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  • Mapping for topic 6

    The following maps Paying It Forward, Year 3 and Year 4, Topic 6: Improving my community to the Australian curriculum.

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    Mapping for topic 6 Year 3

    English

    Text structure and organisation

    • Understand that paragraphs are a key organisational feature of written texts (ACELA1479) – activity 3

    Expressing and developing ideas

    • Understand that a clause is a unit of grammar usually containing a subject and a verb and that these need to be in agreement (ACELA1481) – activity 3

    Phonics and word knowledge

    • Understand how to use letter-sound relationships and less common letter patterns to spell words (ACELA1485) – activity 3
    • Recognise and know how to write most high frequency words including some homophones (ACELA1486) – activity 3

    Interacting with others

    • Listen to and contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas and negotiate in collaborative situations (ACELY1676) – activities 1, 4
    • Use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume (ACELY1792) – activities 1, 4
    • Plan and deliver short presentations, providing some key details in logical sequence (ACELY1677) – activity 6

    Creating texts

    • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print, and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose (ACELY1682) – activity 3
    • Re-read and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation (ACELY1683) – activity 3
    • Use software including word processing programs with growing speed and efficiency to construct and edit texts featuring visual, print and audio elements (ACELY1685) – activities 3, 5

    Mathematics

    • Identify questions or issues for categorical variables. Identify data sources and plan methods of data collection and recording (ACMSP068) – activity 1
    • Collect data, organise into categories and create displays using lists, tables, picture graphs and simple column graphs, with and without the use of digital technologies (ACMSP069) – activity 1
    • Interpret and compare data displays (ACMSP070) – activity 1

    HASS

    Inquiry and skills

    • Locate and collect information and data from different sources, including observations (ACHASSI053) – activity 1
    • Record, sort and represent data and the location of places and their characteristics in different formats, including simple graphs, tables and maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions (ACHASSI054) – activity 1
    • Interpret data and information displayed in different formats, to identify and describe distributions and simple patterns (ACHASSI057) – activity 1
    • Draw simple conclusions based on analysis of information and data (ACHASSI058) – activities 1, 4
    • Interact with others with respect to share points of view (ACHASSI059) – activity 4
    • Reflect on learning to propose actions in response to an issue or challenge and consider possible effects of proposed actions (ACHASSI060) – activities 5, 6
    • Present ideas, findings and conclusions in texts and modes that incorporate digital and non-digital representations and discipline- specific terms (ACHASSI061) – activities 1, 3, 6

    Civics and Citizenship

    • The importance of making decisions democratically (ACHASSK070) – activity 1
    • Why people participate within communities and how students can actively participate and contribute (ACHASSK072) – activities 5, 6

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    Mapping for topic 6 Year 4

    English

    Text structure and organisation

    • Understand how texts are made cohesive through the use of linking devices including pronoun reference and text connectives (ACELA1491) – activity 3

    Expressing and developing ideas

    • Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/ phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases (ACELA1493) – activity 3

    Phonics and word knowledge

    • Understand how to use knowledge of letter patterns including double letters, spelling generalisations, morphemic word families, common prefixes and suffixes and word origins to spell more complex words (ACELA1779) – activity 3
    • Read and write a large core of high frequency words including homophones and know how to use context to identify correct spelling (ACELA1780) – activity 3

    Interacting with others

    • Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and information (ACELY1687) – activities 2, 4
    • Use interaction skills such as acknowledging another’s point of view and linking students’ response to the topic, using familiar and new vocabulary and a range of vocal effects such as tone, pace, pitch and volume to speak clearly and coherently (ACELY1688) – activities 1, 4
    • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations incorporating learned content and taking into account the particular purposes and audiences (ACELY1689) – activity 6

    Creating texts

    • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features (ACELY1694) – activity 3
    • Re-read and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure (ACELY1695) – activity 3
    • Use a range of software including word processing programs to construct, edit and publish written text, and select, edit and place visual, print and audio elements (ACELY1697) – activities 3, 5

    Mathematics

    • Select and trial methods for data collection, including survey questions and recording sheets (ACMSP095) – activity 1
    • Construct suitable data displays, with and without the use of digital technologies, from given or collected data. Include tables, column graphs and picture graphs where one picture can represent many data values (ACMSP096) – activity 1
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of different displays in illustrating data features including variability (ACMSP097) – activity 1

    HASS

    Inquiry and skills

    • Locate and collect information and data from different sources, including observations (ACHASSI074) – activity 1
    • Record, sort and represent data and the location of places and their characteristics in different formats, including simple graphs, tables and maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions (ACHASSI075) – activities 1, 2
    • Interpret data and information displayed in different formats, to identify and describe distributions and simple patterns (ACHASSI078) – activity 1
    • Draw simple conclusions based on analysis of information and data (ACHASSI079) – activities 1, 2, 4
    • Interact with others with respect to share points of view (ACHASSI080) – activity 4
    • Reflect on learning to propose actions in response to an issue or challenge and consider possible effects of proposed actions (ACHASSI081) – activities 5, 6
    • Present ideas, findings and conclusions in texts and modes that incorporate digital and non-digital representations and discipline- specific terms (ACHASSI082) – activities 1, 3, 6

    Civics and Citizenship

    • The role of local government and the decisions it makes on behalf of the community (ACHASSK091) – activities 1, 2, 3, 5

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    Mapping for topic 6 Years 3 and 4

    Health and Physical Education

    • Describe how respect, empathy and valuing diversity can positively influence relationships (ACPPS037) – activity 4

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    Mapping for topic 6 general capabilities

    Literacy

    Comprehending texts through listening, reading, and viewing element

    • 1.1 Comprehend texts – activity 3
    • 1.2 Navigate, read and view learning area texts – activity 3
    • 1.3 Listen and respond to learning area texts – activities 3, 5
    • 1.4 Interpret and analyse learning area texts – activity 3

    Composing texts through listening, reading, and viewing element

    • 2.1 Compose texts – activity 3
    • 2.2 Compose spoken, written, visual and multimodal learning area texts – activity 3
    • 2.3 Use language to interact with others – activities 1, 4
    • 2.4 Deliver presentations – activity 6

    Text knowledge element

    • 3.1 Use knowledge of text structures – activity 3
    • 3.2 Use knowledge of text cohesion – activity 3

    Grammar knowledge element

    • 4.1 Use knowledge of sentence structures – activity 3
    • 4.2 Use knowledge of words and word groups – activity 3
    • 4.3 Express opinion and point of view – activity 3

    Word knowledge element

    • 5.1 Understand learning area vocabulary – activity 3
    • 5.2 Use spelling knowledge – activity 3

    Numeracy

    Interpreting statistical information element

    • 5.1 Interpret data displays – activity 1

    Information and Communication Technology Capability (ICT)

    Creating with ICT element

    • 3.1 Generate ideas, plans and processes – activity 5
    • 3.2 Generate solutions to challenges and learning area tasks – activities 3, 5

    Managing and operating ICT element

    • 5.1 Select and use hardware and software – activities 3, 5, 6

    Critical and creative thinking

    Inquiring – Identifying, exploring and organising information and ideas element

    • 1.2 Identify and clarify information and ideas – activity 2
    • 1.3 Organise and process information – activity 2

    Generating ideas, possibilities and actions element

    • 2.1 Imagine possibilities and connect ideas – activities 2, 3
    • 2.3 Seek solutions and put ideas into action – activity 3

    Reflecting on thinking and processes element

    • 3.2 Reflect on processes – activity 6
    • 3.3 Transfer knowledge into new contexts – activity 1

    Analysing, synthesising and evaluating reasoning and procedures element

    • 4.1 Apply logic and reasoning – activity 3
    • 4.2 Draw conclusions and design a course of action – activities 3, 5
    • 4.3 Evaluate procedures and outcomes – activity 6

    Personal and social capability

    Social awareness element

    • 3.1 Appreciate diverse perspectives – activities 2, 4
    • 3.2 Contribute to civil society – activities 2, 5

    Social management element

    • 4.5 Develop leadership skills – activity 3

    Ethical understanding

    Exploring values, rights and responsibilities element

    • 3.2 Explore rights and responsibilities – activity 4

    Intercultural understanding

    Recognising culture and developing respect element

    • 1.3 Develop respect for cultural diversity – activity 4

    Interacting and empathising with others element

    • 2.2 Consider and develop multiple perspectives – activity 4
    • 2.3 Empathise with others – activity 4

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      Last modified: 08 Jul 2020QC 63128