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Unit of work: Growing and Salvation topic: Eucharist Human person Topic: People grow
Changing and change
Year Level: Year 1 Students’ Prior Knowledge: (include faith situations/
Key Understanding: previous lessons/Units)
A1 Wondering at human life
• Students are able to identify that they have grown
Learning Point(s): • Students are able to identify things that they do
A1.1 Represents ways in which people grow and change. differently than they did as a baby
• Students are aware that the choices that they make
EYLF: change as they get older
• Secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships
• High expectations and equity

• Holistic approaches
• Intentional teaching
Spiritual and Religious Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)
Prudence Justice Fortitude Temperance Faith Hope Charity
eg Right choices eg Right eg Inner strength eg Moderation eg Prayer eg Reconciliation eg Service

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

Literacy Numeracy ICT Critical and Ethical Personal and Intercultural
competence creative behaviour Social understanding
thinking competence

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia Sustainability
histories and cultures

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:
• Identify the different stages of life
• Show three different stages of life through magazine images

Teacher’s Prior Preparation/Organisation:
 Provision for students at educational risk:

(include Teacher Witness) • Early finishers are to use a whiteboard to discuss
what people may be able to do at each stage of life.
• Prepare mystery box containing images of my stages of E.g. a baby is able to cry
life • Teacher is to float and assist any unsure or
• Collect magazines struggling students
• Prepare timeline including the headings: baby, child,
teenager, adult, senior/elderly
LESSON DELIVERY attach worksheets, examples, marking keys, etc. as relevant
Time Motivation and Introduction: Resources/References
2:15 PM 1. Discuss the stages of life which are: baby, child, teenager, adult and
Mystery box containing images
senior of the stages of life
2. Show students the “mystery box” which contains images of the teacher
as a baby, child, teenager, adult and a picture of a grandmother or Whiteboard
3. Allow students to choose a photo from the mystery box and add it to
the whiteboard
• At each photograph ask students what stage of life this is from
4. After all photographs have been revealed and discussed, have a
student put the images in order of the stages of life

2:20 PM Lesson Steps (Lesson content, structure, strategies & Key Questions):
1. Provide each student with a magazine and allow them to cute out three Magazine
images. These images must be from the following stages of life:
• baby Scissors
• child
• teenager Glue
• adult
• senior/elderly person Timeline including the
2. Students are then to paste these images onto a class timeline to show headings: baby, child,
the different stages of life teenager, adult, senior/elderly
• Before pasting their images, students must show the teacher
their images and identify which stage of life they belong to

Lesson Closure:(Review lesson objectives with students)

2:35 PM 1. Allow students to sit in a circle with the timeline in the middle
2. Review the images on the timeline and ensure that they are in the right Timeline
order or stage of life
3. Wonder Question: Why do people grow and change?

Transition: (What needs to happen prior to the next lesson?)

1. Students are to pack and stack preparing for the end of the day

Assessment: (Were the lesson objectives met? How will they be

• Objectives
1. Identify the different stages of life
• Observation and discussion
2. Show three different stages of life through magazine images
• Observation and discussion