This is a 36-page digital unit from the Australian Curriculum Geography series that covers:
The places people live in and belong to, their familiar features and why they are important to people (ACHGK002)
Familiar places such as classrooms are places that children belong to. They have features that can be identified and described.
Familiar places such as the local park, have features that can be identified and described. These places are special to the people that use them.
Familiar places such as the zoo, have features that can be identified and described. These places are special to the people that use them.
Imaginary places (settings) in a story have features such as characters that are familiar.
A home is a special place with particular features. Homes provide their occupants with basic needs such as shelter, food and water.
Key inquiry questions
What are places like?
What makes a place special?
How can we look after the places we live in?
Geographical Inquiry and skills
Make observations about familiar places and pose questions about them (ACHGS001)
Record geographical data and information collected by observation (ACHGS002)
Represent the location and features of a familiar place on pictorial maps and models (ACHGS003)
Draw conclusions based on discussions of observations (ACHGS004)
Present information using everyday language to describe location and direction (ACHGS005)
Reflect on their learning to suggest ways that they can look after a familiar place (ACHGS006)
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