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This is Your Life

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Task no. 1

This is Your Life

Script for 'This is Your Life'

Presenter: Good evening and welcome to 'This is Your Life'.
My name is __________________ and tonight we're honouring one the most important personalities in Australian history. Tonight our Guest of Honour is Caroline Chisholm.

[Write 3 descriptive sentences that tell us about the achievements of Caroline Chisholm]

Presenter: Right now our unsuspecting Guest of Honour is enjoying a quiet dinner in a restaurant just across the road! Let's go surprise them, shall we?
Hello Caroline. This is your Life!

Caroline: Oh my goodness! I can't believe it! How exciting!
[Add more comments your historical personality would make, maybe a famous quote associated with them]

Presenter: Yes it is exciting, because tonight we are going to hear about your most significant achievements from ____ [number of speakers] of the most important people in your life. [You can have as many speakers as you like, use a logical sequence for your speakers to appear in, such as the time at which they appeared in the person's life].

Speaker #1: [Say who you are and talk about important events and achievements in the life of Caroline Chisholm, which this speaker would know about]

Presenter: Thank you __________________________ for the interesting information. And now we will hear from our second speaker.

Speaker #2: [Say who you are and talk about important events and achievements in the life of Caroline Chisholm, which this speaker would know about as a participant, observer or correspondent with Caroline].

Presenter: Thank you __________________________. Well that was a fascinating story!
And now we will hear from our third speaker. Do you recognise this person?

Speaker #3: [Say who you are and talk about important events and achievements in the life of Caroline Chisholm, which this speaker would know about as a participant, observer or correspondent with Caroline].

Presenter: Thank you _____________________ . And now we will hear from Caroline Chisholm who is going to tell us the story of the greatest achievements of her life. Over to you Caroline Chisholm.

Caroline Chisholm: [Write about 100 words that sum up the greatest achievements in the life of Caroline Chisholm and explain why they have become a famous personality in Australian history].

Presenter: Wow! What an amazing story! Did you really do that? Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, it is no wonder that Caroline Chisholm is recognised as one of the most important people in Australian history.
Well we've come to the end of this week's edition of 'This is Your Life'. I hope you at home enjoyed the show, and we hope our Guest of Honour, Caroline Chisholm enjoyed reviewing her life.

To help you remember these moments, here is your own copy of your life! [Hand over book to Guest of Honour]

Thank you all for watching and we'll see you again next time for another exciting episode of 'This is Your Life'.