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Can you hear me?

Background Information

In this lesson, students learn about the importance of listening and how to be a good listener. They reflect on their own listening skills and set a goal to improve them.

Australian Curriculum Links

Key Learning Area: HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Foundation
Personal, social and community health
Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

  • Practise personal and social skills to interact positively with others (ACPPS004)

Key Learning Area: ENGLISH

Foundation
Literacy
Interacting with others

  • Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations (ACELY1646)
  • Deliver short oral presentations to peers (ACELY1647)

Year 1
Literacy
Interacting with others

  • Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)
  • Use interaction skills including turn-taking, recognising the contributions of others, speaking clearly and using appropriate volume and pace (ACELY1788)

Year 2
Literacy
Interacting with others

  • Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others’ ideas in discussions (ACELY1666)

Resources

Resource 1 5Ls

Resource 2 Role Cards