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FORWARD PLANNING DOCUMENT

TERM/WEEKS: Term 2, Weeks 6-9 YEAR LEVEL: Year One LEARNING AREA/TOPIC: Geography/English/ICT/Visual Art

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM


General Capabilities:
Literacy Numeracy ICT Critical and creative Ethical Behaviour Personal and social Intercultural Understanding
thinking Competence
Cross-curriculum priorities:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and Cultures Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia Sustainability

WEEK/ WA CURRICULUM LINKS SPECIFIC LESSON ASSESSMENT TEACHING & LEARNING RESOURCES
LESSON Lang Literacy Literature OBJECTIVE (what & how) EXPERIENCES

Wk. 6 Geography: As a result of this An observational Lesson One – Wednesday 6th June Natural feature
The natural, managed lesson students checklist will Introduction (15 minutes): picture cards
and will be able to… record the 1. Select students to classify natural features.
constructed features of success of the 2. Why their feature is or isn’t natural Y chart template
places, their location on a Use adjectives to three focus 3. Vote for favourite natural feature (hands up) for modelling
pictorial map, how they describe natural children 4. Model a Y chart (looks like, feels like, smells like/sounds
may change over time features like) for the most popular natural feature. Y charts printed
(e.g. erosion, revegetated Lesson Body (30 minutes): on A3 paper
areas, planted crops, new 1. Pairs to complete a Y chart on their chosen natural
buildings) and how they feature (hill, river, vegetation, mountain, ocean etc.)
iPads
can be cared for 2. Must have a least 3 descriptors.
(ACHASSK031) 3. Draw a picture of their natural feature after task finished.
4. Alternately use the iPads to further explore their chosen
The activities (e.g. feature with their partner.
retailing, recreational, Conclusion (15 minutes):
farming, manufacturing, 1. Pairs all share their Y charts with the class.
medical, policing, 2. Share any further facts found.
educational, religious) that 3. Class discussion/review the classification of natural
take place in features.
the local community whic
h create its
distinctive features (ACHA
SSK033)
English: As a result of this The work Lesson Two – Thursday 7th June Fact or fib flip
Explore differences in lesson students samples (Book Introduction (10 minutes): booklets
words that represent will be able to… Creator books) 1. Review of natural features (think, pair, share).
people, places and things will be analysed 2. Fact or fib booklets about natural features. Zip lock bags
(nouns, including Create a book by the educator 3. Educator explains the nature walk and hands out zip with children’s
pronouns), happenings about natural and children in lock bags. names on them
and states (verbs), features on the unison, before Lesson Body (30 minutes):
qualities (adjectives) and Book Creator being sent home 1. Nature walk around the school grounds, collecting iPads – camera
details such as when,
app to parents via vegetation and rocks (10 minutes).
where and how
See Saw 2. Children work in pairs to make a Book Creator book iPads – Book
(adverbs) (ACELA1452)
(including photos of the natural features, text, Creator app
Construct texts that
drawings and recordings).
incorporate supporting 3. Book is exported (these exported books can be sent
images using software home to parents using the See Saw app).
including word processing 4. Natural materials kept for Friday’s art lesson.
programs (ACELY1664) Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Pairs to share the items that they found on the nature
Visual Art: walk.
Development of artistic 2. Fact or fib booklets are reviewed.
skills through
experimentation with: Lesson Three – Friday 8th June
shape (geometric shapes), As a result of this Anecdotal notes Introduction (10 minutes): Whiteboard and
colour (mixing primary lesson students will be made by 1. Recall of the natural features from nature walk. markers
colours to create will be able to… analysing the 2. Asks children to think up ideas for protecting our
secondary colours), line work of the three natural features. Word searches
(broken, jagged, dashed), Write a letter focus children 3. Educator models the writing of a letter to alert the
space (background, with ideas for recipient of the need to protect our natural features.
foreground), texture protecting 4. The educator asks children to check spelling,
(changes in texture;
natural features punctuation and whether the writing makes sense.
transfer of texture)to
Lesson Body (30 minutes):
create artwork
1. Children write letter to chosen recipient highlighting
(ACAVAM107)
the importance of saving a chosen natural feature.
2. Focus on the correct use of punctuation in writing.
3. Over the shoulder marking with each child to identify
punctuation, spelling and sense making errors.
4. Early finishers natural feature word search.
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Hands raised to identify natural feature chosen in
writing.
2. All children to read out their work to the class
(depending on time constraints).

Lesson Four – Friday 8th June


As a result of this The completed Introduction (15 minutes): Natural feature
lesson students collage will be 1. Review natural features (odd ones out). picture cards
will be able to… assessed using 2. Educator explains to the children that they are going
anecdotal notes to create a collage using the natural materials they Zip lock bags
Create a collage with a found. with natural
of a natural photograph of Lesson Body (30 minutes): materials (from
feature using each child’s 1. Children use the natural materials they collected plus Thursday’s
natural materials collage some additional materials provided by the educator lesson)
to create a collage.
2. Collage should reflect a natural feature (hill, river, Coloured paper
vegetation or mountain).
Conclusion (15 minutes): Glue
1. Children to share their collages.
2. Picture cards from the introduction are used for a Educator
categorisation activity into types of natural features. sourced natural
materials
Lesson Five – Monday 11th June
Wk. 7 As a result of this Work sample Introduction (20 minutes):
lesson students (plan) 1. Natural feature review by educator descriptions. Pronoun wall
will be able to… 2. Introduce pronoun wall.
3. Model of report writing plan about natural features, Hamburger
Write a report including pronouns. report template
plan Lesson Body (85 minutes):
1. Guided plan writing individually (group swap – 20 Hamburger
minutes). report planning
2. Reading (group swap – 20 minutes). sheets
Conclusion (15 minutes):
1. Sharing of plans. Fact/fib cards
2. Fact/fib card review.
As a result of this Work sample Whiteboard and
lesson students (report) and Lesson Six – Tuesday 12th June markers
will be able to… rubric Introduction (15 minutes):
1. Pronoun review.
Write a report 2. Review of report plan.
using pronouns 3. Model of report writing.
Lesson Body (40 minutes):
1. Guided report writing (group swap – 20 minutes).
2. Reading (group swap – 20 minutes).
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Sharing of reports.
As a result of this Anecdotal notes 2. Pronoun recall. Map of Waroona
lesson students of three focus
will be able to… children Lesson Seven – Wednesday 13th June Managed
Introduction (15 minutes): feature cards
Identify correct 1. Map of Waroona (natural features present in
natural features Waroona). Cut and paste
in managed 2. Introduce managed features (farm discussion). activity
features Lesson Body (40 minutes):
1. Cut and paste correct items into farm picture (group A4 paper
swap – 20 minutes).
2. Reading (group swap – 20 minutes).
3. Draw four correct natural features into the park
picture.
As a result of this Work samples Conclusion (10 minutes): ‘Reading Maps’
lesson students (drawings) 1. Reasoning sharing.
will be able to… 2. Review of types of managed features and examples. Map of Waroona
Draw a map of Lesson Eight – Thursday 14th June A4 paper
the classroom Introduction (10 minutes):
1. Read ‘Reading Maps.’ Map landmark
2. Map of Waroona (moving between landmarks). game
Lesson Body (30 minutes):
1. Draw a map of the classroom (desks, chairs etc.)
As a result of this Anecdotal notes 2. Map landmark game (children roll dice and move). Map of Waroona
lesson students of three focus Conclusion (10 minutes):
will be able to… children 1. Review of mapping (sharing of new learning). Natural and
managed
Identify correct Lesson Nine – Friday 15th June feature cards
natural features Introduction (10 minutes):
in managed 1. Map of Waroona (add correct natural and managed iPads – Pic
features features). Collage
Lesson Body (30 minutes):
1. Garden correct items on Pic Collage.
2. iPad map exploration.
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Sharing of Pic Collages.

Wk. 8 Lesson Ten – Monday 18th June


As a result of this Work sample Introduction (15 minutes): Dairy farming
lesson students (plan) 1. Pronoun recap book
will be able to… 2. Read book about dairy farming (pick important parts)
3. Shared report plan writing Report planning
Write a report Lesson Body (35 minutes): sheets
plan 1. Guided report plan writing (group swap)
2. Reading (group swap) Bingo sheets and
Conclusion (10 minutes): cards
1. Pronoun bingo

As a result of this Work sample ad Lesson Eleven – Tuesday 19th June Dairy farm cow
lesson students rubric (report) Introduction (10 minutes): association parts
will be able to… 1. Dairy farm cow association
with focus 2. Shared report writing model Writing books
Write a report children Lesson Body (40 minutes):
1. Report writing (group swap)
2. Reading (group swap)
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Report sharing

Lesson Twelve – Wednesday 20th June A3 paper (for


As a result of this The work Introduction (10 minutes): brainstorm)
lesson students samples (Book 1. Looking after managed things brainstorm
will be able to… Creator books) 2. Book Creator refresher iPads – Book
will be used to Lesson Body (40 minutes): Creator
Create a Book inform an 1. Creation of book on Book Creator about jobs on a
Creator book observational farm (group swap)
checklist 2. Reading (group swap)
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Sharing of Book Creator books
2. Review of caring for managed features

As a result of this Work samples Lesson Thirteen – Thursday 21st June


lesson students (plan) Introduction (10 minutes): A4 paper
will be able to… 1. Features of a farm (think, pair, share)
Lesson Body (30 minutes): iPads
Draw a plan for 1. Design of farmyard in partners (chosen by the
their farmyard educator)
project 2. iPad research for correct colours and additional
information
3. Reading (group swap)
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Sharing of findings

Lesson Fourteen – Friday 22nd June


Introduction (10 minutes): A4 paper plan
drawings
As a result of this Anecdotal notes 1. Recall of managed features and how they are cared
lesson students of focus children for iPads
will be able to… Lesson Body (30 minutes):
1. Continuation of designing of farmyard in partners Lined paper (for
Write a list of 2. Continuation of iPad research lists)
required items for 3. Reading (group swap)
their farmyard 4. List of all items needed to complete project
project Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Sharing of learning

As a result of this Observations Lesson Fifteen – Friday 22nd June Criteria cards
lesson students and anecdotal Introduction (10 minutes):
will be able to… notes of focus 1. Review of STEM project criteria Newspaper
children 2. Papier mâché introduction
Use papier Lesson Body (80 minutes): Clear gum and
mâché to create 1. Plan checks trays
a farmyard base 2. Papier mâché of farmyard bases
3. Creation of farm animals and accessories Carboard
Conclusion (20 minutes): boards
1. Pack away
2. Sharing of experience Craft supplies
3. Game of Hot Potato

Wk. 9 As a result of this Observational Lesson Sixteen – Monday 25th June Laminated
lesson students checklist Introduction (15 minutes): characters and
will be able to… 1. Town and Country Mouse story with laminated scenery
characters and scenery
Recall examples 2. Introduction of constructed features Criteria cards
of constructed 3. Review of STEM project criteria
features Lesson Body (70 minutes): Craft supplies
1. Creation of farm animals and accessories
Conclusion (15 minutes):
1. Sharing of progress
2. Constructed features review
As a result of this Work sample Lesson Seventeen – Tuesday 26th June Feature cards
lesson students (plan) Introduction (10 minutes):
will be able to… 1. Constructed feature identification (in circle from Plan templates
selection)
Write a report 2. Plan model about chosen farm animal (eats/drinks,
plan shelter, other facts)
Lesson Body (40 minutes):
1. Plan writing using prior research
Conclusion (10 minutes):
2. Fact sharing
3. Constructed feature review

Lesson Eighteen – Wednesday 27th June Completed plan


As a result of this Work sample Introduction (10 minutes): template
lesson students (report) 1. Constructed feature descriptions
will be able to… 2. Model of report writing (using child’s plan) Writing books
Lesson Body (40 minutes):
Write a report 1. Report writing
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Reverse constructed feature descriptions

As a result of this Work sample Lesson Nineteen – Thursday 28th June Coloured paper
lesson students (fact/fib card) Introduction (10 minutes):
will be able to… 1. Constructed feature review iPads
2. Fact and fib review
Research and Lesson Body (30 minutes):
create a fact/fib 1. Creation of own fact/ fib cards in partners about
card constructed features
Conclusion (10 minutes):
1. Sharing of fact/fib cards

Lesson Twenty – Friday 29th June STEM projects


Introduction (10 minutes):
As a result of this Observation and 1. Feature categorisation Reports
lesson students rubric 2. STEM project presentation criteria review
will be able to… Lesson Body (30 minutes):
1. Preparation and practice of presentation
Give a short Conclusion (10 minutes):
presentation 1. Presentation of STEM projects
using a clear
voice and the
appropriate
volume