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 agricult... 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 – Farming, Agriculture And The Show – Years 5 & 6
    The Show – Farming, Agriculture And The Show – 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 Show – What Does It Take To Be A Farmer? – Years 5 & 6
    The Show – What Does It Take To Be A Farmer? – Years 5 & 6
  2. The Show – From Farm To Fork – Years 5 & 6
    The Show – From Farm To Fork – Years 5 & 6
  3. The Show – Connections To Agriculture And Farming – Years 5 & 6
    The Show – Connections To Agriculture And Farming – Years 5 & 6

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 – Connecting The Community To Farming And Agriculture – Years 5 & 6
    The Show – Connecting The Community To Farming And Agriculture – Years 5 & 6