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Friday, 18 August 2017

Carving at Tech

Today in technology I finished carving and now I am painting. It was a long process but I enjoy it! I can't wait to see what my art would look like finished.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Fractions with M&M

We Were learning to find fractions of a number or a set. 

Today in room 8 we were doing fractions with M&M.


In this picture we see 4/5 (the four groups at the bottom) of 15 which is 12. 



This is a 1/5 of 15 which is 3 (the group at the top).


In this picture there was 15 altogether 3/15 or 1/5 were red 2/15 were orange 5/15 or 1/3 were blue 4/15 were green and 1/15 are yellow.


Wednesday, 16 August 2017

How to make scones

This is very easy to make it goes with tea and they were originally made in Europe.


Ingredients


1. Plain flour for dusting
2. 3 cups of self raising flour
3. ½ cup raisins
4. 80g Butter chilled and cubed
5. 1 cup of milk
6. Jam to serve
7.whipped cream to serve

First add your salt and flour into a large bowl
Then add your butter in the bowl and rub your mixture between your fingers

Now make a well in the middle and tip your milk while mixing
Now knead the dough on a tray with flour and roll it into small circles
        Now put the tray into the oven at 200 degrees celsius for 20- 25 minutes.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Grease

  1. Grease is a story about a bunch of boys called the T birds that don’t care about school but there is one girl (Sandy) and one boy (Danny) that like each other.

  1. What was your favourite part of the play? My favourite part in the story was when they started sing Grease lightning.


  1. Why did you like (or dislike) this play? I disliked when some of the parts the mic just crashed and made a very big noise.



  1. Who would you recommend this play to ? I would recommend it for intermediate kids and high school kids too.  

  1. What would you tell people who were interested in going to see Grease? It had great jokes and very talented people



Thursday, 10 August 2017

Land Wars

How to make Takakau

How to make Takakau
We are learning to follow the structure of a procedural text.

Takakau was made in the 1800s. When the british people came to New Zealand they gave them the maori flour and water and the Maori people made Takakau it is maori bread.    

To make Takakau you would need.
1 teaspoon of salt
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
100ml milk or water.


Step by step insturction

  • First sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a large bowl.
  • Make a well in the middle  of the flour and pour milk and then pour the milk in slowly, stirring as you pour.
  • Now knead the dough for a minute.
  • Sprinkle flour onto a baking tray and put the dough onto it.
  • Shape the dough so that it is 2cm thick
  • Put the tray in the oven for thirty minutes at 200 degrees celsius.