Archive of ‘English’ category

BtN – School Swimming

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1. According to the report, the number of kids who won’t know how to swim by the time they leave primary school is…

2. What does the Royal Lifesaving Society want to do to tackle the problem?

3. What do supporters of their idea say?

4. What are some disadvantages of their idea?

5. What do you do to stay safe when swimming?

6. What are some ways people can keep themselves safe in the water?

7. Should swimming lessons be compulsory in all primary schools? Why? Why not?

BtN – Kids Sleep

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1. What’s the last thing you do before you go to bed?
2.What has a new study found about using electronic devices before going to bed?
3.The light emitted from electronic devices can affect how well we sleep. True or false?
4. When it gets dark, your brain clock decides it is sleep time and tells another part of your body to release what chemical?
5.Why do we need sleep?
6.What can we do to get a better night’s sleep?
7.How much sleep do you think you need each day?
8. What are 3 facts that you learnt from watching this BtN video

 

BtN – CyberSmart

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1. Summarise this BtN video in a few sentences.
2. Which website recently launched a campaign to encourage Aussie kids to pledge their commitment to stop bullying?
3. What does cyberbullying mean?
4. How is cyberbullying different to bullying someone face-to-face?
5. Why do you think some people that bully online would never do it face-to-face?
6. What is trolling?
7.What are some strategies kids can use to help deal with cyber bullying?
8.List some positive aspects of social media and communicating online.
9. How did this story make you feel?
10.What do you understand more clearly since watching the BtN story?

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