Monday, 6 June 2016

reading assesment week 5

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

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 a void is not messy because it is an empty space which has nothing in it so it could not be messy.
Which color is the most fluorescent at night? Why?
White because the moon is white and that is light we get at night
Why are elderly people more vulnerable than children? Why?
Because children have a lot of energy and elderly
Which is more interconnected; a vine or a dandelion? Why?
vine because the tangle up and get connected most of the time
Which is more seldom; the Olympics or an election in NZ? Why?

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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?
You will know when you see it eg: if you see a person hurt they might be crying or you will be able to see the light or the thing that is shining
There could be voids in between the interconnected things

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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.
I saw something seldom which was a pelican bird in Austrailia attacking my mum

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