Trip back to planet Tornaz

I, Chloe James, was walking to school when I heard a weird alien kind voice. I turned around and looked but no one was there. I thought it would just be prank but then I looked back in the direction I was heading, I screamed (You must be wondering why, here’s why). There was a 3 eyed, blue skinned ugly figure, with sharp teeth, big blue ears, two arms and two legs.  He looked horrendously hideous.  “Hello” Said the alien in a throaty voice. “h-hi” I stammered. Suddenly he disappeared. So I began to walk home thinking what on earth had happened. Was I dreaming? Or was it a piece of my imagination? Did I tell you I have a wild imagination? I got home and went straight to my bedroom. I was still trying to figure out if all that was real. I decided to give it a break and start with my homework, which by the way was due tomorrow and if I didn’t hand it In I’ll be so busted! Just as I sat at my homework desk, I heard a rustle outside my window so I got up and ran as fast as I could to open the window, I looked outside but I saw nothing. I’m guessing it was just a bird or something. I  turned around and… AHH! (Yep that’s me screaming…again) The Alien was right in front of me. “I come from planet Tornaz and I am here to take you,”  Said the alien.  I was terrified. The alien made a grab for me, I dodged, grabbed my toy spaceship and threw at him. Suddenly the spaceship grew and became his size. I pushed the alien into it, magically started it somehow and flew it into space. Suddenly I woke up and then realised it was a dream. I got ready for school started walking. While I was walking I felt a tap on my shoulder…





100 Word Challenge

This week’s Writing Prompt comes from the people at 100 Word Challenge. You have 100 words to write a text that includes the following:

… She just wouldn’t stop crying…

Think about who ‘she’ is and why she wouldn’t stop crying. You can add a visual to support your text, so long as you reference it correctly.

Please post your text to your blog.

Have fun!

Miss Andrews

Writing Prompt

Use the below writing prompt from Writing Forward to write a text of your choice. You might like to write a narrative or a poem about what is happening; you could write an information text about astronauts, space and/or other planets; or, you could write a persuasive text around space. The choice is yours. No more than 250 words, posted to your own blog. Ensure that you have spent time with me or Miss Noack editing your work prior to posting.


Image posted by Melissa Donovan – no CC licensing information

Wednesday, 23 September

Hi Everyone,

Sorry, I’m feeling worse than yesterday, so I’m obviously not there today.

* Hand all mobiles to Mrs Potter or Mrs Lewis
* All tablet use is to be in the classroom today. Ensure that they get locked away before you go anywhere.
Beginning of the Day until Recess

Today is your last chance to complete the following activities:

  1. Maths
    • Complete, share and upload URL to Moodle
    • Review the games of three other people – this can be done individually
  2. History
    • Complete mind map – I would like to see quality; look at the examples on the wall near Ancient Rome
    • Respond to, or begin thinking about, the forum questions under ‘Outcomes and Assessment’
    • Develop your inquiry (ungoogleable) question and some of the secondary (googleable) questions that will help you to answer your main question.
    • This activity is called ‘The Hour of Code’ – because it should only take one hour to complete!

If you have completed all of this, you can either work on your Personal Learning Plans or begin researching your History question. If you are doing History, you need to either dot point (with key words) your notes or you can use the FERQ. I have given this to some of you previously, but if you need a blank copy or would like to look at it, see Mrs Potter or Mrs Lewis.

If you don’t understand how to do something, there are plenty of people in our room who could help you – please ask them. I’m happy for you to email me if you need anything.

RoboCup people – please continue working on this today!

Recess to Lunch

P.E. with Mr Chatto.

Lunch to End of Day

Cooking and Gardening

Have a good day and be good 🙂

See you tomorrow afternoon… Miss Andrews

ancient india lifestyle

people from ancient india that had well planned cities with straight roads and neat blocks. Most houses were made out of baked brick and had flat roof. As you learned in the Architecture sections, houses had courtyards,wells, and even bathrooms! Towns had places to store grain and some public baths were people could swim in!

The frist in the world grow cotton, and they used it to make colourful dresses. The woman must loved to dress up, as many pieces of jewellery have been found such as shells, gold and even precious stone…

living as a ancient india they grew wheat, barely, rice, chickpeas also had sheep, pigs, cows and water buffalo for meat. And of course they go fishing
and eat them. They used wheat to make a flat bread called chapatis. Sugar cane grew there too!, so mostly they enjoyed sweet desserts!

Around the year 300, many of the people starts to eat less meat, thinking it would be bad to kill animals. A few year centuries later, they began worshipping a goddess to whom cow were scared, and they stopped eating beef altogether

In my opinion ancient india people are very kind!

Personal Investigations

This term, we have been investigating topics that interest us. Through doing this, we have learned research, mind mapping and questioning skills. After spending some time identifying topics that we are interested in, we immersed ourselves in our chosen area. We shared our learning with a couple of people, which helped to clarify our ideas. We worked on developing a deep level question; a question that could not be answered by a simple Google search. Our question will require us to do a lot of the thinking with some support from Google. Here are our questions:

  • Emma: How might I design a backyard for people with disabilities so that they do not injure themselves?
  • Priyana: How might I raise awareness about child labour for Australian consumers in order to prevent them from purchasing clothing made by children?
  • Que Anh: How might I design a backyard landscape design for elderly people so that they can avoid injuries?
  • Quyen: How might I design a cookbook for Year 6/7 students in order to improve their baking skills?
  • Tien: How might I design a Vietnamese cookbook for Blue Building students so that they can cook Vietnamese food at home?
  • Trang: How might I create a lesson program about tsunamis for Year 6 students in order to raise their awareness of the impact of tsunamis on communities?
  • Tiana: How might I create a drama program for Year 3 students in order to develop their self-confidence?
  • Jordan: How might I design a plan for earthquake prone areas around the world in order to reduce the impact of earthquakes?
  • Blake: How might I design a cricket helmet for cricketers in order to improve their safety?
  • Niko: How might I design a robot for people with hearing problems so that it translates English into AUSLAN?
  • Andy: How might I design a nuclear fusion reactor for scientists so that we can begin to use this form of energy?
  • Jason L: How might we create a Maths game using Scratch for Year 5 students in order to improve their number skills?
  • Jarrod: How might I design a house for the elderly so that they have a sanctuary to live in?
  • Kalebb: How might we create a Maths game using Scratch for Year 5 students in order to improve their number skills?
  • Jason T: How might I develop a program for corporate companies so that they can understand the impacts of deforestation and then reduce these impacts?
  • Judy: How might I create a healthy menu for a takeaway restaurant in order to reduce obesity in people who are time-poor?
  • Jess: How might I create an animation for Year 6 students to raise their awareness of the impact of tornadoes on communities?
  • Rose: How might I design a game for upper primary students so that they understand the causes and effects of the endangerment of a language has on the world?
  • Jenifer: How might I design a robot for hospitals in order to help children recover?
  • My: How might I develop a healthy Korean cookbook for time-poor people so that they can cook at home more often?
  • Tina: How might I create clothing using upcycled materials for poor children in Australia in order to help provide them with clothing?
  • David: How might we create a Maths game using Scratch for Year 5 students in order to improve their Maths skills?
  • Cornas: How might I design a housing solution for homeless people in Africa in order to reduce the number of people living without shelter?
  • Praban: How might we create a Maths game using Scratch for Year 5 students in order to improve their number skills?
  • Genis: How might I design a man-made structure on Mars for the Mars One astronauts so that they are able to breathe without needing to wear their space suits?
  • Riley: How might I develop a lacrosse coaching program for Year 6/7 students in order to promote lacrosse as a sport?
  • Zulfikar: How might we create a Maths game using Scratch for Year 5 students in order to improve their number skills?

We’ll be sharing our progress on our blogs, so please stop by and check them out.

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