Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 17

Objective

Describe two to three unique things you might see if you visited Australia and Oceania.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Explore Australia and Oceania by Bobbie Kalman 

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

Describe two to three unique things you might see if you visited Australia and Oceania.

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Key Questions

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  • How is Australia different from the other continents we have learned about so far?

  • What types of water can be found in Australia?

  • What types of landforms can you find in Australia?

  • What types of ecosystems can you find in Australia?

  • What is life like for people in Australia?

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.1.1 — Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • RI.1.5 — Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

  • RI.1.7 — Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.