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Forestry Matters - High School Activity Book

Lesson Overview:

This resource is a set of practical and research based lessons, activities and accompanying worksheets on forestry for years 7 -10. Students will examine forest landscapes in South Australia and identify native fauna and flora.

You will need to download the photo resource to complete some of these activities.

http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/79654/Forestry_Matters_-_Photo_File.pdf

Year Level/s:

7, 8, 9, 10

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

English, Geography, Science

National Curriculum Codes:

ACELT1812, ACELY1720, ACELY1723, ACELY1725, ACELY1731, ACELY1734, ACELY1736, ACELY1744, ACELY1804, ACELY1808, ACELY1811, ACELY1813, ACHGK048, ACHGK051, ACHGK052, ACHGK060, ACHGK061, ACHGK069, ACHGK070, ACHGK071, ACHGK072, ACSHE120, ACSHE135, ACSHE224, ACSHE227, ACSSU111

Strand Content Description:

English

  • ACELT1812 - Evaluate the social, moral and ethical positions represented in texts.
  • ACELY1720 - Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to promote a point of view or enable a new way of seeing.
  • ACELY1723 - Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources.
  • ACELY1725 - Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas.
  • ACELY1731 - Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to promote a point of view or enable a new way of seeing.
  • ACELY1734 - Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources.
  • ACELY1736 - Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas.
  • ACELY1744 - Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources.
  • ACELY1804 - Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning.
  • ACELY1808 - Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning.
  • ACELY1811 - Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning.
  • ACELY1813 - Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences.

Geography

  • ACHGK048 - The different types of landscapes and their distinctive landform features.
  • ACHGK051 - The human causes and effects of landscape degradation.
  • ACHGK052 - The ways of protecting significant landscapes.
  • ACHGK060 - The distribution and characteristics of biomes as regions with distinctive climates, soils, vegetation and productivity.
  • ACHGK061 - Present findings, arguments and ideas in a range of communication forms selected to suit a particular audience and purpose, using geographical terminology and digital technologies as appropriate.
  • ACHGK069 - The effects of people’s travel, recreational, cultural or leisure choices on places, and the implications for the future of these places.
  • ACHGK070 - The human-induced environmental changes that challenge sustainability.
  • ACHGK071 - The environmental worldviews of people and their implications for environmental management.
  • ACHGK072 - The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ approaches to custodial responsibility and environmental management in different regions of Australia.

Science

  • ACSHE120 - Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations.
  • ACSHE135 - Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations.
  • ACSHE224 - People use understanding and skills from across the disciplines of science in their occupations.
  • ACSHE227 - People use understanding and skills from across the disciplines of science in their occupations.
  • ACSSU111 - There are differences within and between groups of organisms; classification helps organise this diversity.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Intercultural Understanding, Literacy, Numeracy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

Sustainability

Curriculum Connections:

Design and Technologies, Mathematics

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Attitudes, Biodiversity, Biomass, Classification, Climate, Climate Change, Creating Texts, Energy Resources, Environmental Influences, Environmental Management, Environmental Sustainability, Ethics, Human Impact, Landforms, Natural Heritage, Non-Verbal Communication, Occupants, Oral Presentations, Pollution, Primary Industry, Social Influence, Speaking, Vegetation

Theme/s:

Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Lesson Plan

Secondary: Activity, Worksheet

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Forestry Matters High School Activity Book

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