This unit has been developed in partnership with the UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation to provide students with a real-world case study of human influences on location and characteristics of a place and the management of spaces within them. Throughout this unit students will be immersed in the renewal process of The Bays and use this lar... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. The Bays – Changing Urban Environments – Geography – Years 5 & 6
    The Bays – Changing Urban Environments – Geography – Years 5 & 6

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. The Bays – Our Changing Community – Geography – Years 5 & 6
    The Bays – Our Changing Community – Geography – Years 5 & 6
  2. The Bays – Who Decides How Our Community Changes? – Geography – Years 5 & 6
    The Bays – Who Decides How Our Community Changes? – Geography – Years 5 & 6
  3. The Bays – Developing Ideas For Renewal – Geography – Years 5 & 6
    The Bays – Developing Ideas For Renewal – Geography – Years 5 & 6
  4. The Bays – Create a Masterplan – Geography – Years 5 & 6
    The Bays – Create a Masterplan – Geography – Years 5 & 6

Assessment and Reflection

Reflection time provides students with an opportunity to value what they have learnt and the learning processes in which they have been involved. Evaluation or assessment tasks during the unit of work will need to conclude.

  1. The Bays – Assessment – Geography – Years 5 & 6
    The Bays – Assessment – Geography – Years 5 & 6