Click on the link below to view the BtN story of your choice.
TASK ONE – Once you have watched the story to will need to click on the link for the discussion questions and then answer the questions in your language book.
TASK TWO – Choose a second story that interests you and write a summary of the BtN explaining what the story is about, why is this significant and also concluding with your own feelings on focus of the story.
Click on the link to complete the footy day maths activity. Complete the task in your maths grid book.
- Briefly explain how the game of Aussie Rules was invented.
- Some people say that Aussie rules may have been based on which sport played by Indigenous people?
- What does Marngrook mean in the Gunditjmara language?
- The ball in Marngrook is made of – a.Possum skin b.Kangaroo skin c. Cow hide
- About how many players are there on each team?
- Finish the following sentence: In a game of Marngrook, the winner is the person who…
- In Djab Warrung language the word mumarkke means what?
- What was surprising about the story?
Welcome to footy day 2018.
Click on the link to complete the activity. This task can be completed on your iPad.
Create an AFL Footy Team
Choose a famous Australian from the list below. Each of these Australians had significant achievements during conflicts over the past 100 years. Using your research skills you will need to research your famous Australian to find the following information.
- Albert Jacka
- Sir John Monash
- Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop
- Nancy Wake
- Ben Robert-Smith
- When and where was your famous Australian born?
- What were some of your person’s achievements?
- What conflict was your person involved in?
- Where did your person serve overseas?
- What other jobs/responsibilities did your person have?
- When and where did they die (if applicable)?
- Any other significant information you discover.
You will present your information in a Pages document on your iPad. Remember to include a picture of your famous Australian (with a reference) and also to write any information you find in your own words!
Don’t forget you only have one session to complete this task so use your time efficiently!
Each year on April 25th we commemorate ANZAC Day. This year is the 103rd anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. This year is also significant as it is also the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.
What does ANZAC Day mean to you and your family? What will you and your family do this year to commemorate ANZAC Day? Will you attend the dawn service at the Shrine of Remembrance or take part in a local march? What have you learnt about ANZAC Day and its importance in Australia? Write your response as a comment.
This year is the 102nd anniversary of ANZAC Day, an important day in Australia. To gain a greater understanding of the importance of ANZAC Day you will be completing the three tasks linked below over the next week. Your teacher will let you know when and where you will be completing each task.
The Gallipoli Campaign
The Symbols of ANZAC
Australians In Conflict
Image from: www.araratrsl. com.au
1. What are some ways that ANZAC Day is commemorated?
2. What does ANZAC stand for?
3. Why is ANZAC Day on April 25th each year?
4. How many ANZAC’s were killed or wounded at Gallipoli?
5. How long were the ANZAC’s and their allies at Gallipoli?
6. What is significant about Alec Campbell?
7. What has Gallipoli become a symbol of in Australia?
8. Why are ANZAC Day services held at dawn?
9. Why were ANZAC biscuits created?
10. Other than Gallipoli where were some other places that Australians have fought?
Click on the link above to view the BtN story ‘ANZAC Day’. Once you have watched the clip you need to answer the following questions into your Language book.
1. Anzac Day only pays tribute to the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli. True or False.
2. What do the letters A.N.Z.A.C. stand for?
3. How many people in Anzac’s family have been given the name Anzac?
4. Which relative of Anzac’s fought in the First World War?
5. When did WWI begin?
6. Why did Arthur Walker have to lie about being Aboriginal?
7. When did the Australian soldiers land at Gallipoli?
8. In which country is Gallipoli?
9. Have you ever attended an Anzac service? Briefly describe what it was like.