Humanities and social sciences / Year 4 / Knowledge and Understanding / Civics and citizenship

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Curriculum content descriptions

The role of local government and the decisions it makes on behalf of the community (ACHASSK091)

Elaborations
  • examining how local government is chosen and by whom
  • exploring what local government does, including the services it provides (for example, environment and waste, libraries, health, parks, cultural events, pools and sport, arts and pet management)
  • describing how local government services impact on the lives of students
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Waste management,  Recreational facilities,  Social services,  Local government,  Parks and reserves

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Learning area HASS (F-6/7)
Teacher resource

Cats, Dogs and Us: Education pack (years 3-4)

This education pack is an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) resource designed to build students' understanding about the special place domestic cats and dogs have in people's lives. The pack consists of a teaching guide, a student magazine and six student worksheets focusing on topics such as the physical characteristics ...

Teacher resource

Cats, Dogs and Us: Lesson Plans (years 3-4)

This teacher resource is an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) resource designed to encourage students to examine the physical characteristics and natural behaviours of cats and dogs, and discuss the various ways we live with and care for cats and dogs around the world. It consists of nine lesson plans, two worksheets, ...

Video

May O'Brien, 2007

'May O'Brien' is an excerpt from the program 'May O'Brien' (26 min), an episode of 'Australian biography', series 11 (7 x 26 min), produced in 2007. In the clip, Aboriginal author and educator May O'Brien discusses growing up in a bush camp and her early years on a remote mission. The 'Australian biography' series profiles ...