Curriculum Lessons

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These lessons/resources can easily be adapted to suit both the preferred curriculum intent and digital technologies.

Summary of unit of lesson plans: This mini unit of lesson plans aims to educate students in all literacy modes through children’s

Jungle Themed Mini Unit for Foundation and Year 1: 2 Weeks of Lesson Plans - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of unit of lesson plans: This mini unit of lesson plans aims to educate students in all literacy modes through children’s literature. The program is best run routinely in the morning starting with a writing table before school. Explicit teaching should occur after the routine morning mat session and activities in group rotations. This […]

Procedural Writing with Digital Technology Unit: George's Marvellous Medicine - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Unit of Work: The following unit is based around the text ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ by Roald Dahl. The students will become more familiar with informative based texts and create their own Marvellous Medicine procedure in a multi-modal format. This unit is integrated with Digital Technologies and measurement Mathematics to give students a broad […]

History of Technology: Looking at the past and present. This resource pack has been designed to be used with the Australian Curriculum HASS or History subject. It links with Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 units. However, it would be useful for any teacher looking at comparing the past and the present of Technology.

History of Technology: Past and Present, Australian Curriculum HASS

These fun History of Technology activities look at the past and present. It is designed to be quick and engaging tasks for Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 HASS students. However, it would be useful for any teacher comparing the past and the present of Technology. It is perfect for school and home with pr...

Push and Pull Science Unit of Work - Grades F/1/2 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Unit of Work: This unit of work focuses on learning about different pushes and pulls and how students can identify these within different contexts. Students experience an Introduction to Pushes and Pulls, Forces on Land and Water, Toys and Motion, Machines and Sinking and Floating. Australian Curriculum Links: English: Foundation: Share feelings and […]

Year 1 Recount Writing Mini Unit: 10 Writing Lesson Plans

Year 1 Recount Writing Mini Unit: 10 Writing Lesson Plans - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary: This two week unit of work with lesson plans for a year one classroom and is focused on the text form of recount, with these lessons illustrating to students how to construct a recount. My first two lessons have the essence of a retell text type. Students are not retelling the story, I am […]

ADAPTED LEARNING: Being able to adapt each resource and lesson to integrate multiple aspects of the curriculum. In particular, Technology.

Integrated and Interactive Science Unit on Living Things for Years F/1/2 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Integrated Science Unit on Living Things: This unit was created as part of an integrated classroom theme. Children were immersed in the theme from the beginning of the term throughout all their Language, Maths, Science, Technology and Design and art lessons. This package includes a small sample of what was covered over the […]

Design an App! A Digital Technologies Project for 4/5/6 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Project: In this ICT activity, students create their own app. The project is accessed through a Weebly. It is open-ended and caters for the diversity of all students. It is student-paced, allowing students to work through it at their own speed. Upon completion of the project, students present their new app to the class. A marking […]

Summary of Lesson Plan: This lesson takes the classic story/song ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’ and gives the students the chance to explore different instruments to make some of the sounds that are needed to bring the song to life.This lesson also has a literacy elements to it so can be used as partRead More

We're Going On a Bear Hunt - Music Lesson Plan for F-2 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Lesson Plan: This lesson takes the classic story/song ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’ and gives the students the chance to explore different instruments to make some of the sounds that are needed to bring the song to life.This lesson also has a literacy elements to it so can be used as part […]

Introduction to Programming via Bee Bots (F/ 1/2) Lesson Plan - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Lesson Plan: This lesson involves pupils being introduced to Bee-Bots, which are programmable devices, to find out what they can do and how to program them. They will begin to use specific vocabulary associated with programming and understand that they can control the device by creating simple algorithms. Children younger than Year 1 […]

Year 3/4 Coding Lesson Plans - Teach Kids to Code! - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Lesson Plans: In this series of lesson plans and activities, students learn how to code learning binary code and how to follow alogrithms. They create simple algorithms to make programs react to their instructions and also use visual diagrams and pictures to model their processes. Australian Curriculum Links: Digital Technologies Year 3/4: Define simple problems, […]

The Earth, Moon and Sun Lessons Plans for Year 3/4 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Lesson Plans: In this series of lesson plans, students learn all about the Earth, Sun and Moon through a great set of highly-engaging and hands on activities. This unit includes a high-level of ICT through the use of iPads, digital cameras and computers. The investigation that is within the unit, has been set […]

Teaching Kids to Code with Codeacademy: An ICT Lesson Plan for the Next Generation - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Lesson Plan: In this lesson plan, students use the web app available in the Chrome App store called Codeacademy. You can install it and then get started after signing up pretty easily. With the new curriculum introducing coding at an earlier stage, this app is a must for any teacher (no skills in […]

Mem Fox! A Literature Study Unit for Years F/1/2/3 aligned with the Australian Curriculum

Mem Fox! A Literature Study Unit for Years F/1/2/3 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary of Unit: In this Unit of Work, students will investigate a range of picture storybooks written by Mem Fox and create a range of artistic murals to represent their understandings of the text as well as their favourite pages and characters from the texts. After reading each text, students will be given the opportunity […]

Becoming a Self-Directed Learner (Digital Technologies and HEALTH/PE Lesson) – Years 7-10 - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary: This lesson provides students with the opportunity to develop skills to analyse and visualize data using software to create information. This lesson was designed for a year 7/8 or 9/10 classes, has been tested and worked well with high student engagement. Australian Curriculum Links: Year 7/8: Digital Technologies Analyse and visualise data using a […]