Australian Curriculum Biological Science Year 1 Unit- Features of Living Things

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In this Year 1 Science unit, students explore the external features of living things and how they live in different places where their needs are met, aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

✩ It is an 11 lesson unit (designed to be taught over a term) that contains all lesson resources including worksheets and posters.

✩ The editable planner includes relevant Australian Curriculum links and resources needed column.

✩ The lessons are kept simple and succinct, five to six steps each, to help you save time. The clear instructions highlight the key points, allowing you to focus on the students and make the most of the learning opportunities.

✩ Mrs Amy123 is known for its fun and engaging lessons that involve a wide range of cooperative learning strategies. This means that some lessons will not feature worksheets, though many will. The unit is made as hands on as possible including class and small group experiments.

✩ This unit also includes a grading guide that shows what each grade (A-E) would look like based on two activities from the unit. This document is also linked to the Achievement Standard for Year 1 Science.

Included are:

♦ Editable planner (6 pages)

♦ Resources (62 pages)

♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)

♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria

Outcomes covered:

Biological Sciences: · Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017)

Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211)

Science Endeavour: · Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034)

· People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE035)

Inquiry Skills: · Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)

· Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions (ACSIS025)

· Use informal measurements to collect and record observations, using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS026)

· Use a range of methods to sort information, including drawings and provided tables through discussion, compare observations with predictions (ACSIS027)

· Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS041)

Represent and communicate observation and ideas in a variety of ways (ACSIS029)

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