A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task

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| Suitable for stages: 1 - 2

An open-ended assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how toys, modes of transport and communication devices and their uses have changed over time.

Use this past and present teaching resource as an assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how their present world is different from the past and how it could change in the future.

Students will create and present a past, present and future timeline of a toy, a mode of transport or a communication device of their own choice to explain how its design and use has changed from the past to the present. Students will also design a future representation of their chosen toy, transport or communication device and explain how it may be used.

This resource includes an:

  • instruction page
  • individual planning sheet
  • interview template
  • optional marking criteria for teachers.

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