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NSW Syllabus Science and Technology K-6 Content strand outcome and indicators PS S2.

5 Creates and evaluates products and services considering aesthetic and functional factors. - devises fair tests with assistance and predicts, tests, and develops conclusions about the properties of different materials, eg strength, elasticity PP S2.4 Identifies various forms of energy and device systems that use energy - explores a range of materials and substances reaction when influenced by energy in the form of heating, cooling or moving Learning process outcomes INV S2.7 Conducts investigations by observing, questioning, predicting, testing, collecting, recording and analysing data, and drawing conclusions DM S2.8 Develops, implements and evaluates ideas using drawings, models and prototypes at appropriate stages of the design process. UT S2.9 Selects and uses a range of equipment, computerbased technology, materials and other resources with developing skill to enhance investigation and design tasks. Values and Attitudes VA1 Demonstrates confidence in their own ability and a willingness to make and implement decisions when investigating, designing, making and using technology. VA5 Works cooperatively with others in groups on scientific and technological tasks and challenges VA7 Appreciates contributions made by individuals, groups, cultures and communities to scientific and technological understanding VA4 Gains satisfaction from their efforts to investigate, to design, to make, and to use technology.

Experience number

4,6,7,8

1,2,3,5,9

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

2,9

2

1,2,3, 6, 7, 8 1,2,3,6,7,8 2,5

5

English K-6 TS2.1 Communicates in informal and formal classroom activities in school and social situations for an increasing range of purposes on a variety of topics across the curriculum. - gives a more detailed recount - gives extended procedures, eg directions, instructions for making a piece of craft - listens to sustained information reports on familiar and researched topics - challenges a point of view with supporting evidence. - listens to more complex explanations of simple phenomena - explains simple phenomena briefly TS2.3 Identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts and distinguishes between different varieties of English. - identifies the characteristics of an oral procedure, eg goal, materials, steps, use of detail, clear sequencing. RS2.5 Reads independently a wide range of texts on increasingly challenging topics and justifies own interpretation of ideas, information and events. - interprets basic maps, charts, diagrams, graphs, photographs, other still and moving graphics - enjoys videos of stories or plays - reads more complex recounts, eg biography of a famous person - finds information for specific purposes in factual texts - obtains information from databases -understands simple sequential explanations RS2.6 Uses efficiently an integrated range of skills and strategies when reading and interpreting written texts. -draws on experience or knowledge of the topic or context to work out the meaning of unknown words - makes brief notes of information relevant to the topic, recording resources used - locates and sorts information on a topic from a variety of sources

1,2,3,9

4

2

2

WS2.9 Drafts, revises, proofreads and publishes wellstructured texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and written language features. - understands and creates notes for relevant writing purposes - writes more extended descriptions of each feature in an 
information report -expresses a point of view in writing with some supporting 
argument WS2.12 Uses joined letters when writing in NSW Foundation Style and demonstrates basic desktop publishing skills on the computer. - carries out basic functions, eg drafts, redrafts, prints, saves to correct place and retrieves a text -uses word processing programs to design text for paperbased and electronic publication, eg class newsletter, website Creative Arts K-6 DRAS2.2 - Builds the action of the drama by using the elements of drama, movement and voice skills. - devises the action through movement and voice by adapting stories such as a well-known cultural story, developing a particular character, exploring the consequences of the story’s ending or creating dramatic meaning through metaphor DRAS2.3 Sequences the action of the drama to create meaning for an audience. -demonstrates confidence in gesture, movement and voice skills - selects props, costumes, artefacts, sound effects and movement sequences to help define role, place and situation to add to the meaning of the drama MUS2.2 Improvises musical phrases, organises sounds and explains reasons for choices. -improvises and explores musical ideas based on rhythmic or melodic patterns and incorporates these into own compositions -organises own musical ideas into simple compositions, eg by improvising, creating, exploring and selecting materials to form compositions, and giving reasons for making these choices

2,3

2,3

1,5

1,5

2

Mathematics K-6 MS2.3Estimates, measures, compares and records volumes and capacities using litres, millilitres and cubic centimetres -recognizing a need for a formal unit to measure volume and capacity -estimating, measuring, comparing volumes and capacities MS2.4 Estimates, measures, compares and records masses using kilograms and grams. -recognizing the need for a formal unit to measure mass -Recognizing the need for a unit smaller than the kilogram -Measuring the mass of an object in kilograms using an equal arm balance NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum (2012) Science K-10 (incorporating Science and Technology K-6) Knowledge and Understandings outcome and content ST2-12MW identifies that adding or removing heat causes a change of state between solids and liquids ST2-13MW identifies the physical properties of natural and processed materials, and how these properties influence their use - observe the changes that occur in the physical properties of everyday materials when they are heated, cooled, bent, stretched, folded and twisted ST2-6PW identifies ways heat is produced and that heat moves from one object to another - identify in their environment some different ways in which heat is produced, eg by electricity, burning (chemical) and friction (motion). Skills outcomes and content ST2-4WS investigates their questions and predictions by analysing collected data, suggesting explanations for their findings, and communicating and reflecting on the processes undertaken Experience number

5,8

5,7,8

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

8

1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

- predicting what might happen based on prior knowledge in an investigation (ACSIS053, ACSIS064) - working collaboratively and individually, to suggest ways to plan and conduct investigations to find answers to questions (ACSIS054, ACSIS065) - sharing their findings and reflecting on the investigation, including whether a test was fair or not (ACSIS058, ACSIS069) - comparing results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS215, ACSIS216) - sharing what they did and found out, including identifying some strengths and limitations of the method they used and what could be done differently to improve their investigation, including fairness as appropriate ST2-5WT develop knowledge, understanding of and skills in applying the processes of Working Technologically Values and attitudes ST2-1VA shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities. English K-10 EN2-1A communicates in a range of informal and formal contexts by adopting a range of roles in group, classroom, school and community contexts - interact effectively in groups or pairs, adopting a range of roles -use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume. -use information to support and elaborate on a point of view EN2-9B - uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts. -learn extended and technical vocabulary and ways of expressing opinion including modal verbs and adverbs -incorporate new vocabulary from a range of sources into students' own texts including vocabulary encountered in research

1,2,5,9

1,2,3,4,5,6, 7, 8,9

1,2,3,6, 7, 8,9

1,2

EN2-4A - uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies -draw on experiences, knowledge of the topic or context to work out the meaning of unknown words -skim a text for overall message and scan for particular information, eg headings, key words -read different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies for example monitoring meaning, cross checking and reviewing -read texts, including poems and scripted drama, using appropriate expression, eg pitch, pause, emphasis and attending to punctuation -use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating texts EN2-5A- uses a range of strategies, including knowledge of letter– sound correspondences and common letter patterns, to spell familiar and some unfamiliar words -understand how to use strategies for spelling words, including spelling rules, knowledge of morphemic word families, spelling generalisations, and letter combinations including double letters - use a variety of spelling strategies to spell high-frequency words correctly when composing imaginative and other texts - use morphemic, visual, syntactic, semantic and phonological knowledge when attempting to spell unknown word EN2-6B Identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organizational patterns and features. -identify organisational patterns and language features of spoken texts appropriate to a range of purposes EN2-12E Recognizes and uses an increasing range of strategies to reflect on their own and other’ learning. -recognise how own texts can be influenced by a rich text environment -identify different ways of learning in English and consider own preferences -develop criteria for the successful completion of tasks

2,3

1,2,3

4

9

Mathematics K-10 MA2-1WM - uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas MA2-2WM - selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems MA2-12MG measures, records, compares and estimates the masses of objects using kilograms and grams -recognise the need for a formal unit smaller than the kilogram -record masses using the abbreviation for grams (g) MA2-3WM - checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used MA2-11MG measures, records, compares and estimates volumes and capacities using litres, millilitres and cubic centimetres - recognise the need for formal units to measure volume and capacity -recognise the need for a formal unit smaller than the litre to measure volume and capacity -record volumes and capacities using the abbreviation for millilitres (mL)

5,7, 8

5,8