Last weekend many billions of people around the world witnessed the ‘fairy tale’ royal wedding …many of them Australians. The wedding is said to have created an increased interest in the Royal Family .
There are others though, that believe that the time has come for Australia to cut its ties with England and become a republic . This means that we would no longer have The Queen as our head of government. So…should Australia become a republic? What do you think?
Do some research. Discuss this question with your family or visit the links above to help you with your decision.
Let me know what you decide. Oh…and leave a comment explaining your decision.
There is no doubt that the average 12 year old has definite opinions on many topics and is more than capable of arguing the point when it counts. Putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboards to communicate an opinion challenges the most capable of students.
This week we have viewed the Behind the News segement dedicated to discussing social networking sites and related issues such as user safety and privacy. Below are some examples of the student’s written responses to the question “Social Networking Sites-Whose Responsibility?”
Thankyou to Jordan and Jordan, Kate, Sam, Aimee and Jared for sharing their opinions.
Writing is one of the most difficult task that you will be confronted with at school? Talented writers use words to paint pictures in the minds of the reader: words that stir emotions, words that share information, just words …
This week, after researching the topic and engaging in class discussion, students were asked to address the question “Should Australia Change Its Flag?”
Now you can register your vote on the poll below. No fence sitting allowed.Make your opinion count. you can only vote once!