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Appendix 1


Students Prior Knowledge:
Year Level: Year 2
Date: 24/03/2016

Time:8:45 am- 10am

Learning Area: HASS Humanities and Social Sciences

Understand past, present and future

Differences between the past and present
Describe the sequence of time
Significant cultural events and dates
Know the changes in family life over times

Strand/Topic from the Australian Curriculum:

The history of a significant person, building, site and/or part
of the natural environment in the local community and what
it reveals about the past (ACHASSK044)
General Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)
Critical and
creative thinking


Personal and


Cross-curriculum priorities (may be addressed in the lesson)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
histories and cultures
Proficiencies:(Mathematics only)

Asia and Australias engagement with Asia


Lesson Objectives (i.e. anticipated outcomes of this lesson, in point form beginning with an action verb)
As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:

Investigate and find information regarding past and present, using ICT and iPad apps

Identify clearly what past and present means

Teachers Prior Preparation/Organisation:
Create QR Codes
Colour code the QR codes for different groups
Make sure all essential apps are downloaded/work
on the Ipads (Number 8,14,1 and 5)
Make sure that every student has a QR information
Provide any required writing materials
Coloured pop sticks

Provision for students at educational risk:

LESSON EVALUATION (to be completed AFTER the lesson)

Assessment of Lesson Objective and Suggestions for Improvement:

Teacher self-reflection and self-evaluation

[OFFICIAL USE ONLY] Comments by classroom teacher, HOPP, supervisor:

LESSON DELIVERY (attach worksheets, examples, marking key, etc, as relevant)

8:45 am

Motivation and Introduction:

1. Ask the students to come and sit in the mat session area ready
for the start of the lesson.
2. Once we have gained the students attention, introduce who we
are and where we are from.
Hi Year 2s, Im Bek and Im Sarah. We are from The University of
Notre Dame and weve come to teach you about historically
significant buildings around Fremantle, using iPads and apps to help
you understand the concepts of our lesson.

Align these with the
segment where they will
be introduced.
iPads Photos of
buildings around

Where we go to University, we are surrounded by lots of historically

significant building. One of the buildings that we have some of our
classes in was originally a Hotel building (Show picture of Education
Building on iPad). But we also have some new buildings like this one
(Show picture of Tannock Hall on iPad).

8:50 am

The First photo was from the past and the second one is from the
present. Who knows what these two words mean?
3. Ask the students to stand up for the motivation activity and move
4. Have one assistant teacher hold the iPad with the past and
present pictures at the front of the group of students

iPads (3) One with Past

and one with Present
Another with Past and
present photos on

5. One other assistant will be on the left hand side of the group
holding another iPad with the word Past
6. One other assistant will be on the right hand side of the group
holding another iPad with the word Present
7. Inform students of game instructions When a picture is shown
on the iPad they have to move to the word that it corresponds to.
8:55 am

9:00 am

8. Have to students move back inside the classroom and split off
into allocated groups to start the activities.

Lesson Steps (Lesson content, structure, strategies & Key Questions):

9. Once the students have been separated into the two groups, sit
down together and talk through our activity.
10. Our activity is focusing on local historically significant buildings
around Fremantle and North Fremantle. By the end of our activity
today, you will all become experts about one building either from
the past or the present.
9:05 am

Not many new/modern buildings because of the heritage listed buildings

and the old past
QR Code Section:
11. Students will then be split up into smaller groups to complete this
activity, this will be done by choosing a pop stick with a colour at
one end. These colours will form the 4 different groups.
12. Allocate each group an iPad (8, 14, 1 and 5) and an information
sheet to fill out with questions.

Coloured pop sticks

iPads (8, 14, 1 and 5)

13. Then explain how to use the different apps, QR code reader.
9:10 am

14. Students complete the QR code activity:

15. Each coloured group will have a building and this will be their
- Dingo Flour Past
- Fremantle Prison Past
- Maritime Museum (New building) Present
- Round house Past
16. These QR codes will correspond to the colour of their group
17. One person is in charge of the iPad and the others need to fill in
the questions as they find the answers by scanning the code
18. These codes will be placed up around the inside and the outside
of the classroom
19. Each QR code will have a set information about the significant
building each group will have to find these will include:

9:20 am

A Photo of the significant building

What it is?
What is reveals about the past/what is it used for in the present?
When it was established/built
Where it is located?
Fun fact

20. When students have found all the information, an assistant will be
assigned to a group of students to help them use the features of
the app Pic Collage.

9:30 am

iPads QR code reader

QR codes
Information sheet

iPads Pic Collage

21. Students will transfer all of this information into the app Pic
Collage and will have the choice to present the information as
they like.
22. Once all groups have finished the Pic Collage, students will

spend time presenting to each other what their building was and
how they have presented the information.
23. Students will swap over to the other groups activity

10:00 am

24. Repeat these lesson steps for the next group of students Finish
at 10 am

Lesson Closure:(Review lesson objectives with students)

10:15 am

25. Discussion about what students have learnt about Past and
26. Select students to share what they have learnt about a particular
app they have used?
27. What did you like about it?
28. Was it an interesting way to learn new information?
29. Pack up and get ready for recess.