Year 2/3 Class 2 Week Integrated Program - Mind Map

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1. English

1.1. Literacy

1.1.1. identify with focus text

1.1.2. interact and discuss with class members focus text and themes/ideas surrounding

1.1.3. offer view points in a group on situations the theme story reminds them of/or situations that may be familar

1.1.4. discuss the focus text in detail (Year 3) inclusive of characters, plot, what the characters might have felt or be feeling.

1.1.5. Create a text surrounding the theme text Something that you thought was going to be terrible but turned out terffic Something that mad you MAD What would you take with you to space?

1.2. Language

1.2.1. discuss the different types of texts (fiction/non-fiction, narrative, procedural) - What type of text is the theme text?

1.2.2. Develop a greater understanding of verbs and what they represent in the theme text (& in general)

1.2.3. explore illustrations and text within the theme text, including setting, characters, themes...

1.3. Literature

1.3.1. discuss the characters problems/feelings/thoughts within the theme text

1.3.2. Create an imaginative piece of writing to link with the theme text

1.3.3. (Yr 3) students may wish to expand on their imaginative piece of text by adding music, visual images, sound effects to assist in conveying the setting. (ACELT1791) (ACARA, 2012)

1.3.4. Share imaginative text stories with the class

2. Science

2.1. Begin to discuss planets and the sun/solar system

2.2. Encourage an understanding of distance to planets/sun/moon from earth

2.3. recognise the sun as a source of light and its contributions to day/night

2.3.1. Recognise earth's rotation on its axis causes regular changes such as day/night - (ACSSU048)(ACARA, 2012)

2.4. Involve length and travel types so as to integrate current themes in maths/SOSE and English

2.5. Create mini solar system with a rotating sun

2.5.1. greater establish an understanding of size of planets in comparison to sun and earth


3.1. Class is taken by a specialist teacher PE once a week and health once a week.

3.2. PE:

3.2.1. discuss with specialist teacher program

3.2.2. Can we run to space? How fast can you run? How far?

3.2.3. Link to theme: (Maths length: - tripple jump/long jump lesson)

3.3. Health:

3.3.1. discuss with specialist teacher the program

3.3.2. Establish and discuss healthy foods and patterns with students

3.3.3. Theme: what could we take to eat in space?

3.3.4. What food could you put in your 'terrible suitcase'?

4. Music/Instrumental Music

4.1. Students currently studying rythym (lessons based on this)

4.1.1. Project specifications

4.1.2. End User requirements

4.1.3. Action points sign-off

4.2. Further develop rythym knowledge (what is it/fast/slow)

4.2.1. Define actions as necessary

4.3. musical vocab (enhance knowledge of musical text (trebble, staf, note, bass)

4.4. Integrate Theme: Play a rythm you might play when MAD/Sad/Happy/Terriffic

4.5. Integrate Theme: What notes could you sing if you are feeling Mad/Sad/Happy/Terrific

4.6. Integrate Theme: Play the music you might like when going off to space?

5. SOSE (History)

5.1. Students currently studying history and exploring the community. (ACARA: History)

5.1.1. Students explore transportation of past and present (rocket ships included to link with theme)

5.1.2. Students explore the importance of being able to travel by other means then foot.

5.1.3. Students explore the changes in the community from past to present

5.1.4. Students create own community/write about it/discuss with others Students speak with elder relatives about what transportation and community life was like for them

5.1.5. Discover environments: they can be built and natural What can they look like? Smell like? sound like? What does/could space look like? feel like? smell like?

5.2. Link with theme text during the unit or topic from text Space and Imagination (travel and transportation)

6. Maths

6.1. Integrate Theme Story by counting backwards like a spaceship/rocklaunch

6.1.1. Materials

6.1.2. Personel

6.1.3. Services

6.1.4. Duration

6.2. Number sequences: numbers back and forwards (by 2's/3's'5's and 10's) from various starting points (Can be linked to rocket launch to link to theme)

6.3. H/T/O (Hundreds, tens and ones counting charts to greater understand.

6.4. Number ordering (up to 1000 (year 2) and 10 000 (year 3)

6.5. Odd and Even Numbers

6.6. Discover Length

6.6.1. Distance and Location from earth to sun/moon/planets (integrate with theme)

6.6.2. Predicting distances (things near and far) - classrooms, tables, friends, houses, home, sun, moon etc...

7. ICT

7.1. Research using ICT

7.1.1. Research images and text to link with theme text. Begin to explain where an image is sources from (discover the ability to copy and print images for research project)

7.1.2. Use the computers to research for a project within the theme (Space) to link with the Theme text. Research: Space/Distance from planets/sun/moon Research: What can students discover when searching for facts about space? Begin to understand that we do no simply copy other work we find

8. Art

8.1. Students to complete paper mache planets to link with theme text and topic (space) (Picture: Paper Mache Planets, HubPages, 2013)

8.2. Students to decorate paper macche planets/sun/moon for class display

8.3. Class creates a large space pod just as in the story "The terrible Suitcase" - something similar to this would be beneficial - (Picture: Space Pod, MAKEDO, 2013)

9. Performing Arts

9.1. Imagination task

9.1.1. Act out a play 1-2 minutes long

9.2. Students to pretend they have their own terrible suitcase; where will it take them? Think about this in pairs or small groups

9.2.1. Write a plan for a short play based on this. -Include a beggining/middle and end.

9.2.2. Lesson 2: Act out shows to class/school in pairs or small groups.

9.2.3. Students can use props they make to enhance performance

9.2.4. Students may take off to space or any other location. It is there choice were they choose to take the task.

9.2.5. Allow time to practice in lesson 1 and perform in lesson 2.

9.2.6. Provide story for students to read over during lesson if needed.

9.3. Rocket Games

9.3.1. Students pretend they are taking off in a rocket

9.3.2. Count down by 2's or 3's

9.3.3. Students to explore space in imagination and describe where it takes them.

10. Specialist Class (Auslan/Chinese)

10.1. Class once a week taken by specialist teachers

10.2. May be able to integrate space and feelings into AUSLAN and Chinese lessons after speaking with teachers

10.3. Auslan: Signs for MAD/Terrible/Terrific/Suitcase

10.4. Chinese: Vocab for MAD/Terrible/Terrific/Suitcase