and told his brothers, “We have won another $1million in cash!” When the two brothers heard that they fainted. The oldest brother looked at them and said “Stop joking around,” but they had actually fainted. Brother 3 (oldest one) was so scared he went in the kitchen and committed suicide. The two other brothers woke up and went in the kitchen and found their brother dead.

DUN DUN DUN!

TO BE CONTINUED!

Friday, 1 November 2013

Ohh No! The Pilots Have Passed Out

Here s my edited version of my narrative story.

“I can’t wait to get to Queenstown! The three brothers Paul, Michael and Jacob screamed. They had just left New Zealand. Jacob, Paul and Michael all sat together. The three drank sprite, ate chips and had some lollies from the little kids who gave them out. Jacob had a secret that he had been waiting to tell his brothers


“We should be here by now!” Paul moaned as it had been a long flight. So all he did was play continuously on the screen in front of his seat. Paul yawned and asked Jacob and Michael, “Should we have a sleep?” “Yes we should aye,” Jacob and Michael replied. After agreeing the three fell into a deep sleep.

Boom! “What was that!” The three woke up abruptly thinking what was that. “It sounded like something blew up,” Jacob told Paul. “Of course something blew up! Why do you think we heard a big boom! Paul answered. Jacob shrugged his shoulders. They were thinking what was that.

Suddenly the plane went all wonky. So Paul hopped out of his seat while the other two stayed. Paul asked the staff why was that happening. The staff member wept, “Both of our pilots have passed out!” Straight away Paul ran back to his seat and grabbed Michael and Jacob by their shirts and dragged them to the staff member. The staff that Paul had been talking to let them through and Paul, Jacob and Michael flew the plane. They tried to! “We can’t do this! Its over,” Paul cried. “We can! Just believe,” Jacob answered.

Something peculiar was happening to Jacob. He was turning blue, his clothes started to transform, he started to transform into Superman. “Jacobs.....Superman! WOW!” Paul and Michael cried surprisingly. Jacob or should I say Superman went out the closest exit door and lifted up the plane and made it straight. He held it all the way to Queenstown airport and the people were surprised to see Superman in person.

All the people took photos. When the people in the plane came out on the tarmac they all cried, “Thank you Superman for saving us! You are a true hero!” They all thanked him for saving their lives!



The moral of the story is to believe anything can happen like Jacob did.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Amazing Discovery


This afternoon while my mum and I were cooking steak and eggs, I was cutting the onions, when I discovered something amazing. Not only does my glasses make my eyesight better, it also protects my eyes from crying when I chop onions. I tried it again many times and still couldn't believe it.

Ohh No! The Pilots Have Passed Out

Here is the first draft of my story. It is an unedited version.

“I can’t wait to get to Queenstown! Jacob told Paul and Michael. They had just left New Zealand. Jacob Paul and Michael all sat together. The three drank sprite, ate chips and had some lollies from the little kids who gave out them.


“We should be here by now!” Paul moaned as it had been a long flight. So all he did was play and play and play on the screen in front of his seat. Paul yawned and asked Jacob and Michael, “Should we have a sleep?” “Yes we should aye,” Jacob and Michael replied. After agreeing the three fell asleep.


Boom! “What was that!” The three woke up abruptly. “It sounded like something blew up,” Jacob told. “Of course something blew up! Why do you think we heard a big boom! Paul answered. Jacob shrugged his shoulders. Paul, Jacob and Michael were thinking what was that.


Then suddenly the plane went all wonky. So Paul hopped out of his seat while the other two stayed. Paul asked the staff why was that happening. The staff member wept, “Both of our pilots have passed out!” Straight away Paul ran back to his seat and grabbed Michael and Jacob by their shirts and dragged them to the staff member. The staff member let them through and Paul, Jacob and Michael flew the plane straight. They tried but couldn't. “We can’t do this! Its over,” Paul cried. “We can! Just believe,” Jacob answered.


Something inpetucular was happening to Jacob. He was turning blue, his clothes started to transform, he was becoming to look like Superman. “Jacobs.....Superman! WOW!” Paul and Michael cried surprisingly. Jacob or should I say Superman went out the door to go through the terminal or tarmac and lift up the plane and made it straight. He held it all the way to Queenstown airport and the people were surprised to see Superman in person.


All the people took photos. When the people in the plane came out on the tarmac they all cried, “Thank you Superman for saving us! You are a true hero!” They all thanked him for saving their lives!

The moral of the story is to believe anything can happen like Jacob did.

Monday, 28 October 2013

My Two Friends And I


Yesterday afternoon my two friends, Collin and Promise, came over to my house to hang out. The three of us were just chilling out the backyard after a hard game of touch. As you can see in the photo I drank a delicious ice-block while Collin and Promise sipped a fizzy drink.

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Cooking A Pig



One Friday afternoon my uncle Jon went to Pukekohe farm to purchase a pig. He brang it next door to my uncle Christian’s house. They put the pig in some boiling hot water. Then shaved all its hair off. After they shaved the hair off the pig they took the guts, heart and liver out of the body. Then they rinsed the pig one more time before hanging it upside down to dry. The next morning the pig was taken to a bakery to be cooked. Normally we cook it in an umu but my uncle suggested it is less hassle taking it to professional pork chefs.



Here are some photos of the pig raw and cooked!

Ariana's Birthday


“Yay,” Promise and I screamed excitedly when we arrived at my cousins 3rd birthday party. The theme for the party was pirates and fairies. Obviously we dressed up as Captains from Gold Island.

Promise and I  played with the balloons until everyone had arrived. When all the guests were here we started to play games. Such as pass the parcel, on the ship off the ship and musical statues.

The first game we played was pass the parcel. In the game you have to pass the parcel when the music is on. When it stops then you unwrap one piece of paper. Promise and I got a lollipop. The winner of the game (person who unwrapped the last paper) got a new coloring pack.

My favorite game was off the ship on the ship. Its a game where players start on one side of a line, then the MC says “off the ship or on the ship” then players jump on the other side of the line. This was my favorite game because I won.

After the games we ate some scrumptious food. I had jelly, chicken chips, pork and all sorts of other delicious food.
Going to Ariana’s birthday was so awesome. I loved it because of all the delicious food and fun games. Happy birthday Ari! I can’t wait for next years party.


This is a story that I created with my friend Promise.

Friday, 25 October 2013

The Man Who Was Saved By Birds



Here is my edited version for my narrative.

“Ohhh Man!” Jack said. Once there lived an old man named Jack who owned a farm. He was starting to die because he was getting so frail.  So he went for a long journey to Colour Land and went to go plant his last plant in his lifetime. He walked for 16 hours just to get somewhere to plant his last plant. “Wow!” Jack cried as he looked at the beautiful scenery. When he looked down the cliff he saw heaps of awesome flowers different colours.


After looking at the view Jack was looking for a place to plant his plant. Jack decided to chose to plant it at the end of the cliff. He finally planted and slipped of the cliff. “WhoaHhhh!” Jack screamed as he flew down faster than ever to the ground. Jack knew it was over. “So this is the way it ends,” Jack wept.

Birds saw him and flew down to him as fast as they could to save him. He was just about to hit the ground when the birds caught him and flew him back up the cliff. He safely landed at the top of the cliff. The birds chirped to try wake him up but couldn’t. Unfortunately he was dead. The birds cried as they thought that they killed him but they didn’t. Poor man but he was old and had to die. DUN DUN DUN!