Special Places (Early Stage 1, Stage 1)
This webinar focuses on identifying natural & human features of places, and how to ‘care’ for places. Students will listen to the text ‘Magic Beach’ by Alison Lester, create artwork, share information about special places they have visited, and learn how we can all care for different environments.
Special Places supports the Geography topic, Features of Places, as well as English, Creative Arts and the Cross Curriculum Priority of Sustainability. There is a focus on caring for coastal and school environments. A follow-up tally sheet is available for students to practice their geography skills of observing and recording features of their school playground (eg recycling bins, worm farms, solar panels etc), that help support the student’s actions of ‘caring for an environment’.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Observatory Hill EEC
Date & Time
Live Event - Scheduled
$60 per class.
DoE schools will be interschool journaled after the event. Non DoE schools will be invoiced.
A student 1. Identifies places and develops an understanding of the importance of places to people 2. Describes features of places and the connections people have with places. 3. Identifies ways in which people interact with, and care for places.
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
HSIE » Geography » People and Places (Stage 1 - Year 1 and 2)
Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Making (Visual Arts)
English » Making meaning through responding and composing » Text type(s) - Imaginative, Informative, Persuasive
Learning Intentions & Success Criteria
Learning Intention: To understand natural and human features of places, and ways to care for places using case studies.
Success criteria: Students will be able to identify natural & human features of places, and how to ‘care’ for places.
Cancellations need to be made within 1 week of the date of the webinar or a cancellation fee $30.00 per class will be charged
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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.
Participants require internet and Zoom access. Students will need
coloured crayons or pencils
2 sheets of art paper for each student
Optional Further Learning
A student website supports the webinar, and provides additional post webinar learning opportunities with videos used during the webinar. https://sites.google.com/education.nsw.gov.au/special-places/home
If you have any queries please contact the provider
Name: Glen Halliday
Phone: 9247 7321
Email: [email protected]
Will This Event Be Recorded?