A comprehension activity about the history of electricity.
A comprehension activity with provided information sheet, questions and suggested answers.
‘Look around your house and consider how reliant you may be on electricity. You use electricity to power the lights that help you to see at night, electricity to warm the water for you to have a shower and, you guessed it, electricity to cook your dinner, which in turn has been kept cool in the refrigerator using electricity!’
For further insight into this exciting resource, read our blog What is Electricity? A Bright Spark’s Teaching Guide.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts
Australian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience or oth...
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