Your Turn is designed for use by year 8 and 9 teachers and subject specialists working together to provide strong, relevant learning opportunities about decision making for safer, greener, more active travel.
Your Turn will be available at all South Australian schools with years 8 and 9 students. It has five units. Each unit includes several topics with teaching objectives, learning outcomes and activities for lesson planning. Column notes provide suggestions for resources, assessment strategies and extension activities. For effective use of Your Turn in your school, refer to the section titled Teaching Your Turn in the resource.
They are referred to in Your Turn as supporting resources for several teaching and learning activities.
|Title : Straight roads||Title : Overloading|
Message : Straight roads kill
Drop your guard and your dead
Message : This is a community announcement
The overloading of commercial utilities may result in performance standards that fall outside the manufacturer's specifications.
The content of Your Turn aligns closely with several Learning Areas in the Middle Years Band of South Australia’s current curriculum.
Your Turn classroom strategies for safer, greener, more active travel incorporate an explicit focus on Curriculum Scope, principally through the Learning Area of Health and physical education in the South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability (SACSA) Framework.
The teaching and learning content encourages an integrated approach to planning and knowledge building, based on the principles of constructivism. It requires the implicit inclusion of skills development in information literacy and information and communication technologies (ICTs); and a cross-curricular emphasis on environmental sustainability and indigenous content.
Your Turn content is linked to Standard 4 - the Middle Years Band of the SACSA Framework, through the following curriculum Learning Areas.
|Health and Physical Education|
|Physical activity and participation||Outcome : 4.2|
|Personal and social development||Outcomes : 4.3, 4.5|
|Health of individuals and communities||Outcomes : 4.6, 4.7|
|Society and Environment|
|Time, continuity and change||Outcomes : 4.1, 4.3|
|Social systems||Outcomes : 4.10, 4.11|
|Strategies||Outcomes : 4.9, 4.10, 4.11|
|Design and Technology|
|Designing||Outcomes : 4.2, 4.3, 4.4|
|Making||Outcome : 4.4|
|Exploring, analysing and modelling data||Outcomes : 4.1, 4.2|
|Energy systems||Outcomes : 4.3, 4.4|
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