Big Idea: Communicating
How do writers think of what to write?
How do writers think of what to write?
How do creators of texts influence readers and viewers?
How do readers learn about new topics?
How can we use our names to learn about words and make connections to words?
How can I use different ways of engaging with texts?
How do authors plan their stories?
How can I get ready for reading?
What can we learn from films?
How do authors create characters using language and images?
What are rhyming words?
How do our interests and preferences influence the kinds of books we read?
How do writers teach others how to do something?
What kinds of things do writers teach about?
What do writers need to do to make sure their readers understand and can read their writing?
Department for Education Plink Units
The Department for Education South Australia has designed units aligned to the Australian Curriculum Learning Areas. These units include sequences of learning and assessment tasks
Why is playing outdoors good for my wellbeing?
How can I keep healthy and active?
How can I keep myself safe?
What are safe actions?
What strategies can I use to keep a growth mind set?
How do I keep myself calm?
How can I be physically active at home?
How can I build movement skills through games?
What are the different ways I can move my body?
How does my body change as I grow?
How do I change socially as I grow?
How do my emotions change?
How have toys changed over time?
What was school like for our grandparents?
How has it changed?
What is the same?
How have we changed over time?
How has family life changed or remained the same over time?
How can we show that the present is different from or similar to the past?
How do we describe the sequence of time?
How can we represent the passage of time and personal memories associated with the passing of time?
What are seasons?
How do different people describe and classify seasons?
How are places represented?
What is a map?
What is its purpose?
Why do we need maps?
How is a map made?
How has technology affected daily life over time?
Where on the map is my place?
What is my history and how do I know?
How are our families the same and how are they different?
How can we show that the present is different from the past and the future?
Why are places important to people?
How are people in different places connected to each other?
How do factors such as location and distance influence their connections?
What geographical features does Australia have?
What are Australia’s main iconic landmarks?
How can teachers increase students’ memory retention times and maximise the amount of time on task for students of languages?
How would students match the numbers 1 – 10 to their Chinese characters using the right stroke order?
What do stories I know sound like in different languages?
What do I notice about the words in these stories?
Content Language Integrated Learning
Resources that relate to teachers of all languages
Are there some celebrations that are similar to the ones we ...
How would students use singing to show correct gestures, meaning and tone?
How can I use different ways to solve problems?
Why are shapes so wonderful?
I wonder why numbers can be shown (represented) in different ways?
I wonder how I might represent numbers in different ways?
I wonder how 2D and 3D shapes are the same and also different?
I wonder how our number system works?
Why are 3D shapes important in our world?
How might we use data to understand ourselves and our world?
I wonder how I can use questions and data to understand my world?
How many different types of patterns are there?
This is a collection of resources for use during Lent and Easter
Principles and checklists for the selection of appropriate and quality resources for Religious Education in a Catholic school.
Catholic Education South Australia has created sample R.E. units for online learning based on the draft New Crossways R.E. Curriculum.
Audience: Families and Teachers
Family Liturgies to celebrate at home
Audience: Families, Classroom
Online and interactive website exploring features of the Mass and Seasons of the Church.
This quality website from Brisbane Catholic Education offers a range of resources for planning R.E. curriculum.
Audience: Families, Students and Teachers
This website offers a multitude of resources for Religious Education with a focus on social justice and Catholic Social Teaching.
Curriculum and prayer resources that align nicely with the new CESA Crossways 5 Knowledge Strands.
Online resources to support Scriptural texts being told using Godly Play.
Audience: Teachers, Students, Families
This website offers information and resources to teach Judaism.
Catholic resources to support prayer and the seasons of the Church year.
Visible Thinking routines and explanations.
A website from the Catholic Archdioceses of Brisbane with information and useful videos about the Sacraments of the Church.
The Catholic Resource and Information Service (CRIS) has curated a list of books often used in RE lessons and prayer times.
This is a collection of resources for use during Advent and Christmas.
Audience: (Families, Classroom, Teacher)
What changes do we see in our environment?
How do living things change and grow?
Why does the weather change?
How are living things and places diverse?
What observations are you making about our world which show diversity?
How are Earth’s resources interconnected? What are the connections between materials? How are living things connected?
Why do balls bounce?
Does the size of an object influence its movement?
Does the shape of an object influence its movement?
How can we create sound using objects at home?
Where do the sounds of nature come from?
How can objects move on land, through water and in the air?
What are push and pull movements?
What is energy?
What is energy useful for?
How do materials change when warmed or cooled?
How can the shapes of objects made from different materials be changed by bending, stretching, and twisting?
What will happen if…?
What can I use to decorate my hat?
What describing words can I use to talk about the decorations?
Will my hat protect me from the sun and rain?
How can we use software and hardware for a purpose?
How has technology changed over time and impacted our lives?
How can we collect and sort data to find patterns?
How can we represent data in different ways?
How can we plan a sequence of steps to complete a task in our daily lives?
How should we behave online in a safe and responsible manner?
How might we launch a spaceship to the moon?
How might we design a model of a sustainable vegetable garden for home or school using familiar craft materials?
Oliphant Science Awards
Global Cardboard Challenge
I wonder how I can make a moving puppet?
How can we learn to tell stories using digital media?
How can I show feelings and ideas through painting?
What interesting photographs can I take using my device?
How do artists express their feelings and memories through sculpture?
How can we sing together when we are in different spaces?
What are the key elements of music?
How, where and why do people make music?
What makes a good story?
How can I use Jimmy Pike’s painting techniques in my art?
How can I use my voice and facial expressions to show an emotion or character? What is improvisation?
How can I use body movements in drama?
How can I use body movements in dance?
How can my ideas be expressed through role and story?
How can I use my voice, movement and space to make a character come to life?
How can I continue my learning in the Arts during COVID remote learning at home?
Select a subject to view curriculum ideas with links to related Learning Resources.
Additional ideas and resources will be added here as they are developed.
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