UNIT OF STUDY: Workers in the Community – Collie’s Helpers Outcomes SSS1.7 Explains how people and technologies in systems link to provide goods and services to satisfy needs and wants. identifies different goods and services that fulfil their needs explains how people help them, including paid and unpaid helpers and workers. SSS1.8 Identifies roles and responsibilities within families, schools and the local community, and determines ways in which they should interact with others. explains how the different roles and responsibilities of family members meet family needs identifies roles and responsibilities of community workers, both paid and unpaid describes their responsibilities as a family, school and community member. Using this unit of work The Collie component of this unit only deals with workers in the community. To meet the above outcomes it is recommended you complete the following unit. YEAR LEVEL: Stage 1 – Workers in the Community – Collie’s Helpers Seven ways to be Bloom’s Taxonomy: Six Thinking Levels smart Knowing Understanding Applying Analysing Creating Evaluating Verbal Use the alphabet Invite community After each invited Choose two Create ‘Who am I?’ Choose one I enjoy reading, key list as many workers into the guest brainstorm a community community workers community worker. writing & speaking types of classroom to speak single bubble workers using a puzzle. E.g. Do a PMI on your community to students about highlighting the double bubble to Celebrity Head. worker’s role. workers as you their community compare/contrast Share with your can. role/responsibilities worker’s roles and their roles and class. (Green Hat) in the community. responsibilities. responsibilities. Mathematical List all the facts Survey the types of Sort and classify Examine a Create a slideshow Evaluate the I enjoy working with you know about community workers the class list of simplified local (eg in Kid Pix, slideshows using an numbers & science workers in your your family use. community workers telephone iPhoto, PowerPoint, applause metre community under Which one is most and create a directory to find Photostory) to from the class. the K of a KWL. frequently used? picture graph to workers in the teach 5 facts List what you want Multi Vote illustrate how many community e.g. about your to find out under types of workers phone book or community worker. the W. fit into each Internet. category (home, school, community) Visual/Spatial Draw and label a Use google maps to In relation to your Use a Choose 5 I enjoy painting, diagram of a explore your local school identify Consequence photographs of your drawing & visualising community worker. area – school, town, where community Wheel (What if?) community worker. As a class create a hospital, police workers and their to show what Which photo helps model of a town station, roads, worksites maybe could happen if you learn most showing as many rubbish tip etc. found in your area those workers about it? Why? community workers on a map. didn’t exist in as possible. Use a your community. variety of materials eg Kinaesthetic Collect toys of Use play dough, clay Role play what your Use a Venn Take some photos recycles oxes, I enjoy doing hands- community or Femo to sculpt workers does in Diagram to of community Lego ieces, on activities, sports workers. Design your worker. Display. the community. compare two workers. clay/placticine & dance skits with them. types of workers. Do a plus delta on 2 models etc. photos. Musical Listen to a Make a soundscape Listen to this song. Share poems and Create your own Establish a criteria I enjoy making & community worker to go with photos of Create an songs about poem/rap/song for marking and listening to music song and use your community additional verse community about one or more class multi-vote percussion workers. using one of the workers, identify community student instruments to community workers what the pieces worker/s. Perform poems/raps/songs. accompany to that you have are all about, for the class. song. researched. messages etc. Interpersonal In groups discuss Use a venn diagram Conduct simple Use 1:2:4 process With a partner use Complete the I enjoy working with needs and wants to discuss the interviews to to share the question student evaluation others using a T-Chart. differences between collect information information matrix to develop survey. peoples needs and on community collected during questions to wants. workers. (See interviews, interview a Create in this comparing the community helper. section.) roles of different community workers. Intrapersonal Brainstorm all the Complete the L Students to Create a flow Create an audio Why is it not I enjoy working by roles and section of the KWL discuss what they chart to outline e.g. podcast or possible to satisfy myself responsibilities of chart to show what would like to do as the steps to take visual thank you all your needs and one worker in your YOU have learnt. an occupation and when you need a message for wants? local community. why. Prepare a of helper in your parents and or the goods and community. caregivers. services they would provide.