Friday, 26 October 2012

Voki Challenge Week 3


This week is another ‘where in the world’ Voki Challenge!  Can you find out more about the magnificent freestanding bell tower you can see in the picture to the right?  This tower known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side and is the third oldest structure in the Cathedral Square it is situation in.
Can you discover:
What are the photos of?  Where in the world would we find this place?
Why is this statue such a  marvel?
When was it built?  What was it usually used for?
Why is it such a popular tourist destination?
Why is this tower on such a lean?
Any other interesting facts to share with the class?
Be prepared to share your  research on Friday.


Extra question:  Why are these three people standing in this strange pose in front of this tourist attraction?



Friday, 19 October 2012

Voki Challenge Week 2

This weeks voki challenge is another brain bender!  Take a close look at the following figure.  How many triangles can you find?  It's not as easy as you think!

Can you meet this challenge?  Remember to use the skills and strategies we discussed in class to help you!

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Voki Challenge Week 1


This week is another ‘where in the world’ Voki Challenge!  Can you find out more about the magnificent statue you can see in the picture to the right?  It is a limestone statue of a reclining or couchant sphinx (a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head) that stands on the bank of the River Nile.   It is the largest monolith statue in the world, standing 73.5 metres (241 ft) long, 19.3 metres (63 ft) wide, and 20.22 m (66.34 ft) high.
Can you discover:
What are the photos of?  Where in the world would we find this place?
Why is this statue such a  marvel?
When was it built?  What do archaeologists believe it was built/used for?
Why is it such a popular tourist destination?
Any other interesting facts to share with the class?
Be prepared to share your research on Friday.




Monday, 8 October 2012

Room14's Got Talent!!!

"When your ready you may start" informed Mrs Gunn. We are going to show our talent in room14.

Room14 has achieved 100 marbles in the jar. Each time the class is being good we get 1 marble in the jar. For our treat we got to have a talent show, a shared lunch and a game of buzzer our favourite game. We had a vote and this is what was most popular. We had a first, second and third. Shreeya(me) came first, Lans came second and Edward(who help me write this post) came third. Here are some videos and photos and sorry that the videos can not be turned the right way around.

From Paddock to Palate - Our new Topic for Term 4

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