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Inquiry and skills

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Inquiry and skills in F-6/7 HASS Foundation Year includes:

30 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Learning About the Past PowerPoint

    Use this 15-slide editable PowerPoint template when introducing younger students to historical sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grade: F
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    A Very Special Memory – Worksheet

    Explore the role that photographs play in communicating the stories of our past with this simple worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: F
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    A Very Special Object – Worksheet

    Explore the role that objects play in communicating the stories of our past with this simple worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: F
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    Family and Culture Poetry Prompts – Task Cards

    A set of 16 illustrated poetry task cards to help students write about their family and cultural celebrations.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: F - 3
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    World Map Poster Australia Centre

    An extensive political map of the world with Australia centred.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 6
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    Who Lived Here Before You? PowerPoint

    A 17 slide editable PowerPoint template introducing students to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples connection to land.

    Teach Starter Publishing 17 pages Grade: F
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    Blank Timeline Template

    A blank editable timeline template to use as a recording worksheet in history lessons.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 6
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    Natural and Built Environments - Inquiry Task

    An inquiry task for natural and built environments.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Natural or Built Environments - Playground Activity

    A worksheet that requires your students to examine natural and built environments in their playground.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Features of Maps Posters

    A set of 2 posters outlining the features of a map.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: F - 6
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    Tertiary Sources Poster (Version 2)

    A poster highlighting some examples of tertiary sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 7
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    Secondary Sources Poster (Version 2)

    A poster highlighting some examples of secondary sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 7
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    Primary Sources Poster (Version 2)

    A poster highlighting some examples of primary sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 7
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    Tertiary Sources Poster

    A poster providing the definition and some examples of tertiary sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: F - 6
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    Secondary Sources Poster

    A poster providing the definition and some examples of secondary sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: F - 7
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    Primary Sources Poster

    A poster providing the definition and some examples of primary sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: F - 7
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    Natural and Built Environments Teaching Resource Pack

    A pack of posters and worksheets to be used when teaching a unit of work on natural and built environments.

    Teach Starter Publishing 100 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    People Live in Places Unit Plan

    This Geography unit covers a range of concepts relating to the places students live in and belong to.

    Teach Starter Publishing 100 pages Grade: F
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    Assessment - People Live in Places

    An assessment task in which students will identify the importance of all to care for our natural environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: F 60 mins
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    Looking After Places

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will appreciate the responsibility of all people to care for our natural environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 63 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    Who Lived Here Before?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify that their place is also the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

    Teach Starter Publishing 66 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    People in Our Community - Groups

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will examine the different groups people belong to, why these groups are important and how these groups celebrate.

    Teach Starter Publishing 63 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    Our Community

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will understand how the location of places can be represented on simple maps.

    Teach Starter Publishing 64 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    Caring for Our School

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore their responsibility in caring for their school environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 85 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    Places We Learn - Schools

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify their school as a special place.

    Teach Starter Publishing 65 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    My House

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the importance of the places students live and explore the people who make up families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 67 pages Grade: F 60 mins
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    Daily Life - Then and Now Unit Plan

    This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to how daily life of the present is different from the past and how it could change in the future.

    Teach Starter Publishing 118 pages Grade: 1
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    A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate how their world is different from the past and how it might change in the future.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grade: 1 60 mins
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    A Life with Transport

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify different types of modern transport and how they are used.

    Teach Starter Publishing 35 pages Grade: 1 60 mins
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    Toys From Today

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will describe the features of a present day toy.

    Teach Starter Publishing 45 pages Grade: 1 60 mins