Sawyers Valley Primary School

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What year were you born in?
A lot of things probably happened in that year. How much do you know about the events of the year you were born?
Your task:
You will need a sheet to record your answers
Use the Internet to help you answer the following questions about the year of your birth:
• What were some of the main headlines which were in the news? Find three news stories and write a short paragraph about them.
• Which political party was in power?
• Who was the Prime Minister?
• Who was the Premier of WA?
• Which football club won the AFL premiership?
• What films were popular at the movies?
• What pop songs were in the charts?
• What were the most popular toys around that time?
• Think of three more webquest questions of your own and search for the answers.

Create a Powerpoint presentation with the information you have collected – include pictures and maybe even some sounds(music etc)