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  • Mapping for topic 4

    The following maps Paying It Forward, Year 5 and Year 6, Topic 4: Responsible government spending to the Western Australia syllabuses.

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    Mapping for topic 4 Year 5

    English

    Interacting with others

    • 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 (ACELY1699) – activities 1, 2, 3
    • Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting nonverbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes (ACELY1796) – activities 3, 4, 5

    Mathematics

    • Create simple financial plans (ACMNA106) – activity 5
    • Use a grid reference system to describe locations. Describe routes using landmarks and directional language (ACMMG113) – activity 5
    • Pose questions and collect categorical or numerical data by observation or survey (ACMSP118) – activity 3
    • Construct displays, including column graphs, dot plots and tables, appropriate for data type, with and without the use of digital technologies (ACMSP119) – activities 3, 5

    HASS

    Inquiry and skills

    • Identify current understandings, consider possible misconceptions and identify personal views on a topic (e.g. KWL chart, concept map) (WAHASS50) – activity 1
    • Locate and collect information and/or data from a range of appropriate primary sources and secondary sources (e.g. museums, media, library catalogues, interviews, internet) (WAHASS52) – activity 5
    • Record selected information and/or data using a variety of methods (e.g. use graphic organisers, paraphrase, summarise) (WAHASS53) – activity 5
    • Interpret information and/or data collected (e.g. sequence events in chronological order, identify cause and effect, make connections with prior knowledge) (WAHASS56) – activities 2, 3, 5
    • Translate collected information and/or data to a variety of different formats (e.g. create a timeline, draw maps, convert a table of statistics into a graph) (WAHASS58) – activity 5
    • Draw and justify conclusions, and give explanations, based on the information and/or data in texts, tables, graphs and maps (e.g. identify patterns, infer relationships) (WAHASS59) – activity 3
    • Use decision-making processes (e.g. share opinions and personal perspectives, consider different points of view, identify issues, develop possible solutions, plan for action, identify advantages and disadvantages of different options) (WAHASS60) – activities 4, 5
    • Present findings, conclusions and/or arguments, appropriate to audience and purpose, in a range of communication forms (e.g. written, oral, visual, digital, tabular, graphic, maps) and using subject-specific terminology and concepts (WAHASS61) – activity 5
    • Reflect on learning to propose personal and/or collective action in response to an issue or challenge, and predict the probable effects (ACHASSI104) – activity 5

    Economics and business

    • Due to scarcity, choices need to be made about how limited resources are used (e.g. using the land to grow crops or to graze cattle) (ACHASSK119) – activities 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    Geography

    • The way people alter the environmental characteristics of Australian places (e.g. vegetation clearance, fencing, urban development, drainage, irrigation, farming, forest plantations, mining) (ACHASSK112) – activities 5, 6

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    Mapping for topic 4 Year 6

    English

    Interacting with others

    • Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709) – activities 1, 2, 3, 4
    • Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience (ACELY1816) – activities 3, 4, 5, 6

    Creating texts

    • 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 (ACELY1714) – activity 5

    Mathematics

    • Introduce the Cartesian coordinate system using all four quadrants (ACMMG143) – activity 5
    • Interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side-by-side column graphs for two categorical variables (ACMSP147) – activity 3

    HASS

    Inquiry and skills

    • Identify current understandings, consider possible misconceptions and identify personal views on a topic (e.g. KWL chart, concept map) (WAHASS50) – activity 1
    • Locate and collect information and/or data from a range of appropriate primary sources and secondary sources (e.g. museums, media, library catalogues, interviews, internet) (WAHASS52) – activity 5
    • Record selected information and/or data using a variety of methods (e.g. use graphic organisers, paraphrase, summarise) (WAHASS53) – activity 5
    • Interpret information and/or data collected (e.g. sequence events in chronological order, identify cause and effect, make connections with prior knowledge) (WAHASS56) – activities 2, 3, 5
    • Translate collected information and/or data to a variety of different formats (e.g. create a timeline, draw maps, convert a table of statistics into a graph) (WAHASS58) – activity 5
    • Draw and justify conclusions, and give explanations, based on the information and/or data in texts, tables, graphs and maps (e.g. identify patterns, infer relationships) (WAHASS59) – activity 3
    • Use decision-making processes (e.g. share opinions and personal perspectives, consider different points of view, identify issues, develop possible solutions, plan for action, identify advantages and disadvantages of different options) (WAHASS60) – activities 4, 5
    • Present findings, conclusions and/or arguments, appropriate to audience and purpose, in a range of communication forms (e.g. written, oral, visual, digital, tabular, graphic, maps) and using subject-specific terminology and concepts (WAHASS61) – activity 5

    Economics and business

    • Choices about the use of resources result from the imbalance of limited resources and unlimited wants (i.e. the concept of scarcity) (ACHASSK149) – activities 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Decisions about the alternative use of resources result in the need to consider trade-offs (e.g. using the land to grow crops or to graze cattle) (ACHASSK149) – activities 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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    Mapping for topic 4 general capabilities

    Literacy

    Comprehending texts through listening, reading, and viewing element

    • 1.3 Listen and respond to learning area texts – activities 1, 2, 3

    Composing texts through listening, reading, and viewing element

    • 2.3 Use language to interact with others – activities 2, 3, 4

    Numeracy

    Estimating and calculating with whole numbers element

    • 1.1 Understand and use numbers in context – activities 4, 5
    • 1.2 Estimate and calculate – activity 4
    • 1.3 Use money – activities 4, 5

    Using spatial reasoning element

    • 4.2 Interpret maps and diagrams – activity 5

    Interpreting statistical information element

    • 5.1 Interpret data displays – activities 2, 3, 5

    Information and Communication Technology capability (ICT)

    Applying social and ethical protocols and practices when using ICT element

    • 1.1 Recognise intellectual property – activity 5

    Investigating with ICT element

    • 2.1 Define and plan information searches – activity 5
    • 2.2 Locate, generate and access data and information – activity 5
    • 2.3 Select and evaluate data and information – activity 5

    Managing and operating ICT element

    • 5.1 Select and use hardware and software – activity 5

    Critical and creative thinking

    Inquiring – Identifying, exploring and organising information and ideas element

    • 1.2 Identify and clarify information and ideas – activity 5
    • 1.3 Organise and process information – activity 5

    Generating ideas, possibilities and actions element

    • 2.1 Imagine possibilities and connect ideas – activities 4, 5
    • 2.2 Consider alternatives – activities 4, 5
    • 2.3 Seek solutions and put ideas into action – activities 4, 5

    Personal social capability

    Reflecting on thinking and processes element

    • 3.1 Think about thinking (metacognition) – activity 1

    Analysing, synthesising and evaluating reasoning and procedures element

    • 4.1 Apply logic and reasoning – activities 1, 4
    • 4.2 Draw conclusions and design a course of action – activities 4, 5

    Social management element

    • 4.2 Work collaboratively – activity 4
    • 4.3 Make decisions – activity 4

    Ethical understanding

    Understanding ethical concepts and issues element

    • 1.1 Recognise ethical concepts – activities 2, 3, 4, 5
    • 1.2 Explore ethical concepts in context – activities 4, 5

    Reasoning in decision making and actions element

    • 2.1 Reason and make ethical decisions – activity 4
    • 2.3 Reflect on ethical action – activity 4

    Exploring values, rights and responsibilities element

    • 3.2 Explore rights and responsibilities – activity 3
    • 3.3 Consider points of view – activity 4

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