In this Year 3 unit, students explore the states and territories of Australia as well as the symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity, addressing aspects of the HASS Australian Curriculum Version 9.0.
✩ 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 3 HASS.
♦ Editable Year 3 Planner (5 pages)
♦ Lesson resources (13 pages)
♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)
♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria
Version 9 Outcomes covered:
The representation of contemporary Australia as states and territories, and as Countries/Places of First Nations Australians prior to colonization, and the locations of Australia’s neighbouring regions and countries (AC9HS3K03)
Significant events, symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity and diversity, and how they are celebrated, commemorated or recognised in Australia, including Australia Day, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, National Sorry Day, Easter, Christmas, and other religious and cultural festivals (AC9HS3K02)
Questioning and research: Develop questions to guide investigations about people, events, places and issues (AC9HS3S01)
Locate, collect and record information and data from a range of sources, including annotated timelines and maps (AC9HS3S02)
Interpreting, analysing and evaluating: Interpret information and data displayed in different formats (AC9HS3S03)
Analyse information and data, and identify perspectives (AC9HS3S04)
Concluding and decision-making: Draw conclusions based on analysis of information (AC9HS3S05)
Propose actions or responses to issues or challenges that consider possible effects of actions (AC9HS3S06)
Communicating: Present descriptions and explanations, using ideas from sources and relevant subject-specific terms (AC9HS3S07)
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