Stage 3

Objective

In this program, we expanded our 4 week program into 8 week x 45minute sessions. Stage 3 students utilized different formats including; TV commercial, game show and news and current affairs to bring their Unit of Work on Space alive. LCE also serves as an innovative and meaningful use of ICT skills.

English Outcomes Addressed

Speaking and listening EN3­1A

A student communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features

Writing and representing EN3­2A

A student composes, edits and presents well­structured and coherent texts

Reading and Viewing EN3­3A

A student uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

Responding and composing EN3­5B

A student discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts

Grammar, punctuation and vocabulary EN3­6B

Literacy Development

Students develop an informative text to entertain and showcase their learning around the important contributions made by people from a range of cultures and organisations to advancing scientific knowledge of the Solar System.

English Outcomes addressed:

EN3­1A
EN3­2A
EN3­3A
EN3­5B
EN3­6B
EN3­7C
EN3­8D
EN3­9E

Critical & Creative Thinking Key Idea

Identifying, clarifying, analysing and condensing relevant information

Combining ideas to create new possibilities

Reflecting on thinking

Scrutinising ideas

Information & Communication Technology Key Idea

Creating with ICT independently and collaboratively

Communicating with ICT

Managing and Operating

ICT

Links to other KLAs

Science and Technology: Earth and Space

Creative Arts: Drama

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