Thursday, 29 October 2015

Research Tag

Research Tag

Choose a country and write a question about it.  For example what foods do they eat in Romania?

Topic:South Africa

Big idea:Foods

Now go and find a book that you think could answer the question and fill out this information.

Book title:South Africa

Author/s:Cath Senker

Publisher:Cherrytree books

Date of publication:1994

Keywords found:river,football pitch

Page #’s:14 15

Key pictures found:People eating

Page #’s:16,17

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Parts Of A Book

Matching Parts of a Book

L.I. Know the different parts of non-fiction books

Each part of a book has a special name which you need to be a familiar with.
1. For each description below find the matching term in the box.
2. Write in the correct term in the space provided.

Index = Alphabetical list of all the topics in a book with the page number where the information can be found.

End papers = The first and last pages of a book.

Illustrator= The person who prepared or drew the pictures.

Publisher= Information about the book found at the beginning of a book.

Dedication= Words about a special person found at the front of a book.

Author= The person who wrote the book.

Glossary=  List of special words used in the book with their correct meanings.

Spine= The flat narrow outside strip of the book.

Publisher= The company who made the book.

Cover= The outside of the book.

Spine label= The label which identifies the book on the shelf.

Bibliography= A list of more books on the same subject.

Contents= A list of the titles of the chapters.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Simple machines

This is a poster i made of simple machines . There are  six simple machines wedge, wheel and axle, Screw, Pulley, Inclined plane & lever

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Use Compass Points

 Today I learnt how to play this game which involved compass reading this game was really good and easy.I give it it a 9 out of ten.

Choosing the Right Book

Choosing the Right Book

L.I. Matching questions to book titles
Looking for keywords in a question

Here is a list of some books you might find in the nonfiction section of a library:

Which of the books would you use to find out:

1. How many people live in NZ?
  • Yearbook of Population

2. Which special stamps were issued in New Zealand in 1992?
  • Everyman’s Dictionary of Dates

  • 3. How to look after a puppy  Caring for pets

4. Where the custom of Easter Eggs came from Dictionary of Customs and Fables

5. The date of the Wahine disaster Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue

6. Which records were broken at the last Olympic Games?
  • Guinness Book of Records
7. The size of Noah’s Ark The Bible

8. The speed of the first aircraft to fly under power A History of
9. The story of how the first under four-minute mile was run Encyclopedia of Athletics

10.  How the Greeks used a wooden horse to enter the city of Troy Myths and Legends

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Reading group

Today the Judy Moody group made a board of Birds Of Prey.What we had to do was we had to find difficult words in the book.Also we had to look threw the the book to find the meaning.And the evidence also.