Check in on 2018 Semester 1 Goals

What I want to learn: I would like to be a better note taker. Sometimes I miss things, or I write really fast though my handwriting isn’t legible. I would also like to learn my seven times tables of by heart.   List examples of things I could do that would show I am trying Read More…

My 3 Branches of Government Infographic

This term we were learning about government. We had to do a project, an infographic, on a level of government we were going to research.  I really tried i my infographic to structure my paragraphs correctly. I tried to make clear topic sentences for each paragraph, put facts in a logical order, describe things with Read More…

BTN – History of Voting

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4464749.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about the history of voting and all the strict rules that came with voting over history. Did you know in the 1800’s, women were not allowed to vote? That is where suffragettes came in. They protested for the right for women to vote. In 1902, Australia Read More…

BTN – The Speaker

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4287356.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about the role of the person in parliament called the speaker, what they do, their history, and some of the harder things you need to do if you are the speaker. The speaker is a really important job. They run the whole house of reps and Read More…

BTN – Levels of Goverment

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4469199.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about the 3 levels of government in Australia, their responsibilities, and a bit about their history. The federal government of Australia takes care of the WHOLE country. It deals with defence, trade, communication, the environment and it plays a big role in managing Australia’s money and Read More…

BTN – Voting Age

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4345701.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about how opposition leader Bill Shorten wants to make it so 16 year olds can vote. It talked about the pros and cons. In AUS, when you turn 16, you can start learning to drive, apply for a full time job, get their own debit card, Read More…