Quick summary: Students develop a safety code for learning about solid waste.
- Students understand that there are some hazards in learning about waste.
- Students recognise that they can be safe if they follow some simple rules.
Australian Curriculum content description:
Year 1 English
- Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)
- Create short imaginative and informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagrams (ACELY1661)
- Construct texts that incorporate supporting images using software including word processing programs (ACELY1664)
Year 2 English
- Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others’ ideas in discussions (ACELY1666)
- Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose (ACELY1671)
- Construct texts featuring print, visual and audio elements using software, including word processing programs (ACELY1674)
Syllabus Outcomes: EN1-1A, EN1-2A, EN1-3A.
Topic: Solid waste
Time required: 48 mins
Level of teacher scaffolding: High – lead activity.
Resources required: Paper and pens.
Digital technology opportunities: Digital sharing capabilities.
Homework and extension opportunities: None.
Safety: No special requirements.
Keywords: Safety, school, waste, classroom, code.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.