The portal was opened. All of the scientists and researchers would gather round, taking notes. This world was dangerous, even more than our own. It would take you to your dream, give you whatever you wanted. The dangerous side was you could get confused between this world and the real one. You would get lost in a fantasy, all alone. A flashing came from the portal, as of it was trying to say something. Although they ran quickly, they did not make enough progress to escape. The researchers got dragged to the portal, with it closing behind them. at least they’re not alone.
Title: Simon vs the Homo sapiens agenda/ Love, Simon
Author: Becky Albertalli
This book is about a closeted gay guy called Simon who meets another gay person online. They send each other anonymous emails, until one day someone called Martin finds the emails and takes screenshots of them. He tries to blackmail Simon by sending out the screenshots and posting them on Tumblr if Simon doesn’t get Martin with his new friend, Abby. Simon falls in love with Blue, the person he met online, but they still don’t know who each other are. This book is about Simon finding out who Blue is, dealing with Martin and bullies, and coming out to everyone. It’s a really sad and interesting book, but it’s for mature readers.
For my first goal, which is being faster at calculating area I have been working on area, but I still have a lot of room for improvement with this goal. I have read some books about ot, and tried to figure out a pattern for them. This term I think I should pay attention in relating lessons and do what I did last term.
With my second goal I think I’m getting better with this goal, but I do stick with the same books, because they are the most relatable and enjoyable to read for me. I have tried not to think about the genre too much when I pick up a book, and I think that I shouldn’t worry too much about what I read, as long as It’s just right.
With my learning behaviour goals, I put my hand up a lot more on class, and it makes it easier to concentrate when you are participating. I have made sure I wasn’t fidgeting and making a neat page. I think I should keep on doing what I did last term.
I think that when you are participating a lot, that’s how you get the most out of lessons, so I just need to keep on doing the other goal. I put my hand up a lot, and tried challenges. I think I shouldn’t take the easy way.
This infographic is about the separation of powers. What their names are, what they do, what powers they have, and why we keep them seperate. Enjoy!
Summary: This BTN was about how bill shorten said that 16 and 17 year olds should be able to vote as well because we need young people’s opinions too.
Facts: Some other countries like Argentina and Brazil have already allowed this. Some people think 16 and 17 year olds aren’t mature enough for this. 400, 000 24 year olds didn’t actually vote last election which is against the law.
Understandings: I understand that people all have different opinions. Some are positive about it, but some are skeptical.
Questions: Is this going to become a law? How do 16 and 17 year olds feel about this?
Ivy Whittinburg had lived in Montauk for majority of her life. She had lived in London since she was four, but her family had insisted in a “change.” Montauk Point was so boring, she spent most of her spare time exploring the ruins of Camp Hero, and old government run lab. It was 3:01 am and she had snuck out of her house to explore. A door creaked open and…
“Hey officer! I think I found something!” It was now 2012, almost 20 years later, and the cops were finally on track. There were footprints of the ceiling. “How did she get up there? The officer wondered. Then all of a sudden the door creaked open and…
Link: http://BTN: 3 levels of government clip
Summary: This clip was about the 3 levels of government and how important each one of them is and what they do.
Facts: We used to have separate colonies that just governed for themselves.
In 1901 we changed it to how it is now.
In the 1970’s governments were more popular so they were given more money and power.
Questions: Do other countries have 3 levels of government?
Is this the best way to have our government?
Understandings: The three levels of government are actually more important than you think.
This new start, this place in Mars was meant to be my time. My time to show the colony what I really had, that I wasn’t like others. I was going to lead, and make Mars a better place, but then M7 jumped in. She said to me that I wasn’t leader material, and started the colony. It was exactly like the one on planet Earth. Cold, grey, empty. It was awful. Of course, I couldn’t blame her. She knew nothing better. None of them did. Only I had been passed down the stories of our old world. If I was in charge we would bring that back. We could live under blue skies, trees, have feelings. We could have life.
Dear Mum & Dad
I know a lot more stuff about Australia’s government.
So In case you didn’t know, I’ll explain it to you. We have a government called a democracy. (With a queen,) and basically a democracy is a type of government where a party is elected, and there is a leader of that party who we vote for, to become our prime minister, so we get a say in our leader. England and the U.S affected our government by Having a queen and democracy (England) and by having a constitution and federation (America.) Parliament is where politicians go to make laws. There are two houses. House of representatives, which has 150 representatives that are elected by Australian citizens of and senate.
We also have 3 levels of government. Federal, Which is for all of Australia. State, for our state. (Duh,) Local, for our suburb or city. Our queen who lives in the U.K is represented in Australia by the Governor general.
I also have a couple of questions. Like who is our local government, and who is our state government?
Summary: This BTN was about what democracy is, and the different types of govornment
Facts: Democracy dates back to ancient greece
There are absolute monarchies and just monarchies, so that means one’s stricter than the other.
Dictatorships are very unfair
Understandings: We have the fairest government.
Questions: If England isn’t an absolute monarchy then what is it?
Is there any other country with the same government to us?