PSAT

Just a few weeks ago, in literacy class, we were preparing for our first reading and language use’s  practice SAT. We were doing taking this test on one of the most effective learning website, Khan Academy.

Our tips to on taking this test are to not stress out about the test. Nevertheless, we should start with reading the questions and the given choices first before we do because some of the questions don’t require us to read the whole passage to answer. One of the easier ways is to follow the process of elimination the answer choices. That mean, in each question there will be some obvious answer that is not something that the question wants, so we can eliminate that one out. Most importantly, we should check for the key words in each answer because one word can change the whole meaning of the answer choice.

Another important thing is that we should try to do all the questions even if we are not sure with the answer. After I took the test, I just realized that I left too many questions which will take out a lot of my points. However, if I were to do all of the questions even with guessing, I might have get some more points 

 

 

I am from poem

In literacy class we have many activities that help us practice with our writing and speaking skills.  To practice our writing skill with did I am from poem. Please enjoy reading my I am from poem.

My I am from poem.
My I am from poem.

 

Who am I?

I am Sokea
I am 12 years old
I am a quiet person.
I have one older sister.
Family is really special for me.
My favorite colors are red and blue.
Art and literacy are my favorite classes.
I like to draw pictures and design clothes.
I like to read books and play on the computer.
MY BIG GOAL IS TO CHANGE CAMBODIA.

Newsela

Headline (copy): Health

Topic (copy):Dirty air from China is blowing across the ocean and polluting California

Lexile Level (different for each): 860L

Summary (10-12 sentences telling the major ideas; who, what, where when, why, how):

This article is about the polluting the air and it can make people have a disease for their lungs. The smog it blew from China and across the Pacific ocean to California. It’s increasing the ozone in Western States when the ozone from China because they have more and more ozone. When the smog blow from China to California it only take about a week to across the Pacific ocean. It was a bad thing and for the people that live in Western States because it can make them have a bd health. One scientist name Faloona said that the ozone (the gas in the air polluting) is come from transportation like cars, trucks and factories. When the smog have blew from China to California then U.S have add more ozone because in California also the drive the cars and have factories. However This two countries would work together to stop the polluting but U.S need to work harder because the smog not go any where else it just stay in California. Also this mean that the pollution have a lot and it really easy to make us sick and die.

Favorite part:

  • When I read this article, I didn’t that the smog can blow really far like in this article blowing from China and across Pacific ocean and got to California. Also it take a quick time to get that smog to California only about a week. It was hard to believe for me. However, if we have a smog it really bad for our health so we need to take care of yourself more. The cause to make this problem because in China they have a factories and they drive a transportation so it pollute the air a lot.

Would you recommend it? (yes/no): Yes

If yes, who would you recommend it to?: (people who like…)

  • To people who live in China, Don’t use a lot of the gas if the place that not far so we can you our feet to walk don’t need to drive a car or moto. For the factories they shouldn’t use a lot of gas too

Invisible Stanley – Chapter.5

Name: Sokea

Date: 28/1/15

  1. In the beginning of the chapter, how is Arthur feeling? Why? What does his mother tell him to try and help him feel better?
  • Arthur felt bad and jealous of Stanley because no one was interested at him because other people were only interested at Stanley. Mrs. Lambchop told Stanley to make Arthur happy by telling Arthur a good news that he can go to perform on TV. Mrs. Lambchop didn’t tell Stanley to go to TV but Stanley wanted to bring Arthur to TV to make him happy.

 

  1. What does Teddy Talker want with Stanley? Why?
  • Teddy Talker wants to know how Stanley got invisible and it is strange so that is why he wants to know about it.

 

  1. Does Stanley want to go? Why does he agree to go?
  • Stanley didn’t want to go but he agreed that he would go and appear on TV. Stanley agreed to go because he wants to help Arthur to perform on TV.

 

  1. In your own words, tell me who the other three guests on the show were.
  • The three guests on the TV show were the pretty woman that won the beauty prize, the man that won the tennis champion and the woman that wrote the book about sausage.

 

  1. When Teddy tells the audience that Stanley’s brother is going to come out, how do they feel? Why?
  • When Teddy told the audience that Arthur is going to come out the audience was sad and don’t want to look at the show that Arthur is performing because they thought that they would meet Stanley the invisible boy.

 

  1. Explain one of Arthur’s two jokes in your own words (either the king joke or the well joke).
  • Arthur’s first joke is about where the king puts his armies. The king puts the armies in his sleevies. The armies in the joke means arm and the sleeves is part of shirt. It means the king put his arms in the sleevies.

 

  1. How does Arthur know Teddy’s card is the four of hearts?
  • Arthur knows that Teddy’s card is four of hearts because all the cards that he has are four of hearts.

 

  1. Why can’t Arthur do the card trick again, using the same cards? What is his solution?
  • Arthur can’t do the trick again so he uses a new strategy but Stanley helps him. This time one audience comes to play a trick with Arthur. His solution is Stanley comes and looks at the audience’s card then he tells Arthur the card that the audience had. Arthur can’t do the trick again because if he uses the same cards then the audience will say that he lied to them. The past tense of lie is lied. I changed it for you.

 

  1. What are some of the tricks that Henry does?
  • Henry’s trick was to fly. That time he jumped very high to fly.

 

  1.  How does Arthur make it look like he is controlling the frog?
  • Arthur makes it look like he was controlling the frog by having Stanley help him. When the frog makes a circle then Stanley holds Henry and makes a circle.

 

  1. What does Arthur tell the audience at the end? Why do you think he does this?
  • Arthur tells the audience most of the tricks he didn’t do by himself but Stanley helped him. He does this because he didn’t want to lie to the audience. Also Mrs. Lambchop told Arthur not to lie to other people and it is not good and it is not a good thing or behavior for a kid.

 

  1. When Stanley is talking to Teddy, what does he say about being invisible? Are they all good things?
  • Stanley said being invisible no it hard like when he walks on a street or when he walks no one can see him so other people just walk and hit Stanley. Another thing is he just keeps reminding other people where he was or where he is. All of those things are not good because Stanley can get hurt and tired to keep reminding other people.

 

  1. When you read Invisible Stanley do you think its too hard, medium or easy? How much do you think you understand on a scale of one (nothing) to ten (everything)?
  • When I read invisible Stanley I think it medium for me but sometime also it hard to understand the long chapter. On the scale of one I think I understand about 7-8.5 because when I read with the group make me easier and when I don’t know something they can tell me.

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Last exploration and set a goal for new exploration

My last Exploration is Entrepreneurship. In Entrepreneurship class we learn about 3D printing. We also learn a terms that we use a lot in Entrepreneur. The first day we have to think about what is our idea and what we want to do then pick up four best idea to make four group. In each group we have think about a product that we want to make for help people in Cambodia or other countries. My group idea is to make a book standing because we think that it can help people with reading and free their hands. They can do other things while the read the book on our product. When we told Kichong about our idea already we start to do our work. In each group we have different job. My job was to do a blog post and site, Chhoeu was do about the design in 123D Design and Makara she need to write about the Daily that we do everyday. It was hard to make it because when we print out it always wrong. Then we tried to improve it a lot of times and we print it out about ten times until we get a correct one. Then we think that now we have a product already so we just sell it but we don’t know where can we sell it and who is our target audience. One day Kichong told us a good news that Dom will buy 10 products that it can help the students in government school. Dom have bought my group products then on Thursday week six we went to government. We went to government school to tell the students about 3D printing and our products at the last we ask them a question. Then if anyone of them have a right answer the can choose one of TWUM or Climbing products. Before we have a sharation we have a terms test. In that test we need to write how to make a business that in the sentence we need to the terms that we have been learn for seven weeks. I was hard for me because I don’t know the definition for all the terms I just know some of it. However, I thought that I did well on it and I try my best. On Wednesday weeks seven our Entrepreneurship group and two other group went to DI (Development Innovation) for share what we learn in class and what is our products about. It was fantastic because it was the time that Liger to go DI and do a sharation. Also is have a lot of people come and they really enjoy our sharation.

Smell poem

By Lux, Rithy & Sokea

The sickly smell of the rubbish cat.

And the rancid odour of a black rat.

Or the fragrant smell of my sport hat.

 

The sniff of Matt’s chocolate cake.

And the whiff of bread that I bake

Or the spicy smell of the  peppery steak.

 

The spicy smell of red chilly.

Or the sweet perfumed of yummy honey.

And the tempting aroma of lemon candy.