Behind The News- Music Education

Music is one of the most popular ways of entertainment and can be learnt by everyone. Although, it is not something that the national curriculum states in its report. But there is a few things that we can do to help increase the teaching and playing of music throughout our schools. One event that is held over the nation is called the cannasie and is basically a musical reunion for young students over the country. This year a few students from a school created the song for this year’s cannasi. They stated that in the final product that they made, they got to use all of their favourite parts of all of the song ideas that the students in the group had come up with. They also said that they were very proud to participate in the making of the wonderful event, especially when they got to perform around all of their friends and classmates.

Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 4 Problem 22

PREDICT:

I predict that this problem is going to be about the four operations.

READ:

Fill in the missing number.

36/_=4

CLARIFY:

There was nothing that I needed to clarify in this question.

MY TOOL:

The tool that I used in this problem was ‘Have I Seen a Similar Problem?’

THE BIG QUESTION:

What is the correct numeral that completes the number sentence?

SUMMARY:

I found this problem very easy because I know my operations very well and used the tool, ‘Have I Seen a Similar Problem?’ because I have a strategy that I use for every problem similar to this one.

MY ANSWER:

My answer was 9.

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Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 4 Problem 22

 

Behind The News- Gaming FX

Ahhhh, video games. Fun to play but not so easy to make. Unless of course you have all of the right equipment and techniques to make one. During the making of a video game, for example FIFA 15 or Forza Horizon 2, there are many different parts and areas you need to cover in order to make them. Step 1. First think of character ideas and a plot. There is no use having a game with no objective, otherwise it would not be a game! Next, you need to come up with a style of game. For example a platform game. A platform game is like a Mario or Ratchet and Clank type game. Now you need to animate your characters and make them move. A simple way to do this would be to do a ‘Stop-motion Animation’. A stop-motion animation is where you take a series of photos (that are different) and put them together to make an animation. This method is also used in creating some movies and T.V shows, one of which is Wallace and Grommit. Then you put it altogether. So maybe making a video game could be just as fun as playing one?

100 Word Challenge Week 9

“We’ve got a 624 here, over!” A sleek green sedan swung around the busy corner smashing into a large street lamp, denting the front left area of the car. The lamp started leaning down onto a nearby department store, towering over the city lovers’ heads. “SMASH” Glass shards spun everywhere hitting people and other cars. The broken glass caused some corruption but not as much as the mad cat in the fast speeding sedan lifted the limits of the car’s engine. The people at the swimming pool across the street stared in curiosity as the sedan got faster and faster.

Areas my spelling words may be about- Contractions-Words confused with list

This week for my spelling city I thought that my words were about commonly used words that get confused with due to their slight changes of grammar or punctuation. For example a couple of the words that I had in my list were its and it’s. As you can see, both words sound the same but have a differing meaning. ‘It’s’ means ‘it is’, but on the other hand, ‘its’ means something different.

Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 3 Problem 22

PREDICT:

I predict that this problem is going to be about the four operations.

READ:

Fill in the missing number.

8 x _ = 56

CLARIFY:

I had nothing to clarify in this question.

MY TOOL:

The tool I used for this problem was ‘Have I seen a similar problem?’

THE BIG QUESTION:

What is the correct numeral that corrects the incomplete number sentence?

SUMMARY:

I found this question very easy because I am very confident with my numbers and operations.

MY ANSWER:

My answer was 7.

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Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 3 Problem 22

Behind The News- Cat Ban

Our nations capital, (Canberra) is thinking of banning cats’ freedom in order to secure health and safety for native animals. But there is a bit of disagreement and argument between supporters of the ‘lock up cats’ party and the ‘let cats free’ party. Some people would say that it is a bad idea and should not even be an issue that is being addressed because they think that cats have the right to be free as much as we do. Although on the other hand some people think it would be a fantastic idea because it would keep native animals safe as well as the fact that the cats that could be locked up would live a much easier and safer lifestyle. This is down to the fact that the cats will have lesser of a chance of dying early due to car accidents or other horrible incidents.

MY OPINION:

I believe that cats should have the right to roam free because of the fact that their natural habitat is out doors and in the sun as well as the fact that most pet owners do not want to be paying extra money for something that already cost a decent amount of cash (the cat).

100 Word Challenge Week 8

“These kentucky fried chicken wings are delicious John! Where did you get them!” Exclaimed Finn. “KFC” John replied miserably. “AHHHHH! Run for your lives!” Someone shouted from near where John and Finn were sitting. They both got up and ran over to where the screamers had been shouting. A cold breath, like a raindrop swooshed past them, hearts pumping mind rushing. They turned around and there stood a big black cloak with a human like hood, hands clenched together and cuffs overlapping. John and Finn stood in horror as the terrifying creature stood over them like a giant, ready to pounce.

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100 Word Challenge Week 8

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Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 2 Problem 22

PREDICT:

I predict that this problem is going to be about the four operations (and BIDMAS).

READ:

Fill in the missing number.

__ /5 = 9

CLARIFY:

There was nothing that I needed to clarify in this question.

MY TOOL:

During the working outs of this problem I did not really use a tool.

THE BIG QUESTION:

What is the correct number to fill the gap in the number sentence?

SUMMARY:

This problem was pretty easy for me because I know my four operations and used them in this problem.

MY ANSWER:

My answer for this problem was 45.

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Maths Mate Term 4 Sheet 2 Problem 22