Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Astronomy: Discuss ideas about the Sun and the Moon and their effects on the Earth.
Ranginui: Ka whakawhitiwhiti whakaaro mō Tama-nui-terā me te Marama, me ngā pānga ki a Papatūānuku.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Students can discuss their ideas about the shape, colour, size, and distance from Earth of the Sun, planets, and stars.
Students can explore repeating environmental patterns associated with the Earth, Sun, and Moon, for example, night and day, seasons, and tides.
Students can explore and demonstrate the shape, colour, size, and distance from Earth of the Sun, the Moon, and the planets of our solar system.
Students can observe and record environmental patterns associated with the Earth, Sun, and Moon, for example, night and day, phases of the Moon, seasons, and tides.
The Arts (Drama): Select and develop a series of scenes to examine an environmental issue in the community.
The Arts (Drama): Demonstrate some of the functions of drama (eg. to amuse, inform, entertain) on an environmental issue.
English (Reading and Viewing): Read a story on an environmental issue and respond in a way that demonstrates understanding, such as by illustrating it or by improvising a short drama
English (Reading and Viewing): Read a non-fiction text on an environmental issue and identify the way its structure assists the reader to gain information through such things as the title, table of contexts, headings and subheadings, pictures and captions, diagrams, index, and glossary.
English (Oral Language): Listen to and respond to others during class or group discussions on environmental issues.
English (Oral Language): Identify the main ideas when listening to a recording relating to an environmental issue.
English (Oral Language): Develop some focus questions and conduct an interview with an older person in the community on how the local environment has changed since they were young.
Health and Physical Education: Describe and demonstrate simple health care and safety procedures eg. Safety on the road, in the playgrounds, in the water
Health and Physical Education: Identify and discuss obvious hazards in their home, school, and local environment and adopt simple safety practices eg. respond to hazards in both the natural and the built environments.
Health and Physical Education: Identify and use safe practices and basic risk-management strategies eg. Sun protection, negotiating traffic
Health and Physical Education: Take individual and collective action to contribute to safe environments that can be enjoyed by all eg. Create sunsafe environments