Friday, 20 June 2014
Thursday, 19 June 2014
Optimist Sailing Dinghy Research
WALT: Use extended text from the internet to find new information about our topic.
1. What materials are the optimist made of today?It is made of fiberglass.
2. Who is the optimist designed specifically for?It is made for kids.
3. Why was the optimist made?for a company to help kids to learn how to sail a dinghie.
4. How many kilograms is the hull of an optimist?500
5. How does the Optimist dinghy help future olympians?cause it’s a athletic sport
6. Who would you recommend the Optimist Sailing Dinghy to?me
Tuesday, 10 June 2014
I love my fabulous mum because she raised me and I wouldn't be alive if she borned me.Every sunday me and my mum go out and spend quality time together at the markets.I love my mum so much it’s like she’s everywhere with me.
We love to stay home and make cupcakes with all the right ingredients.Our most favourite thing is spending quality time together.Because we only see each other friday night to sunday evening.
Tuesday, 3 June 2014
WALT: Analyze surface features and the language used. Look beyond the text - Inferencing
1. UNFURL - Find out the meaning of this word and then write a sentence of your own to show the meaning.A man was unfurling a sail.
2. How do you tell which way the wind is coming from?
Cause you can feel it blowing yourself.
3. Can you think of a another way of finding out? Ask a classmate to test out your theory.The sail shows which direction to go.
4. What makes the Optimist so sturdy, safe and unsinkable? Explain your answer:The centerboard helps you to be steady and balanced on the water.
5. Make as many smaller words as you can from the words ‘Optimist Sailing Dinghies’:
6. Find the meaning of each of these sailing related words:
Running the boat-ship.
released at court .
steering a ship or airplane.
A horizontal bar fitted to the boat head of the rubber.
A board that can be lowered to the keel of a boat.
Do you know what a Optimist Sailing Dinghie is?