This unit has been developed in partnership with The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria. For over 160 years, the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) has been running The Royal Melbourne Show which, like other agricultural shows around the country, works to build the community's knowledge and understanding of the vital role agricultur... 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 Show – What Is The Show? – Years 3 & 4
    The Show – What Is The Show? – Years 3 & 4

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 Show – Exploring Farm Animals – Years 3 & 4
    The Show – Exploring Farm Animals – Years 3 & 4
  2. The Show – How Is Your Food Connected To Farming? -Years 3 & 4
    The Show – How Is Your Food Connected To Farming? -Years 3 & 4
  3. The Show – What Do Jobs In Agriculture Look Like? – Years 3 & 4
    The Show – What Do Jobs In Agriculture Look Like? – Years 3 & 4

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. The Show – Community Connections To Farming And Agriculture – Years 3 & 4
    The Show – Community Connections To Farming And Agriculture – Years 3 & 4