The following standards are covered. This is a very comprehensive Powerpoint. Covers everything under the 6th grade SS standards, and is very specific. You will not be disappointed.See standards below.
SS6G12 The student will be able to locate selected features of Australia.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, Ayers Rock, and Great Victoria Desert.
SS6G13 The student will explain the impact of location, climate, distribution of natural resources, and population distribution on Australia.
a. Describe how Australia's location, climate, and natural resources have affected where people live.
b. Describe how Australia's location, climate, and natural resources impact trade.
SS6G14 The student will describe the cultural characteristics of people who live in Australia.
a. Explain the impact of English colonization on the language and religion of Australia.
b. Evaluate how the literacy rate affects the standard of living.
Excellent resource for GA 6th grade, but might have to simplify a bit if the pacing for your county does not allow enough time
July 13, 2012
Love it. I'm glad that I have this resource for next year. Please post more of your stuff. It's great!
April 21, 2012
I am very pleased with the quality of this ppt. The text is great, but the pictures are outstanding. My students' interests will be peaked from the very first slide -that Australia map collage is a winner!