River Adventures Website Task
About this Guide
This guide is for students in Years 3 and 4.
The resources here will help you create a webpage about a River location somewhere in the world. You are learning to research using the internet, take notes and write information to persuade people to care for and visit our rivers.
The steps in this task are, learning how to:
This will help you understand where rivers are and how they fit with other waterways, what we can do on rivers to enjoy them and how we can protect them for future generations.
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 encourage others to visit our rivers.
We Are Learning To:
This Guide addresses:
EN2-4A - Students use an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies
HSIE-ENS2.6 - Students describe people’s interactions with environments and identify responsible ways of interacting with environments
GE2-1 - Students examine features and characteristics of places and environments
It addresses 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.)
River Adventures by R. Cosentino is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://mrscosentino.weebly.com/river-adventures-investigation.html.