The Australian Curriculum: Geography Foundation to Year 3 provides schools with guidelines from which they can develop an ordered geography program unique to their students, school and community, using the skills necessary to investigate the world and itspeople, initially at a personal, local scale then moving to a national and world regional scale.Click here for more Australian Curriculum Geography resources: Australian Curriculum Georaphy
My Mum, the Teacher: ONLY $5 for a 37page resource exploring some basic information about Australia such as: Where in the world is Australia? States, Territories and Capital cities Australia State and Territory Flowers Australian & Aboriginal flags Australian State & Territory Flags and Emblems Australian landmarks Aboriginals The First Fleet
Made by an Aussie teacher. Used in an Aussie class. Available for everyone. I worked hard to find a balance between making mapping as fun as possible and not including just the ‘usual’ info related to Australia, while still making it as educational as I could. These mapping activities are taken from my upcoming unit on Australia. Please follow my store, blog or Facebook to be updated on the release.
Tom Appleby, eight year old chimney sweep is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. This book tells of a colony that, despite its natural abundance, cannot offer what the colonists want. While the people's health is better than ever, their morale is low as they wait for news from home. It is for those aged 10 and above.
Why did Europeans settle in Australia? In this unit you will find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.
If you're looking for a great resource to learn about Australia, here's an awesome one that you can download for FREE from the Australian embassy website. "Tell Me About Australia" is available in a 48 page pdf file. This resource for school children K-8, includes facts on geography, unique wildlife & the environment, history, aboriginal culture & natural wonders, government, education & sports.:
AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHY FREEBIE - Get your kids thinking about the land down under! (US Selling versions included!) This is a free Australian Geography Activity. *2 Australian Geography critical and creative thinking Task Cards *Map of Australia - State and Territory colours activity * State of Queensland mapping activity: includes locating places, Queensland's animal emblem, the koala, and border to colour.*Word Wall Cards - states and territories of Australia