AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia

AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
AUSTRALIA: Snapshots of Australia
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If you’re looking for a resource that provides an overview of the country of Australia, then Snapshots of Australia is just the right size. Like all books in the Snapshots of the World series, it includes a world map showing the country’s location, the national flag, cultural symbols and landmarks, common phrases in the national language, a crossword puzzle comprehension review, and original illustrations suitable for coloring.

Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

Aboriginal, boomerang, constellation, continent, emu, eucalyptus, joey, koala, marsupial, Outback, Uluru, Union Jack, uninhabited, vast

Australian Slang Phrases:

arvo, chockers, fair dinkum, g’day, mozzie, ripper, roo, ta, walkabout

Targeted Skills:

  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying national and cultural symbols of Australia
  • Introducing common Australian phrases
  • Building content-area literacy in social studies
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book.

Technical Info: The book is in PDF format, illustrated with original, high-resolution images.


Bundle and Save: The Snapshots book is also included—at a savings of 20%—in the Discovering Australia Bundle, which also contains seven activities and two colorful photo posters.

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Nocturnal Animals: Bats Book/Activity Pack

Penguins Activity Bundle

Teaching with TOOBS: The Land Down Under

Countries Currently Available in the Snapshots series:

Australia, Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, Ghana, India, Ireland (FREE), Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, United States


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