GeographyYears 5 - 6A Diverse and Connected WorldDiversity across AsiaDiversity across Asia

The Asian Continent

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson focuses on mapping and atlas work, and using web tools such as Google Earth. The students complete activities to discover which countries are on the continent of Asia and map their locations. They have the chance to explore some interesting things about some Asian countries and think about the continent in relation to others including Australia. Geographical tools of maps, spacial technologies and visual representations are used. The geographical concepts addressed include place, space and interconnections.

Focus Question

What countries are there on the continent of Asia?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI126, ACHASSI124, ACHASSI122, ACHASSI128, ACHASSK138, ACHASSI123, ACHASSI133

NSW Syllabus

GE3-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC089, VCGGK092, VCGGC096, VCGGC086, VCGGC088, VCGGC087, VCGGC085, VCGGK090

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

A Diverse and Connected World

Unit

Diversity across Asia

Lesson Name

The Asian Continent

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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