Community & Social Responsibility Audit – Grade 4 & 5 – Social Responsibility Handprint

Activity Introduction

An audit is a technique that through unbiased exploration helps establish the baseline levels of a particular facet of an organisation (your school in this case). Once the baseline has been ascertained, you can move to improve wherever you fell short. To perform an environmental audit, one is required to investigate, measure, analyse and evaluate our environment, in an unbiased way using a resource or activity.

Grade: 4 & 5

Prior Knowledge: None

Resources Required: Worksheet, paper, pencil, coloured pencils/crayons.

Key Concepts & Skills: Indigenous Knowledge (classroom game), Cultural and Social Diversity (class mapping), Community Partnerships (reading), Student and Staff Well-being (questionnaire), Economics and the Built Environment (worksheet, art), Analysing, Interpreting, Recording, Creativity, Communicating, Collaborating.

Assessment Task (If Applicable): No

Extra Notes: Pick and choose which aspects to tackle or brave them all.

Duration: 1.5 hours (single lesson) or 3 x 30-minute lessons.

Level of teacher facilitation: Moderate

Curriculum links: Life Skills (Social Responsibility)

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