Part of the series Discovering Geography - Upper Primary.
Discovering Geography is a comprehensive, three-level resource that assists with the implementation, lesson planning and on-going teaching of the Australian Curriculum: Geography F-6.
Discovering Geography Upper Primary Teacher Resource Book
How do people and environments influence one another? How is the world around us diverse? How do people and places connect? Geography inspires students to explore the world and make meaning within it. Written by highly respected and experienced educator John Butler OAM, Discovering Geography Upper Primary Teacher Resource Book is a dynamic teacher resource that assists with the implementation, lesson planning and ongoing teaching of the Australian Curriculum: Geography in the upper primary years. This teacher resource book goes to the core of Geography teaching. It provides a clear overview of the Australian Curriculum: Geography and helps teachers build the knowledge required to teach the skills and concepts of geography in context. The teacher resource book provides cohesive learning sequences for each topic that incorporate all series components, including Picture cards, imaginative and engaging student Topic books and Blackline masters. Discovering Geography Upper Primary Teacher Resource Book can be used to deliver pedagogically sound units of work and to support and inspire primary school teachers to teach geographical skills, concepts and inquiry in creative and engaging ways.
- Australian Curriculum: Geography overviews
- Detailed topic overviews with curriculum links
- Offers engaging and varied levelled text types to inspire students
- Builds on the popular Discovering History series
- Written by experienced teachers with Geography expertise using current best teaching practice
- Learning sequences with teaching activities, helpful ideas and links to all series components
- Blackline masters
- Picture cards in print and digital formats
Discovering Geography Upper Primary Pack
Discovering Geography Upper Primary Pack contains:
- The Discovering Science Upper Primary Teachers Resource Book, with Topic Starter Picture Cards
- 2 Fiction Topic Books
- 2 Comic Topic Books
- 4 Non fiction Topic Books
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Nonfiction Topic Book): People and Their Environments
How do people choose a place to live? How do they live in their environment? How do they adapt to it? What impact do they have on it? Read this book to understand all about environments and what you can do to protect your environment for the future. Key concepts: Environment, Change and Sustainability. AC Content Descriptions:
- The influence of people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, on the environmental characteristics of Australian places.
- The influence of the environment on the human characteristics of a place.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Nonfiction Topic Book): Australia and Other Continents
What are continents? Where are they and which communities live there? In this book, explore North America and Europe and where they are in relation to Australia. Read about different communities and explore how people have had an effect on their environments. Key concepts: Place, Space and Environment. AC Content Descriptions: The location of the major countries of Europe and North America in relation to Australia and the influence of people on the environmental characteristics of places in at least two countries from both continents.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Nonfiction Topic Book): Economy, Demography and Society
What is it like to live in other countries like Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Germany or Brazil? How does life in these countries compare to life in Australia? Investigate different countries and societies to understand how we all have a part to play in our global village. Key concepts: Space, Scale and Interconnection. AC Content Descriptions: Differences in the economic, demographic and social characteristics between countries across the world.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Nonfiction Topic Book): Connections
What are connections? How do we create and build them? In this book, you will explore connections between Australia and the rest of the world and find out how connections can play an important role in your everyday life. Key concepts: Interconnections and Change. AC Content Descriptions:
- Significant events that connect people and places throughout the world.
- The various connections that Australia has with other countries, and how these connections change people and places.
- The effect that people’s connections with and proximity to places throughout the world, have on shaping their awareness and opinion of those places.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Fiction Topic Book): Culture Collectors
Steven’s grandfather has collected a lot of artefacts over the years. One in particular catches the attention of Steven, Lily, Max and Amelia. What new adventures are they about to start? Who will they meet along the way? Key concepts: Change, Environment and Place. AC Content Descriptions: The world’s cultural diversity, including that of its indigenous peoples.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Fiction Topic Book): The Legend of the Great Wall
Darwin and Sasha are really excited about going to China on their school trip. Ben … not so much! Where will they go? Who will they meet? And what is the ‘legend of the Great Wall’? Key concepts: Place and Interconnections. AC Content Descriptions: The location of the major countries of the Asia region and the geographical diversity within the region.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Comic Topic Book): Fire Flood!
Steven knew he shouldn’t have joined Lily and Max on the bike ride. But then, they would never have had such an exciting adventure! Will Steven’s inventiveness, Lily’s practical skills and Max’s ‘brainpower’ save them from fire and flood? Key concepts: Environment and Sustainability. AC Content Descriptions: The impact of bushfires and floods on environments and communities, and how people can respond.
Discovering Geography (Upper Primary Comic Topic Book): Lost in Time
Nik was pretty desperate NOT to do his homework, but he didn’t expect this! Who would have thought Henry’s time machine would really work? And could Abby’s obsession with reading really show them changes through time, first hand? Key concepts: Change over time and Environment. AC Content Descriptions: The influence people have on the human characteristics of places and the management of spaces within them.
Discovering Geography Upper Primary Teacher Resource Book
Discovering Geography Upper Primary Teacher Resource Book is a dynamic teacher resource that assists with the implementation, lesson planning and ongoing teaching of the Australian Curriculum: Geography in the upper primary years.
View Other Year Levels in the 'Discovering Geography' Series
|Product Type||Learning Cards & Boxes, Teacher Resources, Readers & Literacy,|
|Year Level||Year 5, Year 6,|
|Author(s)||John Butler, Jenni Garrett, Sarah Russell, Joanne Hine, Lana Salfinger, Helen Bethune, Shawn Deloache & Yvonne Sanders|
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