Reading Royalty

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Posted by Miss Moore | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 24-04-2017

Reading Royalty for the week ending 21/4/17:

Sam

George

Amelia

Ellie

Reilly

Jamie

Well done guys! You made the most progress with your reading since 24/3/17.

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Reading Royalty

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Posted by Miss Moore | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 28-03-2017

This week’s Reading Royalty is:

Codi

George

Amelia

Gabriel

Ellie

For earning the most points from their quizzes.

Well done, keep up the hard work.

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top three treasure stories

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Posted by 13george | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-03-2017

Top three treasure stories!!¬† ūüėČ

1. The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

A masterpiece of misdirection, this short story tells the tale of William Legrand’s delirious search for the pirate treasure hidden by notorious real-life Captain Kidd. What seems at first like a tale of the supernatural or a descent into madness is revealed, through Legrand’s step-by-step explanation, as a logical if improbable case of invisible ink, ciphers and cryptic clues. The treasure, meticulously catalogued, includes gold coins, jewellery and precious gemstones, along with 83 crucifixes and 197 gold watches: more than enough to restore Legrand’s lost fortune.

2. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Partially inspired by Poe‚Äôs story, the most famous of all treasure hunts began when Stevenson sketched an imaginary island complete with swamps, graves, and an X to mark the spot where the ‚ÄúBulk of Treasure‚ÄĚ was buried. From his sketch, Stevenson conceived the tale of young Jim Hawkins, who finds the map in a dead man‚Äôs chest and takes up the role of cabin boy in a search for pirate gold. At the end of the story, a significant part of the treasure is left on the island, and the way is left open for a number of sequels, though none by Stevenson himself. Treasure Island is packed with vivid characters, but it‚Äôs Long John Silver who steals the show as a murderous mutineer who nevertheless spares Jim‚Äôs life. In a metafictional companion piece, The Persons of the Tale, Stevenson has Silver and his arch-enemy Captain Smollett step out of the story between chapters to smoke a pipe and discuss the intentions of the Author, of whom Silver says: ‚ÄúI‚Äôm his favourite chara‚Äôter ‚Ķ he likes doing me.‚ÄĚ

3. Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton

In the first of the Famous Five adventures, siblings Julian, Dick and Anne are deemed big enough to look after themselves for the summer and packed off to Kirrin Bay to stay with ‚Äúdifficult‚ÄĚ cousin George. The ensuing search for a cargo of gold ingots stashed on Kirrin Island includes enough Gothic elements to thrill young readers: a ruined castle, hidden dungeons and an ancient shipwreck raised by a storm. The adventure is unhindered by interfering parents, who are largely absent or unreliable ‚Äď Uncle Quentin is ‚Äúbad-tempered, unjust and not to be trusted‚ÄĚ until the sudden acquisition of wealth transforms him into a cheerful, affectionate father ‚Äď and it‚Äôs much-maligned Anne who devises a plan to rescue George and Julian, thus lifting George‚Äôs family out of genteel poverty.

 

HI RANDOM PERSO HIGHLITING THIS!!!1

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Treasure

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Posted by 13samuel | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-03-2017

TREASURE!

What is treasure: Treasure is valuable items such as, gold, silver, gems, and anything that is precious to you.

Does treasure have to be worth money: No. Treasure does not have to be worth anything. It could just be a scrap of paper, as long as it is precious to you.

Famous novel related treasure: The most famous pirate story is probably Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson which is a story about Jim Hawkins, Billy-Bones and his treasure.

What could treasure be to you: Gold, Silver, Diamond, photos, phones, food, water, health, life, family, friends and shelter.

 

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TREASURE!

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Posted by 13reilly | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-03-2017

  Treasure!!!

  BURIED TREASURE/MONEY or (YOUR TREASURE)

 

Treasure can be either your precious things or gold and money.

Treasure, or booty,was worth a fight to the death, according to pirates.

Treasure Island is a famous book about pirates written by Robert Louis Stevenson (1882). It follows the journey of Jim Hawkins, Dr Livesey, Long John Silver and Captain Flint.

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Treasure Island

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Posted by 13ptolemy | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-03-2017

 

Chapter 1:

An old sailor, calling himself “the captain”¬† although his real name is Billy Bones comes to lodge at the Admiral Benbow Inn on the ¬†during the mid 1700s , paying the innkeeper’s son, Jim Hawkins, a few pennies to keep a lookout for a one-legged “seafaring man.” A seaman with intact legs shows up, frightening Billy‚ÄĒwho drinks far too much rum‚ÄĒinto a stroke, and Billy tells Jim that his former shipmates covet the contents of his sea chest. After a visit from yet another man, Billy has another stroke and dies; Jim and his mother his father has also died just a few days before unlock the sea chest, finding some money, a journal, and a map. The local physician, Dr. Livesey, deduces that the map is of an island where a deceased pirate‚ÄĒCaptain Flint‚ÄĒburied a vast treasure. The¬†district squire Trelawney, proposes buying a ship and going after the treasure, taking Livesey as ship’s doctor and Jim as cabin boy.

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Sam Edwards short story (by Sam)!

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Posted by 13samuel | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

"We'll meet at midnight," he uttered confidently.
"Why?" I answered softly.
"You'll see." he said mysteriously...
...At midnight we rose. We broke out of our prison cell and leapt onto a 
fine, moon-white motor boat. As we piloted the boat away, the alarms of the prison rose but we were away.

Over the horizon, I could see the frothy, turquoise-green waves swallowing up a helpless, silver-scaled fish. The miniscule, emerald-green fish tum-bling down into the inky-depths below. It seemed to have fallen from a 
vast puffer fish with a woven basket hanging below. The plump puffer fish 
was: sunshine-yellow, spiky and round.

I saw the fish fall. The slimy-scaled fish was seen by the man. I fell, my fins quivering with relief. The sea lashed; the froth tumbled onto the 
boat; the basket swayed like a rocking-chair.

As I plunged into the inky-depths of the ocean, I could see: my home of conical shells, the miniscule fish darting around, the turtles that glided 
along. I must get away from my home as they were the ones who were tugging me away to the dark, gloomy prison. I feel: contented, anxious and 
liberated...

...Suddenly, out of the blue came a razor-teethed shark. It's jaws 
following me, chasing me and then snap. It was the end for me!
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john f. kennedy

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Posted by 13emilia | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

John f. Kennedy was born on  may 29th 1917. In Brookline Massachusetts. He was the second child of Joseph Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy Joseph and Rose eventually had nine children.

JFK spent his earliest childhood in Brookline with his older brother  Joe JR.

JFK died on November 22nd 1963. in Dallas,Texas.

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My descriptive short story

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Posted by 13rubyolivia | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Come, come, come follow in my footsteps¬†, follow me.” it rippled quietly.

”¬†What do you want from me?¬†what have I done? Who are you?” I shrieked across the water.

Frantically I, sprang to my feet I know what I have to do that camera was once mine and it will be mine again. Suddenly, realisation hit me darted towards the boat; broken but good enough. I rowed until the sun set then it was just black . Did I dream this or was it real?

 

suddenly,  the gargling sea forces me towards a hedgehog- like puffer fish floating in the air . Glancing above , I spot a dry , floppy  fish about to be swallowed up by the clutches of the rippling sea. The waves rippled and roared; the wind howled furiously ; the storm slowly broke. Emotions flooded my mind : curiosity, wonder and amazement.

 

Helplessly I , watched the silvery-scaled fish fall as my mind was filled with panic and anxiety . The fish was watched by the shocked girl who darted towards the fish in her boat but it was too late . I fell ,  my fins flailing, my scales stung I could feel nothing.

 

Into the inky depths of the cradle-like sea , I was : trembling , trembling , swirling, when emotions flooded my mind : anxiety , wonder and curiosity. As I look around , I spot swirly conical-like¬† shells below me as a giraffe patterned city- back sea turtle darts beneath me . The twisty reeds dance around the shiny shells and the waves crash and roar . Suddenly , a bale of turtles head towards me I duck as the wise wanderer of the waves glide over me . I spiral and steady myself; the wise turtle heads of into the distance ; I am finally in control. This isn’t my home where am I ?

 

With the swish of me tail , I tumble, twist and turn¬† I dart behind the conical giraffe patterned shells still in shock . As I look behind, I spot the razor – sharp teeth of a shark … Sweat drips from my brow , phew this was all a dream I am only on the boat bobbing in the sea. “Come, come, come follow in my footsteps , follow me.” it rippled quietly.

“Who is this?”

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ww II Japan v USA

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Posted by 13jack | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

 

Hirosima and Nagasaki were places that were bombed in the Second World War by the USA because Japan bombed Pearl Harbour.

So they retaliated by bombing the populated cities. Days later, Japan surrenders

with in days and the World War for Japan was over.

 

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Codi’s Story (By me)

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Posted by 13codi | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Come…follow me…the sea…” it whispered, it’s voice echoing in my head.

“What? What are you?” I yelled. “Answer me!”¬†

Silence. I rose to my feet and briskly peered at the boat. I darted towards it, my mind racing, craving for adventure.I couldn’t stop running! I hopped in and sailed into the distance. Would I find the old camera that made me question my childhood?

The wind howled quietly; the storm brewed precariously; the waves lashed viciously. In the sky, I saw a hot air balloon, but…it was a puffer-fish! The basket beneath the sea-dweller contained: six fish, overflowing, murky water and some sandbags. Then, the ‘daredevil’ decided he would fly…the floppy fish fell!

I watched the fish fall, filled with panic, but I couldn’t stop what was happening. The fish was watched by the panic-stricken boy. I shot downwards, my speed quickening at every centimeter. Was this what death was like???¬†

As I plunged into the skin of the sea, I saw a gigantic sea-turtle, caring for a conical city. I was: mesmerised, bemused and alarmed. Tiny martians filled this strange city. The gurgling turtle swiftly surveyed me, then glided away. 

I woke up, sweat pouring from my brow, eyes bulging. I was fishing. The boat contained: a fishing rod, a bucket and a tin full of worms. I looked up, expecting to see a puffer-fish, but I saw a golden yellow hot air balloon. A white flash temporarily blinded me. When my vision cleared I whipped round…and saw the camera!

The End…

 

OR IS IT??????(Yes…)¬†

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Mythical Ocean {by Reilly}

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Posted by 13reilly | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Follow, Follow my voice” it whispered.

“Why? why me?” I questioned looking around to find something. I dashed to my boat questioning my actions but followed through anyway. I¬† hopped on my boat and rowed into the mythical ocean.

As I sailed out into the icy ocean, I saw a bizarre sight out of the corner of my eye. It was four slippery, scaly fish inside of a basket held up by an air-borne puffer-fish. The ropes swayed; the rain battered; the fish fell!

Silently, I watched the flailing fish fall, I felt meaningless, the fish swished and swayed in the air hopelessly, I wish I could’ve done something to help the fish back to his friends.

After plunging into the mythical depths I was:  hello random person highlighting this!

Mesmerised, curious and panic-stricken. There were colossal city-backed turtles bounding towards me! The cities were made up from conical shells with holes as windows and doors like holes in crab shells.

As I was rowing along I heard a violent splash behind me so I turned around to see¬†the back of my boat was chomped off by a mischievous, boat-eating shark! It gnawed at my boat again and again but at last it chewed the last piece of my boat and left my floating in the ocean, waiting to be eaten…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Death! (a short story by George)

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Posted by 13george | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Come in , Come in.” it telepathically whispered.

“But why,why?” I thought aloud.

Abruptly, I jumped to my feet. Minutes later I was tugging the boat out to sea. Off I went watching …. listening ….. waiting for whatever I was meant to see.

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In the blink of an eye, I spotted an unidentified flying object.Shock flooded through me as I realised what it was. It was a colossal flying puffer…..Balloon? The basket (that was gently swaying underneath the puffer-fish) contained : four blue-tinged fish,ten weighted dirt sacks and a small water bottle. I felt like the ocean was trying to reach out and tug me into its inky depths. Suddenly, I heard a sound like a fish hitting the water……………………………………….

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I heard the fish fall

The fish was heard by the boy

I plunged towards the water my tail flailing. I panicked as I realised I would land in plain sea space.

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I plunged into the inky, jet-black depths; I writhed and twisted in the waves;I fought against the growing aversion.I was sinking and thinking that I was doomed when a city-backed , a’tuin like turtle appeared below me. “I am saved!” I thought , touching down on the turtle relieved to be out of sea space.I looked around the conical city for the balloon port. That was were my friends would be…

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Instinctively,I looked up as the puffer fish descended upon me.I realised that instead of deflating the puffer fish was swelling… “BOOM!”

The puffer fish exploded and I was rapidly blown back into sea space.

The blow fish exploded as the other fish was rapidly blown backwards.

I exploded watching helplessly as the blue-tinged fish I was carrying earlier was blown off the turtle. “Why is death not here to claim me?” I thought and then he appeared “LET’S GO!” he announced and touched my remains making me disappear my last sight being a blue-tinged fish sinking in sea space……..

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flotsam

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Posted by 13roland | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Come, come swim with me.” said the turtle slowly

“who are you? Why are you here?” l said loudly.

It suddenly went silent”please, please!” said the turtle quietly. l was scared. As the boat went it to the distance like a shark, l gazed at a blow fish in the sky and one fish dropped out of the brown basket in to the inky, salty sea.

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My Short Story!

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Posted by 13saima | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Come with us.” they whispered. “Yes come!” one spoke cheerfully.

“Go where?” I reply.

“On an adventure.” One spoke cheerfully.”To see wonderful landscapes.” one spoke with an artistic sense.”Eat sea food.” one spoke calmly.”Find treasure and explore islands.”one spoke with a soft voice.

Suddenly,my alarm clock goes off.I wake up in disgrace.

“Was I dreaming.” I think in my mind.

I switch my alarm clock off and start to get ready and pack my back pack.As I leave I start to think why am I doing this?I guess I should I want to know who I was talking to.I step into the boat and start to check if I have everything i need.I begin to set sail.

In the distance,glancing above I see a sunshine-yellow puffer fish half dipped in cloud white carrying a basket.The basket contained:three fish,puddles of salty sea water and bits of seaweed.The waves kept calm;the sky kept cool;the clouds hover freely in the afternoon day light.The puffer fish has spikes surrounding it’s body.

I watch a fish with shining scales falling helplessly as the puffer fish sways out of control.The fish was watched by other people on other islands.As I fell I was panicking;I hit the water and I felt stunned;my fins numb as I sink.

I fall from the diamond blue sky into the icy blue ocean.As I fell the waves move softly below;the sun shone brightly in the diamond sky;I create a huge splash as I fell.I feel fascinated,amazed and shocked.I spot turtles passing by with conical shaped shells encrusted on it’s giraffe spotted shell.

I ¬†swim through the open ocean and pass trees of seaweed and coral reefs.Suddenly,I have a feeling that something was following me;I turn around and see a inky blue shark with razor sharp teeth it starts to chase me!I start to swim as fast as I can but my body was swallowed with pain.The next minute,I wake up soggy and wet I decide to camp on another island.The next day,I find my boat half eaten,broken in half,I wonder what happened did it get eaten by the shark?I wonder…

 

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short descriptive story

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Posted by 13rubyar | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Follow me come, come.” it murmured.

“What? Who¬†is this?” I shrieked it echoed across the water.

All of a sudden, ¬†I knew I had to find it, it wants me it¬†needs me, it chose me. There is something wet picking at my feet I look down it was the sea. Was that who was talking to me? Realisation hit me, I as¬†quick as I could I dived for my bag which contained: some food, some water and¬†a camera. I got the nearest boat a bit broken but it will do. I start paddling don’t know where I¬†will go¬†but I keep paddling.¬†Until everything goes black I can see again until…

In the dingy distance, I can see a small emerald-green fish falling out of a basket being dragged along by a custard, hedgehog like, yellow puffer fish. As the puffer fish floats off and the fish falls into the murky depths of the diamond-blue sea. The waves rippled and roared; the storm broke, the fish fell into the precarious sea. As he gets closer the fish gets cuddled by the sea and pushes him into the violent waves.

Hopelessly , I watched the fish fall the fish was watched by the girl as she panicked there was nothing she could do her heart sank. I fell into the crashing waves my scales stung; I sunk down, there is nothing I can do.

I saw the puffer fish leave, as I get pushed down by another¬†roaring¬†wave, I see a wave hovering above the surface of the sea ready to grab another victim. I fall into the deep sea; I twirled¬†in the¬†waves; I stopped. where am I? As I look up I see huge turtles with conical shells on their backs and tiny alien people this isn’t home. Where am I? where is it?

Stood still in shock, staring at the huge wise turtles then out of ¬†nowhere¬†a light; something brighter then the sun sweeps me up. Its a boat I look around there is nothing I can do I fight it; I twist and turn I weave and break free, but am I safe sweat dripping from my brow all of a sudden I hear “Follow me, come, come.” it murmured.

 

 

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short descriptive story.

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Posted by 13bethany | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 08-02-2017

“Come, come to me . ” it mumbled.

“Why, why do you want me ? ” I bawled across the icy-blue water.

As minutes passed, I knew what I had to do so I¬† limped to my feet and frantically ¬†ran to my boat. In my back pack I have : a bottle of water , plenty of food and a old camera.¬†Just¬† then remembrance ¬†hit me¬†hit me, the old camera that I threw into the sea I need to get it back. Were the pictures real ? Off I must go on my way , on my way. Is the camera still out there ? Rowing , rowing , rowing. Must get, must get there. Until…

 

In the dingy distance, I can see a minute, emerald-green fish toppling out of the racing, wrecked basket. While being dragged down into the depths of the wreaking, roaring dirty-diamond blue hands of the sea as brown as bark. The roared wildly ; the wind howled ferociously ; the basket swaid precariously. The puffer fish was quickly out of breath. Just then…

 

Helplessly, I watched the fish fall. The fish was helplessly watched by the girl. I fell my silvery-scaled fins flailing. I was filled with disorientate and I’m scared. Where am I ? Why am I down¬†here ? I am numb, my scales hurt. Alone I feel: panicked, scared and heart-broken. I want to go home.

 

As I go further and deeper down, I spot a shell-encrusted¬†turtle, with conical shaped shells clutching onto its golden brown back . I went closer and closer I saw a bale of turtles not just one but a lot of them. A hunched city-backed turtle, which is the wanderer of the sea! Floating reeds and minute aliens all over it. What is this ? Will I ever get back…

 

As I¬†¬†dart through the tangled reeds, I see a blurry figure , it’s razor-sharp teeth coming towards me. So I: turn, twist, tumble through the inky depths of the sea. It’s coming closer and closer quick, hurry I must get away. I feel its silky skin touching my fins is it to late for me?

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Robert Kett by Anon

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Posted by 13samuel | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-02-2017

In 1549, there was a farmer called Robert Kett. one ordinary day he heard a disturbance. He went to see what was happening and found an angry 
mob of men who were trying to knock down his fence. He asked them what 
they were all angry about and the bellowed,
"THE GENTRY ARE TAKING AWAY ALL OF THE PUBLIC LAND AND GIVING IT TO THE 
RICH!!!!!" GO EAT RICE!!! LOL 
Robert had not heard of any of this. He thought it was ridiculous so he 
offered to help them. He had a plan. They would meet at Ketts oak and then they would march to Norwich city with a list of demands and confront the gentry. Once they had got to the Norwich, the city closed the gates.
So Robert Kett decided to camp in Mousehold Heath. Ketts followers got 
bored of waiting and decided to siege the city. All except Robert got 
caught. They were locked up in cow tower. They all died standing up 
because there were so many of them in there. Robert was then found in a 
farm and taken to Guild Hall where he then had to walk down gentlemens 
walk. He was then put in a cage and hanged from the castle. He died soon 
after.
He died of starvation, thirst, and coldness. <secret text on how he died.
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My short story

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Posted by 13chenice | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-02-2017

“Come ,come my friend`.it whisper.it whispered

‚ÄúWho are you?¬†¬†Go away!‚ÄĚI shouted

.As fell out of my bed,I got some food¬† and my pet and a camera.I got out side.I see a boat and I get in drifting¬† away Off into the calm sparkeling sea but can i find what i am looking for?For all these years .Then…

In the distence,I  can see a curstard-yellow,ball-like puffer balloon.Ican see the sea ascalm as a butterfly.The waves dancing gracfuly;the fish leand dangerously;the fish fell.The sea was as calm,cyan and  peacful.

 

As  I watch the fish fell ,I was filled with helpnessless.The fish was watch by the girl in panic.I  fell  my fins failing.I fell into the sea my fins sting my body numb.

After¬† plunging¬† into the water,I was : fritend scered and sad. I sank¬† into the sea;I landed on a turtle;I was amazed.cone shaped shells with pink and brown spots covered the backs of the turtles.The big bale of turtles of shinning,brown spoted turtles in the inky depths.Then suddenly…

A shadow coverd the sea floor a massive whale was eating lots of fish and  then a bang his moth closed. Five minutes later,he starts eating more fish.I start to swim away almost out then I wake up it takes me a minute to realies it was all a dream.The  think I was looking for mycamera wich I  throw out to sea,when i was l.little.I look at the photos it was evry thing I saw in my dream it was true.Then I went to tell evryone about it.

 

 

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nine eleven!!!

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Posted by 13gabriel | Posted in Uncategorised | Posted on 07-02-2017

9/11

on september 11th 2001 the twin towers (also known as the world trade center) was attacked.

At 8:45 am on a Tuesday an american airlines boeing 767 filled with jet fuel was hijacked and flown into the 80th floor of the world trade center.

18 minutes after what was initially thought as a freak accident another boeing 767 was flown into the south tower leaving a gaping hole around the 60th floor and causing a huge explosion.

The attacks were from a from a saudia-rabian terrorist group called al-qaeda.

In the devastating set of events 2996 people were killed and  it is considered one of the worst days in new york history

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