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READING – Week 7 – Research Task – Gold Maps

Using the Internet, research and create a map of the gold fields and mines (both past and present) in Australia. You must include: Location Dates the mine was open/closed How much gold was found in this location Other interesting facts 

READING – Reading and Viewing Week 6 – Expeditions

Watch: http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/29295/meeting-of-the-expeditions As a group discuss, write and answer the below 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… Continue Reading →

READING – Language Investigation Week 6 – Adverbs

Adverbs: Watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKw1j7sZni0   Brainstorm and make a group poster about adverbs examples. You may like to use illustrations to help. Write the following definition in your reading book. Adverbs add meaning to: • a verb (e.g…. Continue Reading →

READING – Research Task Week 6 – Early Explorers

Choose an Early Explorer to write a short biography about. You may use your iPad to make a poster. This will be dispayed. Must include the following: Name, birthday, occupation A map of their expedition Duration of expedition Why did… Continue Reading →

READING – Guiding Reading Week 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

READING – Week 5 – Research Task – Eureka Stockade

Create a slide in your Inquiry Keynote about the Eureka Stockade or a poster to display in our classroom. Resources to help you: http://www.australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/eureka-stockade http://heritage.nfsadl.com/eureka.html http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/41736/20040505-0000/www.statelibrary.vic.gov.au/slv/educate/publications/eureka/toc.htm http://www.myplace.edu.au/decades_timeline/1850/decade_landing_15_1.html?tabRank=2&subTabRank=2 http://www.sbs.com.au/gold/ http://www.sovereignhill.com.au/ Must include: Dates – Timeline of events A brief summary of… Continue Reading →

READING – Week 5 – Reading and Viewing – Eureka Stockade

Watch the following BtN clip: Eureka Stockade http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3900125.htm   Answer the following comprehension questions in you Reading book. Make sure you rule your page, heading, date and write the questions out. 1. When is the anniversary for the Eureka Stockade?… Continue Reading →

READING – Week 5 – Guided Reading – The Eureka Stockade

As a group we will read the following text:   Contents Page Page1 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… Continue Reading →

READING – Week 5 – Language Investigation – 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

READING – Week 4 – Research Task – My Name is Lizzie Flynn

As a group read the following story: As a group discuss the following questions: What was the final destination of the Rajah? What was Lizzie sentenced for? Do you think Lizzie was a criminal? Describe how the women would have… Continue Reading →

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