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WRITING – Biography

What is a biography? Things to consider researching: Name D.O.B / Death Height / Weight Nationality Place of Birth Education Hobbies / Interest Holidays / Special events Quotes Other interesting facts Remember to write down all your references. Here is… Continue Reading →

Reading Wk2T3 – Research Task

Using an app of your choice, you need to create a historical timeline from 1901 – 2016 with each Prime Minister represented in Australia. Information you must include: Date Picture 3 facts about each person; this could be how long… Continue Reading →

Reading WK2T3 – Guided Reading

Read the following pages from ‘Government in Australia- How our Democracy works’ by Melissa Kennedy- SKM_284e17101007240-1lxyasu SKM_284e17101007250-25juifg Task Using the text as a reference, construct a promotional poster using ComicLife or Pages, that promotes the work of Local Councils. When… Continue Reading →

Reading WK2T3 – Language Investigation

Watch the below video about idioms:   What are idioms? An idiom is a phrase whose meaning can not be interpreted literally. The group of words together has a completely different meaning than the individual words. Example: “It’s raining cats… Continue Reading →

Reading Wk2 T3 – Reading and Viewing Answer the following questions in your Reading Book: Who were some of the leaders mentioned by the young students? What qualities make a good leader? ( can you find all of them? this is where the students were talking… Continue Reading →

BtN – Leadership Zimbabwe History Answer the following questions in your Reading book: What was the main point of the BTN Zimbabwe History story? Name the former leader of Zimbabwe. How long was he the president of Zimbabwe? In the 1970s Mugabe was a… Continue Reading →

Writing – Leader Biography

WRITING – WK2 T4 – Leaders – Biographies Watch: Some helpful links: What is a biography? What features are included in a biography? Begin researching a famous world leader of your choice. Things to consider researching: Name… Continue Reading →


What is onomatopoeia? Onomatopoeia refers to words that sound exactly or almost exactly like the thing that they represent. Many words that we use for animal or machine noises are onomatopoeia words, such as “moo” for the sound a cow… Continue Reading →

Book Review

Things to include in your book review: Title Author Illustrator Summary – Plot – What happened? Is this story fictional / non fictional? What was the problem/ solution? Characters – Who are they? Why are they important? How did they… Continue Reading →

Film Review

Here is what you need: Title Director Actors Genre Your rating out of 5 stars Summary of Movie Plot – What happened? Were there plot twists? Characters – Who were the characters? What were their character traits? Who was your… Continue Reading →

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