BTN – The Queensland Drought

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4636596.htm Summary Facts Questions Insight This video was mainly about kids living in two different parts of Queensland during the drought and their opinions on things. On the date 21st of March 2017, there was a drought going on that covered 90% of Queensland. The biggest drought ever recorded (so far) for Queensland, was the Read More…

BTN – The Ring of Fire

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2709798.htm Summary Facts Questions Insight This video was mainly about the ring of fire, why it is so dangerous to live here and a bit about natural disasters. About 90% of Earths earthquakes happen in the ring of fire. That is because a lot of tectonic plates meet there, and natural disasters happen when tectonic Read More…

BTN – Indigenous ANZACS

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3744556.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was about indigenous Australians fighting in world war 1 and how people now respect the great things they did. In world war 1 if you were Aboriginal and you wanted to fight you had to have had special permission to leave your home. Indigenous Australians have fought in Read More…

100 Word Challenge – Journalists

“…” That was all I could say when I first saw it. “Strange, huh?” said the other journalist who was standing here examining this thing that had appeared overnight. “What do you think it is?” ”…” I was too busy wondering what it was. “I mean,” the other journalist began to say, “It’s pretty weird Read More…

BTN – The Aboriginal Flag

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4823294.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This was mainly about the aboriginal flag and its origin. In 1966, a Gurindji man named Vincint Lingiari started a strike which is now called the Wave Hill walk off. He led it with 200 other aboriginal people at a place called Wave Hill cattle station in the northern territory, Read More…

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…