The Feet First resources provide learning experiences around the context of walking to school.
Each term includes 5-6 lessons with learning intentions, learning experiences, thinking strategies, what if questions, internet links, and self-assessment rubrics for curriculum levels 1-4.
- connect students to people, places and environments around them
- encourage them to be active contributors to the well-being of their communities and environments
- provide experiences to develop critical and creative thinking.
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Term 1 Walking and road safety
- English (visual language): Create your static image or advert about road safety.
- English: explanation writing .
- Mathematics and statistics: investigation into local road safety.
- Maths (geometry): Students use online tools to plan and measure walking routes.
- Health and PE: Create a safety management plan on how students get to school.
- Technology: making child pedestrians more visible.
Term 1 resources [ZIP, 1.2 MB]
Term 2 Walking and exploring
- Visual arts: exploring pavement art.
- Health and PE: Describe safe practices for walking to school.
- Mathematics and Statistics: Map and measure walking routes.
- Science: exploring living things and habitats during your walk.
- Social Sciences: Create an online resource about a natural or man-made feature you walk past .
- Technology: design a walkway or footpath.
Term 2 resources [ZIP, 1.2 MB]
Term 3 Walking and creating
- English: Creating poems.
- Music: creating music from sounds heard when walking.
- Health and PE: creating relationships when walking.
- Health and PE: creating a healthier me.
- Science: sustainable environments.
All Term 3 resources [ZIP, 1.2 MB]
Term 4 Walking and helping the planet
- English: Argument writing about walking.
- Health and PE: walking and communities, taking collective action.
- Maths and Statistics: Can we help the planet by using statistics to investigate travelling to school?
- Science: helping our planet for clean air and water
- Social Sciences: local travel in the past, present and future.
- Technology: design outcomes to help people walk with young children.
All Term 4 resources [ZIP, 1.2 MB]
A main scenario for each term plus other topics and internet links.
Term 1: walking to the big game, transport during major events.
Term 2: Create a guide for a walking route around local landmarks for kids.
Term 3: Design a main street that meets the needs of locals.
Term 4: How walking can support sustainable use of resources.
Student inquiry resource [DOCX, 424 KB]