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Friday, November 27, 2009

Building Bridges

For the past three weeks Room 9 have been reading different versions of "The Billy Goats Gruff". We then started researching bridge designs by finding books and pictures at home. Today we chose a design we liked and made our bridges out of straws, ice-block sticks, pipe cleaners, cardboard and lots of sellotape! It was lots of fun!

Friday, November 20, 2009

The Shuttle Atlantis Takes Off!

How Blake House Got its Name...

One day at Botany Downs Primary School, someone asked who "Blake" was. Well it is a big story Miss Cotman said... (JC)

Sir Peter Blake is a sailor. He took pictures of trees to show people that there were not many trees left. (SW)

Sir Peter Blake died because the pirates killed him by accident. The pirates said "Give me your money and your food now PLEASE!" (ChP)

Sir Peter Blake was very brave and he worked hard to help others (If you are in Blake house perhaps you can try to be brave and helpful too!). After becoming famous winning the America's Cup for New Zealand, Sir Peter Blake decided to try and teach people about problems in the environment. It was when he was doing this in the Amazon River that he was killed. (Miss Cotman)