Year 5 & 6 Design & Technology Materials & Equipment Unit

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

A 10 week unit (10 lessons designed to be taught over a term) where students investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use, addressing aspects of the Technologies Australian Curriculum version 9.

✩ This 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 5/6 Technologies.


Included are:

♦ Editable planner (6 pages)

♦ Worksheets and Resources (61 pages)

♦ Editable PowerPoint Presentation (100+ pages) version 9 only

♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page) version 9 only

♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria - version 9 only


Outcomes Covered:


Knowledge and Understanding:

Explain how characteristics and properties of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment affect their use when producing designed solutions (AC9TDE6K05)


Processes and Skills:

Select and use suitable materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to safely make designed solutions (AC9TDE6P03)

Negotiate design criteria including sustainability to evaluate design ideas, processes and solutions (AC9TDE6P04)

Develop project plans that include consideration of resources to individually and collaboratively make designed solutions (AC9TDE6P05)

Investigate needs or opportunities for designing, and the materials, components, tools, equipment and processes needed to create designed solutions (AC9TDE6P01)



→Other than where stated, this product is not editable ←


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