Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 18

Objective

Explain if Australia is just like Europe.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Explore Europe by Bobbie Kalman 

  • Book: Explore Australia and Oceania by Bobbie Kalman 

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

Your friend says that Australia is just like Europe. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific details and vocabulary to support your answer.

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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.

  • RI.1.9 — Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

  • SL.1.1 — Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups