ANZAC day 100 year Anniversary-Gallipoli Oak

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The Gallipoli Oak tree was planted in our school last week.

Click on the link below and read the Gallipoli Oak story together then respond to the following questions on this blog.

The Gallipoli Oak Story

  1.  Why do we celebrate Anzac Day?

  2. Why is it important to have this tree in our school?

  3. What are some suggestions you have for looking after our St Therese Gallipoli Oak tree into the future?

 

21 thoughts on “ANZAC day 100 year Anniversary-Gallipoli Oak

  1. My cousin works in the army and he is also a electronic man by the way he’s name is jake and my other cousin wants to be a police officer he’s name is olllie

  2. In 1914 William Winter Cooke was a young farmer aged 23, when the first World War started he joined the Australian Army. On the 25th April [later known as ANZAC day] William landed on a beach at Gallipoli in Turkey. William was fighting in the hills for 8 months. He noticed there were many small prickly trees that looked like holly bushes, but they had acorns, just like those on a oak tree. He decided to send a small parcel
    of the acorn’s to his Uncle, who lived on his farm. In 1916, Samuel decided to plant the acorn’s 100 years later the trees are still alive today.

  3. Emily:I think that we have the Gallipoli tree in our garden so we can remember the solders who served for us in the war.
    Cameron:They might not of known what Gallipoli was like.
    Archer:I learned that the person in the war sent the acorns back to Geelong so that all the schools from 2015-2018 in Victoria have an acorn tree in there garden.
    Ava:I think that the tree reminds us of everybody who served us in the war.

  4. We celebrate ANZAC DAY to remember all of the people who fort for us. We get people to water it every day. To represent ANZAC DAY.

  5. 1. To remember the soldiers who fought in war.
    2.To remember the soldiers who fought in Gallipoli.
    3. Water it, when its bigger don`t swing on it and take care of it.

  6. 1. To remember the soldiers that died, fought and protected our land.
    2. So that we can remember the battle of Gallipoli.
    3.Water it every day, take good care of it, don`t pick bark off it and when its big don`t swing on branches.

  7. Gallipoli oak tree was planted in 1916.
    – We celebrate ANZAC DAY because of all the people in the War to make our country safe like William Winter Cooke.
    -To show respect for all the people in the War we remember them and keep them in our hearts

    -To show that we care for all the solider’s that fought for us and made us a free country ( Australia ). We have a special tree called Gallipoli oak that will be protected by everyone.

  8. 1: We need to remember the solders that sacrificed there lives for us.

    2: To remember all the people in the Gallipoli war

    3: Water it and keep healthly

  9. In 1914 a farmer called William Winter Cooke aged 23 decided to go to world war one. He was a young Australian, it took him a year to get to Australia to Turkey.He was fighting for 8 months long then he saw a prickly bush it reminded him of holy bushes.Then he decided to send some acorns to his uncle.In 1916 Samuel planted an acorn tree on his farm.Three of the trees are still alive today that is nearly 100 years ago. Anzac day is important because we can remember all the soldiers who died for us.Keep watering the oak tree,make sure people don’t step on it. Put a net around it.

  10. We celebrate Anzac day for the solders who died have in the war and fort for our country.
    We have the Anzac oak tree in our school to remind us of Anzac day.
    I think the war ended in the 1915.

  11. This is Ruby and Ari
    1. Because we need to remember the soldiers that fort in the war and protected our country.

    2. So that we can remember William Winter Cooke.

    3.We need to water it and put it in a warm spot so it’s fresh and healthy.

  12. William winter Cooke was a farmer and his farm was in Hamilton . William was 23, his first world war was in Europe and he joined the Australian army. On the 25th of April 1915 [ Also known as Anzac day] William landed from a ship on a beach in Gallipoli in Turkey.

  13. Hi this is Finn,Sam,Eve and Spencer.
    We want to tell you about William.
    In the year 1914 William Winter Cooke was 23 and he was a farmer. He was in a family in Vic,Australia.Then the first World War started in Europe and he decided to join the army.
    That was how he got in the army.

  14. We celebrate the soldiers that has sacrificed there lives for us. We have planted an oak tree in our school to take care of. We planted the oak tree to remember those who went to Gallipoli. We feel sad for the family’s that has lost someone in war during that time.

    1.I wonder how many people died in Gallipoli?
    2.Approximately how many people fort for Australia during Gallipoli?
    3. How long did it take for them to sail to turkey?

  15. 2. It is important to have the oak tree in our school because it will remind people who come to our school about ANZAC day.

  16. why did commemorate events?
    so we can remember the people that have fought Australia.

    why is this important to have this tree in our school?
    so we can remember William Winter Cooke.

    what are some suggestions you have for looking after the oak tree? water it so it is fresh and healthy.

  17. 1.We want to celebrate the solders who sacrificed there life for us.2. We planted the oak tree in our school to remember the fallen solders that died in the war 🙁

  18. 1. We celebrate the solders who sacrificed there lives for us.
    2. We have planted the oak tree in our school to remember the fallen solders who died for us.
    3. We need to take care of this oak tree bye watering it and giving it new soil every once in a while.

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