AMES Bankstown Level 2

Monday, March 21, 2005

Generation Gap Discussion

Write an opinion text about the following topic:
Do you think it is a problem when children grow up and seek independence from their parents?
Include information about what children think and what parents think and then conclude with your own opinion.

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Excursion to Kuringai National Park.

Writing Task, week 7: Write a recount about the class excursion to Kuringai National Park. You need to include information about where, when, how you got there; descriptions of places you saw, activities you were involved in and what you thought about the day.

Monday, February 21, 2005

Week 5

Check this description of a suburb

Write a report about the suburb you lived in overseas. You can include information on:
geographic location, some historical background,
types of housing, landscape, facilities, residents, the environment near your house, or any other information.

Week4/5 Report on AMES Bankstown

Week 4/5 Writing Task:

Write a report on the AMES Bankstown.
You can include information about location, size and layout of building,
the staff, students, facilities, courses and course times.
Check your notes on Report Writing and your Report Grid before you start.
When you have finished your first draft, check your writing with the Report Grid and do a spell check with MS Word.

Monday, February 07, 2005

Week 3 Task

This week give your opinions and ideas about smoking as discussed in the listening activity on Tuesday 8th February 2005.

Just to remind you, the discussion questions were:
Why do people smoke when they know how bad it is for their health?
What makes people take up smoking in the first place?
What do you think of tobacco companies making money out of the sale of cigarettes?
What do you think about governments collecting revenue from cigarette production?


Please write one short paragraph for each question.

Sunday, January 23, 2005

Welcome to your class portfolio project

Today your first exercise will be to type your corrected recount into Word and save it in your folder. Next week you'll open your own blog (online journal) where you will start developing your portfolio of writing.