Australian Icons & Legends Resource Bundle
What are some of Australia's most iconic places? And how have they - as well as places in our local area - changed over time?

Use the Australian Icons & Environments Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of Australian places and how they have changed and stayed the same though history. An ideal accompaniment to the Australian Curriculum Grade 3 topics ACHASSK063 and ACHASSK069

Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK063, ACHASSK069

This resource is delivered as a 18 page PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Engaging and informative article entitled Australian Icons and Legends to read as a class.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.

✓ Places over Time: Same or Different worksheet asks students to compare an iconic Australian place across two eras, and then complete the same task for a place in their local area.

✓ KW Chart for students to record what they already know and what they would like to find out about a significant local site

✓ Local Site Investigation worksheet

✓ Local Monopoly Boardgame Template

Purchase Issue 20 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag:
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Created: Dec 23, 2016

Updated: Jan 11, 2019

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