History Transport through Time Task – Grade 4 Term 3

Activity Introduction

This task focuses on how transport has changed people’s lives over time on land, water and air. It also contains a case study on the effects on our well-being and environmental damage caused by exhaust fumes.

Grade: 4

Resources Required: Assessment Printouts for each learner (downloadable below)

Key Concepts & Skills: • Writing short answers to questions, • Writing paragraphs, • Reading and summarising, • Recording observations, • Matching, listing, describing and comparing texts, maps, photographs and pictures, • Making connections between causes and effects, • Identifying similarities and differences, • Analysing and synthesising information, • Applying what we’ve learnt from the past to our future. • Writing and communicating • Reading with comprehension

Duration: 3 x 1 hour lessons

Level of teacher facilitation: Moderate

Curriculum links: Grade 4 History Formal Task – Transport through time

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