My personal world
The representation of the location of places and their features on maps and a globe (ACHGK001)
The places people live in and belong to, their familiar features and why they are important to people (ACHGK002)
The Countries/Places that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples below to in the local area and why they are important to them (ACHGK003)
The reasons why some places are special to people, and how they can be looked after (ACHGK004)
Key inquiry questions
What are places like?
What makes a place special?
How can we look after the places we live in?
Geographical Inquiry and skills
Make observations about familiar places and pose questions about them (ACHGS001)
Record geographical data and information collected by observation (ACHGS002)
Represent the location and features of a familiar place on pictorial maps and models (ACHGS003)
Draw conclusions based on discussions of observations (ACHGS004)
Present information using everyday language to describe location and direction (ACHGS005)
Reflect on their learning to suggest ways that they can look after a familiar place (ACHGS006)
Which countries have over 100 million inhabitants? What is the most widely spoken language in the world? Discover the answers to these and many more questions in Australian Curriculum Geography, a seven-book series which will see students navigating through continents, wading through oceans, and discovering cultures, creatures and creations from around the world.
4-page units each with a supporting Teachers page and three student activity pages
organised into sections according to the content descriptions in the Geographical knowledge and understanding strand for each year
a general note on the importance of geographical skills and an overview and explanation of the skills specific to the year level
a geographical skills class record for teachers to record each student’s progress
a list of additional R.I.C. resources that support the teaching of geography at each year level
where appropriate, links between the content of each unit and the general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities have been recognised