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High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability:
Personal and social capability

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

1. With a partner, read the following article and discuss the ideas presented to make a small space appear larger. The Conversation 26 July 2018 Reading

The Conversation

2. With a room in mind, maybe your bedroom, list the possible options you might have to re-design your room. Take a photo of your room to share with your partner.

3. Use ONE option to change your room. Take a further photo to share with your partner.

4. Write a paragraph describing how you feel now in your room. Do you have any different feelings from the way you felt before in this room?

 

Interior Design and Homelessness

MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

Ethical Understanding Australian Curriculum General Capability: Ethical Understanding

NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

PhilosophyPhilosophy

1. Form a group of 4 - 5 students and read the following article from The Conversation 5 July 2018 Reading

The Conversation

2. List the reasons given of the connection between homelessness, self-esteem and interior design.

3. Write down the interior design changes provided.

4. Visit a homeless shelter and note down the interior design changes you would make to this shelter (or a room in this shelter) to make it feel more home like. Remember to interview the people living here about what they would like to see.

5. When you get back to school, discuss your changes with your group. Come to concensus about the changes you would make.

6. Draw up these changes and estimate the cost.

7. Go back to the shelter and talk to the administrator and find out if your class raised the money would they be prepared to have these changes made.

8. Organise a fund raising drive to cover the cost.

9. Carry out the changes and interview the people involved to see if they like the differences. Make adjustments to your design.

10. Individually, write down how you felt about this project in a paragraph.

11. Discussion

As a class, discuss the question of Homelessness by investigating the Homeslessness Australia website:

Homelessness Australia

 

Homelessness Australia has a slogan: Homelessness is everyone's responsibility.

As a class, discuss how this is true or not for you.

 

 

Websites, Games & Apps

Interior Designer Activities

 

Interior Designer Activities
 
Interior Design Tool for Busy Homeowners

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HomeSteady



HomeSteady
 
Armstrong - Design a Room


Design a Room
Colours Pallete Generator


Colour Pallete Generator

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High SchoolSecondary

Critical & Creative Thinking
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking


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