Thursday, May 24, 2012

Could Creatures Live Without Rain

Without rain it will not be possible for creatures to survive because the land would be to dry for the creatures.

There are a few dry places in the world where it does not rain, like the desert where animals & plants can’t live.

Rain supplies us and animals with water to drink and to survive.

When it rains people in the city begin to get angry and forget how much farmers need rain to grow crops and also grass for the cattle. We also need it to keep the dams full for our taps.

Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock was a American he used lived America in New York City. He was very famous for the abstract paintings he did. He usually used a lot of paint in his artwork. He always smoked while he painted. Also his paintings were meaningless
and was undefinable so you would have had to use your imagination. His flicking was a waste of paint. He kept using the paint and splattering the paint all over the grass and picture.

Jackson Pollock was a married man who was married to another painter called Lee Krasner. He kept drinking. When he painted he also used contrasting colours and he kept scooping out paint using the primary colours. His paintings were attractive and were so special to him. Sadly he died in a car crash when he was only 44. His paintings shown his feelings. It looked like he was really happy but he suffered from depression.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Swimming Lessons

Do you know what happens for two weeks this term? Swimming!!!

On Monday Rm 15 went to the pool. Hopping in two at a time to see what group we get put into. I was put into group one and my friend was put into group three. Our instructor Ben said “Put your arms in a shape of a rocket ship”.

Waiting impatiently for my turn I was bobbing up and down finally it was my turn. Taking a deep breath I pushed off the wall, I started to slow down until I was suddenly propelled through the water by Ben pushing my feet. Reaching the fake island I took another big breath and lined back up in the side of the pool.

After everyone had their turn Ben said “ Time to get out”. I wish I could stay in the warm pool but we couldn’t. On the bright side though this was only the first day of swimming. Hooray!!!