Year 2 Reading Challenge

Year 2 Reading Challenge

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Your Reading Challenge this half term is going to be based on David Cameron.

Bronze – Find the definition of these words:

1.Parliament
2.Prime minister
3.Government
4.Conservative

Silver – Look at the picture of this man. Do you think:

He is a kind man?
He is rich/poor? Why?
He is important?
He is still alive?

Gold – Research this man using the internet and write about him. Remember to scan to find key information.

Platinum – Research David Cameron on the internet and write a biography about him. Some information will not be very important so remember to scan to find key information. Don’t forget to use headings and subheadings.

49 thoughts on “Year 2 Reading Challenge

  1. A conservative person does’nt like change and wants things to stay the same
    conservative estimate or guess is a careful or cautious one

  2. BRONZE:

    1.Parliament: highest legal place such as house of commons and house of lords.
    2.Prime minister: the head of an chosen government and prime minister of a state.
    3.Government: a group of people who control or govern a country or state.
    4.Conservative: a party and a person who is averse to change and holds traditional values.

    SILVER:

    david cameron looks like a nice man and he looks like a rich man because he is the prime minister who looks after the money bank and the country. also he is important because he makes rules and laws for the country and helps to stop crimes and wrong things from happening. also he is alive because he is the prime minister of our country today.

    GOLD:

    David cameron is a prime minister of england and he was born on 9th october 1966. he has been prime minister of england since 2010 and this is his secound time. he is a politician of the conservative party. David cameron was born in a rich british family and he went to study at some of the highest ranked schools in the world.
    david cameron has 4 children and his wife. he lives in london and has been born there too. david cameron has always been interested in politics and he did a degree on it too. he won the general elections in 2010 and then was elected again in 2015.

  3. Bronze
    Parliament-parliament is the legislature or lawmaking group in the United Kingdom.

    Government-A group of people who control and make decisions for our country.

    Prime Minister-A Prime Minister is the head of the government in a country with a parliamentary system.The Prime Minister is responsible for all the governments’s politics and decisions.

    Conservative-A person who wants things to stay as they are and is against change.

  4. He is still alive
    He important because he is a prime minester
    He didn’t die
    He is rich and famous
    David Cameron has two boys and one girl and he got a beautiful wife her name is summanta.

  5. Some fantastic responses to the reading challenge Year 2, well done! Don’t forget to write your own answers and try your best. Good luck – we are choosing the winner next week (Week 6) so I would like to see everyone have a try please!

  6. Bronze

    1. He lives in the House of Parliament
    2. He is the prime minister
    3. He works for the Goverment
    4. He is part of the Conservative party

    Silver

    1. He is a kind man
    2. He is rich because he is the prime minister
    3. He is important because he is famous
    4. He is still alive because he isn’t really old

  7. Bronze-to find definitions of the words.
    1.Parliament-a legislature similar UK Parliament in other nations
    and states like “the Russian Parliament”.
    2.Prime minister -the head of an elected government; the principal
    minister of a sovereign or state.
    3.Government-the group of people with the authority to given a country or state; a particular ministry in office.

  8. Bronze
    Parliament is a group of people who make decisions about the country.
    Prime minister makes final decisions about the country.
    Government are people who find out problems with the country.
    Conservation is protection of something.

    Silver

    I think David Cameron is a kind man because he is the prime minister.
    I think David Cameron is rich.
    David Cameron is important because he is the prime minister.
    David Cameron is still alive.

    Gold

    David Cameron is the prime minister of the UK.
    He lives in London.
    He was born on the 9th of October 1966.
    He has 4 children.
    He is the leader of the conservative party.

  9. He is kind because he anser’s question ‘s.
    He is rich because of his own job.
    Yes he is importont.
    He is still alive because he is in 10 street.

  10. Bronze challenge:Parliament is a place where Prime ministers have conversations.
    David Cameron is our Prime minister.
    He is our government.
    He’s related to the Conservative party.

  11. 1 bronze a parliament is a group of people who are responsible
    For making the law.a Prime minister is the most senior minister of cabninet.goverment is the means by which state policy is enforced as well as the mechanism for determining the poliy of the state.

  12. Bronze
    David Cameron is prime minister and government.
    David Cameron works at the parliament.
    David Cameron`s party is the conservative.
    Silver
    He is rich because he is famous.
    He is an important person.
    He is still alive.
    Gold
    David Cameron is married to Samantha.
    The leader of the political party with the most MPS in the house of commons is asked by the Queen and it was David Cameron who was asked by the Queen to become prime minister and to form a government that will manage the countrie.
    We have two partys in power in the 2010 Geranal Election no party won and over all majorty of seats.
    David Cameron the leader of the coof conservative party formed a new government in coalition with the liberal demo cratis is his document.
    Every week the prime minister appears before the house of common and must answer questions put to him or her by the members of parliament.
    The prime minister`s heads the government and appoints ministers who head invidual government departments the met
    important ministers.

  13. Bronze
    David Cameron is the prime minister and government of the UK.
    He works at the parliament.
    His party was cornsertive.
    Silver
    He is a kind man.
    He is still alive.
    He is rich because he is famous.

  14. Gold and Platinum: Biography
    Cameron’s life:

    Childhood:

    David Cameron was born on 9th October 1966 in London.He is the younger son of Ian Cameron and Mary Fleur. Cameron has two sisters and one brother.

    Marriage:

    Cameron is married to Samantha Gwendoline, the daughter of Sir Reginald Sheffield.They got married on 1st June 1996 at the Church of St Augustine of Canterbury. They have had four children but one of their children called Ivan aged 6 died after serious in 2009.

    Education:

    Cameron was educated at two independent schools in Winkfield. Cameron was good at school and this is why he joined Heatherdown school two years earlier. Cameron studied history of art and economics with politics. He passed the entrance exam of the University of Oxford and then began his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Cameron also did masters and graduated in 1988.

    Cameron’s Political Life and work:

    Conservative party:

    Following being a member of parliament (2001-2005), Cameron announced that he would be a candidate in the conservative party.Several colleagues in the parliament supported him to be a leader. But unfortunately, he was not successful until he had his speech in 2005 when he vowed to make people feel good about being conservative. In 2005 election, Cameron was announced to be the leader of the conservative party.

    Cameron as a prime minister (2010-present):

    After the resignation of Gordon Brown in 2010, Queen Elizabeth II invited Cameron to form a government. At the age of 43 Cameron was the youngest prime minister since Lord Liverpool.

    Coalition Government:

    He announced his intention to form the coalition government from his address 10 Downing Street.

    Cameron as a prime minister again in 2015:

    On 7 May 2015 Cameron was re-elected as the prime minster and the conservative party won in the general elections. He made so many important changes in policy, immigration, and economy. While some people were pleased with his achievement over the past years, others were against his policies.

  15. He is kind because he helps our country.
    He is rich because his family has lots of money.
    He is important because he helps our country.
    He Is still alive.

  16. Platinum
    David camPlatinum
    David Cameron studed at Oxford university .
    He joined the Conservative party.
    He was elected to parliament in2001 as an mp like web Coe.
    David Cameron is the youngest priminister.

    GOLD
    – prime minister of the UK.
    – leader of the Conservative party
    – MP for Witney
    – Middle names are Willam Donald
    – He lives at 10 Downing Street
    – He was born in Marylebone

  17. David Cameron

    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

    David William Donald Cameron; born 9 October 1966 is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party. He represents Witney as its Member of Parliament.

    Wikipedia
    Born: 09 Oct 1966 (age 49) · London, United Kingdom
    Height: 6′ 1″
    Spouse: Samantha Cameron (Since 1996)

  18. Silver:
    Looking at this picture of this man, I recognized that he is David Cameron, the Prime Minister of England. I think he’s rich because he has smart clothes and works with important people in the government. He is very important because he helps with making important rules and solving problems in the country. I think he is kind and friendly because he likes to improve people’s life and work circumstances. David Cameron is still alive and leads the conservative party nowadays.

  19. SILVER
    1.Parliament:the highest legislature in England which consists of the Sovereign,the House of Lords and the House of Commons.
    2.Prime minister:the head of an elected government.
    3.Government:the group of people with the authority to govern a country.
    4.Conservative:a famous and largest party in England,led by David Cameron.

  20. BRONZE :
    1. Parliament : ​ (in the UK) the highest legislature, consisting of the Sovereign, the House of Lords, and the House of Commons.
    2. Prime minister:The head of an elected government,the principal minister of a state.
    3. Government : The group of people with the authority to govern a country or state.
    4. Conservative :1. A person who is averse to change and holds traditional values.
    2. A supporter or member of the Conservative Party of Great Britain.

    SILVER :
    1. Yes, he is a kind man.
    2. yes he is a rich man because an estimate of his worth is £3.2 million, though this figure excludes the million-pound legacies Cameron is expected to inherit from both sides of his family.
    3. He is a very important person in UK because he is the Prime Minister.
    4. Yes he is still alive because he is the current Prime Minister of UK and taking all the important decisions for the betterment of this country.

    GOLD :

    1.David cameron was born on 9 October 1966 is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010, as Leader of the Conservative Party since 2005 and as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Witney since 2001.
    2.Cameron first stood for Parliament in Stafford in 1997.
    3.He was first elected to Parliament in the 2001 general election for the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney.

    PLATINUM:
    David Cameron is best known for being a revolutionary leader of Britain’s Conservative Party, a quality that eventually won him the election as prime minister in 2010.Born on October 9, 1966, in London, England, David Cameron, a descendant of King William IV, received a quality education and excelled in his studies at a young age.Cameron and his party won the general elections of 2015, with Conservatives thus having a substantial majority in the House of Commons.
    Early Life :

    United Kingdom Prime Minister David William Donald Cameron, a descendant of King William IV’s, was born into a wealthy British family on October 9, 1966, in London, England. He was raised in Peasemore, Berkshire by father Ian, a stockbroker, and mother Mary Fleur, a retired justice of the peace.
    Cameron went on to Eton College, described as one of the most famous independent schools in the world, at the age of 13. He later attended Brasenose College, Oxford, from which he graduated in 1988 with a first-class honors degree in philosophy, politics and economics.
    Early Political Career:

    Upon graduating, Cameron worked for the Conservative Party’s research department, where he remained for five years.In 1991, Cameron began briefing then-Prime Minister John Major, and the following year he was promoted as special adviser to Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont. Later, Home Secretary Michael Howard recruited Cameron to work for him, In 1994, Cameron left politics to work as the director of corporation affairs at Carlton Communications, a British media company. He resigned from that role in 2001 in order to continue his pursuit of a Parliamentary seat, which he won, representing the Oxfordshire town of Witney.
    Leader of Conservative Party :

    Cameron was declared leader of the Conservative Party after winning December 2005 elections.When Gordon Brown resigned as prime minister, Cameron replaced him, thus at age 43 becoming the youngest prime minister of the United Kingdom since 1812.

    First Coalition Government Since World war2 :

    Among Cameron’s first actions was forming a pact with Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg—a move that resulted in the first coalition government since World War Two. He went on to say, “Nick Clegg and I are both political leaders who want to put aside party differences and work hard for the common good and for the national interest.”

    Wins 2015 General Elections:
    The final tally proved otherwise, with Cameron and his party pulling off a major victory. Cameron thus remained prime minister and the Conservative Party won 24 more seats in the House of Commons for a total of 331 members. With his party holding a substantial parliamentary majority, Cameron hence will not need to form a coalition government and is expected to appoint all Conservative cabinet members.

    Personal Life :

    Cameron married Samantha Sheffield in 1996, with the couple going on to have four children. Their first child, Ivan, died at the age of 6, from a combination of cerebral palsy and a form of severe epilepsy.

  21. David cameron is a kind man.
    He is rich because he is a prime minister.
    He is important because he is the boss of the country.
    He is still alive because God give him wisdom.

    Bronze
    Paliaent:is a big house that all of the MP meet and decide for the country.
    Prime minister: he is the boss of the country.
    Government: is the people who rule the country.
    Conservative: it is a party in power.

  22. Silver:
    1.Yes
    2.Rich because he is a prime minister.
    3.He is important because he makes the right decision for the country.
    4.He is still alive because he is only 49 years old.

  23. sliver:
    I think this man is kind because he thinks the best for the people. He is a rich man because he is a very vitial to the government. David Cameron is important because controls society and is Prime Minster.David Cameron is still alive because he is ruling as Prime Minster now.

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