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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Choices impact health and wellbeing : Overview

Course reserves and materials to compliment the teaching of this UOI

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.

Resource Key

When accessing content use the numbers below to guide you:


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.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Curriculum strands

The resources on this page are those linked to the curriculum strands.  

VCEBR001: Needs versus Wants

Level 1Books and eBooksUse these books and eBooks to get you started!

VCGGK085: The diverse characteristics of places in different locations from local to global scales.

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

VCGGK091: Factors that shape places and influence interconnections.

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

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

Transdisciplinary theme:

  • Who we are.

Central idea:

  • Choices impact health and wellbeing.

Key concepts:

  • Responsibility. 
  • Causation.

Related concepts:

  • Choice. 
  • Wellbeing.

Transdisciplinary skills:

  • Social skills

Learner profile:

  • Balanced. 
  • Principled.
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