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Giving in Year 10
Giving in Year 10
Description:

Students learn about happiness and well being through giving to self, others, community and the environment.

  • Discipline: Personal Development and Health Education
  • Topic: Giving to self, each other, community and the environment
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  • Age range: 15-16
  • Publisher: Self-published
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Giving in Year 7
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Description:

Students learn about happiness and well being through giving to self, others, community and the environment.

  • Discipline: Personal Development and Health Education
  • Topic: Giving to self, each other, community and the environment
  • Prior knowledge:
  • Age range: 12-13
  • Publisher: Self-published
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Global geographies of human well-being
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  • Discipline: Geography
  • Topic: Global geographies of human well-being
  • Prior knowledge:
  • Age range: 15-16
  • Publisher: Self-published
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What Is History?
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Description:

In this unit students discuss the question "What is history?". They explore how we learn about history and where our sources come from.

  • Discipline: History
  • Topic: Investigating the Ancient Past
  • Prior knowledge: F-6 Australian History Curriculum
  • Age range: 11-13
  • Publisher: Self-published
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Macbeth- Betrayal, Ambition and Destiny
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Description:

This learning element aims to engage students in the themes of the play and develop their appreciation of Shakespearian English and the universality of his ideas.

  • Discipline: English
  • Topic: Shakespeare's Macbeth
  • Prior knowledge: Elzabethan England, Narrative Strucuture, Creative Writing
  • Age range: 15-16
  • Publisher: Self-published
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The Hunger Games Film Study
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  • Discipline: English
  • Topic: Novel Study
  • Prior knowledge: Year 7 & 8 Novel Studies
  • Age range: 14-15
  • Publisher: Self-published
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The Five Senses
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Exploring the world around me through the 5 senses. Understanding how they work (recieve and transmit information), and help me to make sense of my world. Students write an explanation text on the five senses. The unit culminates with students designing, making and appraising a musical instrument that creates sound.

  • Discipline: Science and technology
  • Topic: Investigating the 5 senses and how they work to make sense of the world around me and the explicit teaching of writing an explanation text.
  • Prior knowledge: none
  • Age range: 5-6
  • Publisher: Self-published
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Recipe for Life
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Students learn about healthy food, factors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle and social skills. Students also read and write a range of narratives and procedural texts.

  • Discipline: English and Health
  • Topic: Students learn about healthy food, factors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle and social skills. Students also read and write a range of narratives and procedural texts.
  • Prior knowledge: Students know about the importance of food to grow and learn and are ready to find out more about healthy food choices.
  • Age range: 2-2
  • Publisher: Self-published
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Overview of the Ancient World
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Description:

Overview and investigation of the ancient world in which students build on and consolidate their understanding of historical inquiry from previous years in depth, using a range of sources for the study of the ancient past.

  • Discipline: History
  • Topic: The Ancient World
  • Prior knowledge: F-6 Australian History Curriculum
  • Age range: 11-12
  • Publisher: Self-published
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Savings and budgets
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Description:

This unit is designed to teach students about budgeting, saving and investing, as well as the basics about superannuation.  It centres around a simulation which enables students to step into an adult world and make considered financial decisions around their specific hypothetical situation.  Throughout the unit, students will have the opportunity to utilise online learning and ICT-based assessment.  The culmination of this course is a presentation of their simulated "life".

  • Discipline: Studies of Society and the Environment
  • Topic: Financial Literacy
  • Prior knowledge: none
  • Age range: 14-16
  • Publisher: Self-published
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