Monday, March 26, 2012

Leaving A Positive Footprint

videoIn this movie I have made is some information about leaving a positive footprint online.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Show Not Tell

I rambled about before I walked up the stairs. As I stared down at the people on the ground they looked like ants. My turn I said ,with a cheeky grin on my face full of excitement.

I propelled down the dim, dark tunnel full of swirling cold water. It felt as if a river had taken hold of me. Suddenly I heard a very high pitch scream, at that moment I knew it was Selena H (my friend) The water twisted and twirled me around as the water doused at my face. Then I saw a light coming towards me, could this be the end of my journey down this tunnel full of water, it was. As I was emerging out ,the water greeted me with a smash in my face.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Camp Highlight

Camp was FANTASTIC! All the activities were challenging, enjoyable, entertaining and most importantly fun. On the last day of camp we went to the Lagoon (Swimarama). I jumped in the pool for a swim. The felt as if it was frozen, but I was just exaggerating, it still was cold though.
I smiled to Selena(friend) as my teeth were chattering, 1...2...3... Me and Selena dunk our heads under the water to get ourselves wet, as we popped back up I felt like I was swimming in the Antarctic waters.

The day was still young so I decided I better pop out for a minute or two before my buns shiver off. As I was walking back to the pool I couldn't spot my friends...Suddenly they all popped out of the water as their hair flicked all over the place.

As I was jumping back in a group of men arrived, their was a rumour going around saying that they were the Warriors, I was gobsmacked. "NO It can't be", later as they got closer I could identify them , and it was the Warriors. I wasn't really amazed because I have my own little team I go for. Unlike everybody else cheering with joy and getting hyped I was just in my little corner at the end of the of the pool.

As the day died out, I enjoyed the rest of the day. It was truly an AMAZING day, after all it was my birthday.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Camp Highlights-Day 1

Camp is today, I said in my head full of excitement. As I entered the hall with my heavy baggage, I could already see people enjoying themselves. With the noise of laughter passing my ears, I was trying to find my friends, luckily I found them.

We started off with a activity called Box Fit. It was an exercise that included mainly boxing, running and co-operating. To start off we had a few intense relays, to start our bodies pumping. Secondly we learnt some defence skill which included boxing, boxing included things like a left hook and a few boxing combo’s, I swung my very first left hook at the pads Jay-lee was holding. Soon after that we were done and ready to move on to our tent building.

Tent building was also intense, everyone wanted the biggest tent so they could have more space to themselves . My tent I choose to put up wasn't the biggest or smallest, but I really wasn't fussy, I was glad I got a tent. I smiled knowing my tent was there for me tonight. The nine girls in my team(including me) built around 6 tents, it was quite easy to build a tent having the advantage of having 9 girls helping each other. So we finished those 6 tents and with a grin I said I'm hungry.

I cant wait until tomorrow for camp. Enjoying more FUN activities, learning new things as we proceed to each activity.

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Life of the Famous-Ben Carson

Born in Detroit Michigan Ben had a difficult childhood. His mother Sonya had dropped out of school in grade 3, and she got married at age 13. When Ben was 8 years old his parents got divorced and Sonya had to raise her kids by herself. She had to work 2 - 3 jobs to provide for her kids.

In the fifth grade Ben was at the bottom of the class,and his brother wasn't doing so-well either. So his mother Sonya was determined to turn their lives around. She limited their TV privileges. Instead each week they had to get out two library books and write two written reports about them. They had to give them to Sonya to mark. Because of her poor education, she was unable to read their reports, but she still tried . She also refused to let them play outside until they had finished their homework.


Unexpectedly in a few weeks Ben had astonished his class by knowing what type of rock the teacher was holding, he was holding Obsidian. When he answered the kids in his class didn’t know whether to laugh at him or be amazed. At that moment he knew he wasn't dumb. Each day he was hungry for knowledge.

I have written this with my partner Jarna.

The Life of the famous-Ben Carson

Born in Detroit Michigan Ben had a difficult childhood. His mother Sonya had dropped out of school in grade 3, and she got married at age 13. When Ben was 8 years old his parents got divorced and Sonya had to raise her kids by herself. She had to work 2 - 3 jobs to provide for her kids.

In the fifth grade Ben was at the bottom of the class,and his brother wasn't doing so-well either. So his mother Sonya was determined to turn their lives around. She limited their TV privileges. Instead each week they had to get out two library books and write two written reports about them. They had to give them to Sonya to mark. Because of her poor education, she was unable to read their reports, but she still tried . She also refused to let them play outside until they had finished their homework.


Unexpectedly in a few weeks Ben had astonished his class by knowing what type of rock the teacher was holding, he was holding Obsidian. When he answered the kids in his class didn’t know whether to laugh at him or be amazed. At that moment he knew he wasn't dumb. Each day he was hungry for knowledge.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Writing Sample - Picnic

“Heads up!”, Toreka(friend) shouted, the ball had flown past my face. My school(PES) was having their annual picnic at our newly renovated reserve. The sky was quite dim, but that didn’t stop me and my friends from playing a little game of Volleyball.

‘SMASH’, the ball had a roll in to the beach. Various people tried retrieving the ball,”Don’t TOUCH the ball”, My friends shouted. The ball had been retrieved, but not in the state we had left it in. Selena(friend) had walked off to find a spot on the fresh,green grass, then we(Thora,Mubasshira,Toreka,Selena,Athena and Sylvia) all followed along.

There wasn't much energy in us, but certainly lots of energy to demolish our food. “Hahahahahahah guess what I got”, Selena said with a cheeky little grin on her face,”What”, we replied...Minutes had passed and Selena still didn’t reply,rather odd I thought. “Ahhhhrg”, Mubasshira screamed, a bee flew past her. "Hahahhahhah", me and Sylvia laughed.

We had got a hold of a softball, so we started playing around with it.
Yet again the ball had flown right past my face touching my nose, I turned around and there TT(typical Toreka)with a grin on her face.”Are you MAD”, I shouted, “YOU could have hit my face”, I said with a rather friendly tone, she then replied,”Im Sorry Mino”, “Yeah,yeah thats what they all say”, I replied with a cheeky smirk on my face.

I grinned at my accomplice Sylvia, with a sinister look in my eyes I threw the softball up in to the air. “hahahahhahahah”, I laughed trying to cover up the embarrassment of my throw .

The sky suddenly went dim, “What odd weath”, just when I was about to finish off my sentence it started to rain,”You’ve got to be joking me”, I shouted.”THIS is Madness”, I said, but the picnic was FANTASTIC!