How can Courage help us to achieve our own goals? (Opinion Writing T2 W2)



ANZAC Day celebrates the bravery and courage of the Australian and New Zealand Soldiers as they battled in tough conditions, against an enemy with all of the advantages. They fought hard for each other, and for their countries. It is hard for us to imagine what was going through their minds in this situation, but we know for sure that the courage and bravery they showed are traits that we should aspire to have.


Your task is to respond to this question in full PEEL Paragraph form;

How can BRAVERY & COURAGE  help us to achieve our own goals in life?

Give at least 3 examples of how courage can help us, and explain why.


Begin your writing here: 

  1. Paragraph One: How do bravery and courage help us to talk , and meet new people (Explanation and example)
  2. If you see someone that’s alone i would walk up to them and start talking to them and i would ask if we could be friends.
  3. Paragraph Two: How does it help when you need to ask for help? 
  4. I would just walk up to someone who is doing the same thing and ask for help.
  5. Paragraph Three: How it helps us get back up when we are hurting.
  6. If i get hurt i will go to the office and ask for help.
  7. Bravery and Courage can help in so many ways.
  8. Bravery is when you can walk up to someone and talk to them.
  9.  It is brave to walk up to someone and ask for help if you are struggling.
  10.  If you stand up to someone that’s called courage.
  11.  If you fall down and hurt yourself and go ask someone to help you that is brave of you.
  12.  If you do ask someone for help you have the courage to do anything in life.
  13. My goal in life is to get into a challenging college and to make my family proud of me and to be big in life. 


ANZAC Day – Response to Text (L3)

ANZAC Day – Lest We Forget

Response to Text. Highlight or answer each question to the best of your ability, including important information and detail to your answers.


Level One: Skim and Scan

  1. When did the Gallipoli campaign take place?
  1. a) 1914-1915
  2. b) 1915-1916
  3. c) 1916-1917
  4. d) 1914-1918


  1. What was the main goal of the Gallipoli campaign?
  1. a) To capture Constantinople
  2. b) To establish a sea route to Russia
  3. c) To secure valuable territory in the Middle East
  4. d) To invade Russia


  1. Who were the primary opponents of the ANZACs at Gallipoli?
  1. a) The Germans
  2. b) The Austro-Hungarian Empire
  3. c) The Ottoman Empire
  4. d) The British


Level Two: Vocabulary


  1. ANZAC stands for Australia New Zealand Army Corps; what is a corps?


A corps is… a Team,Force,Crew,Band.


  1. Complete this table
Word Definition Use in Article Your own sentence
Significant Important and it has since become a significant symbol of ANZAC Day People that have died are very significant.
Etched engraved Turkey are etched in the collective memory of New Zealanders Some people that were in ANZAC was Etched
Inadequate Lacking including shortages of supplies, inadequate medical facilities Some of the ANZAC were lacking to fight because they got hurt.
ANZAC Australia New Zealand Army Corps ANZAC Day is a day of remembrance. ANZAC is the day that some people have died in world war 1.


Level Three: Inferencing


  1. What were some of the most significant challenges that the ANZAC soldiers faced during the Gallipoli campaign? Try to include examples. I believe they faced a very hard thing to do: they had to fight for their country.


  1. Which values are reflected in the ANZAC Day traditions and events? We had to put on these red poppies made out of paper or we would put on real ones.


  1. Why do you think the commemoration of ANZAC Day has endured for so long, even as the actual events of the Gallipoli campaign have faded from living memory? I believe that it was very hard on them because they had to fight people that they didn’t know who they were. But they were very strong.


Level Four: Connections to Our World 


  1. What are some examples of courage, sacrifice, and commitment that we can see in our own community? Smart, strong, Brave, Heroism, Gallantry, Courageousness, Prowess, Nerve, Valor, Daring.