Caring for the environment

A 3 part, 2 week learning sequence with accompanying student workbook.

Part 1

In lesson 1 students engage with the script of an interview about recycling. They learn vocabulary and expressions related to recycling and obtain and organise specific information from the text.

In lesson 2 students recreate the interview by putting phrases in the correct order.

In lesson 3 students act out the interview with the help of a family member or a classmate.

In lesson 4 students record a podcast or video of the interview.

Part 2

In part 2 of Caring for the Enviornment, students learn new words and expressions about recycling. They learn about the benefits of upcycling and how Aboriginal people from Pormputaaw are upcycling ghost nets to create artworks.

Students create their own artworks using clean waste from home and present their artwork to their family explaining what materials they have used. If possible, they ask a family member to record their presentation.

Part 3

In part 3 of Caring for the Enviornment students engage with texts in [Language] to learn vocabulary and expressions about things they can do to protect the environment. They complete a questionnaire to find out about their attitude to nature and then they write an article about the benefits of recycling for the school newsletter.


Please note:

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Languages K-10 Syllabus © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2019

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