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Appendix 1

LESSON PLAN
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

LESSON ORGANISATION
Year Level:6

Time:

Students Prior Knowledge:

Date:

Learning Area: Humanities and social sciences

The geographical diversity of the Asia region and


the location of its major countries in relation to
Australia (ACHASSK138)

Australias connections with other countries and


how these change people and places
(ACHASSK141)

Strand/Topic from the Australian Curriculum:


The physical features of India or China and how they influenced
the civilization that developed there (ACHASSK177)

General Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)


Literacy
Numeracy
ICT
Critical and
competence
creative
thinking
Cross-curriculum priorities (may be addressed in the lesson)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
histories and cultures
Proficiencies:(Mathematics only)

Ethical
behaviour

Asia and Australias engagement with


Asia

Personal and
Social
competence

Intercultural
understanding

Sustainability

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:
Create a passport using the resources gathered during their Web Quest
Identify resources on bound round app by exploring the population and information of the country
Create a mind map online controlling the use of a smart board
Teachers Prior Preparation/Organisation:
- Ensure all ipads work and have bound round app and
imovie downloaded
- Create a sample passport
- Pencils and craft paper for passport making
- Wewilldecidespinwheeloninteractivewhiteboard
setup
- Assessment lesson objectives

Provision for students at educational risk:

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


Time

Motivation and Introduction:

Resources/References

1. Students will move quietly to sit on the mat


2. Teacher will welcome students with a positive and happy attitude to
introduce the topic of the lesson
Good morning students, today we are focusing on the topic our nearest
neighbours, Asia. Today we will be looking at 4 different countries in Asia
and exploring different apps including bound round, then creating a
passport to convince our parent to go on a holiday. Followed by a mind
map on the information we know about the four countries in Asia
3. Teacher will explain to students what tasks will lead up to our final
task of making a imovie
4. Teacher hands out ipads to each student
-

Ipad should include: Bound round app

Internet Wi-Fi source to access bubble us

5. Teacher picks a student one at a time to come up to the board and


spin the We will decide wheel. Teacher ensures to put in each of the
four countries (China, Japan, Indonesia and India) twice or as many
times needed to provide for groups of 4.

Ipdas: including bound


round app

We will decide spin


wheel on interactive
whiteboard

6. Students are to explore the bound round travel app


7. Students find information about our nearest neighbours, Asia with the
help of the app
Students explore their given countries:
Country population
Fun facts
Videos
History events
Images of the country
(screenshot photos)
Traditions, food,
culture, costume,
popular events of the
year
Lesson Steps (Lesson content, structure, strategies & Key Questions):
1. With the help of the bound round app students should now have a
load of information about their nearest neighbours
2. Teacher sets up bubble us on the interactive whiteboard where
students one at the time can collaborate and take turns on adding
information about Asia on the board

3. Once students have created a mind map with information including:


- Culture
- Background of country
- Popular event
- Traditions
- Food
- Costume
Teacher may move onto main activity.
1. Each student receives materials in order to create a passport
2. Students are to create passport on chosen country
3. Students will collaborate with one another with their ideas and
designs

Penicils, coloured paper,


paper

Lesson Closure:(Review lesson objectives with students)


1. Students will pack away all materials used
2. Students will make their way to the mat where teacher will select 3-4
students to show their passport
3. Teacher may ask a few questions about the passport
- What did you like about this country?
- Would you travel to this country?
Transition: (What needs to happen prior to the next lesson?)

Teacher resource:
questions on countries

1. Students will place their Ipad on their desk and sit quietly waiting for
further instructions
Assessment: (Were the lesson objectives met? How will these be judged?)
1. Assessment will be based on students ability to create a passport
using resources gathered on Web Quest; information explored on the
bound round app and design on mind map created with bubble us.
2. Assessment includes a checklist if students are successful with
activity or need extra assistance before next lesson

Assessment lesson
objectives