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READING – Wk8 – Reading and Viewing – Australia’s Population

Watch: Answer the following questions in your Reading book: 1. Summarise the BTN story and record the main points. 2. How often is a baby born in Australia? 3. By 2050 what is Melbourne’s population expected to be? 4…. Continue Reading →

READING – Wk 8 – Guided Reading – GOLD!!!

Here is this week’s text: Pg1 Pg 2-3 Pg 4 Pg 5-6

READING – Wk8 Research Task

Create a A3 map about the different Gold Fields and mines, both past and present in Australia. Things to include: Location Name Dates (When it was opened/closed) Gold found Materials found Interesting facts

Reading and Viewing – Wk6 – Early Explorers

Watch:!/media/29295/meeting-of-the-expeditions Discussion Questions: Notice what happens when another ship is first sighted from a distance. How do the sailors react? What do they do next? How does the situation change when they know where the other ship comes from?… Continue Reading →

Language Investigation Wk6 – Verbs

Watch the below video about VERBS: Write a definition for the 3 different types of verbs: action, helping and linking in your Reading book. Complete the below tasks: Kelly Gang Verb Task

Guided Reading Wk 6 – Early Inland Explorers

Here is this week’s text: Front Cover Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15

Research Task Wk6 – Early Explorers

Choose an Early Explorer to write a short biography about. Bass and Flinders Gregory Blaxland William Lawson William Wentworth Charles Sturt Ludwig Leichhardt Burke and Wills Hume and Hovell John Oxley Allan Cunningham Thomas Mitchell Edward John Eyre Edmund Kennedy… Continue Reading →

Reading and Viewing – W5T1 – Ned Kelly

Watch: Answer the following questions in your Reading book: What type of outlaw was Ned Kelly? Where was Ned Kelly’s last stand? When was Ned Kelly’s last stand? The first feature film ever made is about….? Who was in… Continue Reading →

Research Task – Wk4 – Convicts

Life on board the ships What was life on board the ships like? Research what daily life was like for the convicts on board the First Fleet. Create an artwork or write a letter to your family home in England… Continue Reading →

Language Investigation – Wk4 – Pronouns

Pronouns Watch the below clip:  Write the following definition in your Reading book: A pronoun is a word that effectively takes the place of a noun or a noun clause. They are used everyday in all different types of situations…. Continue Reading →

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