Cross-curricular topics teaching resources: Australia

Resources and ideas for cross-curricular topics, australia, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

ANZAC - Legend of Simpson and his Donkey: Presentation, Worksheet, Word Search

ANZAC - Legend of Simpson and his Donkey: Presentation, Worksheet, Word Search

This is a PowerPoint presentation on one of the most well-known Anzac, John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his donkey.It is a resource linked to ANZAC Day and bravery.There are 18 slides telling the story with maps and pictures.Students are first asked to look at the front picture to create interest.Students learn about Simpson's background, when and why he enlisted and why he is remembered for being courageous.Two follow-up activities:- Worksheet 1 - Students write and draw 4 facts they have learnt about Simpson- Word Search on the topicRoyalty free images: Microsoft clipart, www.flickr.com

By Ro_Milli0110

ANZAC Day Presentation Lesson/Assembly, Worksheets/Follow-up Activities

ANZAC Day Presentation Lesson/Assembly, Worksheets/Follow-up Activities

This resource relates to ANZAC Day on 25 April.Clear and straightforward - Ideal for assemblies or as a standalone lesson.Each slides takes you through what ANZAC day is and what it means, symbols are explained (rosemary, laurel and the poppy), why do we need ceremonies and what a typical ANZAC day ceremony involves, the dawn service and why people march.The presentation is interactive - students are asked questions that relate to their personal experiences of celebrations and why the Anzac spirit legacy is important today.Content:- Presentation (40 slides)- 2 YouTube links for students to watch and listen to the Last Post and the Reveille.- 4 Worksheets:-Worksheet 1 - Anzac Day - Short reading text and 4 comprehension questionsWorksheet 2- Anzac Day symbols - students describe the 3 symbols and then draw and describe a symbol that means something to them.Worksheet 3 - A Typical Anzac Day Ceremony - Students describe what the 4 activities areWorksheet 4 - The recitation - Students read 4 lines from For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon and then complete the missing gaps. There are then inferential questions on the poem.Please see preview of worksheets.File Type: PowerPoint Presentation (editable) and WordAll images royalty free Microsoft clipart, and www.Flickr.com

By Ro_Milli0110

Anzac Day

Anzac Day

A PDF file for KS1 and 2 relating to the landing at Galippoli during the 1st WW. These are original poems written by me for the children to discuss and then create their own acrostic poems, look at personification, similes, metaphors etc. I have also included a powerpoint presentation to be used as a class hook.

By teachercellar

Australian Flag - Cursive Display Letters

Australian Flag - Cursive Display Letters

A set of display letters, in a cursive font, with a texture that shows the flag of Australia.The set includes every letter (in upper and lower case), numbers, mathematical symbols and punctuation.Use these letters on your classroom display boards. They're perfect for when your children are learning about Australia!You can find hundreds of other sets of cursive display letters at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/

By teachingideas

Elementary School Bundle

Elementary School Bundle

Are you looking for elementary teaching resources for ESL students? Are you looking for a way to boost your students reading, speaking and listening. This set of teaching resources will help you. Try them today.

By peterfogarty

ESL Bundle ESL Teaching Pack

ESL Bundle ESL Teaching Pack

A lovely collection of different ESL Teaching Resources to teach a wide range of ages and skills. There is something for everyone in this collection. You will be able to get your class talking!

By peterfogarty

Animals Bundle

Animals Bundle

A set of cross- curricular teaching resources about animals. There are a wide range of different animal photo packs, reading activities and even a great ESL unit. Get your students talking about animals!

By peterfogarty

Kindergarten to year 6  Sea Themed Bundle

Kindergarten to year 6 Sea Themed Bundle

Year 5 Unit The underwater theme is continued throughout this booklet, and the book chosen is "Turtle Bay"by Saviour Pirotta, illustrated by Nilesh Mistry. It is a based on a true story set in Japan, of a man who would spend his days at a certain time of the year, sweeping the beach. Taro, the young child in the story is fascinated by this, and in time he meets the beautiful turtles when they come onto the beach to lay their eggs. There are some fabulous links to websites in the thematic section of the booklet to support doing a mini unit of work on sea turtles. They are a fascinating animal, that is under pressure from human activity in the oceans. I am thrilled to be able to bring you some free resources from GoTeachThis and Ripper Reading Resources. The challenge with this booklet is to choose which of the wonderful resources you will use in your classroom. Over 30 pages and 80 links!! Save yourself valuable time searching the internet for resources, I have done all the hard work for you. This resource could be differentiated for use with year 4 or Year 6. To use this resource effectively you need to explore all of the links provided and tailor make the suggested activities to suit your teaching style and the learning needs of your student.s All of the hard work searching the internet for inspiration and resources has been done for you. The suggested timetable has interactive links to my Pinterest board, so that your resources will continue to grow as more pins are added. Within the book there are over 60 links to websites, and for those of you who follow my 'Surviving Casual Teaching' facebook group, you will know that I have a good working knowledge of helpful teaching resources. I recommend that you buy copies of the picture books for days when you may not have IWB capability.You can never have enough picture books in your life!!! Year 6 Unit The Island, by John Heffernan is a wonderful story about a blind boy who sees the beauty of the island he lives on, while the people around him cannot see it. A fantastic story with a link to a narration by the author. Some great links to accelerated literacy activities, and the theme of this booklet investigates our oceans and the threats to our marine life. Lots of links across all KLA's with a fully interactive timetable which links to my pinterest board. A free resource from GoTeachThis and Ripper Reading Resources, makes this amazing value for money and such a time saver. Stage 3 bundle is also available. This resource could be differentiated for use with year 5 To use this resource effectively you need to explore all of the links provided and tailor make the suggested activities to suit your teaching style and the learning needs of your student.s All of the hard work searching the internet for inspiration and resources has been done for you. The suggested timetable has interactive links to my Pinterest board, so that your resources will continue to grow as more pins are added. Within the book there are over 60 links to websites, and for those of you who follow my 'Surviving Casual Teaching' facebook group, you will know that I have a good working knowledge of helpful teaching resources. I recommend that you buy copies of the picture books for days when you may not have IWB capability.You can never have enough picture books in your life!!!

By ninki1

Kindergarten Sea Themed Cross Curricular Unit

Kindergarten Sea Themed Cross Curricular Unit

This booklet will help you plan for a week or more (up to a month if needed) . The theme of this series of booklets is 'Under the Sea'. The focus books are "the Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister and Eric Carle's beautiful story 'A house for Hermit Crab'. There are so many picture books available it was hard to choose. This resource comes with 2 PDF, Behaviour management strategies(7 pages) , and the resource booklet (27 pages). There are hints for what to take with you on Relief days with links to some great Relief Teaching ideas pages. The suggested timetable has interactive links to my pinterest board, so that your resources will continue to grow as more pins are added. Within the book there are over 60 links to websites, and for those of you who follow my 'Surviving Casual Teaching' facebook group, you will know that I have a good working knowledge of helpful teaching resources. I recommend that you buy copies of the picture books for days when you may not have IWB capability.You can never have enough picture books in your life!!!This resource could be differentiated for use with year 1 class. To use this resource effectively you need to explore all of the links provided and tailor make the suggested activities to suit your teaching style and the learning needs of your student.s All of the hard work searching the internet for inspiration and resources has been done for you.Share

By ninki1

Country Topic Vocabulary Sheets

Country Topic Vocabulary Sheets

Focusing your topic on a country this term? Use this pack of 5 handy printable sheets to help children understand and choose subject-specific vocabulary for a variety of activities. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson, and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use.Included are 5 country description sheets: 1) Africa2) The U.S.A3) South America4) Canada5) Australia & New ZealandEach sheet includes examples of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and also includes 16 sample sentence chunks for children to use if they are stuck for ideas while writing.***SET 1*** (BEACHES, FORESTS, CITY, WOODS, etc) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-11061253***SET 2*** (Rainforests, Romans, Gods and Goddesses, Cold Climates) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-2-11169703***SET 3*** here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-3-11554800All images courtesy of www.clker.com

By vcurrie19

2 stars and a wish sticker

2 stars and a wish sticker

Here is a sticker I use in class when wanting the children to take part in peer assessment. I print it out onto stickers and stick it in the children the book. The rest is self explanatory... the children swap books with a partner and give their friends two stars and a wish based on the piece of work they have produced.

By AlyssaMashford

Big Rainforest  Lessons Bundle

Big Rainforest Lessons Bundle

Big Rainforest Lessons Bundle All My Rainforest Lessons in One Big Bundle! This download includes 11 of my complete lessons on the rainforest. There are detailed PowerPoints for each lesson with differentiated activities and engaging starters to explain several elements of the rainforest, including climate change, animal adaptions, physical locations and more. Thanks for looking  Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here. ***************************************************************************** Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack . Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook . Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit . *****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

 Rainforest Round Up Complete Lesson

Rainforest Round Up Complete Lesson

Rainforest Round Up Complete Lesson Complete Lesson on The Rainforest - Animals and Plants, Adaptions and Climate Change This download includes a complete lesson on the rainforest. The lesson focuses on how rounding up knowledge about the rainforest, such as the animals which live there and the effects of destroying the rainforest. There are two detailed PowerPoints to ensure children understand the. The children will then create an information board using fun foldables and information sheets. Everything needed for the lesson is included in this download. This download includes:- Full and detailed lesson plan- Complete lesson PowerPoint - Starter PowerPoint- Fact sheet- Information board foldable (with and without instructions)- Discussion picture- Example information boardThanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Complete Instruction Writing Unit . Complete Persuasive Writing Unit . Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit .*****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

 Endangered and Extinct Animals of the Rainforest  -  Complete Lesson

Endangered and Extinct Animals of the Rainforest - Complete Lesson

Endangered and Extinct Animals of the Rainforest - Complete Lesson Complete Lesson on the Endangered and Extinct Animals of the RainforestThis download includes a complete lesson on endangered and extinct animals and the reasons for their endangerment. There are starter activities and there is a detailed PowerPoint to explain endangerment and extinction. The children will then write instructions to demonstrate their understanding and give their writing purpose. Everything needed for the lesson is included in this download. This download includes:- Full and detailed lesson plan- Complete lesson PowerPoint - Starter activity- Instruction cloze sheets - Success criteria Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack . Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook . Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit .*****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

Anzac Day – Poppy Pop Art

Anzac Day – Poppy Pop Art

A fun, effective art activity for your students when celebrating Anzac Day.Draw some patterns on the poppy / background and colour it in.4 different templates are included:♦ TEMPLATE 1 and 2 – the patterns are given in the boxes at the base of the sheet. Students transfer these patterns to the poppy and the background and then colour everything in.♦ TEMPLATE 3 – this is a blank template. Your students decide on their own 5 patterns and draw them in the boxes at the bottom of the sheet.♦ TEMPLATE 4 – the patterns are already given on the poppy and the background. This is just a colouring activity.**********************************************************************© Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Science Bundle

Science Bundle

Four workbooks life cycle of plants, butterflies and frogs and animal kingdom. Writing activities, information sheets, wordmats, drawing activities.

By teachercellar

Effects of Climate Change & the Rainforest  -  Complete Lesson

Effects of Climate Change & the Rainforest - Complete Lesson

Effects of Climate Change & the Rainforest - Complete Lesson Complete Lesson on the Effects of Climate ChangeThis download includes a complete lesson on the reasons for climate change and the effects on the planet. There is a detailed PowerPoint to explain climate change and effects. The children will then complete worksheets to check understanding. Everything needed for the lesson is included in this download. This download includes:- Full and detailed lesson plan- Complete lesson PowerPoint - Starter pictures- Differentiated worksheets (x3) - Answer sheet Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack . Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook . Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit .*****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

Money problem solving bundle for year 5 & 6

Money problem solving bundle for year 5 & 6

This bundle contains over 100 word problems using the context of money.Give your students every opportunity of being able to answer the money questions in the Y5 NAPLAN test. A test of mathematical literacy as much as a test of mathematical calculating.

By wilkieway

The Compete NAPLAN Y3 Money Bundle

The Compete NAPLAN Y3 Money Bundle

All lessons and worksheets, with plenty of practice questions with the overview plan for integrating work with money into a mathematics programme.From recognising coins to solving word problems using a variety of language structures.Great resource for differentiated teaching.

By wilkieway

Identifying Rainforest Plant Life  -  Complete Lesson

Identifying Rainforest Plant Life - Complete Lesson

Identifying Rainforest Plant Life - Complete Lesson Complete Lesson on Identifying the Plant life in the RainforestsThis download includes a complete lesson on the plants which grow in the rainforest. The lesson focuses on learning the facts about rainforest plants and recognising them. There is a detailed PowerPoint to introduce children to the various plant life. The children will then complete activity sheets to show their understanding. There are 3 differentiated activity sheets included to allow for differentiation and then an extension activity. Everything needed for the lesson is included in this download. This download includes:- Full and detailed lesson plan- Complete lesson PowerPoint - Differentiated activity sheets (x3)- Extension activity sheetThanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack . Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook . Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit .*****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

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Who am I? (with animals)

Who am I? (with animals)

Pupils try to guess the riddles and match them with the pictures. Farm animals, pets and wild animals. Teachers can use it to teach about kinds of animals. Also to teach qualities of the animals. This game can be played in teams.

By Olynj

 Mapping the Rainforests Complete Lesson

Mapping the Rainforests Complete Lesson

Complete Lesson on Locating and Naming Rainforest CountriesThis download includes a complete lesson on the rainforest and how to find them on a world map. The lesson focuses on the where the rainforests are in the world and explains why they are all near the equator. There is a detailed PowerPoint to ensure children understand. The children will then complete a map worksheet to show their understanding. There are 3 different map sheets included to allow for differentiation. Everything needed for the lesson is included in this download. This download includes:- Full and detailed lesson plan- Complete lesson PowerPoint - Differentiated map sheets (x3)- Answer sheetThanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack . Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook . Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit .*****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

Trivia Questions

Trivia Questions

A document with over 300 trivia questions (and answers) useful for class competitions, homeroom, school fundraisers etc. Questions include those about Australia, other nations, celebrities, popular culture texts, inventors and scientific discoveries, historical events, true or false etc

By lrigb4

Australian stereotypes - how to write a persuasive essay

Australian stereotypes - how to write a persuasive essay

This lesson is designed as part of an Australian year 9 English unit. The first assessment for this unit is a persuasive essay. This PowerPoint first explains the assessment and the criteria students will be marked against. Subsequently, it goes through essay genre conventions (defining terms like thesis statement, explaining what should go in an intro, body and conclusion, explaining how texts should be referenced in text and in a bibliography). This PowerPoint also includes example paragraphs from a range of texts which show Australian stereotypes including The Simpsons Australia episode, Crocodile Dundee and men of the open spaces.Handout - planning steps to be completed prior to writingHandout - scaffolding for essay which tells students what they must write for each paragraph.

By lrigb4

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Australia Quiz

Australia Quiz

Australia Quiz/KEY included. Kids find out how much they know about Australia.

By Olynj

Countries and Cultures from around the world

Countries and Cultures from around the world

Are you looking for lots of different examples of countries and cultures from around the world? Perhaps some of your class could focus on each of the different countries shown in this list? A great way of starting a conversation and getting everyone interested in learning more!

By peterfogarty