Students engage in a whole-class exercise/game that explores the topic of water, then use a stimulus text to create an exercise exploring the topic of water. In ensuing lessons, the class can participate in some of the exercises that are devised.
- engage in whole-class exercises and activities
- respond to a stimulus text to devise a practical exercise
- engage in group collaboration
- reflect on their own and others’ participation in logbook entries.
Lesson guides and printables
Australian curriculum content descriptions:
Year 3 & 4 Drama:
- Use voice, body, movement and language to sustain role and relationships and create dramatic action with a sense of time and place (ACADRM032).
- Shape and perform dramatic action using narrative structures and tension in devised and scripted drama, including exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drama (ACADRM033).
Syllabus Outcomes: DRAS2.2, DRAS2.3
Time required: 60 mins.
Level of teacher scaffolding: High – oversee sample game, assist students with creating and testing games, facilitate discussion.
- Sample Game Worksheet (the Animal Race Cards should be cut up and placed in a hat/bag)
- Student Worksheet (one copy per student OR computers/tablets to access the online worksheet)
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