Ava makes a difference (digibook)

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Year level F-2 Enterprise Parents Fundraising English

Launch digibook

Students learn about the concepts of fundraising and donating. They follow Ava and her class on a fundraising venture and are provided an opportunity to run their own fundraising event.

This digibook can be shared with students using an interactive whiteboard, computer or tablet.

Curriculum alignment

Foundation Year

Learning area: English

Content descriptions

Strand: Literature

  • Sub-strand: Responding to literature
    • Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts (ACELT1783)

Strand: Literacy

  • Sub-strand: Interacting with others
    • Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations (ACELY1646)

Year 1

Learning area: English

Content descriptions

Strand: Literature

  • Sub-strand: Responding to literature
    • Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students’ own experiences (ACELT1582)

Strand: Literacy

  • Sub-strand: Texts in context
    • Respond to texts drawn from a range of cultures and experiences (ACELY1655)
  • Sub-strand: Interacting with others
    • Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)

Year 2

Learning area: English

Content descriptions

Strand: Literature

  • Sub-strand: Responding to literature
    • Compare opinions about characters, events and settings in and between texts. (ACELT1589)

Strand: Literacy

  • Sub-strand: Interacting with others
    • Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others' ideas in discussions (ACELY1666)

General capabilities

Level 1e: Typically, by the end of Foundation year, students:

  • Literacy:
    • listen and respond to brief questions and one and two step instructions, listen for information in simple spoken texts and respond to audio texts and texts read aloud
    • interpret simple texts using comprehension strategies
    • recognise that texts are made up of words and groups of words that make meaning
    • recognise the different meanings of words and images in imaginative and informative texts
  • Ethical Understanding:
    • identify ethical concepts arising in familiar contexts, such as good and bad behaviours
    • identify examples from stories and experiences that show ways people make decisions about their actions

Level 2: Typically, by the end of Year 2, students:

  • Literacy:
    • listen to two or more step instructions for undertaking learning tasks, listen for information about topics being learned in spoken and audio texts and respond to texts read aloud
    • interpret and use texts to explore topics, gather information and make some obvious inferences using comprehension strategies
    • describe how images add to, contradict or multiply the meanings of words in a text, and compare images with the accompanying print text
  • Ethical Understanding:
    • describe ethical concepts, such as right and wrong, honesty, fairness and tolerance
    • discuss how people make decisions about their actions and offer reasons why people’s decisions differ