“I have a dream”…a quote from an
infamous speech given by an American man called Martin Luther King in 1963, about the rights of black Americans.
Jessica Watson is an Australian had a dream of her own.
Visit the link below and answer these questions…
What risks did Jessica take to achieve her dream?
What inspired you the most about her story?
Oh…and an additional task if you want ‘to go the extra yards’…What did you think of Martin Luther King’s dream?
“When given a choice between being right and being kind, chose kind.” This is a direct quote from Wonder by R.J. Palacio…
. the ‘September Precept’ You might like to share with your parents,what meaning this has for you.
This afternoon we viewed a short video clip…Danny Kaye singing
“The Ugly Duckling”. (And no…this time he wasn’t playing the role of a court jester.)
I’d like to know what hidden message you received from this short clip? What connections can you make between this and our class novel Wonder?
After researching UV and what it means for our school we discussed at some length the idea of making changes to our school’s Sunsmart policy.
Vote on the poll below.
What changes would you suggest be made to our school policy? Let me know your thoughts!
Should we make changes to our school’s Sunsmart policy?
Just three simple questions.
How many of you believe that your group was able to confidently answer them during your discussion?
Perhaps you might need to dig a little deeper. Be careful…there is such a thing as ‘fools gold’.
Also… what image have you decided to include on your Gold Book cover and why?
Gold Diggers at Ballaarat… Painting by S T Gill
Put yourself in the place of a soldier on the Gallipoli Peninsula. That is what this task is asking of you.
Who are you? What
battalion do you belong to? Who are you writing to you? What experiences have you had?
I would love you to tell me.
Another question… C an you give a name to the image above?
To be or not to be?…that
was the question. This week we used the program “Type with me” to engage in an online dicussion.
You were asked to form an opinion after researching the topic.
This was the result.
So…what do you think now? Yes I know, another skinny question that requires some