Australian Culture Teacher Resources

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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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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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Discovering Indigenous Australians through the Australian Museum

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Provide your young pupils with important foundational knowledge for learning about indigenous Australians. This resource includes five activity sheets on the meaning of indigenous people, where indigenous Australians live, national...
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True Blue? On Being Australian

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Who or what is an Australian? Discover a plethora of student-centered, engaging activity ideas on the question of Australian identity, organized according to five major themes: people, symbols, place, sport, and words.
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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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Australian Christmas

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Where is Australia? How is an Australian Christmas from other Christmases around the world? Learners participate in a mini-research project where they discover what an Australian Christmas is like.
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Social Studies: Cultural Backgrounds of Australia

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students watch a video about Australian culture. They complete worksheets and identify what it means to be Australian. Students, in groups, research various facets of their culture and give reports to the class.
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Australian History for Kids

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
When did Aboriginal tribes arrive in Australia? When were the Sydney Olympic Games hosted? Review some major events in Australian history with this timeline activity instructional activity.
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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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Introduction to Mythology and Creation Stories

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine stories from different cultures and investigate common themes that arise in all creation stories. Expanding upon this lesson, students begin a portfolio on myths that they will add to throughout this unit. Greek and...
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First Australians

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Here you'll find an extensive textbook chapter on Australia's indigenous people and the impact of European settlers on aboriginal tribes. The text includes several images, graphs, primary and secondary sources, follow-up questions, and a...
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Popular Culture & Diversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The topic of cultural diversity is explored with the use of pop songs and lyrics. As a way to celebrate Harmony Day, small groups read, reflect, and present their opinions on how the lyrics they analyzed have expressed a statement of...
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Cultural Mapping

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students are introduced to the cultural diversity in Australia. Using new vocabulary, they define multiculturalism and explore their own cultural backgrounds. In groups, they complete a series of worksheets to develop a better sense of...
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A Tale of Two Girls

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this cultural differences reading worksheet, students read a short story. Students answer 5 questions about the events which are set in Australia.
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An Introduction to Australian Indigenous Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read poems. In this culture lesson, students locate Australian communities on a map and discuss the indigenous people who live there. Students read four poems and learn how the indigenous people went hunting, slept outdoors and...
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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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The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
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Understanding the Aboriginal Experience: A Study of Native American and Australian Aborigine History and Culture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the Native American and Australian Aboriginal history and culture. In this language arts lesson plan, students watch clips of the film Rabbit-Proof Fence then work in small groups to discuss and answer questions. They...
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Mughal Miniature Paintings: Cultural Silhouettes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Diptych or Triptych images are those often created using silhouettes. The class researches art from the Mughal empire and uses it as inspiration for a project that will reflect aspects of American and one other culture. They'll research...
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Australia Day Printables

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Here is your must-have resource for celebrating Australia Day with youngsters! It includes research activities, popular Australian songs, tracing and coloring worksheets, and other several other great printables.
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The Melbourne Cup- the Horse Race That Stops the Nation

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this Melbourne Cup reading comprehension worksheet, students read an article about this famous horse race. Students answer 5 comprehension questions.
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Australia Today

For Students 4th - 7th
In this geography worksheet, students write two facts about Australian people, culture and sports. They fill in a chart that explains what native Australian foods such as damper, pavlova, vegemite and lamingtons are.
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Australian Aborigines

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners research the art and culture of the Australian Aborigines.
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Festive Season

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research various cultural and religious festivals celebrated and observed by Australians, describing common elements and identifying adaptations that have been made for life in Australia.

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