Year 7-8 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 7-8

PE & Health

Select strategies to promote safety ACPPS073Use feedback to improves skills ACPMP080

Practice and apply movement strategies ACPMP082

Participate in skill-related fitness activities ACPMP083

Demonstrate how effort, space and equipment can enhance skills ACPMP083

Participate in a range of physical activities ACPMP085

Use personal and social skills in physical activities ACPMP085

Modify rules and scoring systems for fair play ACPMP088

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 7

Year 8

Geography

The way water moves through an environment ACHASSK183Factors that influence where people live ACHASSK188 Distinctive landform features ACHGK048Geomorphic causes of landscapes ACHGK050

History

The migration of early people to Australia ACHASSK164The evidence for ancient societies ACHASSK165

Conserving the remains of the ancient past ACHASSK171

 

Science

Classification of organisms ACSSU111 Different types of rocks and the processes by which they form ACSSU153

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 7

Year 8

Geography

The way water moves through an environment ACHASSK183The variability of Australia’s water ACHASSK184

The scarcity of water ACHASSK185

The value of water for people ACHASSK186

Responding to drought and flood ACHASSK187

Factors that influence where people live ACHASSK188

The influence of environmental quality on living places ACHASSK190

Distinctive landform features ACHGK048The spiritual value of landscapes ACHGK049

Geomorphic causes of landscapes ACHGK050

Human-caused degradation of landscapes ACHGK051

Ways of protecting landscapes ACHGK052

History

HistoryThe evidence for ancient societies ACHASSK165Conserving the remains of the ancient past ACHASSK171  

Science

Classification of organisms ACSSU111Food chains & food webs ACSSU112

The water cycle ACSSU116

Different types of rocks and the processes by which they form ACSSU153

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 7

Year 8

Geography

The scarcity of water ACHASSK185Factors that influence where people live ACHASSK188

Enhancing the liveability of places ACHASSK192

Human-caused degradation of landscapes ACHGK051

Science

Classification of organisms ACSSU111Food chains & food webs ACSSU112

The water cycle ACSSU116

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 7

Year 8

Geography

Factors that influence where people live ACHASSK188

Science

Swan Reach Museum

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

Year 7

Year 8

History

How historians and archaeologists investigate history, including excavation and archival research (ACHASSK167)
Identify a range of questions about the past to inform a historical inquiry (ACHHS150)

The range of sources that can be used in an historical investigation, including archaeological and written sources (ACHASSK168)
Identify the origin and purpose of primary and secondary sources (ACHHS152)
The importance of conserving the remains of the ancient past, including the heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ACHASSK171)

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