Graffiti mural message

Graffiti mural message

Lesson 15 of 13 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • English
  • Science
  • ...

Lesson summary

Students create a class mural for their school that features informative but easy tips on what we can all do to reduce waste.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • understand that we can communicate simple waste messages in fun and creative ways.

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Curriculum mapping

Australian Curriculum content descriptions:

Year 5 English:

  • Create literary texts using realistic and fantasy settings and characters that draw on the worlds represented in texts students have experienced (ACELT1612)
  • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience (ACELY1704)

Year 5 Science:

  • Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043)

Year 6 English:

  • Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709)
  • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience(ACELY1714)

Year 6 Science:

  • The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment (ACSSU094)

Syllabus OutcomesST3-10LW, ST3-11LWEN3-1A, EN3-2A, EN3-7C

Time required: 60 mins

Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – Assist students with mural.

Resources required

  • Large mural site or paper covered wall
  • Arts materials

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