Australian History Teacher Resources

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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 worksheet.
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners respond to multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions to demonstrate their understanding of global history and geography.
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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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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Finding a test that assess knowledge of global history and geography can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Updated January 2018, the exam asks class members to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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Reading / Resources List Australian History

For Teachers 6th
Part of a unit on Australian colonial history, here is a reading/resource list to use when studying the First Fleet, early settlers of Australia, and their interaction with indigenous Australians. Containing both fiction and nonfiction,...
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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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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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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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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a final examination for global history and geography? Here's a resource that includes multiple choice, essay, and short answer questions.
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Global history and geography class members demonstrate their knowledge of and ability to analyze primary sources such as graphics, maps, political cartoons, and texts from important documents with an assessment that includes multiple...
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The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
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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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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2015

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Need a comprehensive test about global history and geography? Look no further!  Test young historians' understanding of how to use primary sources to formulate answers with an assessment that uses multiple-choice questions that require a...
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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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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Assess scholars' knowledge of the changing borders in Germany during World War II with a test that includes both multiple choice and essay questions. 
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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. In 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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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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How Bird Vomit Helps Us Understand History

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
They didn't just WING this video; it's a real HOOT! An intriguing video in the Brain Scoop Fossils & Geology series explains what owl pellets are and why scientists study them. Then, it covers the extension of how scientists use them...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do the Inca Civilization, Wittenburg Church, and India's economy in the Mughal Period have in common? The well-rounded standardized test challenges scholars to remember all of them. They use different graphics and maps to answer...
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Australian Geography Unit

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
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The Constitution: A New Federation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore political parties by researching world history in class. For this Australian government lesson, students identify the term "federation" and discuss the elements of Australian politics. Students analyze a map of Australia...
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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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X-Ray Style Australian Aboriginal Art

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Aboriginal art worksheet, students create a work of art in the x-ray style of Australian art. They read a short paragraph about the history of the art form. They draw an example of the art that shows the bones of a traditional...
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Australia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using their discussion notes Middle schoolers engage in a series of learning centers. Each center focuses on a different aspect of Australian geography, history, government, culture, and natural environment. Activities are briefly...