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Anzac Landing Link

Here is the Anzac Landing link for this morning’s reading activity.

Watch each mini episode about the landing. Write the title of the episode and below that write the main idea of the video.

If you the main idea task, you can infer the meaning of these words:

battalion

subdue (The Kabatepe Guns)

battery (Early advance of Anzac forces)

flank (Maclagan’s crucial decision)

reinforcements (The case for evacuation)

2 Houses of Parliament

The 2 Houses of Parliament

Divide your page into 2 parts, one for each house.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES            Information on the House of Reps

How many members in the House of Representatives?

What is the House of Reps also known as?

What colour is the House of Reps?

What are the functions of the House of Reps?

 

SENATE           Information on the Senate

How many Senators in the Senate?

How many Senators are from each state and territory of Australia?

What is the Senate also known as?

What colour is the Senate?

What happens in the Senate? (A Senator’s work extends far beyond the chamber in link provided)

 

EXTENSION

Find out where our local member of Parliament sits.