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Celebrating Our Forests

Lesson Overview:

Students will learn about the importance of forests as ecosystems and for humans (physically, spiritually and economically). Students will conduct Internet research and use this research for creative writing, and developing listening/ comprehension skills.

 

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Year Level/s:

4, 5, 6

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

English, Geography

National Curriculum Codes:

ACELY1694, ACELY1704, ACELY1714, ACHGK021, ACHGK022, ACHGS032, ACHGS039, ACHGS046

Strand Content Description:

English

  • ACELY1694 - Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features.
  • ACELY1704 - Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience.
  • ACELY1714 - Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience.

Geography

  • ACHGK021 - The types of natural vegetation and the significance of vegetation to the environment and to people.
  • ACHGK022 - The importance of environments to animals and people, and different views on how they can be protected.
  • ACHGS032 - Reflect on their learning to propose individual action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and identify the expected effects of the proposal.
  • ACHGS039 - Reflect on their learning to propose individual and collective action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and describe the expected effects of their proposal on different groups of people.
  • ACHGS046 - Reflect on their learning to propose individual and collective action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and describe the expected effects of their proposal on different groups of people.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

Sustainability

Curriculum Connections:

English, Geography

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Climate Change, Composition, Critical Thinking, Environmental Impact, Environmental Influences, Environmental Management, Habitats, Oral Presentations, Plant Growth, Research Questions, Social Influence, Sustainable Development

Theme/s:

Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Activity

Secondary: Lesson Plan, Multimedia, Student Worksheet

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