Foundation HASS Places & Features Unit

Product Type: Geography

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Includes update to version 9 of the Australian Curriculum in addition to a version for 8.4. ✓ Editable Unit Planner ✓ Worksheets ✓ Success Criteria/Learning Intentions


A 10 week unit examine different representations of places, their importance and features addressing aspects of the Humanities and Social Science Foundation Australian Curriculum.


✩It features 49 fun and engaging activities to pick from following a ten week sequenced plan. Each week includes an introduction activity (mat based) and a play based activity. Then there are 2 to 4 activities other activity suggestions to choose from.


✩ The editable planner includes relevant Australian Curriculum links.



✩At nine pages, the planner is succinct in giving the key information needed but are not full lesson scripts. Most lessons require resources such as paint, natural items such as leaves and sand and are not worksheet/template based. Some activities and assessments require an adult to annotate answers.


✩ 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 Foundation HASS.


Included are:

♦ Editable Planner (9 pages)

♦ Worksheets (including answer keys) (18 pages)

♦ Resources (17 pages)

♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)

♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria


Version 9 Outcomes covered:

Geography: The features of familiar places they belong to, why some places are special and how places can be looked after (AC9HSFK03)

Inquiry Skills: Questioning and researching: Pose questions about familiar objects, people, places and events (AC9HSFS01)

Sort and record information and data including pictorial timelines and locations on pictorial maps or models (AC9HSFS02)

Interpreting, analysing and evaluating: Share a perspective on information, such as stories about significant events and special places (AC9HSFS03)

Concluding and decision-making: Draw conclusions in response to questions (AC9HSFS03)

Communicating: Share narratives and observations, using sources and terms about the past and places (AC9HSFS05)


Version 8.4 Outcomes covered:

Geography: The representation of the location of places and their features on simple maps and models (ACHASSK014)

The places people live in and belong to, their familiar features and why they are important to people (ACHASS015)

The reasons why some places are special to people, and how they can be looked after (ACHASS017)




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