Teaching to the Australian Curriculum does not need to be stressful! With our easy to use Geography Unit (version 8.4 and 9.0) on sustainability you will be able to cover the content required of the Year 4 curriculum as well as engage your students in fun, hands-on learning experiences.
Some items in this bundle can be purchased separately here:
– Sustainability Powerpoint presentation
– Sustainability Lapbook templates
– Sustainability Word Wall Posters
– Recycling Bin Craft and Bulletin Board display
Use this unit to explore the following concepts with your students:
✏ current waste disposal methods around the world.
✏ compare modern-day land management techniques with that of Australia’s Indigenous Peoples.
✏ the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) are discussed extensively to give students a greater understanding of the purpose of such techniques as well as ways they can contribute to waste reduction and management.
This helpful pack includes:
✔ A simple, easy to read unit plan (including assessment rubric for version 9.0 of the curriculum)
✔ An informative powerpoint that will lead you and your students through the content.
✔ Lapbook Templates (these could be used in the suggested lapbook format or simply glue into your students workbooks as Interactive Notebook templates)
✔ Sustainability Word Wall Posters
✔ Additional Activity Pack to further extend content beyond the lapbook
✔ A recycling bin craft and bulletin board display templates
✔ Indigenous Australian writing and art templates
This unit has the following Australian Curriculum Year 4 Geography content descriptors covered:
Sustainable use and management of renewable and non-renewable resources, including the custodial responsibility First Nations Australians have for Country/Place AC9HS4K06
The custodial responsibility Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have for Country/Place, and how this influences views about sustainability (ACHASSK089)
The use and management of natural resources and waste, and the different views on how to do this sustainably (ACHASSK090)
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
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If you liked the look of this resource, you may also like these:
— Natural Resources Report Writing Flipbook
— Australian Curriculum Year 4 Science Unit – Erosion
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The Unit Plan is a guide only and very simple. Teachers should use their own discretion when implementing. Some questions have been given to help guide student thinking but more specific questions should be added to develop conversation and deeper learning. Students should be encouraged to ask questions themselves as well.
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