Students will create a short film in which they consider concepts of personal responsibility and active citizenship as they relate to the litterbug. They will investigate the environmental and social impacts of littering.
- understand the social and environmental implications of littering
- begin to take responsibility for unwanted food packaging
- rethink the concept of why people litter.
- think critically about how other people might think about and perceive litter
- be persuasive when communicating messages about not littering.
Lesson guides and printables
Australian Curriculum content descriptions:
Year 7 English:
- Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning (ACELY1804)
- Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to promote a point of view or enable a new way of seeing (ACELY1720)
- Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas (ACELY1725)
Year 8 English:
- Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content, including multimodal elements, to reflect a diversity of viewpoints (ACELY1731)
- Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that raise issues, report events and advance opinions, using deliberate language and textual choices, and including digital elements as appropriate (ACELY1736)
Syllabus outcomes: EN4-3B.
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking Literacy.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.3, OI.8.
- Device with movie editing software
- Recording device
- Various props as required, computer with movie editing software.
This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:
- Critical thinking
- Community engagement
- Problem solving