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Year 6 Thu Thiem / Thao Dien Unit of Inquiry 4 Overview

Children of the Future



Transdisciplinary Theme
Sharing the Planet

Central Idea
The circumstances of a childs life impacts on their present and future well-being.
Concepts
Change , perspective, responsibility.

Related concepts
Needs and wants: equal opportunities, World health organisation.

Lines of Inquiry
Human rights and the action that can be taken to ensure that they are being met.(perspective)
The changes that need to happen to improve the quality of children's education.(change)
Our shared responsibility for improving the health of children in our community.(responsibility)

Language

Reading & Viewing
Identify and explain how analytical images like figures, tables, diagrams, maps and graphs contribute to our
understanding of verbal information in factual and persuasive texts
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting
and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning
Analyse and evaluate the way that inference is used in a text to build understanding in imaginative, informative and
persuasive texts

Persuasive Writing
Writing & Representing
Explore and analyse the effectiveness of informative and persuasive devices in texts
Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the
viewpoints of others
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
Compose texts that include sustained and effective use of persuasive devices, eg texts dealing with environmental
issues
Select appropriate language for a purpose, eg descriptive, persuasive, technical, evaluative, emotive and colloquial,
when composing texts
Understand how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use
apostrophes with common and proper nouns
Use complex punctuation to engage the reader and achieve purpose
Spelling

Understand how to use banks of known words, word origins, base words, suffixes and prefixes, morphemes, spelling
patterns and generalisations to learn and spell new words, for example technical words and words adopted from other
languages


AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Leading to a Bright Future






Music

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Physical Education

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Art

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Mathematics

Time
Tell the time accurately using 24-hour time
Convert between 12 and 24 hour time and record with appropriate notation
Compare the local times with another time zones
Select an appropriate unit to measure a particular period of time
Use a stopwatch to measure and compare the duration of events
Use start and finish times to calculate the elapsed time of events and order

Chance
list all outcomes in chance experiments where each outcome is equally likely to occur
represent probabilities of outcomes of chance experiments using fractions
Order commonly used chance words on an interval from zero ('impossible') to one ('certain')

Data
Interpret line graphs using the scales on the axes
Describe and interpret data presented in tables, dot plots, column graphs and line graphs

Addition & Subtraction

Use knowledge of addition and subtraction facts to create a financial plan, such as a budget

Patterns & Algebra

Create, with materials or digital technologies, a variety of patterns using whole numbers, fractions or decimals
Complete number sentences involving multiplication and division, including those involving simple fractions or
decimals


Vietnamese National Curriculum

Topic: The citizen For the peace life- Ancestry memory
The students will be able to
Reading:
Read text fluently
Understand the new words and the text
Writing:
Write an essay to describe a person, things.
Use conjuntions.
Dictation:
Use upper case for personal name.
Vocabulary:
Learn more word those are synonym with
traditional.






Vietnamese Language and Culture (VLC)

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Kathryn Weir, Alexandra Cook, Mike Stanley Craig Eldred
Year 6 Teacher Primary Years Programme Coordinator
Thu Thiem / Thao Dien Campus
Chinese/Mandarin

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French

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