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Australia Day Geography and History

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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Our Australia Day pack is a study about Australian geography and early history. Through your own research record the impact that has occurred on the environment and Indigenous Peoples of Australia through white settlement. Discover foods, recreation and landmarks and record in the learning Reflection Booklet.

These are recording pages and rely on research completed through reading books/websites or interviewing people.

This pack includes -

  • A Word Wall to assist in building a vocabulary list to use in all tasks.
  • Alphabet Key
  • KWHL – a colour and a b/w version
  • Interactive Notebook pages
  • Name the state/territory and give five facts for each
  • Cartographic Conventions – define
  • Templates for Facts, Celebrations, Traditions
  • Impact of Europeans on Indigenous Australians
  • Impact of Europeans on the environment
  • Impact of Macassans on the environment
  • Impact of Convicts on Indigenous Australians
  • Impact of Convicts on the environment
  • DeBono Hat task in colour and b/w
  • Mapping - Use an atlas or do some internet research and record some mapping details about Australia. Include scale, north, a key, grid references and some distances between capital cities.
  • Geography details on each State of Territory – name the capital city, research and find the grid reference for the capital city, name the next closest capital city, record the distance between the two capital cities, print a satellite map of the state and name the characteristics you find.
  • Venn Diagrams – Indigenous Australians/Europeans, Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander
  • Writing Planners
  • Recount – How do I acknowledge Australia Day
  • Explanation – Why do we acknowledge Australia Day?
  • Exposition - Should we acknowledge Australia Day?
  • Food we eat on this day
  • Australian Slang
  • Famous Indigenous Australian – Graphic Organiser
  • Learning Reflection Note Book

Please read the description and download the preview before purchasing. The preview clearly shows you what is included in this pack.


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