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FORWARD PLANNING DOCUMENT

TERM/WEEKS: T2 / W3 YEAR LEVEL: THREE LEARNING AREA/TOPIC: SCIENCE : BIOLOGY

AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM
General Capabilities:
Literacy Numeracy ICT Critical and creative Ethical Behaviour Personal and social Intercultural
thinking Competence Understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and Cultures Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia Sustainability

WEEK/ West SPECIFIC LESSON ASSESSMENT TEACHING & LEARNING RESOURCES = ICT and
LESSON other
Australian OBJECTIVE (what & how) EXPERIENCES
Curriculum (Introduction, Body and Conclusion)
LINKS

Week 3 Living things can be 1. Recognising characterists of Informative Introduction Introduction Resource:
grouped on a basis living things such as growing, Assessment:  Teacher will greet and introduce the class to the new topic being
of observable moving, sensitivity, and taught, and an overview of biological science topic, and what will Biology Introduction
features and can be Will be used at the be taught in this specific lesson. YouTube Video:
reproduction. Identify all seven
distinguished from beginning of this https://www.youtube.com/wa
non-living things. characteristics of living things. lesson and topic  “So, can anyone in this class, tell me what biology mean?” The tch?v=p51FiPO2_kQ
where the teacher will teacher will ask this question to prompt prior knowledge from the
ACSS4044 2. Research how different living gain and idea of the students. After a short discussion with the class, the teacher will
things, such as animals or students’ prior show to the class a YouTube video, discussing living things.
Lesson 1 plants have different knowledge, when they
characterists of living things, ask the class during Body
the introduction  Students will be assigned into groups of three, or two depending Body Resource:
for example, running and
session some
flying. on class size, and asked to research the seven characteristics of
questions. Britannica School Primary
living things, creating a mind map using poppet lite application. Link:
3. Design a Canva, detailing Formative  This will be completed using the classroom iPads, and the https://school-eb-com-
some features and Assessment: information source Britannica School. Students are encouraged to au.ipacez.nd.edu.au/levels/p
characterists of ONE living research different living things and identify the variety rimary/article/biology/439845
The students will characteristics of different species for their next activity.
thing, and explain why have
design a Canva which Apple iPad Applications:
these characteristics. will be used as the  Students will now use their research and built on prior knowledge
formative assessment to design a Canva, on a living organism, and information on 2-3 of Poplet
in this lesson. its characteristics.
Conclusion: Canva
 Teacher will announce there is 10 minutes left of class time and
Conclusion Resources:
students will be encouraged to finalise their work on their Canva
Design about their living organism. Teacher will review the lesson, Google Suite
and students will upload their Canva to Google Suite.