GeographyYears 3 - 4Places are Similar and DifferentSimilarities and Differences Between PlacesSimilarities and Differences Between Places

Settlement Patterns

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students explore the settlement patterns of Australia. They identify the different types of settlements in Australia. Students interpret geographical information to identify the influence of features of places on types of settlements. The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include mapping - identifying spatial distributions and patterns, and visual representation – using web tools.
The geographical concepts include place, space and environment.

Focus Question

Do the features of places affect where people choose to live?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHHASI057, ACHASSK069, ACHASSI054

NSW Syllabus

GE2-3, GE2-2, GE2-1, GE2-4

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK074, VCGGC071

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Places are Similar and Different

Unit

Similarities and Differences Between Places

Lesson Name

Settlement Patterns

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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