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Students explore Australia. In this geography skills lesson, students participate in classroom activities that require them to locate Australia as well as distances between Australia and other locations. Students also note cities and geographic features in Australia.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 28 Views 173 Downloads
Australia: Introductory Lesson
Students explore Australia. In this global studies lesson, students listen to audio clips and watch video clips that introduce them to the the nation-continent. Students discuss what they already know about Australia and what they would like to know about it in this introductory lesson on the topic.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 125 Downloads
Learners 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. Learners compare American Indians to the Aborigines with Venn diagrams and learn how to use a boomerang.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 132 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
ESL Holiday Lessonsï»¿: Australia Day
In this language skills worksheet, learners 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.
6th - 10th Language Arts 8 Views 45 Downloads
Australia: the Land Down Under
Pupils give a solid history and geographic explanation of the country of Australia and explain why it is important. They use some creativity in designing their own island, by using the physical features of this particular country.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 59 Downloads
Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica
In this geography worksheet, students read about the history and development of Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. Students take notes and answer 5 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 165 Downloads
Australia's Religious Diversity
Students identify major world religions and forms of spirituality and recognise the religious diversity of communities in Australia. They brainstorm for the definition of religion. Students brainstorm to come up with a list of religions.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Patterns from Nature: Learning about Australia's Aborigines Through Contemporary Art
Students 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 8 Views 23 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 14 Views 68 Downloads
The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica
Students use information from the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Web site to explore multiculturalism and immigration in Australia. They create graphs and charts from immigration data.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 45 Downloads