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In this language skills worksheet, students read an article about Australia Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
Learners will use this presentation and the Internet to give them information for their very own Australia project. They will write and use images to describe Australia's climate, leisure activities, location, interesting facts, culture, and landmarks. This appears to be an in-class project not intended to take more that one or two days.
English language learners practice their English vocabulary skills in a structured vocabulary activity. They examine Australia-related words as they play a game. The procedures to play the game are not included; however, similar games can be found on ELD reference websites.
Students discover information about the Aboriginal people of Australia. In this global studies lesson, students listen to mini-lectures regarding the history of Australia and the Aboriginal people. Students compare American Indians to the Aborigines with Venn diagrams and learn how to use a boomerang.
Students research Australia and Antarctica. In this geography instructional activity, students use maps and atlases to locate and identify Australia and the Antarctica, as well as the bordering oceans and important landforms. Students listen to related tradebooks and explore given websites in cooperative groups, culminating in a postcard writing and illustrating activity.