Aboriginal Australia Teacher Resources

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Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot...
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Aboriginal Hand Prints

For Teachers K - 4th
A part of a study of Australian Aboriginal culture, class members listen to a Dreamtime story about a father who stenciled his handprint on a rock wall.  Class members then make their own hand print art representative of themselves...
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Australian Aboriginal Art and Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young explorers investigate Australian Aboriginal culture by listening to traditional Dreamtime stories and examining dot paintings created by Aboriginal artists. In addition, they locate the country on maps, discuss the geography of...
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Patterns from Nature: Learning about Australia's Aborigines Through Contemporary Art

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners examine various artworks by aborigines in Australia to discover their culture. Using the artwork, they create their own piece based on their interpretations about their culture. They answer discussion questions and share their...
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Australia

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Studying Australia? Be guided on a virtual field trip exploring this country’s history, culture, native people, language, music, animals, and more. Use as an introduction to a unit on Australia or to prompt a writing assignment or class...
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Aboriginal Plant Use in South-Eastern Australia

For Students 9th - 12th
The Aboriginal people of Australia survived for over 40,000 years by using the plants that grow in the bush for food, medicine, tools, and utensils. Introduce young botanists to the wonders of the Outback with a 25-page packet that...
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Reading Comprehension: Aboriginal Myth About Thunderstorms

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Get your anthropologists thinking with this aboriginal myth about thunderstorms. They read the brief myth and answer three comprehension questions. The directions indicate two myths, however there is just one here. Consider extending...
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Aboriginal Faces

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research information about the Aboriginal people of Australia, including their culture and beliefs, to discover how they have adapted to the 21st-century world while maintaining their culture. They then create a portrait of an...
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Aboriginal Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary schoolers explore the world of Aboriginal art, and produce their own piece of artwork. For this art and social studies lesson, pupils examine the Aboriginal culture by viewing many pictures of their art. The nice thing about...
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The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational...
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Story and Place: Lessons from Australian Aboriginal Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Class members investigate Australian Aboriginal culture thought traditional stories and then create their own dreaming tales using specific details that create a sense of time and place.
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The Aboriginal Flag

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Whether you're celebrating Australia Day or would like to introduce your young learners to the history of Australia and its indigenous peoples, this coloring sheet is a great way to start the conversation.
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Australia and New Zealand

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Send your learners off on a research adventure with a worksheet on essential facts about Australia and New Zealand. It includes 18 short-answer response questions, as well as a map activity where pupils locate a variety of geographic...
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Australia

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students enhance their knowledge about the history of Australia.  In this World History lesson, students engage in a teacher-led classroom discussion about Australia's history, then write a journal depicting the events that stood out to...
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Dual place names in Australia

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss landmarks commonly found on maps. They are divided into two groups, and asked to draw a map for a friend who hasn't been to the area. Group A may use street and place names, group B may not. Students discuss the role of...
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Keith Haring And Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the art of Keith Haring and examine how it relates to Aboriginal art. In this fundamentals of art instructional activity, students examine the fundamental elements of art, such as, line, symmetry, contrast, balance,...
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Australia, Land of the Outback

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a research project. In this Australia lesson, students discuss the Random Acts of Kindness movement started by an Australian woman, Anne Herbert. They investigate themes of geography as they relate to Australia....
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Understanding the Aboriginal Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Aboriginal culture through reading and video. In this language arts instructional activity, students explore the plight of Aborigine children removed from their homes and placed in residential schools. Students watch...
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Aboriginal Use of Raw Materials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What's the difference between base metals and precious metals? Experimenting with natural metals is an interesting way for kids to learn about the world around them. Use a resource that contains over 30 pages of worksheets and...
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Who in the World Are Aborigines?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the Internet to research Australian Aborigine culture. They compile the researched material into an informational brochure.
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Bark Art

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine Aborigines, a group of people indigenous, or native, to Australia. They view examples of Aboriginal bark art and create pictures in the style of Aboriginal bark art.
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Australia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover information about the Aboriginal people of Australia. In this global studies lesson, students listen to mini-lectures regarding the history of Australia and the Aboriginal people. Students compare American Indians to...
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Lesson Plan on Australian Aborigines

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the nomadic lifestyle of the Aborigines both before and after the arrival fo the Europeans. They identify the roles of men and women, languages and number of tribes. They act out skits based on the lesson.
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Australia: Aboriginal Religion

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students compare and contrast Christianity and the religion of the Aborigines in Australia.  In this Aboriginal religion lesson plan, students discuss the creation story of the Aborigines and discuss the "dreamtime."  Students discuss...

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