Year 3-4 Curriculum Links

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Aquatics, Archery & Gym Time

After safety instruction students are introduced to a variety of new personal and group activities, skills and games.

Year 3-4

PE & Health

Making safe play area spaces ACPPS040Participating in outdoor games ACPPS041Practising and applying movement skills ACPMP043Practising and applying movement strategies ACPMP045

Combining elements when performing sequences ACPMP047

Participating in physical activities ACPMP108

Caving

Using appropriate safety equipment, students explore a cave system, learn of its historical importance to local Aboriginal people and fossick for rocks and fossils.

Year 3

Year 4

HASS

The importance of country/place to Aboriginal Peoples ACHASSK062 The long connection of country/place to Aboriginal Peoples ACHASSK083The nature of contact between Aboriginal Peoples and others ACHASSK086The importance of environments to people ACHASSK088

Science

Features of living things ACSSU044 Living things dependence on their environment ACSSU073Changes in the Earth’s surface ACSSU075

Murray River Ecology

Students are introduced to the Murray River ecology through a boat trip and landings. They observe bird and marine life, visit an Aboriginal midden and see the effect of human and environmental changes to the Murray River landscape.

Year 3

Year 4

HASS

The importance of country/place to Aboriginal Peoples ACHASSK062 The long connection of country/place to Aboriginal Peoples ACHASSK083The nature of contact between Aboriginal Peoples and others ACHASSK086The importance of environments to people ACHASSK088

Science

Features of living things ACSSU044 Life cycles ACSSU072Living things dependence on their environment ACSSU073Changes in the Earth’s surface ACSSU075

Murray Mallee Ecology

Students explore an area of Murray Mallee, observing the environment and wildlife, visiting an abandoned homestead, hiking through a section of scrub and observing relics of pioneer settlement.

Year 3

Year 4

HASS

How communities change and stay the same over time ACHASSK063Similarities and differences between places and their settlement CHASSK069 The importance of environments to people ACHASSK088The management of natural resources ACHASSK090

Science

Features of living things ACSSU044 Life cycles ACSSU072Living things dependence on their environment ACSSU073Changes in the Earth’s surface from human activity ACSSU075

Sunnydale Farm Adventures

Students travel to Sunnydale Farm by bus where they observe sheep-shearing and wool-sorting. They have the opportunity to observe and sometimes hold Australian wild-life and participate in a variety of old colonial pastimes.

Year 3

Year 4

HASS

Features of living things ACSSU044

Science

The importance of environments to people ACHASSK088The management of natural resources ACHASSK090 Life cycles ACSSU072

Swan Reach Museum

Students visit the Swan reach Museum and explore the history of the local area.

Year 3

Year 4

HASS

The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area  (ACHASSK062)
The diversity of Australia’s first peoples and the long and continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) (ACHASSK083)

How the community has changed and remained the same over time and the role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community (ACHASSK063)

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