Monday, 6 June 2016

reading follow up

Year 7/8: I can use my growing wide range of academic and content-specific vocabulary to understand texts.

Year 9/10: I have a large vocabulary that is connected to my own knowledge about the world.

Name of Text: Underground Explorers

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Void: an empty space or vacuum.

Fluorescent: able to give off visible light after being exposed to a source of heat, light, or other form of energy

Vulnerable: able to be hurt or injured

Interconnected: to connect or cause to be connected one to the other or others.

Seldom: not often; rarely.

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Example/Non Example
Is a void messy? Why or why not?
No because it is not messy.
Which color is the most fluorescent at night? Why?
Bright orange because it is easily visible when light is on it
Why are elderly people more vulnerable than children? Why?
Because elderly's reflexes are slower
Which is more interconnected; a vine or a dandelion? Why?
A vine because it is coming out of itself
Which is more seldom; the Olympics or an election in NZ? Why?
The olympics  because it does not happen As much.

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Word Associations
The plants in the garden are die during a frost
There were lots of different paths that joined each other
I made a shot from halfway while facing backwards.
We are still exploring  outer space.
I can find my key ring easily in the dark.

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Word Relationships

How might each pair of words be connected?
Bikers won’t be as vulnerable
A cave because there might be a big drop and be interconnected.

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Extended Writing
Think of a time when you felt as though you were in a void or when you saw something that happens seldom. Write a paragraph about this.
A car crash when i was going to the west coast 2014 for the buller gorge and it happened in the gorge so far away from the hospital.

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