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  • Mapping for topic 5

    The following maps Paying It Forward, Year 5 and Year 6, Topic 5: Saving and superannuation to the Victorian syllabuses.

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    Mapping for topic 5 level 5

    English

    Writing

    • Understand that the starting point of a sentence gives prominence to the message in the text and allows for prediction of how the text will unfold (VCELA321) – activity 6
    • Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause (VCELA323) – activity 6
    • Understand how noun groups/phrases and adjective groups/phrases can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, place, thing or idea (VCELA324) – activity 6
    • Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts (VCELA325) – activity 6
    • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience (VCELY329) – activity 6
    • Reread and edit own and others’ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features (VCELY330) – activity 6

    Speaking and listening

    • Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences, and present and justify a point of view or recount an experience using interaction skills (VCELY337) – activities 1, 4, 6
    • Participate in informal debates and plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements (VCELY338) – activities 6, 7

    Mathematics

    • Use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers to calculations (VCMNA182) – activity 3
    • Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies (VCMNA183) – activities 2, 3, 4
    • Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems (VCMNA185) – activities 2, 3, 4
    • Create simple financial plans (VCMNA191) – activity 2

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    Mapping for topic 5 level 6

    English

    Writing

    • Understand that cohesive links can be made in texts by omitting or replacing words (VCELA348) – activity 6
    • Investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas (VCELA350) – activity 6
    • Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/phrases (VCELA351) – activity 6
    • Investigate how vocabulary choices, including evaluative language can express shades of meaning, feeling and opinion (VCELA352) – activity 6
    • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience (VCELY358) – activity 6
    • Reread and edit own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices (VCELY359) – activity 6

    Speaking and listening

    • Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions, and use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience (VCELY366) – activities 1, 4, 6
    • Participate in formal and informal debates and plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis (VCELY367) – activities 6, 7

    Mathematics

    • Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers and make estimates for these computations (VCMNA209) – activities 3, 4
    • Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages (VCMNA217) – activities 3, 4
    • Explore the use of brackets and order of operations to write number sentences (VCMNA220) – activities 3, 4

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    Mapping for topic 5 levels 5 and 6

    Economics and business

    • Make decisions, identify appropriate actions by considering the advantages and disadvantages, and form conclusions concerning an economics or business issue or event (VCEBE010) – activities 4, 5, 6
    • Describe the difference between needs and wants and explain why choices need to be made (VCEBR001) – activities 3, 4, 5
    • Explore the concept of opportunity cost and explain how it involves choices about the alternative use of limited resources and the need to consider trade-offs(VCEBR002) – activities 3, 4, 5
    • Identify influences on consumer choices and explore strategies that can be used to help make informed personal consumer and financial choices (VCEBC004) – activities 1, 2

    Health and Physical Education

    • Participate positively in groups and teams by encouraging others and negotiating roles and responsibilities (VCHPEM120) – activities 4. 6. 7

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    Mapping for topic 5 general capabilities

    Personal and social capability

    Self-awareness and management

    Recognition and expression of emotions

    • Explore the links between their emotions and their behaviour (VCPSCSE025) – activity 3

    Critical and creative thinking

    Questions and possibilities

    • Experiment with alternative ideas and actions by setting preconceptions to one side (VCCCTQ022) – activity 4

    Reasoning

    • Consider the importance of giving reasons and evidence and how the strength of these can be evaluated (VCCCTR025) – activity 4

    Meta-cognition

    • Investigate thinking processes using visual models and language strategies (VCCCTM029) – activity 3

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      Last modified: 14 Jul 2020QC 63144