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Appendix 1

LESSON PLAN
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

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LESSON ORGANISATION
Year Level: 6

Time: 45 mins Date: 30th March 15

Learning Area: Science


Strand/Topic from the Australian Curriculum:
Sudden geological changes or extreme weather

Students Prior Knowledge:


Earths surface changes over time as a
result of natural processes and human
activity (ACSSU075)
The Earth is part of a system of planes
orbiting around a star (the sun)
(ACSSU078)

conditions can affect Earths surface (ACSSU097)


General Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)
Literacy

Numeracy

ICT
competence

Critical and
creative
thinking

Ethical
behaviour

Personal and
Social
competence

Intercultural
understanding

Cross-curriculum priorities (may be addressed in the lesson)


Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander histories and cultures

Asia and Australias


engagement with Asia

Sustainability

Proficiencies:(Mathematics only)
Lesson Objectives (i.e. anticipated outcomes of this lesson, in point form beginning with an action verb)
As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:
Create a movie using the application iMovie on iPad, which will be in the format of a documentary.
Explain the causes, process and effect of volcanic eruptions.
Teachers Prior Preparation/
Organisation:
iMovie example to share with
children.

Provision for students at educational risk:


Visually
Handicapped
Hard of Hearing

Science

Year 6

Time
0 min

23rd March 2015

INTRODUCTION & MOTIVATION


Explain to the class that weve been chosen to create a documentary
detailing the causes, effects and process of volcanoes. As the explanation
progresses, a prezi will go slide by slide for the class to process the
requirements for the task.

Resources/
References
Prezi
iPad

Review the causes, effects and processes of volcanoes.

What are the causes/process/effects of volcanoes?

Brainstorm on the board different eruptions in history and what effect


they had on the environment around them: nature, people, structures.
LESSON STEPS
10 min

Ask a three students to hand out the iPads to the children in class.
You will detail how to use iMovie as an example. It is at this opportunity
that you can incorporate time for students to begin their documentary.
Title and text
Sound
Music
Voice over
Sound FX
Picture in Picture
Transitions

20 min

Students will begin immediately on their documentary. They can located


images on Britannica and on science6nd.weebly.com.

35 min

Lesson Closure: (Review lesson objectives with students)

Share with a partner which images they chose and why it fits
with what theyre saying.

Transition: (What needs to happen prior to the next lesson?)

Ask students to remember which iPad they were using and tell
the teacher to write it down on a list.
Ask grouped tables to return iPads.

Sit quietly at desk waiting for further instruction.


Assessment:

Will be graded upon completion of movie.

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