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Mapping for topic 2

Last updated 13 July 2020

The following maps Paying It Forward, Year 5 and Year 6, Topic 2: Community support to the Victorian syllabuses.

Mapping for topic 2 level 5


Reading and viewing

  • Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources (VCELY319) – activities 2, 3, 4

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, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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Mapping for topic 2 level 6


Reading and viewing

  • Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts (VCELY347) – activities 2, 3, 4

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, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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Mapping for topic 2 levels 5 and 6


  • Interpret maps and other geographical data and information using digital and spatial technologies as appropriate, to develop identifications, descriptions, explanations and conclusions that use geographical terminology (VCGGC090) – activity 5

Civics and citizenship

  • Investigate how people with shared beliefs and values work together to achieve their goals and plan for action (VCCCC016) – activities 1, 2, 6
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the three levels of government, including shared roles and responsibilities within Australia's federal system (VCCCG009) – activity 3

Health and Physical Education

  • Investigate community resources and strategies to seek help about health, safety and wellbeing (VCHPEP107) – activity 6
  • Explore how participation in outdoor activities supports personal and community health and wellbeing and creates connections to the natural and built environment (VCHPEP113) – activity 6
  • Participate positively in groups and teams by encouraging others and negotiating roles and responsibilities (VCHPEM120) – activity 6

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Mapping for topic 2 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 1

Critical and creative thinking


  • Investigate thinking processes using visual models and language strategies (VCCCTM029) – activity 4

Ethical capability

Understanding concepts

  • Examine the contested meaning of concepts including truth and happiness and the extent to which these concepts are and should be valued (VCECU009) – activity 1
  • Discuss how ethical principles can be used as the basis for action, considering the influence of cultural norms, religion, world views and philosophical thought on these principles (VCECU010) – activities 1, 3, 7

Decision making and actions

  • Explore the significance of ‘means versus ends’ by considering two ways to act when presented with a problem: one that privileges means and one ends(VCECD012) – activity 6

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