The Boy in striped pajamas by John Boyne
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1: The Boy in striped pajamas by John Boyne
Book Report Form: (8Th grade Level)
1. Basic Information (Paragraph1)
Includes the title of the book, genre and setting
Place and time of story
2 Characters (Paragraph 2)
2. 1 Major Character – Description (age, personality, appearance)
Other important stuff like relationship to other characters
and role in the story, background info that may add interest.
2.2 Minor characters (Paragraph3)
Brief descriptions & Relationship to other characters
3. PLOT (Paragraphs 4, 5, 6)
3.1 Get the story started. Begin the story. What interesting
3.2 Problem/Climax of the story. Build up the climax/
problem. How is the problem solved.
Tie the loose ends together. Tell how the story ends.
4. YOUR OPINION ( Last Paragraph)
Express your opinion about the book. Support it with several
good supporting sentences.
Recommendation. Audience-Who would enjoy reading this.
Why would they enjoy it.
2: Labour Law
“While Australian women’s educational attainment has steadily increased over the past two decades, the gender pay gap hasn’t budged.” Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen MP,
“The Case for Gender Equality”, speech delivered on 26 June 2017 to the Women in Economics Network.
Identify three key issues, challenges or obstacles that Australian women workers uniquely or disproportionately face. Discuss the main labour laws that apply to these
matters and critically evaluate whether law reform is desirable. If so, what reforms do you suggest?
Consider the Fair Work Commission’s decision in Penalty Rates  FWCFB 1001 and the judicial review of the decision in Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees
Association v The Australian Industry Group  FCAFC161. Identify the arguments for and against reductions to weekend penalty rates in the hospitality and retail
sectors. Evaluate what arguments are most compelling, giving reasons.
“Employment insecurity now pervades many workplaces and industry sectors especially in the service sector but also in areas such as manufacturing and warehousing. The
ACTU estimates that around 40% of jobs are insecure mainly as casual and fixed term contract. So workers make accommodations to the reality of what they can get to
earn a basic living but that doesn’t mean it is an easy or desirable set of choices.” Veronica Sheen “Labour in Vain: casualisation presents a precarious future for
workers”, The Conversation, 25 June 2012
“Historically, independent contractors have preferred their working arrangements to traditional employment relationships, and this tendency appears to be continuing in
the sharing economy.” Hall J and Kruger A, “An Analysis of the Labor Market for Uber’s Driver-Partners in the United States” 22 January 2015.
Is the modern “gig economy” in a deregulated Australian workforce a recipe for exploitation or an opportunity for both increased commercial activity and worker
autonomy? Should the law encourage or restrain the “gig economy”?
Does Australian labour law assist or hinder the employment of individuals with disabilities? Does it assist or hinder the employment of individuals with criminal
records? For both, assess whether the right balance between social inclusion, freedom of commercial activity and protection of the public been struck. Suggest any
proposals for law reform you consider to be necessary or desirable.