GeographyYears 5 - 6Factors that Shape PlacesNatural DisastersNatural Disasters

Natural Disasters

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson has a literacy focus. The students examine a video clip and use visual literacy techniques to determine the effectiveness of the video in informing the audience about natural disasters. They study the relationship between natural disasters and the Australian national character by examining a verse of Dorothea McKellar’s “My Country”. The geographical tools integrated in this unit include visual representation.
The geographical concepts include place, space and interconnection.

Focus Question

What is a complete and utter disaster?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK114

NSW Syllabus

GE3-1, GE3-2

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC095

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

Factors that Shape Places

Unit

Natural Disasters

Lesson Name

Natural Disasters

Lesson Time

30 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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