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

Mapping

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students learn to use Grid Maps and apply the skill to locate major natural features in Australia. Students construct a map of Australia showing the location of these natural features.
They use standard cartographic conventions of symbols and naming conventions.
The geographical tool integrated in this lesson includes mapping.
The geographical concepts include place and space.

Focus Question

Why do we use maps?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK066, ACHASS1059, ACHASS1053

NSW Syllabus

GE2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC071, VCGGK076, VCGGK075

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Places are Similar and Different

Unit

The Australian Continent

Lesson Name

Mapping

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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