This huge pack contains a wealth of resources and assessment items for teaching young students about how life in the past has changed. The pack contains over 40 pages and 12 activities including:
- Instructions (suggestions on how to use each of the resources)
- Venn Diagram – Old, New and No Chang
In this mini unit, students will be able to define what a primary and secondary source is and be able to give examples of the different types of sources.
I created this after I found a real need to teach this concept to my Grade 5/6 class explicitly.
There are 5 different activities included:
This ZIP file contains all six of my Australia files – Geography of Australia, Australian Aborigines, History of Australia, Australia’s Economy, Australia’s Government, and Location, Climate, and Natural Resources of Australia. There are over 240 pages of notes, group activities, writing assignments
Australian Aboriginal Clip Art: Teach your students about cultural diversity and awareness with this pack of Aboriginal paper. Celebrate NAIDOC week down under by learning about the belief systems of the Aborigines and how it relates to their artwork. Design lessons geared towards t
Celebrate Australia with your class! This 70 page resource and activity pack can be used to celebrate Australia Day or at anytime of the year. With a great variety of activities it is perfect across many year levels. Find everything you need in one spot. Simply pick and choose the right activities t
Cute & easy to print activities to complement your teaching about ANZAC Day. I have designed these activities for Junior Years students, however the writing templates are open ended to allow for different text types to be used by upper grades.
I have kept this simple to complement what you tea
Aligned to the Australian Curriculum for Year 2, this mapping activity pack contains useful worksheets and activities to assist in your teaching of Australian geography. Comes complete with explicit teacher instructions on how to use each sheet and information slides that can be shown to students as
This ZIP file contains all four of my S.S. Daily Warm-Up files – Australia, Canada, Europe, & Latin America. There are 280 questions (that’s right, 280!) that you can use to begin your Social Studies class every day. There are enough questions for you to go on in and teach during the summer if y
In this pack students cut out, arrange and stick together the states of Australia. Students also label the correct states, territories and bodies of water. Simply print and copy for each student.
- Labeled map of Australia
- Australian states all on one page for making i
Your students will feel as if they stepped back in time to the Harlem Renaissance with this engaging activity. To begin, students will be introduced to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s with a short film clip and lecture. They will take notes on the creative lecture template provided. They will t
Contained in this pack is EVERYTHING you need to teach Foundation Year Geography to meet the Australian Curriculum Standards (ACARA).
Click here to view a blog post about the changes to the Foundation Y
Do your students know the capital of Tasmania? Or where they can find the largest sand island in the world? Did you know there is a rock formation so nice they named it twice?
The 'Exploring Australia' activity pack is a great resource for students to learn and explore some basic information about
Navajo Art History Game: Get your students excited about learning Native American art history by creating a Navajo inspired painting using symbols. Fill up your art sub plan folder with no-prep, fuss-free art projects that are easy to implement for
Perfect for Australia Day or any Geography/History unit.
This resource is suitable for Prep to Year 3. Finally... an Australia Day resource for younger students!!
In this zipped folder you will find:
• ‘Let’s Celebrate Australia’ – a 30 page PDF to work through with the class (cannot be edited). T
An overview of who Australia's Indigenous peoples are, their traditions, flags and culture. These slides are perfect for running through with students when the question of 'Who are Australia's Indigenous People?' arises. These slides will help your students understand the difference between the term
Everything you need to introduce Aboriginal Art into the classroom. Dot paintings make great classroom displays and the flip book makes a great study piece. Aboriginal art activities with step by step instructions, flip book and colourful instructional slides on Aboriginal symbols.
As a special of
HASS | Australian mapping activities:
One activity requires students to list Australian states and cities on a map and the other requires students to research a state of choice.
Simple, clear designs that will help your students to learn the Australian states and territories as well as interesting
This bundle contains information to assist your students to understand Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, comparisons with other Indigenous cultures, beliefs, where they live and Aboriginal art.
The following products are included in this zip file (please click each link to
Contained in this bundle is EVERYTHING you need to teach Year 1 Geography and History to meet the Australian Curriculum Standards (ACARA). Included in this pack are activities, worksheets, QR codes, teacher notes, lesson ideas, photographic slides and colour posters all clearly aligned to the ACARA
This 41-page file contains notes (facts, images, vocabulary) about Australia's geography, specifically the Coral Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock, and Great Victoria Desert (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard SS6G12). There are also engaging activities, writing assignments, fun proje
This is a unit for the little ones to learn all about Anzac Day. It can also be used for the older ones to independently explore Anzac Day.
It includes posters to explain Anzac Day traditions and symbols.
1. Posters to review the main aspects of why we commemorate Anzac Day
2. Ode Poem
All you need to commemorate Australian ANZAC Day in your classroom with plenty of activities for students to create fantastic wall displays. The craft and writing tasks will provide fantastic writing prompts for your students and the worksheets help explain the meaning of ANZAC Day.
- 3 Posters (W
Here is a great set of worksheets to introduce and teach young learners about Australia and their rich history and culture.
Some of the activities included in this set are:
- Find, match, and read vocabulary words.
- Practice writing, spelling, coloring and drawing.
- Spinner and dice games
This color-by-number coloring activity is the perfect way for your students to review key concepts of Australia’s Geography (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards: SS6G12 and SS6G14). Your students will have fun answering the review questions and coloring in the corresponding answers on t
Australia and New Zealand Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics.
One teacher shared:
This 49-page file is a presentation about the location, climate, and natural resources of Australia, as well as where people live and how they trade in the country (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS6G13). The presentation includes important facts and images about each topic. Ther
Australia, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in Australia compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Ruby who lives in the country of Australia.
1. A pre-test to see what your students kno
Australia Day, January 26th, is often put on the back-burner in classrooms due to the fact it coincides with the hectic back to school week. This pack contains worksheets and activities that are easy to facilitate, but also meaningful, about Australia Day.
The sheets that require tracing over the w
A resource pack to help commemorate NAIDOC Week.
Includes: posters, word walls, craft, word search, word jumble, colouring pages, map activity, and more.
Touches on the EYLF Outcomes 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 Australian Curriculum: Foundation Year-History ACHHK003, Geography ACHGK003 Year 1-History AC
This pack is designed to encourage students to think about the message of NAIDOC Week and to recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians to our country. Included are 15 activities suitable for students in Year 3 - 6.
Task Cards are all the rage in elementary classrooms—and rightfully so, both students AND teachers love them. They’re a fun (sneaky) way of getting students to answer questions that would normally be on boring, old worksheets! It’s time we bring them to the middle school classroom!
Grade 6 HASS – Australian Civics and Citizenship
Understanding the Australian Constitution and Separation of Powers Flip Book
I have designed this activity to assist you in your year 6 classroom while studying the Constitution as part of your Civics and Citizenship unit. This easy
This lapbook was designed to meet Tennessee’s 3rd Grade Social Studies Standards for the continent of Australia. However, this lapbook could be used in any upper elementary classroom. The focus of this lapbook is Australia’s history, culture, and geography. This lapbook can be made into a custom lap
These resources are most suited to younger children, preschool to Year 2/3...22 pages
Australian Flags - 3
Australian Animal memory game
Happy Australia Day Poster
Australian Animals Bingo
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Bring the celebration of Australia Day into your classroom with this range of fun activities. From word searches to worksheets there are so many activities in this pack for your students to enjoy and celebrate Australia Day.
In this pack you will find:
- Australia Posters
- Australia Day vocabulary
All you need to celebrate Harmony Day in your classroom (21st March) with plenty of hands on activities, vocabulary work, posters, maps, classroom activities and more. Explore this celebration of diversity with your students.
- 2 Full Colour Posters
- 4 Word Wall Cards with definitions
- Harmony D
On ANZAC Day a special Ode is read out. This resource provides the Ode written in its entirety on the first page and then an activity where students are required to cut out the words, one line at a time before re-piecing it back together in the correct order. Both a colour and black and white page f
Included is a 19 word Vocabulary Quiz and 8 essential questions. These serve as the focus for our unit on the American Revolution. Essential question topics include causes, battles, Declaration of Independence, leaders, and effects.
Australia Day|Scavenger Hunt| Fun Facts |
** Separate file with British English spellings included.
If you would like to do this activity with QR Codes, access the link below:
ANZAC DAY FLIPBOOK
This activity is an interesting way for children to display their understanding of ANZAC.
It creates an attractive finished product, great for Anzac Day displays.
Directions: Simple copy each of the 5 pages for each child, cut around the shape and place one on top of the other in
What would Australia be like today if it had never federated?
Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to take a different approach to teaching Federation: from the assumption that it never happened! Encourage students to think about how their lives would differ, for better or
Year 6 Australian History Experiences of Democracy Bundle.
All of Aussie Star’s fun and engaging Experiences of Democracy resources bundled together for one great price – saving you 20% and providing one free resource!!
Topics covered by these resources include:
This download includes 3 barrier games with an Australian Aboriginal theme.
Barrier games allow students to practice oral language skills including directional and descriptive language, the ability to give and follow directions and team work skills.
In the first barrier game students create a scen
Contained in this pack is EVERYTHING you need to teach Year 2 History to meet the latest Australian Curriculum Standards (ACARA).
In this pack, you will find 87 pages of activities, worksheets, QR codes, flip books photographic slides and colour posters to work through the history concepts for Year
This is just like my Me on the Map Flipbook, except I have modified it for teachers in Australia. It includes all of the Australian states and a map of Australia.
This activity is based on the book, Me on the Map, by Joan Sweeney. This idea is not original. I saw it on the web, and decided to put m
DOT PAINTING OUTLINES for NAIDOC
This resource simply provides links to dot painting resources and provides animal outlines to help children create their own dot painting. It is always best to invite a member of the local Aboriginal community to assist with this art but we understand that is not al
Aboriginal Symbols Clip Art: These multicultural, Aboriginal graphics are great for art history lessons. Celebrate NAIDOC Week or Australia Day with these glitter-filled images to show pride in Australian indigenous people. Design classroom posters that teach about the life and work
This resource contains information and activities on the Australian Government, elections and how laws are made.
* The 3 Levels of Australian Government (Local, State/Territory and Federal)
* The Senate and the House of Representatives
These activity cards are intended to be used as part of a unit of work focusing on how Christmas is celebrated in Australia.
It is possible to use the activities in a stand alone lesson, either eliminating those specifically relating to Australia, or by using the basic fact sheet provided.
These flashcards are a fun, interactive way for students to review important political and physical features of Canada and Australia’s geography (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards SS6G5 and SS6G12). You just need to print and cut out the flashcards, and then tape the cards together. I
This pack includes 12 activities designed to encourage students to think about the message and values of National Sorry Day and how it relates to their personal world.
National Sorry Day is an annual event in Australia held on the 26th of May. It is a day dedicated to remember and honour those Indi
Yr4 – History > The Nature Of Contact Between Aboriginal People And Others
26 pages of activities and guidance notes exploring the nature of contact between Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of those interac