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This resource provides new elaborations of curriculum content for the Australian Curriculum (Version 8), to support your use of the curriculum in teaching. In the units of work, the sequences and activities have links via codes to Australian Curriculum content descriptions, and each unit has a summary table that maps those links and takes you directly to individual sequences in the unit where the elaborations are made. Use the tables below for an overview and to find elaborations for English under the three interrelated strands of Language, Literature and Literacy, and also for the supplementary learning areas of mathematics, geography and science for Early Years units of work.

  1. Foundation: Patterns
  2. Year 1: Reading the landscape
  3. Year 2: Investigating eggs in stories and science

Foundation English

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Text structure and organisationCreating literatureInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
Sound and letter knowledge
Language variation and changeLiterature and contextTexts in context
Expressing and developing ideasCreating texts
S10S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S9, S11, S12S5
S1, S2, S4, S5, S6, S7, S10, S11, S12S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S7, S9, S11 S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11
S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S11
S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12

Foundation Mathematics

Mathematics
Numbers and algebraMeasurement and geometry
S1, S5, S7, S10, S11S1, S5

Find more detail in Curriculum summary tables in the Foundation unit of work.

Year 1 English

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Text structure and organisationResponding to literatureTexts in context
S3, S4, S5, S7, S8, S9, S10S5, S8, S9, S10S3, S5, S8, S9,
Expressing and developing ideasExamining literatureInteracting with others
S2, S3, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S12 S8, S11S1, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S11
Creating literatureInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S5, S10, S12S9, S10, S11, S12
Creating texts
S5

Year 1 Geography

Geographical knowledge and understanding
PlaceSpaceEnvironment
S3, S7, S8, S10, S11, S12S1, S3, S12S2, S4, S8, S12

Find more detail in Curriculum summary tables in the Year 1 unit of work.

Year 2 English

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Language for interactionResponding to literatureTexts in context
S8, S12S8, S9, S12S4, S6, S8
Text structure and organisationExamining literatureInteracting with others
S2, S3, S5, S6, S9, S10S8, S9, S10S3, S8
Expressing and developing ideasInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S4, S6, S10S5, S12
Creating texts
S2, S4, S7

Year 2 Science

Science understandingsScience as human endeavour
Biological sciencesNature and development of science
S1, S2, S4, S5, S7S3, S4, S7

Find more detail in Curriculum summary tables in the Year 2 unit of work.

 

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