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Helping Hands – Children at home on the farm

year f

SUBJECTS

Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), Geography

Overview

In this lesson students will learn about the places people live in and belong to. They will learn about children living on farms and the important daily roles they play. They will be able to identify familiar features on a farm and why egg farms are important to people.

Upon completion of this lesson students will demonstrate a basic understanding of:

  • Different people live and belong to different places in our world
  • The roles that children play in farm life
  • Familiar features of egg farms
  • Why egg farms have an important role in day to day Australian life

Resources and Materials

  • Interactive Whiteboard
  • www.allabouteggs.com.au
  • Three-dimensional globe

Language/Vocabulary: 
Farm, farmer, hen, chicken, eggs, feed, collect, raise, store, world, food, water, place, people, children, pets, jobs, daily, care, check, help and shed. 

Higher Order Thinking Skills (Bloom’s Taxonomy):

  • Knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Application

Extension/Open-Ended Questions: 
What would happen on an egg farm if people didn’t work together to look after the hens?

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (GEOGRAPHY):

The places people live in and belong to, their familiar features and why they are important to people (ACHASSK015)

THE ARTS (DRAMA):

Explore role and dramatic action in dramatic play, improvisation and process drama (ACADRM027)

CROSS-CURRICULUM PRIORITIES:

Sustainability

GENERAL CAPABILITIES:
  • Literacy
  • Information and Communication Technology Capability
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Personal and Social Capability
  • Ethical Understanding