Humanities and social sciences / Foundation / Inquiry and skills / Researching

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Curriculum content descriptions

Sort and record information and data, including location, in tables and on plans and labelled maps (ACHASSI003)

Elaborations
  • displaying sources related to an investigation (for example, historical sources such as pictures, photographs, family mementoes and geographic sources such as items collected in the field, sketches of observations, measurements)
  • contributing information to shared records of places, families and friends (for example, adding personal details to murals, concept maps, tally charts and pictorial tables)
  • illustrating on a pictorial map, or by making a model, the location of their home in relation to school or other features of the local area
  • creating representations to show the location of features of familiar places (for example, making a map and illustrating it with pictures; using objects to create bird’s eye view models)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Classification

Teacher resource

Fruit, vegetable, crops - unit 5

This is a teacher resource that contains a program outline, student activities, an interactive game, and links to images and videos relevant to teaching primary students about growing and processing fruits, vegetables and crops in a variety of settings including the farm, laboratory and classroom. The program outline and ...

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Little history

This is a collection of digital resources including image galleries, short videos and an interactive designed for early-primary history. It uses toys and games to help students understand the past and present, and concepts such as continuity and change over time. Student resources consist of a digital storybook about toys ...

Teacher resource

Farming and the seasons (the farming story) - unit 2

This is a teacher resource that contains items for planning lessons about farming life and the seasons. It contains a simple program outline and supporting documents that can be downloaded or printed for students, including a story map broken into seasons, a table of farm activities and suitable clothes by season, a tree ...

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National Museum of Australia: what is this?

This is an online teacher resource containing six videos for use with students, associated classroom learning activities and a teacher resource video that focuses on teaching history to Foundation year students. The videos model inquiry learning processes for children by featuring a puppet, Teddy, who investigates objects ...

Teacher resource

Yulunga: kandomarngutta

In some parts of Australia children were allowed to use the bullroarer (whirlers), or small versions of it, as a source of amusement. In other areas the bullroarer had a special significance and was not used as a ‘toy’. In parts of Victoria a bullroarer called the kandomarngutta was used. This was a thin piece of wood, ...