6L@ apollo

Welcome to 6L 2017

Inquiry Units


  • What does the word ‘aesthetic’ mean? How are these posters aesthetically pleasing?
  • What makes these posters look professional?
  • Have they used effective colours, borders and backgrounds?
  • How do you think borders make a difference to the final product?
  • Where are the title/subtitles placed?
  • How have these posters used 3D backgrounds effectively?
  • Why are images in these posters placed where they are?
  • Why do these posters include text boxes?
  • What can you notice about the setting out of the text?
  • How have they used colour to enhance their final product?



Your job is to create a POSTER (as per our discussion and examples above) on how you would choose to spend one million dollars.

You are required to spend as close to a million dollars as you can and provide examples of all of the items you purchase. You may purchase only some items in multiples (maximum of four).

Helpful Hints

    • Spend big
    • Have expensive tastes (Dior, Gucci, Ferrari, McLaren etc.)
    • Use as much money as possible (down to the dollar).
    • Use magazines, internet, newspaper
    • Travel, build, shop, drive, give away, create
    • No donations allowed
    • Calculators are available for use


Term 3 2017

Tropical Islands

-Group task.

 Complete this task in groups of 4.




Discuss the difference between ‘needs’ and ‘wants’. Can we do without either? Should we have both?

Make a decision about what you could do without in your bedroom. What do you need. Look at the poster below – Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs.  Discuss your opinions with a friend.

Poster – needs and wants

Term 3 2016

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Click on the above link to view the BTN story and then answer the following questions in your English book.

1. In your own words, describe what tax is.
2. What are taxes used for?
3. What does GST stand for?
4. Name three products that you don’t pay GST on.
5. Which products do you buy that have GST on them?
6. What is the difference between goods and services?
7. GST makes up ____% of the price we pay for things.
8. What changes might the government make to the GST?
9. Why is the government thinking of making the changes?
10. Name three things you learnt watching the GST Changes story.






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