An emu is a very tall Australian bird. It is on the Australian Coat of Arms, it can not walk backwards, it can not even fly and Australians do actually call this a bird.
Our package includes:-
- problem solving questions that require students to think critically
- tasks that require students to write mathematical stories, apply algorithms and illustrate their problems
- peer assessment tasks
- measurement challenges
- self assessment tasks
- design tasks
- group activities where students are required to work co-operatively
Art tasks that include the transposing of designs using an enlargement grid and fun design and create activities using a variety of art mediums.
The unit is supported with assessment tasks that are specifically designed for learning, during learning and of learning.
They are in the form of:-
-A fact file in which students create a file of learned facts which they then further develop with their families as a take home task
-PMI chart which provides you as the teacher with feedback about which activity students enjoyed and found engaging.
We hope you enjoy and have fun with this unit!
If you have purchased our Math and Literacy Unit on Emus, you already own a copy of these activities.