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Month: February 2018

BTN Australia Day

BTN Australia Day

Facts

Understanding

Questions

Australia day is where family gets together and has a big bqq right well there is actually a different reason why we have it. Back in 1700 ( around there I am not 100% sure what date ) captain Arthur Phillip was leading the first fleet to Australia they weren’t sure what to expect but they thought it would not be good. They arrived in Australia at 26th of January 1788 in Camp Cove that is in Port Jackson ( around Canberra )  and they stayed there for years and years and while they were staying there they discovered other parts of Australia to. Australia day actually used to be called foundation day but the people didn’t like the name so they changed it to Australia day which is held on the 26th of January every year.

I know now that Australia day is named by the people because they didn’t agree

Why didn’t they chose a different captain?

how did they chose the name foundation day?

 

100 word challenge

100 word challenge

OK so one day i was at the park and my friend spoted something but when i went to look it was gone so we kept walking in the park and my friend saw it again but i would never see it so we kept walking down the park and my friend saw that thing another 5 times nut i could never see it. then the sun started to set and we were about to go home when i thought to look at my shadow my shadow was way bigger than me but i thought but when i turned around there was a big……

SRC speech

SRC speech

Hi I am Emily and you probably know me because I am in your class but anyway I have at this school since prep I have 2 younger sisters Michaela who is in year 3 and Georgia who is in year 1.

Over the years that I have been at this school I have really learned that being organized is one of the most important things you need to know. Being organized is a good skill to have because you are ready for unexpected things that might happen and you are ready to make the changes immediately. I have had experience running a SRC meeting and running a couple clubs that the SRC created and I feel like I did those jobs really well.

I am very good at speaking out loud to people which brings me to my public speaking. I am very good at public speaking because in my last years at school I have spoken at assembly and have been confident, not rushed and tried to stay calm. Another thing I am good at with public speaking is debates I know that most of us year 6’s have done it and year 5’s will do it later this year but in my debates I feel that they have really helped even more in my public speaking and have to also make some speeches on the spot.

 

When it comes to saying my ideas I will not be afraid to say them, I will not make fun of anyone’s ideas and will take it them to the src meetings. I am also very good at listening to what people have to say. If you want to give an idea I will write it down and tell everyone at our next meeting, I will be your voice.

I will always remind you of what is coming up such as any fun raisers as well and special events. I also love helping our school in any way as possible so that in future our school will have more equipment and other useful stuff.

I also think that showing the school values ( ROCC) is a very important thing to do and I always show them in my day to day life. I will show them in class by collaborating with others in group work like in maths. I always respect and care for others inside and outside of school and I am always optimistic even if I don’t win something or don’t get something right, and I am always optimistic to others by saying you will do it next time or I know you can do it.

I know what it takes to be a SRC because I have done it before and my classmates in the previous years have really helped me with my being more confident in my-self.

SO this is why I think I would make a great SRC for this year.

Thank-you

BTN Democracy

BTN Democracy

Facts

Understanding

Questions

Back in the day (700bc) it was the ancient Greeks in Athens who came up with the idea of the rich not poor men  were voting for what they think is right they also said that if you were a women, a slave or poor you could not vote. the word democracy came from two greek words… Demos= people and Kratos=rule or power and thats how they made the word democracy. But then  time change and democracy was no longer common because then in England came kings and queens to make the rules which is called monarchy which means that kings and queens rule the country and make all the dissensions for you and you got no say in what you thought was right. After that a document came out called Manga Carta made England’s monarchy more or at least a bit more fair to the people that lived there. It promise the people basic needs and slowly from there democracy became more and more popular. Now days democracy has became one of the most form of government around the word. But instead of everyone going to meet and vote on the laws we now have a government called a representative democracy where all the people vote for one person to represent all the people in Parliament. they are called politicians and it is there job to make sure all there voters voices are heard in a national level. A good politician has to make sure all the people get freedom of speech, equal rights and the right to justice that is how democracy is in Australia but there are other types of government as well like in Saudi Arabia are a absolute monarchy you are born in the role to one day be king or queen there is dictation ship is very similar to the absolute monarchy but they not born a royal they also normally rule a country by force like north Korea the people don’t really have many rights and control the people and they don’t take very much care of them as well. But Australia’s government ( democracy) is to listen to the people make sure that everyone is equal and everyone has the same rights and not everyone agrees to it but it has been working well because we have good government and good politics to represent us.

I understand that democracy is the fairest in my opinion government 

I understand what democracy is and what the other governments are and how they work

Why are some places still monarchy?

What made England came up with monarchy in the first place?

100 word challenge

100 word challenge

“run, run, run we are going to be late!” me and my friend Ella were running to school because we were late. we were moving fast when we heard the bell go. “run we have to make the line, or we are in deep trouble.” “ok,” Ella said in reply. Then while we were running we saw our class and the teacher coming we thought we were not going to make it when our friend saw us running and tried to stall the teacher while we running it worked and we got there just in time and no one noticed.

100 word challenge

100 word challenge

so one day i was walking down the street i was minding my own business when i saw something that caught my eye it was 3 weird looking status i was started looking at it for a bit and then i kept looking at then more and more trying to work out what it was. then i thought to myself ohhhhh its a statue family. its got the mum the dad and a little boy or girl. but why is it there why not somewhere else and what is the purpose of this i was thinking and thinking then one moved.

My Semester 1 goals

My Semester 1 goals

         Goals for semester 1  

 

What I want to learn:

I want to learn my 6, 7, 8 times Tables off by heart and find good stratigies to help me learn them and solve them.

I want to learn as much as I can about natural disasters and how they work

 

List examples of things I could do that would show I am trying to meet my goal:

  • I can practise everynight
  • I can ask my mum and dad to help with my times tables and finding strategies
  • I can take lots of notes in class

 

How I learn and behave:

I want to use the mat traits be strong and be calm in my everyday life

I want to be more organised this year be using my diary more and finishing homework on time

 

List examples of things I could do that would show I am trying to meet my goal:

 

  • I can use one of those traits everyday
  • I can remind myself to use one
  • Make sure I am filling in my diary
  • Do all homework the first available day

 

ICT safer internet day

ICT safer internet day

My Pledge:

I pledge to never exclude, target or tease anyone online as well as never cyberbully anyone and to be supportive.

What is cyber bullying….

It was about how to not cyberbully and what to do if you see cyber bullying what and how to stop it

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