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This afternoon the grade fives had another leadership talk with a police officer Sargent Shawn. Some of the qualities that Sahwn menchend were…
You don’t need a badge to be a good leader because when you are in grade six all of the younger kids will look up to you as a leader even if you don’t have a badge. Something else that he menchend were that when you move up into the higher years in school everyone looks up to you as a leader with or without a badge.
Another quality that he spoke about was that the people around you will remember what you say as a leader and even if you forget everyone will remember your words and actions.
Something else that he spoke about was that if you are a leader and you are telling little kids what to do you should follow your own advice set a good example to the younger kids because they will follomw what you do and if you do the wrong thing they will do the wrong thing.
Something that the talks had in common was that they both spoke about was that by you being a leader younger kids follow what you do and say and they will remember your actions and words.
Things that they didn’t have in common was Mrs Montgomery spoke about teamwork and all those qualities and Shawn spoke about being prepared and challenging yourself.
What was something that you learnt and enjoyed about Shawns talk?
Today we met up with our school principle Mrs Montgomery and she spoke to us about leadership and what is important about leadership and what are some of the qualities about being a leader. Some of the qualities that she menchend are..
Listening she said that it is important to listen to what other leaders and the people around you have to say because they can really have an impact on the desisions that you make as a leader.
Another quality that she spoke about is focusing on what is important because by focusing on what is important can have something to do with some desisions or changes that you can make as a leader.
Something else that she spoke about is honesty because being honest is a really important quality to have because the teachers will choose leaders that they trust and if you are not an honest person you will probably not be chosen for the job as a leader. Some of the things that you have to be honest about is if you break so,etching it if you have made a mistake and if you are honest about it the teachers will tell you something that you can do to fix it.
Trust your friends is another one. By being able to trust your friends as a leader you can talk to them about some desisions that you would like to make and get their opinion. By trusting your friends they can tell you if you desision is a good or a bad desision. You also have to trust the people on the team with you because you have to agree on a change before you make a change.
Stay strong is another quality that involves leadership by staying strong it means standing up for yourself and bouncing back if things don’t go your way.
Sense of humour is another very important quality because by being a leader you can make a joke here and there but you have to make appropriate jokes and only laugh with someone not at them.
Teamwork is a very important quality to have because when you want to make a change it isn’t just you who has to agree on the change and you have to involve yourself the teachers and the students because the desisions that you make in the school will have a massive impact on people in the school .
what is something that you learnt?
Today we played our second game of the season for interschool sport. My team played at Greenhils. The sport that I play is rounders. My team is GKB. We played our best game of Summer sport yet. At the start of the game the captains from both teams Sead what they needed to say. Then we had to do a toss up we chose roofs but flats one. We were winning during the hole game except the last innings. The end scores were 30 to 34 their way. The hole team played great and our coach was very proud of us for our best game of the year.
How did your team go in inter school sport today?
We went out again for another look at our shadows because the sun was out again.
As you you can see here the difference between the Suns position has changed the size of my shadow. Because the sun was more to the west it was shining towards my face so that meant that my shadow was behind me.
What have you learnt in science today?
This morning we went out side to look at our shadows and and find out what is a shadow. I learnt that to create a shadow you need the sun and light. A shadow is like your reflection but you can’t actually see yourself. A shadow is created when the sun joined with light shine on you and that is when you can see yourself on the ground.depending on what way the sun is facing that depends on weather your shadow is infront or behind you.
We had to trace our shadow in the morning and we were going to see the difference between the morning and the afternoon. But when we went out in the afternoon we couldn’t see our shadow because the clouds were covering our shadows.
This is a photo of my shadow in the morning. But because the the sun was in the East it was shining on my back so my shadow was infront of me.
This is a photo of my shadow that was traced. We traced it because we wanted to see if the shadow would eventually change size because of the positioning of the sun.
In this photo you can’t see my shadow because the sun is being covered be all of the clouds.
This is a photo of my traced shadow in the afternoon bit because the sun is being covered by the clouds you can’t see me standing infront of my traced shadow.
what is one new thing you have learnt in science about shadows today?
on the 24th of August the class had a focous on cause and effect. Cause and effect is when something happens that is the cause and the result of it is the effect. E.g I ate a lot of cake (cause ) as a result there was no cake left (effect). The task that we had to complete was making a table while watching a video we had to watch the video and write Dow the cause and effect of something that happerened in the video.
How would you describe cause and effect?
On Friday the 14th of August the netball Commets played Glen Kathrine A at their school. We started off buy introducing ourselves and figuring out who takes the first Center pass. The game started off great and Apollo got the first goal. At half time we were in the lead. We kept playing for the next half. The end scores were 11 to 22 their way.
I believe that the hole team played great and worked together well.
how did your team go in sport this week?
On Wednesday the 5th of August the grade fives went to Montmorency Secondary College to learn about the qualities of being a leader. We learnt some strategies like initiative, co-operation, participation, persistence communication and team work. To learn this we were split up into coloured groups. I was in Mustard. We had to complete many activities using these values. They were fun and I learnt heaps. An activity we had to complete was the M and M game. The reason Monmorency prepared this activity was to show us that being a leader takes persistence. I think that Montmorency Secondary College is a great school and uses these leadership qualities well.
What leader ship role are you thinking of going for?
On Friday the 31st of July the Commets B played Diamond Creek East at our home ground it was really cold. We started of ready to play the Commets A went first. We watched their game to get some ideas. When it was our turn I was off in the first quarter but I still had to watch my team play. When it was my turn in the second quarter I played Center DCE took the first Center pass of the quarter we know that we had to be strong because there a strong team. I played the second and third quarter and was off for the fourth. In the end the Commets B won 10 to 16 our way I recon that it was our best game of the season.
How did you go in inter school sport this week?