Week 3 Homework

Homework requirements for this week:

Diary – Read five nights for 20 minutes

Recording the Title, Author, pages read

Complete booklet distributed in class, consisting of the following:

2 x Maths sheets

2 x English sheets

1 x Handwriting sheet

Homework is due Monday 8th May.

Week 2 Term 2 Homework

Homework requirements for this week:

Diary – Read five nights for 20 minutes

Recording the Title, Author, pages read

Complete booklet distributed in class.

2 x Maths sheets

2 x English sheets

Due to an excursion on Monday, students may hand their homework in on Tuesday.

Persuasive Writing – Protest Placards

Writing protest placards.  Select two of the scenarios below and create a persuasive placards.

PROTEST educationPROTEST save our school PROTEST poverty

  • A casino company wants to build a new casino in an old growth forest.  You don’t believe that this is the right location due to the natural significance of the flora and fauna.
  • A company has cut their staff’s pay and is making them work longer hours for less money.  The company’s response is, ‘If you’re not happy, get another job!’
  • Sea turtles are being hunted for their shells, they are now endangered and at risk of extinction.  No one is doing anything to protect the sea turtles and it is continuing at an alarming rate.
  • The government has stopped funding to education for the disabled, as a result disabled children are not receiving quality education in Australia.
  • The animal shelter has too many dogs and they are putting them down after one week in their shelter.

Listen to Reading

Watch the video telling the story, The Day the Crayons Quit.

While listening to the letters of each crayon identify the persuasive features, focusing on the following:

  • Opinion
  • Reasons
  • Examples
  • Opinion Restated

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