At The Beach

Student activities

Task no. 1

At The Beach

View the image of Coledale below to set the context.

Share the story At the Beach by Ronald Harvey.

  • Where is the story set?
  • How did the family get there?
  • What activities did they do at the beach?
  • Describe the beach and its natural features.
  • Describe the human features.
  • How does the family care for the beach?

Share your beach experiences with your class.

  • Where and when do you go to the beach?
  • What do you do when you are there?
  • How do you get there?
  • How do you care for the beach?

Formulating questions for inquiry

  • What are the features of, and activities at, beaches?
  • How can we care for beaches?
Aerial photographs of Coledale, 2004 / by Daryl Jones., 2004
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