Friday, April 24, 2015


This week we had to do some research about WW1 and WW2. Doing this task was very fun and I learnt so much more than I did other years. It was also a little hard. When it was green on the tracking sheet I was so HAPPY!
ANZAC Task Week One and Two
Compulsory Task 1 - 7

Task One: When was World War I?
28 of july 1914 - November 11 1918

Task Two: Name 10 countries that participated in World War I

Task Three: When was World War II?
September 1 1939 - September 1 1945

Task Four: Name 10 countries that participated in World War II
5. Japan

Task Five: ANZAC is an acronym - what does it stand for?

Australia - New - Zealand - Army - Corp

Task Six: Name three other acronyms and what they stand for
1.ASAP (as soon as possible)
2.RSA (Return Service Association)
3.USA (United States of America)

Task Seven: Use this quiz site to answer the following questions

Where is Gallipoli?

When did the first ANZACs land at ANZAC cove?
4.28am Sunday 25th of April 1915

Where did nurses serve in World War I?
Vladivostok, Burma, India, Persian Gulf, Egypt, Greece, Italy, France and England.

Choose two out of Task 8, Task 9, and Task 10

Task 8: Write a newspaper article that might have been around in the World War I stating what would have been happening. Try to include as much detail as possible so that the reader gets a really good idea about what life would have been like living in the war.

This website will help you

Task 9: Listen to the audio of “The Last Post” Click here Write down how it makes you feel. This should be a mini paragraph.
It makes me nervous but sad at the same time. The reason I get sad is because it reminds me of all the brave men that went to war. All the women and sisters that stayed home would be worried about never seeing them again. And the reason I get nervous is I feel like I am one of the soldiers just about to go to war

Task 10: Watch the video on how to make ANZAC biscuits. Turn the sound off on your computer and Click here. Record how to make them - use your eyes to watch and NOT your ears to listen.

1.In a bowl, put in 1 cup of oats  
2.Add 1 cup of plain flour  
3.Include ½ cup of baking powder
4.1 cup of white sugar
5.Then mix.
6.Next add 100ml of butter.
7.Then 2 tablespoons of golden syrup.
8.1 teaspoon of baking soda
9.Then add 2 teaspoons of hot water.
10.Then mix it together.
11.Then stir the butter and the golden- syrup
12.Then put the water and the baking soda with the butter and golden syrup.
13.Add the water and the baking soda and butter and golden syrup to the dry stuff.
14.Then roll it up in little balls on the baking sheets that are on the tray.
15.Then push it down, Put in the oven.