What teacher doesn't love anchor chart ideas?! Okay, maybe not as much as we do, but thanks to http://pinterest.com/, we have acquired many useful ideas for anchor charts. We normally create these as a class on Monday during whole-class instruction. We usually watch a Brainpop video to help us fill out the chart. So our gift to you in this post is....drum roll please...a ton of anchor charts!! Enjoy!
Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives Lesson Plan for Years 2,3,4 - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of Lesson Plan: This lesson plan provides students with the opportunity to learn, revise and practice the use of nouns, verbs and adjectives in their writing. This lesson was originally created for a year 3 class, however is easily adaptable for children in Years 2 to 4, and beyond if appropriate. Australian Curriculum Links: […]
Magic Potions! Measuring Volume and Capacity Lesson Plan 2/3/4 - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of lesson plan: Students will pretend to be Witch’s and Wizards and will invent a magic potion. They have strict instructions from the head witch aka Teacher, that their potion can only be 600 millilitres. They must think of 6 different ingredients to put into their potion. Unfortunately, if one of those ingredients is […]
3D mapping activity - Australia
Made by an Aussie teacher. Used in an Aussie class. Available for everyone. I worked hard to find a balance between making mapping as fun as possible and not including just the 'usual' info related to Australia, while still making it as educational as I could. These mapping activities are taken fr...
Learning How To Tell Time - A Maths Lesson Plan for Years 2/3/4 - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of Lesson Plan: In this maths lesson plan, students learn about how to use analogue clocks to tell the time including, quarter past, half past quarter to and o’clock. They use hands-on materials to follow teacher instructions, followed up with some reinforcement by using differentiated worksheets. Australian Curriculum Links: Year 3 Mathematics Tell time to […]
Australian Curriculum Writing Self-Assessment Rubric - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Hi Everyone! Please find attached a writing self-assessment rubric that has been aligned to the Australian Curriculum. The Rubric applies for students in Foundation, all the way up to year 7. Hope you enjoy! [wpfp-link] Writing Self-Assessment Foundation to Year 7 (Word Document) If you like this, please consider sharing it on Twitter, […]
Creating A Text About The Seasons - A Writing Lesson for Year 2/3 - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary: This lesson aims to provide students with knowledge and ideas to create their own text which explains their understanding of the seasons in Australia. It is designed to accommodate students who learn best with visual resources such as Powerpoint presentations and learning maps, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. This lesson aligns itself […]
Teaching kids to infer: A lesson plan in looking for clues - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of lesson plan: In this lesson, students use an interactive website as detectives to solve a number of simple cases. The website also reads what is on the page, ensuring that all children can play. It is a simple, yet fun lesson in learning about inference. Australian Curriculum Links: Year 2 – Use comprehension strategies to […]
Maths Scope and Sequence - Australian Curriculum for Grade 2
The Grade 2 Maths outcomes from the Australian Curriculum are sorted into learning areas and graphically displayed to show a logical teaching sequence. The aim would be to use this arrangement to plan for units so no learning outcomes are missed. This Scope and Sequence has outcomes arranged both ...