Storybird is my favourite web 2.0 tool, because you can make your own story up and read it. Our teacher has put a blog post on his blog that explains all about it to other teachers. Here is the link http://primaryedutech.com/2011/storybird/.
On the 15th of September 2011 we went to Wentworth residential care. We walked there, because it was close to our campus. Miss Verrusio and her class went with us. When we got there we met Sharon, who lead us to the hall area.
We started singing and all of them started smiling. After we sang we went to have a chat with the residents. I had a quick chat to one of them. They gave us a card, a drink and a biscuit before we left.
Author: Davld Bedford
illustrator: Gaby Hansen
Main Characters: Are Big Bear and Little Bear
The story is about Big Bear making a mess and then Little Bear said, ‘can big bears have hugs?’ Then big bear said, ‘yes.’
I like the illustrations and i like bears. It is a funny book. I like the writing.
I give it a 9/10, because it had good illustrations.
By Jack B
Author: Ruth Galloway
Illustrator: Ruth Galloway
Main character: Smiley Shark
A brief description of the story: This stroy is about a lonely shark. Every fish was scared of Smiley Shark, so they would not play with Smiley Shark, but one day the fish got caught, so Smiley Shark saved them. The fish said, “thank you”, so they became friend.
What did you like about the book?: I like the page when Smiley Shark saves the fish, because Smiley Shark was helping the fish , so I learnt that if I was helpful to others, they might be helpful to me. I would give it 10 out of 10.
Title: Maisy, Charley and the Wobbly tooth.
Author: Lucy Cousins.
Illustrator: Lucy Cousins.
Main Characters: Maisy, Charley and Dr.Biteright.
A Brief Description of the story: One day Charley had a wobbly tooth. He was a little nervous, but Maisy said having a wobbly tooth is fine, so they went to Dr .Biteright to check if Charley had a problem with her teeth. Charley began to think having a wobbly tooth is ok.
What do you like about the book?: I like the colourful pictures and the way it’s easy to read.
I score this book 8/10
Author: William Bee
Illustrator: William Bee
Main Characters: Billy the Boy
A brief description of the story: The sory was all about Billy the boy. He can be very difficult to please. Whatever Billy’s Dad shows him something Billy always says whatever.
What did you like about the book?: I really liked the way how Billy always says whatever. I also liked the way how Billy’s Dad shows Billy all types of things like tall stuff and small stuff and loud stuff and the worlds bounciest castle and a very steamy train. There is some other stuff as well and after all of that they went to a very hungry tiger and the tiger went to Billy and the tiger ate Billy and Billy’s dad kept saying whatever.
Give this book something out of 10 and why?
I give this book a 8/10, because it is good, but it doesn’t have that much of writing.
Author: Stephen Michael KingIllustrator: Stephen Michael King
Main Characters: Patricia
A brief description of the story:
The story is about a little girl who wanted to share her thoughts.
What did you like about the book?
I liked the book, because Patricia wanted to share her thoughts.
I would give this book 9/10, because all her thoughts came tumbling out.
Author: Janeen Brian
Illustrator: Kilmeny Niland
The Main Characters: Henry and Wagger, Mr Perry’s Dog
A description of the story: Harry is a boy who wants to have a dog and one day his nex door friend, Mr Perry’s dog gives him a bone and he burries the bone and a few days later he finds a dog which becomes his own dog.
It has great pictures to look at and the imaginatoin of the writer makes this book a fantastic book for kids aged 5-7
Title: David gets in trouble
Author: David Shannon
Illustrator: David shannon.
Main character: David
A brief description of the story: That David all ways gets in trouble and he does bad things all the time.
What did you like about the book? That it is really good and it’s got funny pictures in it and they look really cool.
I gave the book 10/10, because it’s funny some times and that it’s really really good and the pictures are too.
Title: Just Another Ordinary Day
Author: Rod Clement
Illustrator: Rod Clement
Main Characters: Amanda
A Brief Desciption Of The Story: Amanda wakes up in the morning. Amanda says it is a ordinary morning, but it’s really not, she does so many weird things.
What Did You Like About The Book: I like it ,because It’s called Just Another Ordinary Day, but it really isn’t just another ordinary day. It’s really a weird day.
I thought the book is very funny, weird and good. I think the colours are great and the writer has a great imagination. I thought it was weird,because her school is a castle. Her science teacher is a bug, but a huge one. Instead of packed lunches they get cakes and hamburgers. Their library studies teacher looks like a boy and it’s a girl and in library studies they made a ship and an ocean out of books. I also think it’s weird, because she says her cat is a cat, but it’s a lion, so I gave it a 10/10 overall.
In Science we have been busy learning how to classify animals. We started off completing an activity where we had to classify lots of pictures of animals into groups. The first two groups we needed to sort our animals into were vertebrates and invertebrates. Vertebrates are animals with backbones and Invertebrates are animals without backbones. We then needed to sort our vertebrates group into a further five groups. A description of these five groups can be found below.
Birds have a back bone, they have feathers. They lay eggs in a nest. The eggs have a hard shell. They have a steady body temperature. Examples: Eagle, Hawk and Falcon.
Written By Kevin
Illustrated by Alex
Fish have a backbone, fins and scales. They lay eggs in water and use gills to get oxygen from the water. They do not have a steady temperature. Examples of fish: Stingray, Puffer Fish and a Shark.
Written by Joshua
Amphibians have a backbone. They lay eggs in water. During their life cycle they change from a stage when they live entirely in water to a stage when they can live in water and on the land. They do not have a steady body temperature.
Examples: Frog , Toad, and Salamander.
Written by Luke
Illustrated By Isabella B
Mammals have a back bone. They have hair or fur on their bodies.They have live babies and they feed their babies with milk. They use lungs to breathe. They have warm blood which means they have a steady body temperature.
Examples: Lion, Tiger and Monkey.
Written by Alicia
Illustrated by Mikayla
Reptiles have a backbone. They have scaley skin. They lay eggs on land. They have lungs to breathe, but they dont have a steady body temperature. Examples: Snake, Turtle and Lizard.
Written and Illustrated by Josh
Do you know any interesting facts about Birds, Reptiles, Mammals, Fish or Amphibians? We would love to hear from you via a comment.
Tilte: Wibbly Pig’s Big Bear.
Author: Mick Inkpen.
Illustrator: Mick Inkpen
Main characters: Wibbly and the Big Bear
A brief description of the story: The story is all about the big bear and when you blow bubbles he will be amazed.
What did you like about the book?: I like the book, because it has good pictures and colours.
I give it 10/10, because it has good pictures and colours.
By Isabella H