Engage your students as they explore how local community groups work together with this fun unit designed to compliment the Year 3 Australian Civics and Citizenship curriculum (8.4 and 9.0). Highly engaging, this unit includes printable activity sheets, classroom posters, student assessment opportunities and a unit plan to guide your teaching sequence. It is a great way to engage your student’s interests in the topic as well as expand their knowledge on the importance of personal rights and responsibilities as members of a local community group.
PLEASE NOTE: this unit has been updated to comply with the new Australian Curriculum 9.0 standards. The old version (version 8.4) is also still included in this bundle for now while schools make the transition to the new curriculum.
– Unit Plan (assessment rubric is included for version 9.0 unit only)
– Who makes rules, why rules are important in the school and/or the local community, and the consequences of rules not being followed AC9HS3K06
– Why people participate within communities and how students can actively participate and contribute to communities AC9HS3K07
– The importance of making decisions democratically (ACHASSK070)
– Community Groups
– Community Group Research
– School Community
– The Importance of Rules
– Rights and Responsibilities
– Assessment: Students will research a local community group, clarifying thier purpose to the community and are also given the task of opening a zoo or amusement park, where rules will need to be created to minimise risks in their park.
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