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Learning at home resources

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This suite of lessons support short-term learning at home when face-to-face learning is interrupted due to COVID.

Students can start at lesson 1 and work their way through in order. Each lesson is either a video or a PowerPoint presentation.

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Review the 4 operations and key vocabulary

Mathematics lesson 1 (Series 1)

Revisit important prior learning, including the 4 operations and key vocabulary.

You'll need a pen or pencil and paper, or access to a digital document you can easily use during the lesson, dice from a board game, or digital dice.

Coordination

Physical activity lesson 1 (Series 1)

Focus on your coordination with a juggling exercise using balloons or tissues.

We'll leave you with a challenge you can do next or anytime you need a break. You'll need 6 to 10 balloons or tissues, and a timer.

Representations in news media

English lesson 1 (Series 1)

Learn about what news is, its purpose and how it is reported.

You'll need a pen or pencil and paper, or a device to record your written answers.

Light microscope

Science lesson 1 (Series 1)

Learn about how organisms are made up of cells and how to use a microscope to see cells.

You'll need a pen and paper or digital device to record your answers. 

Working with vocabulary

Mathematics lesson 2 (Series 1)

Learn effective ways of building your maths knowledge around key vocabulary, working with the order of operations.

You'll need a pen or pencil and paper, or access to a digital document you can easily use during the presentation, and a calculator.

Cardiovascular endurance

Physical activity lesson 2 (Series 1)

Use playing cards to determine your exercises for today and the number of times you need to do them. Today is about elevating your heart rate!

You'll need any deck of playing cards or game cards with numbers and symbols, or colours.

Cell size

Science lesson 2 (Series 1)

Learn how to calculate the size of different cells.

You'll need a pen and paper, or a digital device to record your answers. 

Why do we follow the news?

English lesson 2 (Series 1)

Explore why we follow the news, and you'll learn to define local, state or national, and international news.

You'll need a pen or pencil and paper, or a device to record your written answers.

Is it newsworthy?

English lesson 3 (Series 1)

Learn about the 5Ws of news reporting, and the difference between hard and soft news.

You'll need a pen or pencil and paper, or a device to record your written answers.

Directed numbers and number lines

Mathematics lesson 3 (Series 1)

Learn about the magnitude of negative numbers and begin to do computation with directed numbers.

You'll need a pen or pencil and paper, and a ruler to create number lines for the activities.

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