Aligned to the Australian Curriculum for Year 2, this mini pack of useful worksheets and activities will 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 sheets are worke
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
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 Da
Australian Slang Letter Lesson Plan:
This is a simple and easy to use lesson plan that my students love. Students will write a letter to a friend using Australian slang about what they did over a two week vacation in Australia. Over 80 Australian slang words are included for students to use and an op
Embark with us on a trip to Australia!
Engage your students, right from the beginning with a little quiz and have them learn, step by step, about Australia:
✔︎ the geography
✔︎ the flag
Engaging activity: your students' mission is to prepare a trip to Australia. They have won two plane tickets and 5,
What does the Eureka Stockade mean for all Australians?
Use the Eureka Stockade Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the Victorian goldfields and the fight for rights that helped to underpin Australian democracy.
Australian Curriculum Link:
In this COMPLETE lesson from InspirEd Educators, students will be able to explain how and why Australia and New Zealand were colonized by the British, and compare and contrast the two. Lesson warm up, teacher instructions, teacher answers, guiding discussion questions, all student handouts and activ
This is another Australian Aboriginal powerpoint presentation I have created. I have another one in my shop that is geared towards a high school ceramics class making masks....THIS PROJECT HOWEVER IS GEARED TOWARDS YOUNGER AGES AS A DOT ART PAINTING PROJECT!
This includes 9 slides that gives an over
What's the Aboriginal word for 'hello'?
Use the Indigenous Australian Language & Connection Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the languages of Australia's first people, and what they tell us about the Indigenous connection to place.
Australian Curriculum Lin
In this COMPLETE lesson from InspirEd Educators, students will examine the journeys of James Cook in the Pacific and exploration of Australia and New Zealand. (See free preview download for detailed lesson information.) Lesson warm up, teacher instructions, teacher answers, guiding discussion questi
The Australian Curriculum History, in the Historical Knowledge and Understanding strand, includes Personal and Family Histories (Foundation level) and Present and Past Family Lives (Year 1). Historical skills encourage the use of graphics to communicate
historical knowledge and understanding. The mak
The Australia Unit Study is a comprehensive lesson plan for the classroom or homeschool. It is based on a cross-curricular approach to learning, covering topics such as geography, math, language arts, science and foreign language.
Included in the Australia Unit Study are: lots of information organi
This activity encourages students to explore the history and art of the Australian Aboriginal culture and how Art was used by the very first Australians to convey stories and meaning.
Students use the Symbol key to de-code an an artwork by world renown Australian Aboriginal artist Joshua Yeldhamn.
Have fun with your class brainstorming words and / or sentences to fit with the right letters, based around Anzac Day. This lesson works well with students in year 3-7, with older students displaying their deeper understanding.
When finished, students can make a good copy with pictures and colour,
**This is the chapter slice "Place" from the full lesson plan "Australia"** Take your students on a journey through Australia, its countries, regions and cities by roadways and waterways. Understand its location relative to the rest of the world. Learn the interesting physical characteristics, wildli
In this lesson students will be introduced to the continent of Australia. Included is some fast facts about Australia, geographical questions, a day in the life of a typical student and 5 of the most famous natural features of Australia.
This 43-slide PowerPoint is a great overview of the country of Australia. Topics discussed include history of the British colonization of the area, aborigines, culture traits, animals, physical geography, climate, human characteristics, government, economy, and tourist attractions. The lesson include
The original context this unit was designed for was in an all Aboriginal metro school, with low literacy levels, small class sizes and composite year level classes.
Each lesson is about 50 minute blocks. The lesson plan provided are merely suggestions as to how the lesson was originally taught. The
Helen Alexander, an aborigine raised in a remote area of Australia's Northern Territory. In a family with little money, faces an ethical career choice. She graduates from college as a geologist and is hired by a mining company. The company has discovered lead deposits in a sacred aboriginal area.
**This is the chapter slice "Location" from the full lesson plan "Australia"** Take your students on a journey through Australia, its countries, regions and cities by roadways and waterways. Understand its location relative to the rest of the world. Learn the interesting physical characteristics, wil
**This is the chapter slice "Human and Environmental Interactions" from the full lesson plan "Australia"** Take your students on a journey through Australia, its countries, regions and cities by roadways and waterways. Understand its location relative to the rest of the world. Learn the interesting p
**This is the chapter slice "Regions" from the full lesson plan "Australia"** Take your students on a journey through Australia, its countries, regions and cities by roadways and waterways. Understand its location relative to the rest of the world. Learn the interesting physical characteristics, wild
A great introduction to the study of places, this activity pack allows students to discover basic information about Australia such as its location in the world, symbols, celebrations, food and drink and more.
Inside this pack you will find:
Spinner for retells
Flip Book to re
A fun activity for young students this pack includes instructions, black and white printable templates and a brief historic background on Aboriginal art. An introduction to Aboriginal dot paintings includes information slides to present to students about who Aboriginals are and what a dot painting is
About This Product: Lesson on The First Fleet – The Jouney.
A research activity looking at the life in England which led to the First Fleet voyage.
A cloze passage to further help students understand the enormity of the voyage.
The journey itself and a look at what provisions were packe
This lesson supports students in understanding the push and pull
factors contributing to human migration with an Australian context.
The content of this lesson links to the Australian Curriculum: History for Year 6
Historical Knowledge and Understanding:Australia as a Nation (ACHHK115)
Go down under and escape to a whole new world in Australia.
About this Resource:
Take a vacation and visit the many islands that make up the Melanesian region. Find the exact location of 10 cities in Australia using their latitude and longitude coordinates. Exa
Take your students through a study of Aboriginal symbols with these 12 colourful slides covering symbols and their meaning. Included in this pack is a easy to use flip book so students can demonstrate what they have learned, map making sheets to use the symbols with and 3 colouring pages with Aborigi
Aboriginal Art with a bit
of Animal flair!
Animal imagery is fascinating stuff for kids of all ages. The fact that animal outline and images are fairly recognizable and unique has enabled indigenous natives on all continents to include their animal prey on cave walls or decorated clothing.
What was Australia like before and after Federation?
Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to engage students in Federation and Australia's earliest Prime Ministers. Students will come away with a detailed understanding of the push and pull factors of Federation and have a
I originally created this geography activity as an extra credit assignment, but it could be used as a general assignment. It explores the geography of Oceania and asks students to think critically about where people live within Oceania and why.
This Blooms and Gardner's Grid is based on the book 'My Place' by Nadia Wheatley. Students will research the history of Australia by completing a range of activities. Students are engaged by selecting activities that interest them. Great for centre activities, contract activities, extension work, gro
When I am teaching students about the 7 continents, I try to provide information about the culture of the people that live there. I use this to introduce Australia. After we have seen the people, we listen to the music of the instruments. If you follow the link, it is a You Tube video with Didgera
**This is the chapter slice "Movement" from the full lesson plan "Australia"** Take your students on a journey through Australia, its countries, regions and cities by roadways and waterways. Understand its location relative to the rest of the world. Learn the interesting physical characteristics, wil
Lesson 3. Let it Grow! Let it grow!: How did Shang farmers provide food for their society?
This lesson addresses the question of how farmers were able to irrigate their crops to provide enough food. Pupils will be introduced to the legend of Yu the Great and will consider his influence on the Shang
If you want to introduce your civics learning a bit differently this year then try this wonderful flipbook. A Little Election flipbook looks at what makes great leaders by doing a mini-literacy study on the story A Little Election by Danny Katz
Please note: This is about the
New Guinea (Papua New Guinea Indonesia)
3 page lesson review article - reviewing entire history, geography, people, culture, plants, and animals
comes with review questions
What are some of Australia's most iconic places? And how have they - as well as places in our local area - changed over time?
Use the Australian Icons & Environments Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of Australian places and how they have changed and stayed the
This is a series of 10 short lessons on the Aboriginal Dreamtime.
This lesson program is a stand alone program, suitable for 2 weeks of teaching. We have used it as a series of lessons for relief teachers at short notice, and also as a Dreamtime program for co-teachers.
This program fits with the
A complete lesson plan helping K-12th graders to have a detailed understanding of Australia and the Aboriginal culture. We include an introduction to etiquette to prepare them to work with other students from Australia. No more cultural barriers to effective and efficient business and expat assignmen
Issue your students a passport to travel the globe with this incredible series! Eight jam-packed books visit more than 50 countries from all seven continents, from North America to Australia and back again. Units feature in-depth studies of each country’s history, culture, language, foods, and so muc