March 28

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This was about the events that happened on the trip to Australia from Vietnam.

The Vietnamese escaped the war at Vietnam, and were on a boat to Australia for 5 days and were lost at sea.

There were two pirate attacks on the 5 day ‘trip’. One was when a pirate threatened to drop a kid into the ocean, but decided at the last minute to throw him back. And that kid was Anh do’s brother.

When the Vietnamese ship was lost at sea, a German ship found them, but couldn’t rescue them until they were sinking. Luckily Anh’s dad could speak German, so they gave him an axe to smash a hole in the boat.

The Vietnamese were evacuated from Vietnam, and were sent to Australia, they got lost at sea for 5 days and were just floating there, until a German ship found them.

The Germans weren’t aloud to save them, so they gave Anh’s dad an axe to smash a hole in the ship and they got rescued and were driven to Australia.

Why did the Germans make them smash their boat?

March 28

100wc

I am in hospital because of a hard rock. It all started when I was riding my bike, and I saw a beautiful lady and I looked for too long, and there was a camera man and he took a photo of the lady and the white shock of flash struck me right in the eyes, and I made a turn and was riding on the grass. I  saw a hill so I rode up but I was worried what was over the hill. When I reached the top, I forgot to put my brakes on, and slipped onto a rock.

March 21

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This video was about how Australia started.

There were 6 colonies in Australia at one point. Over the time, they got together to form 1 big colony.

Victoria and NSW were worried because they thought they’d have to give money to the littler colonies to make 1 big colony.

The smaller colonies were worried the bigger ones would have more power over themselves.

When the first fleet arrived there was only one colony. But over the time 5 more colonies came over to Australia. They were all separated into different locations and had different lifestyles.

One day, the colonies came together to agree on 1 big colony and the rules. They had to make sure everything was even between the 6 colonies. They said that every colony would have the same amount of senators, so the little colonies didn’t feel out numbered.

Why did were they split up at the start?  

March 20

100wc

I was walking down to the park with my friend, Tom, we were both eating ice creams, and we had stumbled upon a small creature that none of us had seen. Tom had also done a project and read a book about insects so he would know if it was a real insect. We just stared at the bug and took a photo on it on my phone. I touched the bug and it jumped, then I stepped on it and it jumped and lifted me up and I fell on the ground. But how can something so tiny trip me?

March 14

100wc

It was athletics day. I hate athletics day because I always come last. I was in the 100 metre race and that’s it. We were lined up in our lanes ready to go. ‘On your marks… get set…GO!!’ I was running really slow. I was literally a granny up against Usain Bolt. I saw that the others had already finished, I was only a quarter way through, and I tried to run fast but I just couldn’t do it. I wanted to just fly right over to the finish line. So that is why I am always last…

March 8

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This clip was about two convicts who wanted to quit their job for an easier one.

If you were a very bad criminal, like stealing lots of clothing and/or food, you could end up in having iron chains around your feet which make it really hard to walk in.

It was very easy to catch a disease back then, and some could be fatal.

Two soldiers tried to get themselves fired from the soldier role, but they ended up in a painful punishment. They had to wear iron chains around their feet, with guards surrounding them with weapons. Private Thompson and private Sons were struggling to keep up, and Sons caught a disease and eventually died. Thompson was left and was stuck with chains around him for a long time.

The reason why Thompson and Sons got themselves caught, was because they thought that being a convict was easier than a guard.

Why did they really want to be a convict?  

March 7

100wc

The Earth shook, when a giant hand came out. Everyone was screaming their heads off. The giant rose up, with some ground over it and a couple of trees embedded into the ground. The S.W.A.T came running in, armed with small shields with gabs through them to see, and machine guns, they all started firing at the giant but bounced off. The giant came towards them and squished a few humans in its path. They started to send in the air force to blow up the giant but nothing happened. Everybody thought it was the end of the world.

March 3

BTN English taking over Australia

This was about how the English settled Australia.

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When the jails were full, the English took some of the prisoners to America or South Africa. But then Africa got full, it was all on America. But then America said no, so they were no longer an option. Then they travelled to New South Wales, Australia.

11 ships were sent to Australia on the journey, leaded by Captain Arthur Phillip. 6 of them were full of convicts, 2 navy ships and 3 ships filled with supplies.

If you stole something, you could end up in death by hanging.

The English had to take the prisoners to Australia because they knew that they couldn’t take them anywhere, but they could take them to Australia because they knew no one would fight back.

The aboriginals had no choice because the English had more advanced technology. The aboriginal’s weapons like spears and maybe bows, had no chance against the English’s guns.

Why did the English go to Australia to dump their convicts? Why didn’t the aboriginals fight back?

March 1

100 wc challenge camp

The buses pulled up at school. Everyone was SUPER excited about camp. We had all read the notes to see what activities we were going to do. I was most excited for surfing, snorkelling and abseiling. We started to move to the bus to put our luggage on. We hoped on the bus and began our 4 and half hour journey. We stopped at Colac for some morning tea and some stretching. Then we stopped at Warrnambool, for some lunch and more stretching, and we had a play. We arrived at camp 2 hours later. We were so super exited!

March 1

100 wc challenge

One day, I was eating a yellow popsicle, when I discovered a rock. However, it was not normal. It had three marks indented into it. I gingerly picked up the rock, but all of a sudden I was sucked into a portal and came out into another dimension. I saw a remarkable structure. It was a castle. There were guards all over the place. Top, bottom, underground even in flying things. I didn’t know what to do. But then the draw bridge dropped down and I saw the portal to go back. But knights were charging at me.