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Peer Mediation Merit 3

Today me and Zainab had peer mediation we walked around but there where no people with problems. The learner disposition I think I used today was resilient because it was very boring and I just kept going.

My Short Story

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My Story
WALT: I am learning to write a Short Story For this piece of writing I have focusing on my vocabulary and punctuation. I have been learning to:
use a range of precise vocabulary to communicate meaning (Year ⅞) use all basic punctuation independently and attempt more complex punctuation (eg semicolons, colons, parentheses) (Year 7/8)

The pieces of my writing that are highlighted green are where I have shown my vocabulary and punctuation goal My Story...
A Huge Mystery There once was a boy named Hugh Jmistry, a child prodigy who excelled at solving mysteries but no one hired him because of his age. One day he was finally hired to investigate a secret  organization and the murders linked to the group. The murders took place in a near derelict town called Mirdur Biedarci, hidden by a mountain range and located underwater. “Is this where you would like to go?” The taxi driver asked. Hugh replied with a yes and got out of the cab. The car drove away as Hu…

Peer Mediation Merit 2

On Friday my partner was away at Te Hapua so I asked Jacob to help with my duty in exchange for his at lunchtime. Near the end of Morning Tea we had a problem where a group of friends had a disagreement on who one of them would play with. We fixed the problem shortly after the bell rang and that was basically my duty. I think I used communicate because they couldn't understand what I was saying because I was talking too fast so I slowed down my pace and started talking slowly.

I can describe the structure of a Short Story

Something I have learned about the structure of short stories is they have a problem that may get solved in the end.
After reading some short stories two things I will remember when I write my own short story are that they are shorter than novels and that short stories are more descriptive