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NSW Syllabuses

Geography K–10 - Early Stage 1 People Live in Places – Early Stage 1

Outcomes

A student:

  • GEe-1

    identifies places and develops an understanding of the importance of places to people

  • GEe-2

    communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools

  • Key inquiry questions

  • What are places like?
  • What makes a place special?
  • How can we look after the places we live in?
  • Content focus

  • Students explore the places they live in and belong to. They develop an understanding of what makes a place special and how this may differ for different people. Students learn about the importance of looking after places. Students explore how the location of places can be represented.
  • Content

  • Important places 
  • Students:
  • investigate the importance of places they live in and belong to, for example: (ACHGK002, ACHGK004)
  • identification of places they live in and belong to GSVR ANCC
  • discussion of why places are special and how people care for them F EUPSCWE
  • explanation of why people need to take care of places SECCTL
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander places
  • Students:
  • investigate the Country/Places important to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, for example: (ACHGK003) AHC
  • identification of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander site, Country or Place AHC
  • discussion of why the site, Country or Place is important IULDD
  • Locating places
  • Students:
  • investigate how the location of places can be represented, for example:  (ACHGK001)
  • location of familiar and local places on maps MST ICT
  • description of the location of places L