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Run that town – homework

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A new app called Run That Town has been played in class over the last few weeks. You get to be in charge of your town for 10 game years. Residents will request things to build around the town such as Cafes, hospitals, shopping centre etc. To help you make a decision, you can  ask some local residents about their opinion. Run that town also provide real census informations about your town. The census information includes info such as the population of your town, gender, age etc. When you ask for residents advice and opinion, down below it says their personal information. For example if you are building a luxury apartment, the person who give you positive advice will be a high income earner.

 

In in my town, my popularity is as you can see 61%. The rating is based on what local residents say. Most of the things you build will be published on the newspaper. Some of your ideas may be good to the town but others may not be. Depending on that, you are constantly increasing popularity or decreasing popularity.

In you haven’t already downloaded Run that Town, do it now! It is a great game to play during school and helps you learn about politics and how our town work.

Onomatopeai Poem

Boom! The gymnast landed her double layout of the vault.

WOW! The crowd bellowed with applause.

She landed gracefully after her triple front aerial with a thud.

Boink! She bounced up from the floor, as light as feather.

Bang! The gymnast jumped of the beam and landed swiftly, without a wobble.

Olympics – Swimming

Swimming has always been one of Australia’s strongest sports in the Olympics. We have won a lot of medals in the past, it is a popular sport in the olympics, as there are all kinds. 37 of the Australian athletes are competing for swimming in the 2016 olympic games. We have won a lot of medals in swimming including 3 gold medals, 4 silver and 3 bronze. Athletes compete in all sorts of events including freestly, backstroke, butterfly, relays etc. This year, Mack Horton won us a gold in the 400 metre men’s freestlye and Kyle Chalmers in the men’s 100 metre freestlye, won gold medal as well. The women 4x100m freestyle relay team featuring the Campbell sisters (Cate and Bronte Campbell), Emma Mckeon and Madison Wilson. They also set a new world record! Emma Mckeon competed in more than 4 swimming competitions and won 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze.

We have won a lot of medals in the past in swimming. In 2012 we scored 10 medals in swimming including one in the women 4×100 metre freestyle relay. In 2008, we only scored 2 silver medals and a couple of bronze in swimming. This year, we were of to a good start as we were top on the medal telly followed by Hungary. On the first day of the Rio Olympics, we scored 2 gold medals in swimming, it was by Mack Horton and the women 4×100 metre freestlye. However we are of to a good start, even though we are placed 7th, its still in the top 10!