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New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 30 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Geography Student Workbook, Australia
Your youngsters will be experts on the geography of Australia after working with these activities and worksheets, which review the continent's weather, major landforms, dimensions, history, and climate.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Zealand and Australia
Here is an interesting learning exercise on Australia and New Zealand. Learners correctly identify the flag of New Zealand, draw a picture of the Australian Aboriginal Flag, draw a picture of Devil's Rock, and circle the six things they could find in the natural environment of Ayer's Rock.
4th - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 25 Downloads
Patterns from Nature: Learning about Australia's Aborigines Through Contemporary Art
Learners examine various artworks by aborigines in Australia to discover their culture. Using the artwork, they create their own piece based on their interpretations about their culture. They answer discussion questions and share their artwork with the class.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 24 Downloads
Geography Project: Australia
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.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 69 Downloads
Geography of Australia: The Shaping of a Continent
Whether you are embarking on a unit on ecosystems, or the characteristics of the Australian terrain, this would be a great presentation to use. Not only does the presentation contain useful information, it also has pictures to describe each of the topics mentioned.
7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads
Australia: Reading Passage
Learning about new places is fun and a good way to build strong reading comprehension skills. Kids will read a five paragraph passage about the continent of Australia. Afterward they will draw the Australian and Aboriginal flags in the space provided.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 19 Views 46 Downloads
New Review Australia, Antarctica, and Oceana
Go on a traveling adventure throughout Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica! This textbook excerpt offers a full unit of study that can easily be supplemented by extra projects or research materials. Learners study maps, read about native plants and animals, consider unique geographic features, and use inference skills while reading country fact charts.
4th - 9th Science 9 Views 10 Downloads
Here is a great series of lessons all about Australia. Learners get into groups and perform some research on one of the six Australian states. On day four, they will present the information they find to the class as a group. The lesson plan has some excellent websites that pupils can access to perform their research, and a good worksheet embedded in the plan to help keep their presentation on track.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 30 Views 52 Downloads
Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot paintings.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 52 Views 183 Downloads
Australia, Land of the Outback
Students complete a research project. In this Australia lesson, students discuss the Random Acts of Kindness movement started by an Australian woman, Anne Herbert. They investigate themes of geography as they relate to Australia. Students work in groups to research one of the major regions and then present it to the class.
6th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 62 Downloads
Here's an interesting instructional activity that combines elements of language arts, sociology, and a study of the many ways that people use transportation to get from one place to another. The eight-page plan includes worksheets and a word search that support your teaching and student learning.
5th - 7th Language Arts 19 Views 47 Downloads
Global Grover: Australia
Grover's friend Lenny lives under the ground in Australia. He shares a clip showing a town where all the houses are dug underground. This is a very neat documentary to incite imagination. Give your class a set of environmental factors and have them design a dwelling that accommodates those factors.
3 mins Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Here is a word search that requires learners to find 25 animals that live in Australia. There are some wild names, such as; Fairy Possum! There is no answer key provided for the search, which would be a good addition to any study of the animals found in Australia.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
It's as if you're sitting on the wings of an eagle and soaring over the continent of Australia! See the varying regions and get a quick overview of the country's land. This video is non-narrated, but it provides a beautiful look at Australia from above.
5 mins 5th - 8th Science 4 Views 5 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature
Understanding a text can be a very interesting task. Fourth graders read a passage describing the origin of an Aboriginal myth. They answer 11 comprehension questions that require them to pull key details, use context, and think critically.
4th Language Arts 62 Views 318 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Youngsters learning about Australia will benefit from this resource. They must answer five questions about Australian geography, then draw a picture of an animal native to Australia. They also write its common name and its scientific name on the lines provided.
4th - 5th Language Arts 18 Views 31 Downloads
Amazing Australia (Grade K)
Students listen as the teacher reads "Possum Magic" to them. They watch the movie of the book, and create a T graph illustrating the differences and similarities between the book and movie. They research an animal and print a picture in the computer lab.
K Science 10 Views 36 Downloads