Australian Book Traceller - Earth Science

Australian Book Traveller – Earth Science – Book 2

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Using this Australian Earth Science unit study you can teach in a range of subjects and meet some of the requirements of the Australian Curriculum syllabus outcomes. With each unit study you will open their eyes to different aspects of Australia’s physical geography as you cover: literature, social studies, science and art.

Use this with Earth Science Conversations.

PDF ebook : 16 pages

Grade : Year 2 (Age 7 – 8)

Product Description

“Children don’t stumble onto good books by themselves; they must be introduced to the wonder of words put together in such a way that they spin out pure joy and magic.”Gladys Hunt

Australian Book Traveller is a unit study that will help you steer your children towards a love of good books. Snuggled up, reading together on the couch you begin your Australian tour. You are the travel guide. The books are the transport. The children are the tourists. The journey is ahead.

Teach Core Subjects All At Once

Using this unit study you can teach in a range of subjects and meet some of the requirements of the Australian Curriculum outcomes. With each unit study you will open their eyes to different aspects of Australia as you cover: literature, social studies, science and art.

Witness with delight as their knowledge of Australia’s culture and heritage blossoms in a very natural way.

Covering the Australian Curriculum – Scope and Sequence

This table shows how particular books cover the Australian Curriculum (ACARA) and NSW Syllabus (NESA) for Year 2. Codes are given as a reference.

Picture Book Outcomes Code
Social Studies – History and Geography
All Through the Year

Isabella’s Garden

Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the World GE1-2

ACHASSI042

Walking With the Seasons in Kakadu.

My  Farm

Big Rain Coming

All Through the Year

·         Communicates an understanding of change and continuity of family life using historical terms like past, present, old and new.

·         Family rules and family stories. How is your family different?

·         Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time.

·         Communicates stories of their own family heritage and the heritage of others.

GE1-1

GE1-2

GE1-3

HT1-1

HT1-2

HT1-3

HT1-4

ACHASSI018

ACHASSI023

ACHASSI025

ACHASSK044

ACHASSK045

ACHASSK049

Flood

Fire

Discuss how individuals and groups can cause changes in the environment. GE1-3
Art – the content here covers aspects of visual art and some dram with shadow puppets.  Music and Movement  is covered with composer studies.
Walking With the Seasons in Kakadu.

My  Farm

Big Rain Coming

All Through the Year

Bilby Moon

Flood

Fire Isabella’s Garden

Makes artworks in a particular way about experiences of real and imaginary things. VAS1.1
Uses the forms to make artworks according to varying requirements. VAS1.2
Realises what artists do, who they are and what they make. VAS1.3
Begins to interpret the meaning of artworks, acknowledging the roles of artist and audience. VAS1.4
Science and Nature outcome have already been listed in Earth Science Conversations.

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