Category Archives: BTN


BTN- Herald Sun Article: Volcano in Hawaii

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC INSIGHT-PURPLE   This week we did another herald sun article instead of a BTN. This Herald Sun article was about a huge volcano eruption in Hawaii. Hawaiians ran for the lives when hot lava and toxic gases spewed out onto the streets. All if this was caused by a huge and […]


BTN- Herald Sun Article

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK BLUE- RECALLS QUESTIONS-LILAC INSIGHT-PURPLE   This week we did a herald sun article instead of a BTN reflection. It was about Australian cyclones, storms and bushfires. There were 2 main events that the article focused on, 1 was a cyclone in Darwin. Trees ripped through the ground and power lines were damaged. The […]


BTN- The Ring of Fire

  LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE   QUESTIONS-LILAC   UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE     Two big earthquakes happened in 2009. I in Sumatra and the other in Samoa. The 1 in Samoa happened on the Pacific Ocean causing a massive earthquake to hit Samoa. 1 day later and earthquake struck Sumatra killing hundreds of people and injuring hundreds of […]


BTN- ANZAC Day

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE  Recently in Australia it was Anzac Day. On Anzac day we commemorate the soldiers who fought in the Gallipoli. This BTN was about a boy called Anzac. He was named after his great, great grandfather who ought in the 1st world war. Anzac is the 5th person in his family […]


BTN- Social Media Negativity

LINK- RECALLS- BLUE SUMMARY-PINK UNDERSTANDING- PURPLE QUESTIONS- LILAC   Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular social media apps that are used by younger people 7 out of 10 Australians use Facebook, 1 out of 2 watch YouTube, 1 in 5 use Instagram and 1 in 6 are snapchatting. Cyber bullies can use social media […]


BTN- History of Voting

  LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE   This BTN video was about the history of voting and how it has changed over the years.   1843- Australia’s First Parliamentary Election When voting became compulsory women were not allowed to vote. Most women didn’t even get much of a say in everyday life. However, in the […]


BTN- Australia Day

LINK- SUMMARY- PINK RECALLS- BLUE UNDERSTANDING- PURPLE QUESTIONS- LILAC   This BTN video was about Australia Day. Australia Day is on January the 26th. It is a national public holiday. On Australia Day some people like to have a BBQ with their family and/or friends. Australia Day used to be called Foundation Day. In 1998 […]


BTN- Levels of Government

LINK   SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE   This BTN was about the 3 levels of government.   Federal is the biggest level of government. It is in charge of defending the nation, it deals with trade and foreign affairs, it’s in charge of money and taxes, communication and the environment.   State- State government is […]


BTN Reflection- Voting Age

  LINK SUMMARY- PINK RECALLS- BLUE UNDERSTANDING- PURPLE QUESTIONS- LILAC When you turn 16 in some countries it means you are allowed to learn how to drive, apply for a full time job or even getting your own debit card. Some Australians want something else to be added to the list a 16 year old […]