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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Fractions of a set

For maths today we learnt about fractions of a set with M&M’s.
Here a bunch of pictures explaining the set of fractions -

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⅕ of 15 = 3

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½ of 16 = 8

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1/16 of 16 = 1

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

How to make scones

Scones are an English treat. They originated from Europe and were very popular during the 1880’s. Scones can be eaten with jam, whipped cream butter/margarine or even tea. This recipe will make 6 small scones.


Ingrdients/Materials:


Plain flour, for dusting
1 ½ cups of self raising flour
½ cup of rasins (optional)
40 g butter, chilled & cubed
⅝ cups of milk
Jam
Whipped cream
Margarine
Fork
Large Bowl


Steps:


1. Before you start make sure you wash your hands and that your hair is tied back.


2. Pour in the flour into a large bowl that is clean
3.Add small chunks of butter and rub it into the flour with your fingers untill it looks and feels like crumbs

4.Make a mini circle or well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour the milk in slowly.
5.Mix & knead the mixture until it becomes or turns into dough
5.Heat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Now place the small balls of your dough onto a flat pan or oven tray.


6.Bake it for 20-25 minutes and it should be ready to eat with any spread that you want. For example, butter, jam and whipped cream


There is also a special way that the british eat it. Here is a video to show how they do it


Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Movie Review of Grease (AGGS)

Production Review of Grease by Auckland Girls Grammar
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Grease is a musical about two love birds. The girl is a nerd but is very intelligent and the boy is cool but not  very smart.


My favourite part was most likely  the start or the ending. I liked the start because it had a nice start to the play, all the characters came to the stage. I also enjoyed the ending because everyone came together and danced happily as we clapped.  


I liked this play because the actors were very good at dancing and singing, they were also very confident. It has lots of singing, dancing, old concepts and romance.


I would recommend this to college students because the actors in this play are around their age.


I would give this play 5 stars out of 5
  Movie review by: Davarni

Thursday, 10 August 2017

How to make Maori Bread/Takakau

How to make Maori Bread/ Takakau


WALT: Follow the structure of a  procedural text

Takakau is a traditional maori bread. It was first made in the 1800’s when the Maori traded with the British. They got some ingredients and made Takakau. Bread was originally made by the British but the Maori changed it up a bit. It was mostly made with flour and water but to this day people may use baking powder and milk to make it more fluffy. The Maori usually ate it with “Boil Up” or hangi, or you can eat it with butter and syrup.


Materials & Ingredients
1 Cup of Milk  
2 Cups of Flour
½ a teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon of Salt
1 Large bowl
1 Fork and sieve


Instructions:


1.Pour the flour, salt, and baking powder into a bowl
2. Then mix/sift all the ingredients together.
3. Once combined well,  add in the milk and stir
4. It should start to feel doughy so then it is ready to be kneaded
5. Once kneaded, place the dough into a flat plan that is sprinkled with flour
6. It is now ready to be cooked
7. Heat oven up to 200 Degrees celsius and cook it for thirty minutes
8. It will be ready when golden brown
9. You can eat this with  syrup, butter, or boil up







Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Hakaraia Times: A Timeline of Events


In my reading group we have been reading Hakaraia.
Hakaraia was a famous religous founder.
I have  made a timeline of events during his time.  ☝️

Friday, 4 August 2017

Treaty of Waitangi Video

Treaty of Waitangi Video

My friend and I made a video explaining the treaty of waitangi. Hope you enjoy cause here it is
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