Year 5 Economics and Business Assessment

Years

5

Pages

13

Assessment

Description

Design a new island community called Tree House Island, making sure to use resources sustainably to satisfy the needs and wants of the inhabitants.

This assessment has students complete multiple activities to show their understanding of needs and wants as well as the resources that can be used to satisfy them. The task includes:

  • Identifying needs and wants of the people in the scenario
  • Compare resources and their pros and cons for meeting specific needs
  • Create a layout of the island, including infrastructure such as roads and a shipping port
  • Design a tree house to be used on the island and its floor plan
  • Create three experiences that people would want to do on the island.

Choose to provide students all the included tasks or select the ones most suited to what you are needing to assess.

A rubric is included to assess the students’ responses. Self-reflection prompts are also included for students to complete once they finish the task.

Print pages 1–9 as a booklet to save paper, back-to-back flipping on the short edge.This resource is included in the Year 5 Economics and Business Unit.

Additional information

File Format

zip

Number of Pages

13

Australian Curriculum Code

AC9HS5K08, AC9HS5S01, AC9HS5S02, AC9HS5S03, AC9HS5S06, AC9HS5S07

Australian Curriculum V9

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