Local People, Far Places
About this Guide
This guide is for students in Years 3 and 4..
The resources here will help students find out about the places that the people who live in our community come from.
They will also explore how the people in different communities live, learn, work, eat, play and celebrate.
This will help them understand how we are all different but we are still the same in many ways.
As students work through the resources in this Guide they will also learn how images can be used to tell stories so that they can choose appropriate images to tell their own story.
We Are Learning To:
When you use this Guide you will be learning how to:
This Guide addresses the following Australian Curriculum General Capabilities, Level 3 (By the end of year 4) on the Learning Continuum:
Numeracy – interpret maps and diagrams, including interpreting information, locating positions and describing routes on maps and diagrams using simple scales, legends and directional language.
Literacy – identify the effects of choices in the construction of images, including framing and composition.
Information and communication technology capability - generate solutions to challenges and learning area tasks by creating and modifying simple digital solutions, creative outputs or data representations/transformations for particular purposes.
Intercultural understanding - identify and describe what they have learnt about themselves and others from real, virtual and vicarious intercultural experiences.
(Education Services Australia, n. d.)
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