BTN – Anzac Day

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Purple – Facts  Lavender – Questions  Blue – Understandings  In WW2, more that 60,000 Aussies died. Back then, indigenous Australians weren’t even considered as citizens. Indigenous Australians have fought in every war that Australia has fought. Kids saved up to have a trip to a memorial that Rufas was buried in. The courage of all… Continue reading

100WC

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My writing goal is to use more descriptive words. The woods were eerily quiet. Not a sound could be heard. Not a bird chirped in the silence. Then footsteps. The thud of boots on the moss covered floor, and the faint sound of humming. The trees seemed to part for whatever it was. All having… Continue reading

BTN

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http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/feeding-the-animals/9439688 Facts – Purple Questions – Blue  Understandings – Lavender  My BTN was about an animal rescue sanctuary called Bonorong Wildlife centre. It;s a place for injured animals so that they can be rehabilitated, and then sent out into the wild. They have possums, kangaroos, koalas, cockatoos and many more. They all have different sad… Continue reading

100WC

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We ran through the forest, the pine needles scratching or cheeks, and pinpricks of blood falling to the leaf covered floor. The snorting came from behind us, and the we could feel the beast’s breath on the back of our necks. We could feel it gaining, and the fear made us run faster. Although we… Continue reading

The Thickety

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The book I read is called ‘The Thickety’. It is about this girl called Kara, and her brother, Jamie. Their mother, Helena, known as a witch by the villagers of De’Noran was hanged for the most terrible crime. Witchcraft. One day, Kara finds a grimoire, or a spell book for witches. She finds that she… Continue reading

Goals Check-In

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I want to learn more about tsunamis when we learn about natural disasters because I am really afraid of tsunamis. I will ask more questions and not get distracted by others. I will listen attentively. I could raise my hand, and participate more. I could ask more questions. I could pay close attention I could… Continue reading

BTN – History of Voting

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Purple – Facts  Lavender – Understandings  Blue – Questions  In Australia in the 1800’s, women didn’t get a say in most things. Including voting. Back then, people thought women were too emotional, and not smart enough to understand politics. In the late 1800’s, women started to develop change. Women protesting for voting right were known… Continue reading

100 WC

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The girl looked longingly up at the tree, wishing her mother had not been so strict. Wishing that she had not been so foolish. Her eyes and hands traced the hard, rough surface of the trunk, and looked up at the lush green leaves. She placed her right leg up on a branch and hoisted… Continue reading

BTN – The Constitution

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Link – http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3939299.htm Purple – Facts  Lavender – Understandings  Blue – Questions  The prime minister wants to change he constitution. A constitution is a set of rules that can never be broken no matter who the leader is. A constitution sets out how Australia works, how the governments put together, and how the courts work. It… Continue reading