NSW Board of Studies, Human Society and Its Environment
Unit: Australia, You're Standing In It
This unit provides opportunities for students to explore natural, heritage and built features in Australia. The unit focuses on investigating and evaluating the significance of particular sites and places and what people value about them.
NSW Board of Studies Outcomes and Indicators:
Human Society and Its Environment
ENS2.5 Describes the places in the local area and other parts of Australia and explains their significance.
ENS2.6 Describes people's interactions with environments and identifies responsible ways fo interacting with environments.
TS2.1 Communicates in informal and formal classroom activities in school and social situations for an increasing range of purposes on a variety of topics across the curriculum.
- justifies a point of view with supporting evidence
RS2.6 Uses efficiently and integrated range of skills and strategies when reading and interpreting written texts.
- skims a text for an overall message
- located information on a topic from a variety of sources
WS2.10 Produces texts clearly, effectively and accurately, using the sentence structure, grammatical features and punctuation conventions of the text type.
- uses high modality language in order to be persuasive