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Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Democracy DLO

This is a flowchart about Democracy. First of all, we had to define the word democracy which is a form of government where some people are elected by the rest of the population to have supreme power over all. I learnt that democracy originates in Greece. I worked with AJ, CJ, Shannon, Fraidoon, Eric and Oh Hsen.

Cross Country

Last Thursday Panmure Bridge school went across the road to Dunkirk Park for our cross country. The youngest students went first with the older ones going last. Everyone ran in their year groups apart from the year five and sixes who ran together and the year seven and eights who also ran together. The year sevens and eights had to run five laps of the course. I managed to come first with my friend AJ.

The Princess Bride Character Introductions


In LS2 we have been doing a film study about the movie The Princess Bride. Once we watched the movie, I made a DLO about the character introductions that happen in the film. The character introductions are about the main characters who are Buttercup, Westley, Inigo, Fezzik, Vizzini and Prince Humperdink.

Monday, 25 September 2017

Finding Out About Coalitions


Today in LS2 we were learning about coalitions and how they can change/affect the elections. A coalition is an alliance which is formed between political parties. In the N.Z. election, Winston Peters (who is the NZ First party leader) basically decides whether Labour or National wins the election. So if he decides to team up with Labour, they will have enough seats to become the new government and vice versa for National.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

NZ Prime Minister

For this week, LS2 have been learning about elections. For this week, we learnt about Prime Minister's and a former New Zealand Prime Minister named David Lange. He was the thirty second Prime Minister for New Zealand and he helped make New Zealand nuclear free. 

Government Party Jigsaw


Party
Leader
Picture
Logo
Electorate
National
Bill English
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Image result for national party logo
Clutha-Southland
Labour
Jacinda Ardern
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Image result for labour logo
Photo By Elections,
Public domain
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Photo, By Maps, Public domain
Mt Albert
Green
James Shaw
Photo by Green Party NZ/CC BY-SA 4.0
Photo by Source/Public Domain
Wellington Central
Photo by russellstreet/CC BY-SA 2.0
NZ First
Winston Peters
Winston Peters, 2011.jpg

Photo by AirflowNZ/ CC BY-SA 3.0
NZ First logo 2017.png
Photo by New Zealand First/ Public Domain
Northland
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Photo by Ridcully Jack/ CC BY-SA 4.0
Act
David Seymour
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Photo by Wikimedia / CC by 3.0
Image result for act logo
Photo by elections / CC by 3.0
Epsom
Photo by Eunice Minjeong/CC BY-SA 4.0
Maori
Marma Fox
2015 Portrait of Marama Fox 01.JPG
Photo by Wiremu Stadtwald  /CC BY 4.0
Maori Party logo.png
Photo by Wikipedia/CC by 2.0
WairikiImage result for Waiariki on map
Photo by SocialLink/ CC by 2.0
United Future
Damian Light
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Image result for United Future party logo
Photo by New Zealand parliament, Public Domain
Botany
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Photo by google maps, Public Domain


Opportunities


Gareth Morgan

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Photo by
News Hub, Public domain

Image result for Opportunities party logo
Photo by Elections, Public domain
Epsom
Photo by Eunice Minjeong/CC BY-SA 4.0

This week LS2 have been learning about elections. First, we learnt about the main party's of the election and their leaders National, Labor, Green, Act, Maori, NZ first, Opportunities and United Future. To create this DLO, I worked with AJ, Oh Hsen, Fraidoon and Eric. 

Monday, 18 September 2017

eBook Day

Read an eBook Day

Today is eBook day and to celebrate I read an eBook called A Feast Of Dragons. The book is about a boy called Thor who goes on a ship with other boys his age to a island training camp that is infested with dangerous creatures and is near a dragons home. Thor and his friends have to survive the island and the dangers it brings, not to mention the deadly dragon that is living nearby. We read our eBooks on the Tamaki College Overdrive. If you want to read your own eBook here is the link: Tamaki College Overdrive. #EBOOKLOVE