Posts Tagged ‘Special Events’

BTN (Behind The News) – Remembrance Day

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.

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4913739.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4913738.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4913763.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4913734.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4913740.htm

BTN (Behind The News) – Marngrook Footy

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4659784.htm

  1. Briefly explain how the game of Aussie Rules was invented.
  2. Some people say that Aussie rules may have been based on which sport played by Indigenous people?
  3. What does Marngrook mean in the Gunditjmara language?
  4. The ball in Marngrook is made of  – a.Possum skin b.Kangaroo skin c. Cow hide
  5. About how many players are there on each team?
  6. Finish the following sentence: In a game of Marngrook, the winner is the person who…
  7. In Djab Warrung language the word mumarkke means what?
  8. What was surprising about the story?

Halls Gap Location Activity

Click on the link below to access the website Daft Logic.

https://www.daftlogic.com/projects-google-maps-distance-calculator.htm

Choose FIVE locations that we visited around Hall’s Gap (eg: Venus Baths) and measure the distance we traveled. To do this you need to click on the locations we traveled to and drop a pin. The website will calculate the total distance traveled.

Using pages create a table to show the distance to each of your locations.

ANZAC Day 2019

Each year on April 25th we commemorate ANZAC Day. This year is the 104th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli.

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.

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