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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

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My place, your place

This is a suite of five teaching activities about homes and places where we and others live. It includes sections on why it is important to have a home, what we use in homes, different types of housing in Australia and elsewhere in the world, an orphanage that provides refugee children with a home, and the importance of ...

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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, ...