Watch the following BtN clip:

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2823680.htm

Answer the following comprehension questions in your Reading book:

1.When was gold first found in Australia?

2.Describe what happened after the first discovery.

3.Why do gold mines close?

4.Describe the different ways gold was mined.

5.`If the costs outweighed the benefits the mine would close. What are the costs and benefits of mining gold?

6. Why are they now opening some gold mines again?

7. What has happened to the price of gold recently?

8.Why are some people against mines being re-opened?

9.Illustrate an aspect of the Gold rush story.

10. Name three facts you learnt in the Gold rush story.