Students will create their own lessons for a topic you have recently covered in class. They could think about their favourite classroom activities and try to adapt these activities to the topic that has been chosen. The best lesson could be taught by the teacher or by students!
- explore how to make HASS lessons fun and engaging (according to students!).
- demonstrate and communicate knowledge of a HASS topic
- work collaboratively to create a lesson for the class.
Activity guides and printables
This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:
Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content description:
Year 5 HASS:
Present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions (AC9HS5S07)
Year 6 HASS:
Present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions (AC9HS6S07)
Relevant parts of Year 5 HASS achievement standards: Students select ideas and findings from sources and use relevant terms and conventions, to present descriptions and explanations.
Relevant parts of Year 6 HASS achievement standards: Students select and organise ideas and findings from sources, and use a range of relevant terms and conventions, to present descriptions and explanations.
- Student worksheet
- Writing materials.
This is an original Cool+ lesson.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium to high - Oversee lesson creation, and perhaps teach the lesson created by students!
Related Professional Learning
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