GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentPerception of environmentsPerception of environments

My Home is My Castle

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Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson investigates the Mataranka Springs environment in the Northern Territory and The Hunter Valley region in NSW. Exploring the different views of local people in these places, students develop and understanding of how people feel about their local environment and how these people can have differing views and reasons for these views. Geographical tools of maps, graphs and statistics and visual representations are used. The geographical concepts addressed are place, space, environment, interconnection and sustainability.

Focus Question

How do people feel about their environment?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI075, ACHASSI078, ACHASSK088, ACHASSI082, ACHASSI076, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI079, ACHASSI077

NSW Syllabus

GE2-2, GE2-4, GE 2-1, GE2-3

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC075, VCGGC072, VCGGK082, VCGGC071, VCGGK083, VCGGC074, VCGGC073, VCGG076

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Perception of environments

Lesson Name

My Home is My Castle

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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