In this Year 2 unit, students explore how changing technology affected people’s lives in the past, addressing aspects of the HASS Australian Curriculum.
✩ It is a 9-lesson unit (designed to be taught over a term) that contains all lesson resources including worksheets and posters.
✩ This HASS unit also contains an editable PowerPoint presentation that can be displayed during each lesson. It includes the learning intentions/success criteria, key discussion points, worksheets and display resources. This makes teaching every lesson even easier if your classroom has a T.V or Smartboard.
✩ The editable planner includes relevant Australian Curriculum links.
✩ The lessons are kept simple and succinct, five to six steps each, to help you save time. The clear instructions highlight the key points, allowing you to focus on the students and make the most of the learning opportunities.
✩ Mrs Amy123 is known for its fun and engaging lessons that involve a wide range of cooperative learning strategies. This means that some lessons will not feature worksheets, though many will.
✩ This unit also includes a grading guide that shows what each grade (A-E) would look like based on two activities from the unit. This document is also linked to the Achievement Standard for Year 2 HASS.
♦ Editable planner (6 pages)
♦ Worksheets (including answer keys) (20 pages)
♦ Resources (32 pages)
♦ Editable PowerPoint Presentation (100+ pages)
♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)
♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria
Version 9 Outcomes covered:
How technological developments changed people’s lives at home and in the ways they worked, travelled and communicated (AC9HS2K02)
Questioning and research: Develop questions about objects, people, places and events in the past and present (AC9HS2S01)
Collect, sort and record information and data from observations and from provided sources, including unscaled timelines and labelled maps or models (AC9HS2S02)
Interpreting, analysing and evaluating: Interpret information and data from observations and provided sources, including the comparison of objects from the past and present (AC9HS2S03)
Discuss perspectives related to objects, people, places and events (AC9HS2S04)
Concluding and decision-making: Draw conclusions and make proposals (AC9HS2S05)
Communicating: Develop narratives and share observations, using sources and subject-specific terms (AC9HS2S06)
Version 8.4 Outcomes covered:
History: How changing technology affected people's lives (at home) and in the ways they worked, travelled, communicated and played in the past (ACHASSK046)
Inquiry Skills: ACHASSI034, ACHASSI035, ACHASSI036, ACHASSI037, ACHASSI038, ACHASSI039, ACHASSI040, ACHASSI041, and ACHASSI043
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