This unit is based on the Year 1 Australian Curriculum HASS Inquiry Skills, Knowledge and Understandings.
Students explore Australia on a local and global scale, looking at Australia’s location on the globe, the oceans surrounding Australia, special places in Australia and identify Australian states and territories.
Students investigate natural, managed and constructed features within the community.
Students compare weather in two local areas, and they explore daily and seasonal weather.
Students explore local habitats, determining if they look healthy or unhealthy. They discuss how to care for local habitats, learning how and why it is important to keep these areas healthy.
This lesson looks into our country, Australia and what it looks like.
This lesson explores the special places within Australia and in their community.
In this lesson students will investigate contructed features in their community.
This lesson explores the managed and natural features of a community.
This lesson looks at caring for a local habitat and why this is important to us all.
This lesson will require students to create a poster of a local habitat within their community.