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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.
Students explore Australia. In this global studies lesson plan, 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 plan on the topic.
Middle schoolers discover information about the Aboriginal people of Australia. In this global studies lesson plan, students listen to mini-lectures regarding the history of Australia and the Aboriginal people. Middle schoolers compare American Indians to the Aborigines with Venn diagrams and learn how to use a boomerang.
Sixth graders study the continent of Australia.  In this Geography lesson, 6th graders create an Australian city using their knowledge of Australian cities.  Students participate in a game about the continent. 
Students discover and write stories from the past.  For this lesson on Australia, students conduct interviews of family or friends to discover stories and legends from the past. Students then create a brochure for Australia. 
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.
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.
Students 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.
Students participate in activities in which they discover facts about Australia. They examine its climate and history. They complete a worksheet to end the lesson.
In this geography activity, 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.
Students create a magazine highlighting the history and geography of Australia. In this Australia lesson plan, students do online research and other research to create a magazine with articles and advertisements.
In this Australia Day worksheet, students use several referenced website to look up information and answer questions about Australia Day. 
In this Australia worksheet, students fill in the blanks to a page about Australia by using a word bank. Students complete 15 blanks total.
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.
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.
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.
Learners 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.
In this Australia worksheet, students read the paragraph about Australia and complete multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
In this Australia word search worksheet, students locate and identify 12 Australia-related words listed in the word bank within the kangaroo-shaped word search puzzle.    
For this holidays in Australia worksheet, learners fill in the blanks to a paragraph about the holidays with the correct forms of the words given and answer short answer questions. Students fill in the blanks for 31 sentences and answer 12 questions.