Monday, August 11, 2014

Sailing by cheyanne

For what reasons was it ideal to go sailing on that particular day?
The sky is blue wind blowing it is a good day to go sailing
Why do you think it was important to be initially learning on dry land?
It is safer than in the water and he can control them better on land then in the water  
Referring to the images on page 12, what are they learning on the dry land?
I think that they are learning the parts of the boat
Why are ‘Optimists’ ideal to use when sailing?
So kid can go sailing and it will be safe and solid for them to go and have fun
Find the other meaning for optimist, define it:
The optimists is sturdy and safe and unsinkable
Why is the direction of the wind important when sailing?
Because of if the wind is coming from the right you have to sit on the left
What clue did the instructor give the children, when trying to figure out the direction the wind was blowing in? Why would this make sense?
To put your face at half cast and feel the wind what way it was come it make sense to know where the wind is coming from
Find five important facts that are important when sailing an optimist.
boom rudder tiller sheet centerboard
Find a piece of string or rope in the class - Miss Clark will have some and put your figure of eight knot to the test. Take a picture of this to see how well you can follow the instructions.

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Why did Mark demonstrate how to tip the boat over? For what reason do you think he would have done this?
Because if there boat tips over there will know how to get back in  
Before getting in a Optimist, why do you think it would be most important to be a good swimmer?
if something happen to your boat and can't work you can swim for help

Would you like to sail an Optimist, do you think it would be difficult? Why/why not?
Yes That would be cool as to go in the optimist because at my year 6 camp we did sailing in boats like that I was really good at it my boat nearly tipped over .


Your own Optimist - label it referring to the images in the text.
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