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Learning objects Rainforest: pack for your trip


Get ready for a long trip to a rainforest. Choose the most suitable clothing from a sales catalogue. Match items from four categories: tops; bottoms; footwear; and other stuff. Make sure you choose clothing suited to the climate described in the rainforest brochure. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words. This learning object is the second in a series of nine objects. Eight objects in the series are also packaged as a combined learning object.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify inferential meanings implied in texts.
  • Students follow a sequence of instructions.
Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to relate factual statements and inferences.
  • Enables practice in following a sequence of instructions.
  • Contains a glossary of difficult terms and their pronunciation.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • english
  • English/Speaking and listening
  • English/Reading and viewing
  • English/Writing
  • English/Information
  • English/Unfamiliar vocabulary
  • English/Signs and symbols
  • English/Comprehension
  • English/Brief texts
  • English/Critical literacy
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Comprehension Activity;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Multiple choice questions
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

  • Subject matter expert
  • Organisation: Deakin University; Faculty of Education; Consultancy and Development Unit
  • Address: Burwood VIC 3125 Australia
  • URL:
  • Technical implementer
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 27 May 2014
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 1.2 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Hyperlinks to definitions of tricky words may fail if using Flash Player v.8 (security settings prevent Javascript launching a new browser window).
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.