- Students understand that we associate many animals with the call they make and animals communicate for a range of purposes.
- Students can learn to listen to the different animal sounds and identify which animal is which.
Australian Curriculum Mapping
Year 5 Science
- Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043)
Year 6 Science
- The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment (ACSSU094)
Syllabus Outcomes: ST3-10LW, ST3-11LW.
Year levels: 5 and 6
Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor
Time required: 15 – 20 mins
Learning areas addressed: Science, The Arts (Drama).
Level of teacher scaffolding: Assign students with animal names. You may need to give the students an indicator of the sound if they don’t know.
Resources required: Printed animal name for each student, or create your own.
Keywords: animals, calls, biodiversity, listening, sound
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.