Year 5-6 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 5-6

PE & Health

Learn and apply safety strategies ACPPS054Connect to natural environments through participation in outdoor activities ACPPS059Learn and practice specialized movement skills ACPMP061

Applying movement concepts and strategies ACPMP063

Participate in physical activities ACPMP064

Manipulating effort, space, equipment and people ACPMP065

Participate in activities that create community connections ACPMP066

Participate positively in groups ACPMP067

Creatively solve movement challenges ACPMP068

Play fairly in physical activities ACPMP069

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 5

Year 6

HASS

The influence of Aboriginal Peoples on Australian places ACHASSK112Exploring how environmental characteristics influence human settlement ACHASSK113

Science

Light forms shadows ACSSU080 Living things are affected by their physical conditions – a record is left in fossils ACSSU094Geological changes and weather events can effect the environment ACSSU096

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 5

Year 6

HASS

Exploring how colonial presence influenced patterns of development ACHASSK107The influence of Aboriginal Peoples on Australian places ACHASSK112Exploring how environmental characteristics influence human settlement ACHASSK113

How floods and drought impact on environments and people ACHASSK114

How individuals and groups contribute to society ACHASSK137

Science

The structural features and adaptations of living things ACSSU043Liquids such as water have observable properties  ACSSU077  Living things are affected by their physical conditions ACSSU094Geological changes and weather events can effect the environment ACSSU096

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 5

Year 6

HASS

Exploring how colonial presence influenced patterns of development ACHASSK107Investigating how development and events impact early colonies ACHASSK108The role that significant groups played in colonization ACHASSK110

Exploring how environmental characteristics influence human settlement ACHASSK113

How floods and drought impact on environments and people ACHASSK114

How individuals and groups contribute to society ACHASSK137

Science

The structural features and adaptations of living things ACSSU043 Living things are affected by their physical conditions ACSSU094

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 5

Year 6

HASS

Exploring how environmental characteristics influence human settlement ACHASSK113 How individuals and groups contribute to society ACHASSK137

Science

The structural features and adaptations of living things ACSSU043 Living things are affected by their physical conditions ACSSU094

Yabbies

Students visit a yabbie farm where they are introduced to its life-cycle, farming and place in the local ecology. Students participate in a catch and release activity.

Year 5

Year 6

HASS

Exploring how environmental characteristics influence human settlement ACHASSK113How floods and drought impact on environments and people ACHASSK114

Science

The structural features and adaptations of living things ACSSU043 Living things are affected by their physical conditions ACSSU094

 

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