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a February 14, 2016

  1. Sports Reports

    February 14, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Make a copy first!

    Apollo Sports Report

    My sport is____________________ Name

     

    Hello I am _______

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Don’t say!!!:

    • Good morning to parents teachers and students. Just say Hello.
    • Scores ended up to be… (The scores were…)
    • I was chosen to be captain; (We know that already.)
    • Sports awards will be handed out at a later date.
    • Don’t give a weather report.

    Do say:

    • Who played well and why you think that.
    • What the coach said about your performance
    • What you think about the performance.
    • Say each word clearly –I played SOFTBALL for the Comets.

     

    • Other points:

    PRACTICE your speech!!!!!

    Show your speech to a teacher.

    Use paragraphs.

    You should save your report. Reports are important examples of your writing skill.


  2. Australia Trivia

    February 14, 2016 by Mr Richo

    AUSTRALIA TRIVIA QUESTIONS

    Answer the following questions in you Reading Book. Be sure to answer in full sentences and follow the quality work contract.

    Good luck!

    1. Australia is a country and also a _____________

    2. Australia is below the equator. That’s why its called _____________

     continent
     equatorial
     land down under
     Aboriginal

    3. Australia is made up of ___states and ___territories

     two,six
     six, two
     two, four
     nine, two

    4. The brush tailed possum build their nests in a __________ tree.

    5. The outback does not get very much rain and is very dry. It is located in which part of the country … ?

     Eastern
     Northern
     Middle
     Southern

    6.Another name for the game Candyland in Australia is … ?

    7. The ____ used the boomerang as a ______. Today, children use it as a toy

    8.The largest deposit of coral in the world is in Australia. It is about 1250 miles long. It is called the _____

    9. “The first inhabitants of Australia were the Aborigines, who migrated there at least 40,000 years ago from ___ “

    10. In 1999 and 2003, Australia won the ______ World Cup

     Rugby
     Cricket
     Basketball
     Rules Football

    11. The first Europeans to explore Queensland were … ?

     Dutch
     British
     Portuguese
     Aborigines

    12. “During World War I, Australia fought alongside which country … ? “

     Germay
     Britain
     China
     USA

    13. Which animal is the only indigenous animal to Australia … ?

    14. Melbourne’s motto is Vires acquirit eundo meaning?

    15. Which of the following animals was not founded in Australia … ?

     Emu
     Kiwi
     kangaroo
     kookaburra

    16. An acronym for Queensland and Northern Territory Air Service is a name for a major airline for Australia. The name is …. ?

    17. What is Australia’s accepted floral emblem ? G—— W—–

    18. Which of these cities never used tram transport ?

    Sydney
    Darwin
    Brisbane
    Perth

    19. Paterson wrote the words of Waltzing Matilda in … ?

    1880
    1885
    1890
    1895

    20. Surfers Paradise was previously called … ?

    Little Miami
    Golden Surf
    Elston
    Victoria Beach

    2 1. Which of these animals is not extinct ?

    Paradise Parrot
    Pig-footed Bandicoot
    Broad-faced Potoroo
    Spotted Quoll

    22. The Sugar glider is a … ?

    Possum
    Cockatoo
    Frog
    butterfly

    23. Modern Kangaroos are herbivorous but in the past there were meat eating Kangaroos. True or False ?

    True
    False

    24. In 1997 The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated there were how many sheep in Australia ?

    4 million
    40 million
    90 million
    120 million

    25. How many toes does an Emu have ?

    3
    4
    5
    6

    26. The Southern Cassowary flies only at night. True or False ?

    True
    False

    27. Its thought that Dingos were introduced to Australia … ?

    500 years ago
    800 years ago
    1900 years ago
    4000 years ago

    28. How many described species and subspecies of Ants are there in Australia?

    2
    12
    190
    1275

    29. Koalas do not need to drink water as they get enough moisture from their food. True or False ?

    True
    False

    30. The largest fresh water fish found in Australia is … ?

    Australian Lungfish
    Murray Cod
    Barcheek Trevally
    Barramundi


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