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  1. Monday in 6R

    December 10, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Today there will be some graduation practice during the morning. Teachers will be taking extra sessions for the band, dancing and singing.

    While this is happening there are some activities that need to be completed.

    ** View this activity in Miss Clark’s blog if the image is cut off.


    Scatter Plots


    Follow the link above and view the clips/tutorials.

    Complete each online task and screenshot your work.

    Answer the questions below in a pages document.

    Add your screenshots to your pages document, print, save, add to your Digital portfolio in ‘Statistics & Probability’ .


    1. Work on your “Zines”.
    2. Add more items to your digital portfolio.
    3. Begin your Prep Buddy christmas card

  2. Homework “Me” poster

    November 21, 2017 by Mr Richo

  3. Histograms

    November 15, 2017 by Mr Richo




  4. Venus – comprehension

    November 12, 2017 by Mr Richo

    You need to read the following information about Venus and then answer the questions. Complete this work in your English book using full sentences. You do not need to complete the last question of the activity underneath the heading ‘Hands On’.
    Note: Before you answer the question underneath the heading ‘Create’ you need to investigate how each planet in our solar system was named. Where did the name come from and who discovered that planet?


  5. Spend a Million Dollars

    November 12, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Spend a Million!




    Spend a Million-2h43zaj

  6. The Cartesian Plane

    November 12, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Part TWO

    On Friday you set up a Cartesian Plane. Today you get to use it.

    Complete the Cartesian plane activity sheet. 

    You will notice that there are sets of integers on the sheet. Each set will create a line on your Cartesian plane.

    Complete the lines and you will create a picture of an animal.



  7. Film Fest

    October 30, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Film Making



    Focus Questions

    1. Explain the time and money that goes into creating some special effects.
    2. To be good at special effects, it helps to be…
    3. How did Josh get into film making?
    4. Why does he like to use clay to make movies?
    1. Describe the stop motion technique.
    2. What is filmmaker Douglas Trumbull famous for?
    3. What does he describe as the similarities between his work and Josh’s?
    4. Do you think special effects have become an important part of movies?Explain your answer.
    5. Record what you now know about special effects since watching the Moviemagic story?

    10. The BtN ‘MovieMagic’ story is an example of a

    a) Recount b) Procedure c) Argument d) Report

    Movie magic

    Negotiate with students how many activities they will need to complete from each section.

    Remember and Understand

    What do the following words mean? Animation, CGI, claymation, special effects, stop motion, storyboard.

    Create a trivia quiz about special effects. Give it to another student to try.

    Find out about the history of special effects from the 1890’s to the present day and record on a timeline. What do you think is the future of special effects?

    Apply and Analyse

    Investigate blue screen technology (also known as chroma key or green screen). What is it and how does it work? The Behind the News website has some information about it in the Behind, Behind the News video Give examples of how it is used in movies.

    Choose a film that uses special effects. Write a review of the film focussing on how effective the special effects were. Also include a synopsis of the film (summary of the plot without giving too much away). Rate the special effects (star rating out of 5).

  8. Homework week 2

    October 18, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Term 4 Week 2 DUE: MONDAY 23rd OCT



  9. Your turn

    October 18, 2017 by Mr Richo

  10. Problem solving strategies

    October 18, 2017 by Mr Richo

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