Quick summary: By the end of the activity students will be able to explain how water bottles and other drink containers should be used so that germs aren’t spread.
Key lessons and understandings of activity:
- Water and other drink containers should be kept clean and never shared with other children.
Australian Curriculum Mapping
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)
Year 1 Science
- Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)
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)
Year 2 Science
- Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS037)
Year levels: 1 and 2
Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor
Time required: 15 mins
Learning areas addressed: Science, Health and Physical Education.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Lead the students in a class discussion about water bottle use.
Resources required: Example of a reusable water bottle.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.