Resources for Year 10 students

Resources for Year 10 students

We will continue to add resources across all year levels and learning areas, to give children and young people the best opportunity to continue to learn at home.

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  • Why borrowing can cost you more

    Learn how interest rates and fees affect the money you borrow and why they may be more expensive in the long run

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  • Why I got into politics

    In this clip, ex-politicians explain how they got involved in politics and describe their experiences as members of parliament. They discuss the positives, such as having power to make change, and the negatives, such as being away from home a lot. They offer reasons why many Australians are disappointed with politicians.

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  • Why investing can be risky

    Planning to get rich quick by investing one day? Before you jump in, let Gen Fricker explain some of the risks involved with different types of investments. Then test yourself with ASIC MoneySmart's "Things to think about" classroom exercises.

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  • Why investing can be risky

    Understand some of the risks involved with different types of investments

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  • Working for the Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Commission

    For many people in Europe, the years following World War II were not easy. Food and employment were scarce, and the spread of communism threatened people’s way of life. Working for Tasmania’s Hydro-Electric Commission tempted some people to emigrate. The primitive conditions of worksites came as a shock to many, but Tasmanians benefitted not only from the skills and labour of migrants, but also from their rich and diverse cultures.

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  • Wuthering Heights: fantasy and realism

    Do you think Wuthering Heights is a fantasy novel? Or is it all too realistic in its descriptions of hardship, cruelty and human frailty? John Bowen, Professor of Literature at York University notes, 'Gothic elements ... haunt the edges of the book.' Yet they never compromise the authenticity of the story. In this clip, consider the masterful ways in which Emily Bronte has woven elements of fantasy into her classic tale. This clip is one in a series of four from the British Library.

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  • Wuthering Heights: landscape

    The moorland near the West Yorkshire town of Haworth in northern England shapes the characters, settings and events in Emily Bronte's novel, Wuthering Heights. Professor John Bowen reflects on the significance of the moor and the importance of setting to Emily Bronte and her sisters, Charlotte and Anne.

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  • Wuthering Heights: violence and cruelty

    Why might Emily Bronte have included numerous instances of cruelty in Wuthering Heights? Listen as John Bowen, Professor of Nineteeth-century Literature, considers the reasons behind the brutality in the novel.

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  • Wuthering Heights: who is Heathcliff?

    Heathcliff is one of the main characters in Emily Bronte's classic novel, Wuthering Heights. As Professor John Bowen from the University of York notes, we know very little about this mysterious character and his apparent contradictions. Ms Bronte offers suggestions about Heathcliff's background but provides few details that help us judge the merit of his character other than his actions.

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