GeographyYears 3 - 4Places are Similar and DifferentThe Australian ContinentThe Australian Continent

The Australian Continent

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students explore the concept of places and their special characteristics. They research the human and natural features of the Australian continent.
Students reflect on the interconnection of people and places. Students acquire geographical knowledge by comparing the continent of Australia to the other continents in the world.

The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include mapping and visual representation. The geographical concepts include place, space and interconnection.

Focus Question

What makes Australia special?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI059, ACHASSI053, ACHASSK066

NSW Syllabus

GE2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC071, VCGGK069, VCGGK063

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Places are Similar and Different

Unit

The Australian Continent

Lesson Name

The Australian Continent

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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