Students will understand the difference between school rules and government laws relating to bike riding.
Student will know that laws shape our decisions and behaviour as a road user.
Humanities and Social Science
Year 4 ACHASSK092
The differences between ‘rules’ and ‘laws’, why laws are important and how they affect the lives of people, including experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Year 5 ACHASSK117
Why regulations and laws are enforced and the personnel involved
Year 6 ACHASSK147
The shared values of Australian citizenship and the formal rights and responsibilities of Australian citizens
Cross curricular opportunities
Year 4 ACELY1687
Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and information
Year 5 ACELY1699
Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view
Year 6 ACELY1709
Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions
Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
e.g. Bikes and helmets are returned with no damage
Allow this step to set the scene for why we have laws by pausing to create an atmosphere of intrigue, rather than telling student the answer.
Our class has to follow them
They are created by us and the Way2Go Bike Ed leaders
Way2Go Bike Ed leaders enforce them, with student support (reminding others if needed)
Everybody in SA has to follow them
They are created by the government
The police enforce them, with community support (reporting unsafe behaviour)
Students who finish early can complete the other activates on pg. 23 - 25 in their student learning journal.
(What does the sign aim to get people to do and think about?)
(Think about speed and people’s safety)
(Guide students to think about everyone’s right to be safe, regardless of their mode of transport - walking, riding or travelling by car)
Probe students to consider how traffic laws reflect Australian values, such as respect and inclusion (Yr 7 - How values, including freedom, respect, inclusion, civility, responsibility, compassion, equality and a ‘fair go’, can promote cohesion within Australian society (ACHASSK197)).
Consider how the students could take a leadership role in raising awareness about the school zone and promote safer driver and pedestrian behaviour at drop off and pick up time.
Students learning journal – rules and laws.