G'day Mate! Exploring Australia
Students create a passport so they can explore without leaving the classroom.
Locating Australia and discuss the geographic location and weather conditions.
2 Direct Instruction
Video and discussion comparing culture and social patterns of Australia.
Explain how music, art, belief system and cultural elements can impact global understanding.
Explore how Australia is home to animals such as platypus, kangaroo, and koala.
3 Guided Practice
Utilize explain everything to import a map and list informative information concerning culture, art, food, and weather. The information must expand or vary from class discussion.
4 Independent Practice
Digging deeper by finding books concerning Australia.
Newscast platform reporting on Australia concerning: weather, culture, food, music, and art.