This file includes 139 pages of standard and element driven questions on Australia. Warm-ups are perfect activators that require the students to use their prior knowledge. There is 99 Questions in the file. Warm-up ppt's are categorized on a student warm-up sheet by standard and elements.
File is separated as separate ppt's below:
Latin America Government ppt (7 questions)
Latin America Economics ppt (63 questions)
Latin America History ppt (10 questions)
Latin America Geography ppt (26 questions)
Students come in your class, open their notebook or journal to the Warm-up page that is included. You give them 1 minute per question (how many is up to you).
I also use this file to review for final exams and the BIG state test at the end of the year.
*This was file was designed with the Georgia Standards of Excellence for 6th grade social studies in mind.
Included in this file:
~Student Warm Up Sheet
~Teacher Answer Key
~4 different Warm Up ppts (color coordinated)
Standard and elements covered:
SS6H4 Explain conflict and change in Australia.
a. SS6H4 - Explain the impact of English colonization on current Aboriginal basic rights, health, literacy, and language.
SS6G11 – Locate selected features of Australia.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, Uluru/Ayers Rock, Indian and Pacific Oceans, Great Dividing Range, and Great Victoria Desert.
SS6G12 – Explain the impact of location, climate, distribution of natural resources, and population distribution on Australia.
a. Describe how Australia’s location, climate, and natural resources impact trade and affect where people live.
SS6CG4 – Explain forms of citizen participation in government.
a. Explain citizen participation in democratic governments [i.e. the role of citizens in choosing the leaders of Australia (parliamentary democracy)].
SS6E10 – Analyze different economic systems.
a. Compare how traditional, command, and market economies answer the economic questions of 1-what to produce, 2-how to produce, and 3-for whom to produce.
b. Explain that countries have a mixed economic system located on a continuum between pure market and pure command.
c. Describe the economic system used in Australia.
SS6E11 – Give examples of how voluntary trade benefits buyers and sellers in Australia.
a. Explain how specialization makes trade possible between countries.
b. Compare and contrast different types of trade barriers, such as tariffs, quotas, and embargos.
c. Explain why international trade requires a system for exchanging currencies between nations.
SS6E12 – Describe factors that influence economic growth and examine their presence or absence in Australia.
a. Evaluate how literacy rates affect the standard of living.
b. Explain the relationship between investment in human capital (education and training) and gross domestic product (GDP per capita).
c. Explain the relationship between investment in capital goods (factories, machinery, and technology) and gross domestic product (GDP per capita).
d. Describe the role of natural resources in a country’s economy.
e. Describe the role of entrepreneurship.
SS6E13 – Understand that a basic principle of effective personal money management is to live within one’s income.
a. Understand that income is received from work and is limited.
b. Understand that a budget is a tool to plan the spending and saving of income.
c. Understand the reasons and benefits of saving.
d. Understand the uses and costs of credit.
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