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This Christmas, make your words mean something!

All year you have been guided to complete various writing tasks and in various genres. But when you write a Christmas card to a family member, friend or teacher…it’s all over to you.

Writing a card is an open-ended task where you get to let someone in on how thankful you are, how you value them, something you enjoyed sharing and many more thoughts from your year with that person.

So today when you complete your writing tasks…..make your Christmas Card writing mean something! Christmas Card Reading then, Christmas_Cards.

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12 days of Christmas

“12 Days Of Christmas”

On the first day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
A partrage in a pear tree

On the second day of Christmas
My true love game to me
Two turtle doves
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the third day of Chirstmas
My true love gave to me
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the fourth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
and a partrage in a pear tree

On the fifth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two trutle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

What’s a partrage?
What’s a pear tree?
I don’t know so please don’t ask me
But I can bet those are terrible gifts to get

On the sixth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Six geese-a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the seventh day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Seven swans-a-swimming,
Six geese-a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the eighth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Eight maides-a-milking,
Seven swans-a-swimming,
Six geese-a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the ninth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maides-a-milking,
Seven swans-a-swimming,
Six geese-a-laying,
Ohhh, awww-e-awww,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

What’s a partrage?
What’s a pear tree?
I don’t know so please don’t ask me
But I can bet those are terrible gifts to get

On the tenth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Ten Lords-a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maides-a-milking,
Seven swans-a-swimming,
Six geese-a-laying,
Five Limousines,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the eleventh day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Eleven Pippers Piping,
Ten Lords-a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maides-a-milking,
Seven swans-a-swimming,
Six geese-a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partrage in a pear tree

On the twelvth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
TWELVE DRUMMERS DRUMMING!
ELEVEN PIPPERS PIPING!
TEN LORDS-A-LEAPING!
NINE LADIES DANCING!
EIGHT MAIDES-A-MILKING!
SEVEN SWANS-A-SWIMMING!
SIX GEESE-A-LAYING!
FIVE GOLDEN RINGS!
FOUR CALLING BIRDS!
THREE FRENCH HENS!
TWO TURTLE DOVES!
AND A PARTRAGE IN A PEAR TREE!

EARN AND LEARN ‘cheques’ into 6T

The Government jobs are: Bank Manager, Treasurer, Secretary,  and Deputy PM. If your would like to lead the 6T government – Applications are due this Tuesday 27th October!

Businesses: You need to write an application for a business. They are also due this Tuesday 27th October. Make sure you are thinking laterally when applying for your business. Remember to ensure 6T has stores that sell your ASSET LIST items.

Government Application

Business Application

Pay Sheet

Can you explain GST in Australia?

Can you identify the GST component of invoices and receipts?

How can you demonstrate the use of percentages and make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages to FIND the GST on particular products?

1) Watch and take Skinny Notes:

2) Complete the discussion questions on your iPad. Copy and paste these questions into the Pages app. Type responses under each question.

a) In your own words, describe what tax is.
b) What are taxes used for?
c) What does GST stand for?
d) Name three products that you don’t pay GST on.
e) Which products do you buy that have GST on them?
f) What is the difference between goods and services?
g) GST makes up ____% of the price we pay for things.
h) What changes might the government make to the GST?
i) Why is the government thinking of making the changes?
j) Name three thingsyou learnt watching the GST Changes story.

 

3) Let’s hit the shops! Study shopping receipts (dockets).

Collect shopping receipts to look for examples of GST. As a class or individually, answer the following questions:

  • What items have GST? Highlight
  • What items are GST free? Highlight
  • What is the total tax amount included in this receipt?

A helpful resource…

You can refer to the ATO’s website for a listing of GST free foods and beverages

4) Now, look at our School Canteen Pricelist 2015, to complete the following table in your maths grid book!

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