Monday, 24 February 2014

Deziree-Library Skills.

How the contents can help

L.I. - Library/Research skills
How to use the contents page to research effectively

The table of contents lists the chapters and other main parts of the book.  It is helpful because it gives you a general idea about the book so you know which chapters apply to your research.  Below is an example from a book about the moon.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                                                                                                                                       1
Chapter 1      The size of the moon in relation to the earth                                                            5
Chapter 2      How the moon influences Earth’s tides                                                                      17
Chapter 3      Full, half, and quarter moons                                                                                          31
Chapter 4      The lunar landscape: craters, mountain ranges, plains and faults               45
Chapter 5      The maria of the moon                                                                                                       57
Chapter 6      Theories about the origins of the moon                                                                    69
Chapter 7       Lunar geology                                                                                                                      77
Chapter 8       The moon and the age of the telescope                                                                   89
Chapter 9       Spacecraft and their impact on our knowledge of the moon                        103
Chapter 10     The Apollo programme                                                                                                    119
Index                                                                                                                                                                   135

Before you start highlight 4 words you don’t know and look them up in the dictionary.

Influences-The capacity to have an effect on the character
Lunar-Determined by, or resembling the moon.
Origins-The point or place where something begins
Geology-The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth.

Answer these questions from the contents page above:

Which two chapters will have the most information about human beings travelling to the moon?
2 & 8
Which three chapters will tell you about aspects of the moon in relation to the earth?
1, 2 & 3
Which three chapters will tell you things about the surface of the moon?
4, 5 & 7

Which chapter will tell you the most about the Earth’s tides? 

Monday, 17 February 2014

I Know Someone...

I Know Someone..

I know someone who can
be annoying
I know someone who can
wiggle their little toe

I know someone who can
bend their thumb to their wrist

I know someone who can
finish their homework in one day
I know someone who can
sneak a biscuit out of a jar
with no one knowing
I know someone who can
scream like a little baby
and that someone is

My Library Layout

This is my Library layout .

Friday, 14 February 2014

Healthy Living

Today for Tech at Tamaki College our teacher for the morning was Mr Roberts me and Samantha joined in with Glenbrae School Year 7's.
Today I done a drawing of what I do before School on Google Drive

Friday, 7 February 2014

Deziree's- Today's Number

Today’s Number:

Write it in words
Three hundred and Sixty
Write it as an expanded number
Add 3
+ 25
Subtract 5
- 17
Next 3 even numbers
Double it
Last 4 odd numbers
Half of it
10% of it is
25% of it is
⅓ of it is
Multiply by 6

x by 4

Divide by 4

÷ by 6

The easiest part was expanding the number.
The Hardest part multiplying 360 by 6.
I need to work on my divide it by