Thursday, December 6, 2018

Hour of Code


Today Room 9 had lots of fun playing hour of code.  Coding is an amazing skill to have. Have a go at home!

https://hourofcode.com/nz

Monday, November 26, 2018

Check out our book reviews on our individual blogs

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Hard Luck

Author: Jeff Kinney

Characters:

The characters are Greg, Manny, Rodrick, Rowley, Fregley, Mum, Dad and Abigail. These characters are funny and exciting, but I liked Greg the most because he makes lots of silly mistakes that are really embarrassing and terrible.

Plot:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is about a boy called Greg who lives in a family with an annoying little brother and a disgusting older brother. Greg had an amazing friend for so long, but then his friend found somebody else and left Greg. At school he saw a button which made a friend come to him. A while later a weird boy with a robot voice came and started playing chess. Greg did not like him so he tried to make him be like Greg but it did not happen. Then Greg bought an eight ball which tells him what to do and he used it in a maths test, but the teacher saw it. He was sent to summer camp which was the worst thing and his summer then changed.

My Opinion:

I liked this book because it is funny and their are lots of different characters that all have different personalities. My favourite part is when Greg finds the button and presses it then a friend comes with a chess game and starts playing. A funny part is when the boy comes but he has a robot voice and Greg starts laughing. I did not learn anything from this book because it is just a book to make you laugh and to let you know about Greg's life.

Recommend:

I recommend that you should read this book because it has an exciting ending. There is a whole series of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and each of them tell you about Greg's life. I recommend this book for 8-11 year olds because it is funny and easy to read. I would rate this book a 4.5 star!   



By Aryan



Title: Dork Diaries Drama Queen

Author and Illustrator: Rachel Renee Russell


                                                              Characters:

 The Characters in this  book are Nikki Maxwell, Briana Maxwell, Brandon Robots, Chloe, Zoey, Mackenzie Hollister,  Jessica Mackenzie's BFF, Amanda Hollister, Fifi Mackenzie's dog, Mackenzie's parents and Nikki's parents. Nikki, Brandon, Chloe and Zoey are my favourite characters because they are kind, funny and entertaining.

                                                                Plot:

Drama Queen is about how Nikki's Diary is stolen by her enemy in 8th grade, Mackenzie. Mackenzie writes stuff about her life and mean things about Nikki, her friends and her family so that when she reads the diary she feels really bad. Something extremely bad and weird thing happens to Mackenzie that she begs her parents to move her to a new school. But things aren't good for long.

                                                              Your Opinion

I really liked this story, it was interesting, entertaining, funny and it taught me a lesson that was not to steal others  precious and unique belongings. My favourite part was when Mackenzie was whining to her parents to move her to a new school. She was the most popular girl in the whole entire school, and if the children in the school saw her whining she would've got kicked out of school and her new name would be cry baby. The funny bit was when Amanda Mackenzie's little sister lied that she needed a tissue and got  out her purse so she could get what she wanted.

                                                             Recommendation:

I recommend this book because it is a funny, interesting and entertaining. I rate this book to 8 to 10 year olds.I just hope when  you read this book you enjoy it like I did . I rate this book 5 stars out of 5.


By Tanisha


Book review

              Illustrator:Danielle McDonald
                   Author: Meredith Costain

Characters:
There are lots of different characters  that all have a part in the story including, Peach Parker, Ella, Zoe, Raf, Peter, Prinny, Jade, Cordelia, Mr Apple-bye and much more.My favourite character is Ella because she is crazy, kind, competitive, Pretty and brave. Prinny, Jade and Peach are all bffs but they are MEAN!!! For example they do major pranks and show off a lot.

Plot:
It is about a girl called Ella and she is going to a camp called camp courage. Then she discovers that there are creepy noises outside at night and she is in the same cabin as Peach and her sidekicks for a whole week! Also there is something else she has to be brave for... and that is...THE GIANT SWING!!! She thinks it is going to be the worst camp ever. I will tell you no more so read it and find out.



My opinion:
I liked the Worst Camp Ever because Ella learnt to face her fears and not give up so that's what I learnt to do to. A  scary/funny part was when they when kayaking the kayak nearly tipped over . Another funny part was when Ella pranked Peach, when she was in the shower Ella put baby powder in the hair drier  so when she dried her hair it blew all over her. My favourite part was when Mr Apple-by had to jump in the pond to rescue everyone fell in, but instead of trying to scramble around get out they just played around like crocodiles because of these things I really enjoyed it .


Do I Recommend this book?:     
I recommend this book to people that are worried or scared about something . If they read it they will learn to just do it and if they make a mistake just keep going. The people that read the book should be around 7-10 years old. I loved the book so much that i rate it a 5 out of 5 and I hope you do to.


By Ashley

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Book character day!

Thanks for all the effort that was put into their costumes! Such a fun day!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Hi All, Here is some information about what we are doing this term for the NZ healthiest schools competition.

Hour of Code

Today Room 9 had lots of fun playing hour of code.  Coding is an amazing skill to have. Have a go at home! https://hourofcode.com/nz