KIDS SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO THE THINGS ADULTS CAN- Persuasive peice

KIDS SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO THE THINGS ADULTS CAN- Persuasive peice

  Imagine a world where you couldn’t do what you wanted because of your age. A world where you were restricted from your will, where you have ideas but no one will listen. What if I told you that kids feel this way? We kids should be able to do the same thing adults can. We need a voice, and soon we won’t even be able to do things independently, because we aren’t being put up to real-life situations now….

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Herald Sun- Africa is breaking apart

Herald Sun- Africa is breaking apart

Summary: This text was about the continental drift and how Africa has a huge crack in it, and it might actually split in half over millions of years. Facts:The African continent will break apart over the next tens of millions of years. The tear in the earth is more than 15m deep and more than 15m wide. The Somali plate is moving away from the other plate at a rate of 2.5cm. Questions: Will any other countries break apart like…

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100 WC

100 WC

Lilia hated her life. She hated the world, she hated the bleakness of it. She wanted something more from it, but she knew she couldn’t get it. That’s why she did what she did. She didn’t understand people the way you were meant to, didn’t interact right with others. That’s why she did what she did. She knew where she ended up would be better for her, even if it meant losing everyone she knew. Not like she did know…

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BTN: Hawaii volcano

BTN: Hawaii volcano

Summary: This BTN was about the volcano that is currently erupting in Hawaii called Kilauea. Facts: Kilauea has been erupting almost continuously since 1983. It’s a slow-moving flow but it is very hot, about 2000 degrees. Kilauea is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Questions: Has anyone died from it? Is everybody safe? Understandings: I understand that being in an area with an active volcano can be very scary.

100 WC: I didn’t understand the instructions

100 WC: I didn’t understand the instructions

So I went to IKEA instead of the mall, only because I felt like a meatball.   I didn’t know they sold stuff for my home, let alone a table in the shape of a dome.   I decided to buy it with my every last penny, but did I have knowledge of furniture? Not any.   I waited in a queue for hours and hours, there were people with boxes the height of 4 towers.   But when I…

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100 WC- Prompt below

100 WC- Prompt below

Inbetween the dark shadows, old run down streets, is a corner, where the two towns meet. There’s a small box just there for no reason at all, and next to the looming towers it just seems small. But underneath that box is a small creature, giving this town a somewhat special feature. Because there, in our hands, is a small connection, just alone, dying, given no affection. For who would care? The people in this town have no time to spare….

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Video reflection- Volcano Kilauea

Video reflection- Volcano Kilauea

Summary: This Article was about a volocano occuring in Hawaii. Facts: The lava can reach 1150C. Most of the eruptions are a type of eruption called effusive eruptions, which means they flow continuously but they don’t actually explode. Kilauea has been erupting constantly for 35 years. Questions: How close can lava get to something before it burns up? How do the cameras not get burned when people are resaerching? Understandings: I understand that volcanoes are very distructive and dangerous.

BTN: Queensland drought

BTN: Queensland drought

Summary- This BTN was about two kids who live in Queensland while a drought is going on. They tell us what can happen to farmers during a drought. Facts- About 90% of Queensland is in drought In a drought, farmers can’t earn money because everything is dry. Droughts can last up to 7 years. Questions- How do farmers earn money? Do people from the city help a lot? Recalls- I think we are lucky to have easy access to water…

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100 WC: When did it arrive?

100 WC: When did it arrive?

Okay. A word so broad, so distant, you couldn’t actually tell a single thing from someone saying it. That’s what I said when it arrived. I knew it was coming, but they didn’t know that. So instead of looking surprised at the slightest. I shrugged. “Okay. When did it arrive? They looked at me, but then when we met eyes, looked down. They were supposed to be taking care of me, not questioning my thoughts. To be honest, I didn’t…

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BTN- The ring of fire

BTN- The ring of fire

Summary: This BTN was about how earthquakes happen, and what and where the ring of fire is. Facts: earthquakes can cause tsunamis Tectonic plates drift on the liquid rock, slowly changing shape and position. The ring of fire is where a lot of the most dangerous earthquakes happen. Questions: What in the earthquakes triggers a tsunami? Which country is the safest from earthquakes? Understandings: I now understand what the ring of fire is,and that Earthqaukes are related to other natural disasters.

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