Thursday, March 6, 2014

Hikes through History: K-6

The Hike through History events by Sawyers Valley Sharing have returned bigger and better! Teachers will experience History lessons from Kindergarten to Year 5/6. Participants have the opportunity to watch teachers at Sawyers Valley Primary School teach six different lessons with a focus on the Historical Skill - Chronology, terms and concepts.
The first Hike is on Tuesday the 20th of May (Term 2) 2014. 
Spaces are limited however the events are repeated throughout the year. If you are unable to attend this session, others are available on 17 June, 5 August, 9 September and 18 November 2014.
Please go to the IPL website to register now!

We are currently exploring Geography and I have added a page to the blog that has some links to inspire. Check it out! Look at the tabs across the top.
Year 1 Geography!
In my Year 1 class we have been looking at our surroundings and discussing natural, constructed and managed landscapes. We took photographs of different landscapes around the school. We sorted the images into the three different landscapes and we found images in magazines of different landscapes. Today we looked at the school on Google Maps, traced around the buildings creating a map. We are having a blast! 
Our School Map with images added.
 Our Managed, Constructed and Natural Environments (Landscapes) sorted.

Australian Curriculum: Geography Year 1
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
The natural, managed and constructed features of places, their location, how they change and how they can be cared for (ACHGK005)
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Collecting, recording, evaluating and representing
Collect and record geographical data and information, for example, by observing, by interviewing, or from sources such as photographs, plans, satellite images, story books and films (ACHGS008)
That's all for now!
Mr Stephen Powell
TDS Coordinator
Level 3 Classroom Teacher

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  1. Hi
    I would like to attend your History Pd in May. Is this PD open to all WA schools? I teach in a Catholic primary school.I tried to look for this PD on the IPL but I couldn't find it.

    Rebecca Michaelson
    Library and History teacher
    Good Shepherd Catholic School Lockridge

  2. Hi

    I am a Library and History teacher in a Catholic primary school. Is the History PD open to all schools in WA?

    Rebecca Michaelson
    Library and History teacher
    Good Shepherd Catholic School

  3. Hi, I will let you know via email. Cheers!