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

Settlement and Interconnections

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Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students compare the similarities and differences between their own place and a different place. They use Google maps to research the lifestyle of someone living in a small town and imagine what it would be like to live there.
The geographical tools integrated in this lesson includes mapping – identifying location, distance, spatial distributions, Spatial Technologies – global positioning, Visual Representation – web tools.
The geographical concepts include place and space.

Focus Question

What would it be like to live in another place?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK069, ACHASSI054

NSW Syllabus

GE2-2, GE2-1, GE2-4

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC071, VCGGC072

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Places are Similar and Different

Unit

Similarities and Differences Between Places

Lesson Name

Settlement and Interconnections

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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