Explore the services and impact of local government in Australia with your Year 4 students with this Australian government and civics mini unit. Students look at what services local governments provide and what impact local government has on their lives. The mini-unit includes fact sheets, interactive notebook activities, a wide range of additional activities, a mini flip-book, assessment task and marking rubric.
This resource is also available as part of the Local Government Complete Bundle
This resource is also available as part of the Local Government Mini-Unit Bundle
This mini unit is written to suit the Australian Curriculum and is written for Australian students. Elements will work for other parts of the world, but check the preview to see if it will work for you
This resource includes:
✫ Extended Teaching Notes
✫ Local Government Services Word Sort Introductory Activity
✫ Local Government Services Fact Sheets (in Black and White and Colour), Note Taking Sheet, Quick Check Worksheet and Quick Check Task Cards (in Black and White and Colour)
✫ Where are the Local Government Services? Map Activity in Black and White and Colour (with Task Cards)
✫ Organising Local Government Services - Interactive Notebook Activity
✫ Create a Poster Task Sheet and Task Cards
✫ Research a Service in Your Council Worksheet
✫ Local Government and Me Fact Sheets (in Black and White and Colour), Note Taking Sheet, Quick Check Worksheet and Quick Check Task Cards (in Black and White and Colour)
✫ Time Log Activity
✫ 5 Local Government Services I Use Interactive Notebook Activity
✫ Local Government and Me Reflection Task Sheet and Task Cards
✫ Persuasive Argument Task Sheet and Task Card
✫ Local Government and Me Mini Flip Book
✫ Assessment Task
✫ Answer Key
✫ Marking Rubric
This resource contains Australian spelling in A4 format. It is a PDF file, 47 pages long.
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