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NiE Term 4 Topics

Throughout this term, each week in your local daily newspaper, you will find the NiE Topic Page. This educational page targets years 5 to 10, providing a resource to be used in classrooms where students are encouraged to investigate and analyse information. It initiates classroom discussion on important current affairs and curriculum linked topics.The page delivers informative, relevant and up-to-date information,introduces and defines new vocabulary, investigates issues that affect Australians,examines language issues that students can comprehend, fosters an interest in current affairs, explores different values and points of view, provides strategies that help develop critical reading and thinking skills, asks questions that challenge students to respond to the news and delivers facts that build general knowledge of the region, country and world.

The page is linked with extra material in the form of task cards. These activities can be used to extend the skills of all students and can be modified to suit students at all levels of learning. These resources will be available weekly on this webpage to help teachers facilitate the use of NiE in the classroom. 

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RAIN WATCH: Localised flooding a threat as river rises

The Condamine River rises after constant heavy overnight rain

Reports of huge falls at The Head spark flood fears

Rooster sees a future for Warwick in pedal power

RIDE ON: Rooster Lucas sees a future for Warwick as a cycling hub.

Rooster Lucas is a lifelong lover of anything with two wheels

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Zumbo's Just Desserts serves up magical dishes

Gigi Falanga, left, joins hosts Adriano Zumbo and Rachel Khoo on the TV series Zumbo's Just Desserts.

ADRIANO Zumbo’s decadent creations have become prime-time viewing.

Sir Cliff Richard feels 'best' after sex abuse allegations

Sir Cliff Richard is 'back' to his best after sex abuse claims

Blac Chyna sued after car injured 2 women

Blac Chyna is being sued after her friend crashed into another car

Chris Hemsworth surprises kids at hospital as Thor

Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston surprised children at hospital

MOVIE REVIEW: War Dogs tells a fascinating true story

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill in a scene from the movie War Dogs.

DARKLY funny film examines the business side of the war on terror.

Marvel-ous: Thor actors visit sick kids at Lady Cilento

Stars of Thor: Ragnarok dropped in on patients at the hospital

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

How a family home can fit on a 250sq m block

This is what you can build on 250m2.

Here's the floor plan of a home built on 250sq m

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Coast building approvals at seven-year high: report

The the 2015/16 Development Indicators Annual Highlights Report documents local development activity that took place during the last financial year.

New report shows increasing development on the Sunshine Coast

Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday builders

The Kerrisdale Gardens property from Paynter Dixon Queensland which won them Project of the Year.

Mackay and Whitsunday builders awarded top honours last night.

Investors eye Gladstone's $4m island with resort approval

UP FOR SALE: Turtle Island is on the market.

CHINESE and Sydney investors flag interest in Gladstone island.