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Australia. Kopplingar till läroplan/syfte, centralt innehåll... Tillvägagångssätt Australia First, you should get to know the country by watching a couple of videos,answering a few questions and reading some texts including the texts related to this theme in your textbook. (step 1). After that you start to observe the country, think about where you would like to go and what toexperience, then you embark on your journey (step 2) . STEP 1:A. Then answer these questions – write the answers on your ”lärlogg”: 1. B. C. . – yet again, write on your ”lärlogg”.1. D. E. STEP 2:You are going to embark on a 30-day road trip around Australia. START with you arriving at Canberra Airport in the capital of Canberra. Best of luck! Australia. V37Vi börjar att prata om Australien.. Vad vet vi redan. Läser kap.2a och pratar om Waltzing Matilda. Återberättar historien, jobbar i workbook . s12-14, hörövning. Läsa s 72 textboken Not black enough.

Gör övningarna 1 & 4 till texten, workbook s.75 Läsa texten tills ni har ett fint flyt och lär er alla orden+ stava till texten s.144. V38 Kap. 2b Botany Bay Läs texten och översätt. V.39 ProjektLäraren delar in er i grupper, ni ska i gruppen komma överrens om ett arbetsområde. V40Arbete med projekt. Bedömningsmatris för "Project Australia" Australia Day. Australian animals and birds are favourites with children the world over, and here you can learn a... A fun collection of Australian themed colouring pages to print for the kids, including Australian... Just for Australia Day, enjoy these fun Australia Day colouring pages for younger children, showing...

Celebrate Australia Day with the help of our Australia Day printables. We've got all sorts here,... Get ready for Australia Day or other patriotic occasions with our collection of Australia flag... Use our assorted Australia printables in the classroom or home, for Australia Day or when learning... Try our scramble puzzle of the Australian States and territories, our word search of Australian... Australia has given rise to many notable people in its history. Get inspired by our range of Australia Day crafts and general Australia-themed crafts for kids of...

Scroll down to explore our Australian crafts for kids - including some aboriginal dot art, a... Australia. Australia's ecosystem is an unusual one because of its remote location. As a result, there are many animal species that occur here and nowhere else in the world, such as the platypus, kangaroo, echidna, and koala. Australia has 516 national parks to protect its unique plants and animals. One of Australia's most amazing sites rises like an enormous whale's back from a flat red-soil desert called the Red Center.

This site is called Uluru, and it is a sacred natural formation at the heart of the country. Rising 1,100 feet (335 meters) tall, it is the largest rock in the world! Australia is home to many of the deadliest species of animals on the planet. There are several types of rain forests in Australia. Australia map colouring page. Australia. Australia Facts for Kids: Facts about Australia for Kids. Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting Australia Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. Name: Commonwealth of AustraliaGovernment: DemocracyPopulation: 23, 6 million (2013)Capital: Canberra with 380,000 people (2013)Language: English Australia Geography Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also be considered the largest island in the world.

The country is divided into six states (Southern Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania) and two self-governing territories: Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory (which is around Canberra, the capital city). The main cities in Australia are: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Adelaide, Hobart and Canberra (capital city) The highest mountain of Australia is Mount Kosciuszko with 2.228metres or 7,310ft. The Great Barrier Reef in Eastern Australia is the biggest coral reef in the world. Did you know? Australia Day. Australia Day is celebrated annually on January the 26th. It is an official national holiday and most Australians take the day off work. All schools close. Australia Day commemorates the creation of the first British settlement in Australia in 1788.

Captain Arthur Phillip, the very first Governor of New South Wales, set up a community to run a prison in what is now Sydney. The earliest records of Australia Day date back to 1808. Not all Australians celebrate this day. The Prime Minister announces the Australian of the Year on the eve of Australia Day. Sources: and assorted sites. Advertisements Match the following phrases from the article. Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 Australia Day _____________________ on January the 26th.

The Prime Minister announces the Australian of the _______________ Australia Day. Put the words into the gaps in the text. Delete the wrong word in each of the pairs of italics. Australia Day is celebrated annual / annually on January the 26th. 1. 2. 25 Facts About Australia That Show Why It’s So Unique. Come to Australia [Comedy Song] Anaconda Society: Australia - UR Skola.

Come to Australia [Comedy Song] City WebQuests: Sydney. This webquest will help you investigate Sydney: its history, music and famous landmarks. You will also plan a trip and send a postcard home. Downloadable worksheet and teacher's notes are available at the bottom of the page. Activity 1: Introductory quiz Visit the link below: Look at the page and, in pairs or small groups, find the answers to the following eight questions on the history of Sydney and Australia. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Activity 2: Famous landmarks Sydney has two landmarks which are famous around the world: Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. In this activity, your teacher will put you in two groups: A and B. If you are in Group A, visit the website below: Read through the information on the Opera House and write six questions. If you are in Group B, visit the website below: Activity 3: Planning a trip a) We’re going to Australia. 1. 2.

Migration Museum. Norfolk Island. Norfolk Island ( i/ˈnɔrfək ˈaɪlənd/; Norfuk: Norf'k Ailen[4]) is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia, 1,412 kilometres (877 mi) directly east of mainland Australia's Evans Head, and about 900 kilometres (560 mi) from Lord Howe Island. The island is part of the Commonwealth of Australia, but it enjoys a large degree of self-governance. Together with two neighbouring islands, it forms one of Australia's external territories. It has 2,300 people living on 35 km2. Its capital is Kingston. Originally settled by East Polynesians, Norfolk Island was colonised by Great Britain as part of its settlement of Australia in 1788. The evergreen Norfolk Island pine is a symbol of the island and thus pictured on its flag (see illustration).

History[edit] Early history[edit] Norfolk Island was first settled by East Polynesian seafarers either from the Kermadec Islands north of New Zealand or from the North Island of New Zealand. Geography[edit] Ndla. School education. Learn About Australia. Australia: Background Australia is both a country and a continent. It is, at the same time, the world's smallest continent and its sixth largest country in area.

Australia's name is derived from the Latin word for "southern" and refers to its location in the Southern Hemisphere. Its location, between the Pacific and Indian oceans and surrounded by extensive seas, served to isolate Australia, historically, from other landmasses. The Commonwealth of Australia, the country's official name, is made up of six states. Australia also administers a number of small islands in the Pacific and Indian oceans, as well as the Australian Antarctic Territory. History Discovery and Exploration. The Dutch were the first Europeans to see Australia, sighting it while making journeys between the Netherlands and their colonies in what is now Indonesia.

First Settlements. The Early Colonies. Nationhood. With the outbreak of World War I in 1914, Australia joined forces with Britain and its allies. Charles M. Australia Country Profile. State Records of South Australia - Home Page. Trapped - Australian TV Series s01e01. Australia Theme - Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, Printables, Worksheets | A to Z Teacher Stuff. Australia - the land down under. Aboriginal Australia: History, Culture, and Conflict. Aboriginal AustraliaHistory and culture of Australia's indigenous peoples Who Are Aborigines? Aborigines are Australia's indigenous people.

Recent government statistics counted approximately 400,000 aboriginal people, or about 2% of Australia's total population. Australian Aborigines migrated from somewhere in Asia at least 30,000 years ago. Though they comprise 500–600 distinct groups, aboriginal people possess some unifying links. "The Dreamtime" Aboriginal spirituality entails a close relationship between humans and the land. Unlike other religions, however, aboriginal belief does not place the human species apart from or on a higher level than nature. Storytelling, Art, and the Didgeridoo The oral tradition of storytelling informs aboriginals' vibrant cultural life.

In the Northern Territory, aboriginal art includes sculpture, bark and rock paintings, and baskets and beadwork. Aboriginal music is often recognizable for its most famous instrument, the didgeridoo. Land Rights Movement. Coral Sea Islands. Map of the Coral Sea Islands Map of the Coral Sea Islands Territory History[edit] The Coral Sea Islands were first charted in 1803; in the 1870 and 1880s the islands were mined for guano but the absence of a permanent supply of fresh water prevented long-term habitation.[1] The territory was created in 1969 by the Coral Sea Islands Act (before, the area was considered part of Queensland) and extended in 1997 to include Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs nearly 800 km further South, already in the Tasman Sea.

The two latter reefs are much closer to Lord Howe Island, New South Wales (about 150 km) than to the southernmost island of the rest of the territory, Cato Island. The islands, cays and reefs of the Great Barrier Reef are not part of the territory, belonging to Queensland instead. The outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef is the boundary between Queensland and the Coral Sea Islands Territory. Geography[edit] Northwestern Group[edit] Mellish Reef[edit] Southeasterly Group[edit] Extreme South[edit] Visit Australia - Travel & Tour Information. Australia country profile. Australia ranks as one of the best countries to live in the world by international comparisons of wealth, education, health and quality of life. The sixth-largest country by land mass, its population is comparatively small with most people living around the eastern and south-eastern coastlines.

The country's first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people, are believed to have migrated from Asia tens of thousands of years before the arrival of British settlers in 1788. They now make up less than 3% of Australia's 23 million people. Years of mass immigration after the Second World War heralded sweeping demographic changes, making modern Australia one of the world's most multicultural countries. But migration continues to be a sensitive issue politically. In shaping its foreign and economic policy, Australia first looked to Europe and the US but in the last 20 years has developed stronger ties with Asia. Read more country profiles - Profiles by BBC Monitoring Prime Minister: Malcolm Turnbull.

Australia Map / Map of Australia - Facts, Geography, History of Australia. Australia whose name comes from the Latin word australis, meaning "southern", has a population of 23,480,939 and gained its independence in 1918. The initial inhabitants of Australia traveled here from far-southeast Asia, and from the Torres Strait islands. From their initial settlements in the north some 70,000 years ago, their individual lifestyles and cultural traditions eventually spread across this vast uncharted land. The first European exposure to Australia occurred in 1606, when the Dutch explorer, Willem Janszoon, sighted, then landed on the Cape York Peninsula. He found the area inhospitable and moved on. Regardless, adventurers and traders, aggressively searching for riches in the southern hemisphere, continued to sail through the northern coastal areas bordering a land the Dutch named New Holland.

In 1688, on one of his three circumnavigations of the globe, William Dampier became the first British explorer to set foot on Australian land, coming ashore in Shark Bay. Australian Culture Guide - Exploring Australia Through Culture, Tourism, Inspirational Stories, Poetry and Facts. Australian Holidays & Travel Information - Tourism Australia. Christmas Island. Coordinates: The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. It has a population of 2,072 residents who live in a number of "Settlement areas" on the northern tip of the island: Flying Fish Cove (also known as Kampong), Silver City, Poon Saan, and Drumsite. The majority of the population is Chinese Australian. It is called Christmas Island because it was discovered on Christmas Day. The island's geographic isolation and history of minimal human disturbance has led to a high level of endemism among its flora and fauna, which is of significant interest to scientists and naturalists.[2] 63% of its 135 square kilometres (52 sq mi) is an Australian national park.

Phosphate, deposited originally as guano, has been mined on the island for many years. History[edit] First visit by Europeans[edit] Daniel Beekman made the next recorded visit, chronicled in his 1718 book, A Voyage to and from the Island of Borneo, in the East Indies. Exploration and annexation[edit] States and territories of Australia. All states and two of the three internal territories have their own parliaments and administer themselves; all remaining territories are administered by the federal government, but with Norfolk Island having some degree of self-government. Map showing the creation of the colonies/states and mainland territories. States and territories[edit] See also: List of State Codes Australia has had three now-defunct territories in its history: From 1926 to 1931, the Northern Territory was divided into Central Australia and North Australia, with the border at the 20th parallel of latitude.

Both territories were reincorporated as the Northern Territory at the end of this period.From 1949 to 1975, the Territory of Papua and New Guinea was a territory of Australia, remaining so until the independence of the country of Papua New Guinea. Background and overview[edit] The states originated as separate British colonies prior to Federation (in 1901). Comparative terminology[edit] State and territory borders[edit]

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