Our children are learning about Australia, so we displayed a huge outline of the continent Australia on the wall outside our classroom. Then the children cut out pictures of things they would pack in their suitcases to take with them on their trip! Each suitcase had a luggage tag with their name on it attatched to their suitcase!
Are We There Yet - Teacher resources from Reading Australia - units of work in conjunction with Copyright Agency and PETAA to make significant Australian literary works more readily available for teaching in schools.
Are we there yet? by Alison LesterJoin Grace and her family as they travel around Australia, taking in many of the natural and man made attractions. Picture Book StudyThis 14 page workbook contains reading comprehension questions for each section of the picture book, Are we there yet?
Australian Children's Laureate Alison Lester has published many beautiful books set in country Australia. Alison spends part of every year traveling to schools in remote areas, using her books to help children and adults write and draw about their own lives.