BTN Anzac Day

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ANZAC Day is probably Australia’s most important national commemoration. Ninety years ago Australian and New Zealand forces together began their first major military battle. Australia itself was a very young nation and it was fighting against a foreign army half way around the world in a place called Gallipoli. In a moment we’ll hear what it was like to be there, but first, lets find out about some of the basics.

Anzac stands for Australia New Zealand Army Corps.

130000 people were killed on 2 sides including 11000 anzacs.

‘The Last Post’ is always played on Anzac day traditionally.

I understand it was tough to battle.

I understand many people died.

Why would they say they are celebrating the day?

How many survivors of WW1 are there?

This day is the day we respect all the people who served and died in the war, they did not die for anyone other than us so we should thank them. Lest We Forget.

Facts – Red  Beginning and End – Magenta  Understandings – Lime  Questions – Aqua 

100WC #12

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In the flash of lightening I saw a figure, it wasn’t very clear. “What was that?,” I asked myself, it did not answer. I was confused I thought it was planning to kill me! I was so scared I ran into my room and hid my existence under the blanket, “I am safe.” I say in my mind. 

“I’m going to find you!,” a figure said, “I was right he was a murderer.” I Think in my mind. I was scared for my life, I peaked through, he found me, but he was just one of my boring old friends.

Result: 100 WORDS AGAIN!!

Prompt: In the flash of lightening I saw…

BTN Wipe Out Waste

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100WC #11

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“DINNERS READY!,” Mum exclaims. “What do we have for dinner today Mum?,” I asked. “Burgers!,” my Mum says. “Mmmm my favorite cheese burgers! I love them to death!,” I say in my thoughts. 

We get on the table, I wait for the burger and start eating, “Wait, why are there 2 pieces of paper here?,” I ask, Mum replies, “I do not know! Let me get them out of the way.” But when that happened, the paper was like water! Hands slowly reach out, “Uh oh!,” I say in my mind. “Too late, the hands already ate it?!,” I say with confusion.

Result: 101 words

Prompt:

BTN Social Media Agreements

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A new survey has found 53% of kids aged between 8 and 13 use Instagram even though you are not actually allowed to until after you turn 13. That rule is just one of many written in most social media sites’ terms and conditions – that huge document that you have to say you’ve read before you can sign up. But what else is in there? Well, experts say most terms and conditions pages are way too complex for kids to understand, so they’re campaigning for a change.

Lots of kids don’t know what they are agreeing to.

Kids don’t the dangers that could happen online and how it can get to the point when they finds so much info about you that you could get killed from it.

53% of kids aged between 8 and 13 use Instagram.

Why are people so cruel here online?

Is it hard to make a living off of the internet?

How can people track where you live without giving it out?

I understand that anything can happen on the internet.

I understand how there are bad people on the internet.

I know how may people on the internet can avoid the terms of service by doing stuff that are illegal and how we need to be careful of what we are agreeing to, because agreeing to the terms of service is like signing a contract. 

 

Key: Facts = Red 

Questions = Aqua 

Understandings = Green

Beginning and End = Magenta     

100WC #10

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Prompt: WIDE ORANGE CROCODILE WITHIN COLLAPSED

I went to the swamp where there was a bunch of Wide Orange Crocodiles Within our way,  ”What big teeth and mouth you have!,” I say to the crocodile. I waved my hand out near it’s mouth and it chomped my hand just when my hand Collapsed off my body, “AHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!,” I screamed at the top of my lungs.

No hope, it was gone, my hand I had for my whole life, gone. I was depressed because I lost it after all I went through! “Welp I am lucky it was my right hand.” I said knowing i was left handed.

 

Result: 101 words

BTN 24 MILLION AUSTRALIANS

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On Tuesday morning, Australia’s population will officially tick over 24 million people. It’s a big milestone so we thought we’d use the occasion to find out how Australia’s population has grown in the past and whether it will continue to grow into the future.

We reached 24 million Australians on the 16th of May 2016.

As of writing this Australia has a population of 24,592,360.

We will have 35 million people in Australia by 2035.

Why don’t we just appreciate this moment and not get worried about it? You know china has 1,388,232,693 people living on it!

Why did the Australian population triple during the gold rush other than the money?

I understand that this would affect people.

I understand that we get more newborns than deaths (which is good).

We all are a community and a country and this is only helping it to grow.

Key: Facts – Red.

Start/End – Magenta

Questions – Aqua

Understandings – Lime 

 

100 WC #9

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prompt: …I just couldn’t eat something so…

I was going to get some chocolate yogurt when I took it out of the fridge when i said,  ”This look good.” But when I started to eat it it tasted like trash! I threw the rest of the food out and i spat out what was in my mouth. “WHAT DID I JUST SEE YOU DO!!!!!,” my mum yelled out, I came back with, “Maybe use the correct grammar next time.”, When she says, “STOP BREAKING THE FOURTH WALL!,”. I told her the truth, “I just couldn’t eat something so I threw it out.” She just stared at me…

Result: 100 WORDS!!! (2nd time!)

BTN Hand Writing

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Times have changed and so have schools. 

Was it made accidentally or was it on purpose?

How did people do this type of writing thousands of years ago?

I understand how people change styles and ways over the years.

I understand that kids like computers and typing.

At the end of the day we are all human and can do what we think is best for us, and this is what Finland think is best for them.

Start and end = Purple 

Facts = Red 

Questions = Blue/Aqua

Understandings = Green/Lime