Australian Curriculum Categories

Communicating

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Communicating in F-6/7 HASS Year 4 includes:

  • ACHASSI082 Present ideas, findings and conclusions in texts and modes that incorporate digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms

32 of 43 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Biography Brochure Template

    A brochure template to use when writing biographies.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: 4 - 6
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    Student Lunch Box Audit Worksheet

    An investigation that will have students calculating the waste produced from their lunch boxes, creating a plan of action to reduce their waste and reflecting on their results.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Years: 4 - 6
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    Classroom Energy Audit Worksheet

    An investigation that will have students observing the energy usage in their classroom and proposing action to reduce energy waste.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Years: 4 - 6
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    Waste Management Investigation - How Much Waste Do We Throw Away?

    A practical investigation related to sustainable waste management.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 3 - 6 Has Starter Sheet
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    The Natural Environment of Africa - Inquiry Task

    An inquiry task focusing on the natural environment of the grasslands of Africa.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    The Natural Environment of South America - Inquiry Task

    An inquiry task focusing on the natural environment of the Amazon rainforest in South America.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    Develop a Habitat - Garden Project

    A project-based assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how habitats can be preserved and protected in and around where people live.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 3 - 6 Has Starter Sheet
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    Survival Tips Inquiry Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how vegetation is used across Australia by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in a variety of different ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 3 - 6 Has Starter Sheet
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    Sustaining Our World Unit Plan

    This Geography unit addresses concepts surrounding the sustainable use and management of natural resources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 141 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    How Much Waste Do We Throw Away?

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will apply waste management strategies to reduce classroom waste.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Sustainable Fishing

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate sustainable fishing practices.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Adapting to Country/Place

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' ways of living were adapted to the resources of their Country/Place.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Deforestation

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the effects and potential consequences of deforestation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Overfishing

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the effects and potential consequences of overfishing.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Continents of Africa and South America Unit Plan

    This Geography unit addresses the topographical features and the natural environment of the continents of Africa and South America.

    Teach Starter Publishing 218 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    Reflection of Learning

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will reflect on what they have learned about the continents of Africa and South America.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Natural Environment of South America - Inquiry Task

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will demonstrate their understanding of the natural environment of South America through an open-ended inquiry.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Natural Environment of Africa - Inquiry Task

    A 60-minute lesson in which students will demonstrate their understanding of the natural environment of Africa through an open-ended inquiry.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Importance of Environments Unit Plan

    This Geography unit addresses the importance of environments to animals and people and the ways in which they can be protected.

    Teach Starter Publishing 249 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    The Importance of Environments - Inquiry Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate their understanding of the importance of their local environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Vegetation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the significance of vegetation endemic to the survival of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    People's Connection with Vegetation

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the aesthetic, emotional and spiritual connection people have with vegetation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Vital Vegetation

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the different ways that vegetation can be beneficial.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Exploring Plants

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the importance of natural vegetation to animals and people.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The First Fleet and the British Colonisation of Australia Unit Plan

    This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to the stories of the First Fleet; including reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, their experiences following arrival and the impact colonisation had on Indigenous Australians.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    First Fleet Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of the people impacted by the arrival of the First Fleet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Convict Life

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will understand the life of a convict transported to Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Arrival into Botany Bay

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will understand the events that took place when the First Fleet arrived in Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The First Fleet

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the journey of the First Fleet to Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Age of Exploration, Discovery and Expansion Unit Plan

    This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to the early explorers of the Age of Exploration and the 'discovery' of Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 79 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    Early Explorers Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of the Age of Exploration and how the journeys of explorers impacted upon other societies.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Myth of Terra Nullius

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will examine the myth that Australia was a Terra Nullius land before contact with the British.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet