GeographyYears 5 - 6Factors that Shape PlacesFactors that Change EnvironmentsFactors that Change Environments

Traditional Land Management

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students examine how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have influenced the environmental characteristics of Australia.
Students examine the traditional land management practices of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The focus of this lesson can be general or specific to the students’ local area. Local resources including the regional Aboriginal Education Consultant will be able to help with local knowledge.
Students may also choose to research other areas in Australia. Research can be done using the eBook or websites provided. Students are guided through the research process.
The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include mapping and visual representations.
The geographical concepts include place, space and sustainability.

Focus Question

Can we have farms without fences?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK112, ACHASSI104, ACHASS1095, ACHASSI101

NSW Syllabus

GE3-2, GE3-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC094, VCGGC096, VCGGC088

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

Factors that Shape Places

Unit

Factors that Change Environments

Lesson Name

Traditional Land Management

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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