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Source: Black, S. (2019).
In working with teachers the library assigns three levels of differentiation against the resources used in these guides. These resource keys support differentiated learning by providing a clear outline of the reading and technical level required to use the content. See following for details.
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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)
Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.
Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)
The resources on this page are those linked to the curriculum strands.
VCEBR001: Needs versus Wants
Use these books and eBooks to get you started!
Lily Learns about Wants and Needs (eBook) by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2013-01-09
Lily wants a new bike. And a new raincoat. And ice cream. But how many of these things does she need? As Lily and her dad drive around town, Lily soon discovers that wants and needs are different things. She picks out which things people have to have. She might even remind her dad that he doesn't need root beer!
What Do I Want? What Do I Need? (eBook) by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-09-26
This title discusses the important difference between wants and needs, and how it relates to money. Through imaginative activities and relatable What would you do? scenarios, children will learn how to weigh the pros and cons of a purchase, and to equate smart money choices with examples from their own lives.
VCGGK085: The diverse characteristics of places in different locations from local to global scales.
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VCGGK091: Factors that shape places and influence interconnections.
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Choices impact health and wellbeing | Curriculum Alignment
- Describe and explain the diverse characteristics of places in different locations from local to global scales (VCGGC085)
- Location of the major countries of Europe and North America, in relation to Australia and their major characteristics including the influence of people on the environmental characteristics of places in at least two countries from both continents (VCGGK091)
Economics & Business
- Describe the difference between needs and wants and explain why choices need to be made (VCEBR001)
Choices impact health and wellbeing | PYP Alignment
- Choices impact health and wellbeing.