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Occupation: Entrepreneur
Born: December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: December 15, 1966 in Burbank, California
Best known for: Disney animated movies and theme parks

Nickname: Uncle Walt

Read more at:

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/entrepreneurs/walt_disney.php
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Answer these questions in full sentences in your English book:
1. How old was Walt Disney when he died?
2. How many siblings did Walt have?
3. How old was Walt when he moved to Kansas Missouri?
4. When did he discover that he liked art and drawing?
5. Write the meanings of these words in your book (use a dictionary).
    a) entrepreneur                                 b) bankruptcy
    c) folly                                                  d) trademark
    e) aspirations                                      f) legacy
6. Who was Walt’s first really successful cartoon character?
     His friend Ubbe Iwerks stuck by Walt through a number of different      experiences. What were these experiences? Write them in point form.
7. Why do you think his film production slowed down during the war?
8. Whats the difference between his earlier films and Treasure Island?
9. Do you admire Walt for any particular reason?
10. What could we learn from Walt Disney?
11. When Walt Disney died at the age of ______ he left a lasting memory     for all those that admired his work. What do you think that memory is? (there are a couple of different things.)
12. How has Walt Disney inspired people all over the world to follow their aspirations and dreams? Do you think he is worthy of this?
Find some images of 10 Walt Disney’s cartoon characters
Rate them from your favorite (1) to least favorite (10). Give a reason for your first choice and also why you put your 10th choice at number 10.

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Apollo Film Fest 2017

October9

Rule of Thirds

The rule of thirds in photographyThe Rule of Thirds is perhaps the most well-known ‘rule’ of photographic composition.The “Rule of Thirds” one of the first things that budding photographers learn about in classes on photography and rightly so as it is the basis for well balanced and interesting shots.I will say right up front however that rules are meant to be broken and ignoring this one doesn’t mean your images are necessarily unbalanced or uninteresting. However a wise person once told me that if you intend to break a rule you should always learn it first to make sure your breaking of it is all the more effective!TASK 1.

  • Make sure you understand the concepts highlighted in red.
  • Use a thesaurus or dictionary to find other words that could replace the red words but remember to make sure the words fit with the text.

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TASK 2.

Read the information about ‘Rule of Thirds’ and summarize (using illustrations if you need) to demonstrate your understanding of how this rule will help you to make your photography better.

http://digital-photography-school.com/rule-of-thirds/

Lightning Writing

September11

A girl heard her mum yell her name from downstairs, so she got up and started to head down. As she got to the stairs, her mum pulled her into her room and said “I heard that too.”

Reading Rotations – BTN Australian Made

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Watch the BTN Video & answer the questions below

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2667464.htm

What are imported goods?
Where does Australia import most goods from?
Complete the following sentence: `Buying imported products means that the
money…’
What effect does that have on Australia?
What does it mean when products are labelled `made in Australia’?
What does `product of Australia’ mean?
Why are Australian owned and made products good for local business?
What are the benefits of buying products from overseas?
Do you think more should be done to promote Australian owned and made
products? Explain your answer?

Reading Activity – Human Rights

September6

Read through the Rights of the Child information.

Save to an app of your choice.

Match up the rights with the cards

September3

Apostrophes of Possession

August28

Complete the examples in your book.

Make sure you use correct punctuation and your best handwriting.

 

Reference pages and activities.

Apostrophe Pg 4

Apostrophe Pg 5

 

Reading Groups Activity

Read a book of your choice. Find some ‘Apostrophes Of Possession’ examples in the text.

In your workbooks, write out the example as per below.

  Burl’s striped jacket  – Then write the extended form – The striped jacket belonging to Burl.

Highlight the common nouns in one color and the proper nouns in another color.

If there is an apostrophe of possession for more than one owner, then highlight this in another color, as below.

The cats’ tails – The tails belonging to the cats

cats is plural

Remember to use the reference pages above if you get stuck.

August27

What are your tips to save money at home??

Reading Groups

August25

 

Reading a play

Jack and the Beans Talk images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the image above to watch the video & then answer the questions

BTN Blog Questions

Answer in FULL sentences

  1. What is the name of Loki’s business?
  2. How does Loki sell his products and keep people updated about his products?
  3. Do you have any tips for Loki to help his business?
  4. What products does Loki sell?
  5. What do you think is more important quality (the quality of the product) or quantity (how many items he sells)? Why?
  6. What is Loki’s advice?
  7. Who can Loki hire to help him with his business?
  8. What did Loki use to help him run his business?
  9. Is there anything you would do differently from Loki?
  10. What are your ideas for a business?

 

Money Around the World

 

FRACTIONS

August24

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