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 projects, and an interactive (and editable) test included in this file. You can do all of the activities, or you can pick the ones that work best for your students.
This file includes:
~Australia's Geography graphic organizer (for note-taking during the presentation) -- slides 3-4
~Australia's Geography Notes (Coral Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock, Great Victoria Desert) -- slides 5-29
~Political and Physical Features Map activity -- slides 30-31
~Alien Adventure project -- slides 32-37
~Design a Plate activity -- slide 38
~Instagram Your Trip project -- slide 39
~Australia Edible Map Test -- slides 40-41
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 6th grade Social Studies:
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.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Australia Unit Bundle that is located here:
Australia Unit Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Australia Task Cards
Australia Color-by-Number activity
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