Students interpret graphs and research events to identify links between events in the world and the arrival and plight of immigrant groups. They discuss the myths about immigration.
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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...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Here you'll find an extensive textbook chapter on Australia's indigenous people and the impact of European settlers on aboriginal tribes. The text includes several images, graphs, primary and secondary sources, follow-up questions, and a...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Australian Geography Unit
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie Rabbit-Proof Fence
Lead discussion and thoughtful analysis as pupils view Rabbit Proof Fence, a drama based on true story about three aboriginal girls who ran away from Western Australia to return to their Aboriginal families in 1931. Here you'll find...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reading / Resources List Australian History
Part of a unit on Australian colonial history, here is a reading/resource list to use when studying the First Fleet, early settlers of Australia, and their interaction with indigenous Australians. Containing both fiction and nonfiction,...
6th English Language Arts
An Introduction to Australian Indigenous Culture
Students read poems. For this culture lesson, students locate Australian communities on a map and discuss the indigenous people who live there. Students read four poems and learn how the indigenous people went hunting, slept outdoors and...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History