“Writing expresses who we are as people. Writing makes our thinking and learning visible and permanent.”from https://public.district196.org/. There are many different types of Essay which are also similar to English too. We spent time reading different styles of writing and the format of them. After, we discussed and shared what understand, which was our turn to show our work. The teacher gave a topic for us to write as homework by using a Khmer proverb: “If you want to get knowledge, you have to kill an archbishop. If you want to get fruitful, you need to burn the stump.” and let us explain and give examples also. I had done many research before I began to write. It was a bit tricky to understand at the previous, but when I tried to read again and again, I was able to understand. There are a lot of meanings about this proverb. I got experience writing essays, but at the same time, I was appreciated for the people who created all the proverbs and hiding good advice and messages inside.
Every time we talk about Prohak, Which country comes to your mind? Exactly, it’s Cambodia. Prohak is made from fish and it smells so bad, however, Cambodian people like to eat them and it’s very delicious. We could cook many varieties of food by using Prohak. Khmer Noodle is a family dish. Most of the time, when Cambodian celebrate any event, they never forget this food because it’s easy to cook and tastes good. However, this type of food doesn’t have many countries know how to cook it, while some of the ingredients are only found in Cambodia. Therefore, Khmer Noodle also has a folktale story that is related between Cambodia and China. Last but not least, it’s a very popular food in Cambodia.
Sarajevo is a heart of Bosnia that they couldn’t live without. The tall building were growing everywhere, green color on the top of view, chilly air, birds sang songs, and golden lily dance in the air release out soft smell. However, as the time goes Bosnia has broken hearth because of the big giants arrived still everything that it used to has away from its own place. It was a miserable things that Bosnia hard to forgave, but the way to express this feeling was to writing a poem to describe those unforgettable situation.
The novel story that all of citizen in Cambodia couldn’t forget of two main characters, which was voluntarism to died together under a big tree called Por cause of love and family. Tom Teav was a novel story written by Ngoun Som or Pykok Som in 1915. In khmer class we had independent time to choose a topic or read a book to research and after we will share all of those information in the class. I was interested to learn more about khmer novel of Tom Teav to know more does this khmer novel was nonfiction or fiction. All of the results were the same, there are still two reasons, though from a website of CambodiaCommunityday said “this was a nonfiction story happened in Longvek era and it also told from mouth to mouth of event happened in the story. Beside, that from our discussion in class, in this love story had showed about location, period, roles, and this had some parts is from the perspective of an author. So it should be a mix of fiction and nonfiction.
Therefore, this story had written two times, which one more by Nou Kan in 1942, but both of those stories had the same goal of “ Nom Men Thom Cheang Neal” is Cake doesn’t bigger than a stuff to put it. Before daughters didn’t have rights to decide on what they wanted unless their parents agree with those ideas and them need to follow parents.
Math is the practical subject that actually we use everywhere. In the math class, we learn a book called “ Primary Mathematics” Singapore math, which they have divided into different grades and we have been studied 4A and 4B. This year we continue to 5A has 6 chapters. Some lessons are similar to last year, but they are a different way to solve them. Five weeks to start a new book we finish three lessons are Whole Number, More Calculations with Whole Numbers, and Fractions. Among those three lessons, I like More Calculations with the Whole Number because there has the formula to calculate the number with parenthesis, word problems, and our teacher Samantha has include algebra. Algebra is a part of mathematics has a letter in which general symbol that represents a number. I get new knowledge and strategy to find the answer. Those lessons are catching my feeling enthusiastic about this subject. I could say that Math is my favorite subject that I couldn’t say “Hate”.
Besides, we study lessons in book or website, our teacher has assigned us to write a quote for math class the quote is “ Make the Most of Your Learning”. There are the different style to write and make posters about this quote. All of the posters are on the wall in class, which they could remind when we walk into the math class with energy, power, appreciate, try your best to study, and never give up.