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July, 2016

  1. Reading Groups- BTN ‘What is an electorate?’

    July 25, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Watch the BtN video and answer the questions below as a quality comment.
    1. At election time, people vote for the ______________ who are
    running in their________________
    2. What is an electorate?
    3. How many federal electorates are there in Australia?
    4.How many square kilometres does the electorate of Grayndler
    5. Which is the largest electorate in Australia? How many square
    kilometres does it cover?
    6. How are electorates worked out?
    7. Who are electorates named after?
    8.What is a safe seat?
    9.Why do politicians spend a lot of time campaigning in marginal
    10.What do you understand more clearly since watching the BtN

  2. Homework- week 3 T3

    July 25, 2016 by Mr Richo

  3. Masterchef Food Review

    July 22, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Next week during writing groups we will be writing a ‘MasterChef’ style food review. In preparation for this, you are required to take a photo of a meal, which you will critique. Happy dining, Ms T 🍽

  4. Reading Inquiry Task- Week 2

    July 18, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Reading Activity – Parliament History Timeline

    Check out the timeline on this website:
    This website displays important events in Australia’s electoral history. Choose ONE event that interests you. Using the coloured paper in your group’s folder, write out the key points from this event and draw a picture representing the event. At the end of the session, add your event to the timeline.

    It would be a wise choice to draft your paragraph in your reading book first and check with a friend before publishing on the coloured paper.

  5. Homework- Week 2 T3

    July 18, 2016 by Mr Richo

  6. Reading Week 2

    July 18, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Watch the BtN video below and answer the questions as a quality comment.
    ©ABC 2016
    1. Before you watch the BtN story, record what you know about
    2. What happened in ancient Greece that led to people wanting a say in decision making?
    3. The word `democracy’ comes from which two words?
    4.Monarchies became popular in the Middle Ages. Explain what a monarchy is.
    5. Why was Magna Carta an important document?
    6. In Australia we have something called a ________________
    7. Who represents us in parliament?
    8. What are the values that form the basis of democracy in
    9. Give an example of another form of government.
    10. What do you understand more clearly about democracy?

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