Australian Animals Unit - Australian Curriculum

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If you’re teaching Living Things or Non-Fiction texts this term, then you are going to love using this differentiated Australian Animals inquiry unit with your early years students!

Aligned with the Australian curriculum, the resources included in this unit of work have been carefully deigned to cater for the varying abilities in your classroom with resources and activities to suit levels K-2.

Created by an Australian teacher and tested in my very own classroom (and many others – just take a look at the wonderful feedback left from teachers who have used this resource), your students are going to LOVE learning about the classification of Australian Animals, habitats, diet and features of the following:

✔ Wombats

✔ Kangaroos

✔ Emus

✔ Kookaburras

✔ Echidnas

✔ Tasmanian Devils

✔ Platypuses

✔ Dingoes

✔ Possums

✔ Bandicoots

✔ Koalas

✔ Wombats

✔ Cockatoos

Going to a Wildlife Park or Zoo as a part of your unit?? I have included Pre and Post activities for your trip including activities on Australian Animals AND Wildlife Rangers.

Here is a breakdown of what's included:

✔ 12 flash cards/word wall cards - additional Aussie Fonts included - VIC, QLD, NSW etc

✔ Colour Photograph animal cards and matching animal names

✔ Emergent reader

✔ Classification posters

✔ 12 Colour and black and white information fact sheets on each animal

✔ Fact sheet templates

✔ Labelled Diagrams (colour posters and black and white student copy)

✔ Draw and label your own diagram

✔ Aussie animal word search and teacher answer sheet

✔ Venn diagram template

✔ 12 fact graphic organisers

✔ Information book templates

✔ Creative writing piece

Wildlife Sanctuary Visit:

✔ Questions for the Wildlife Ranger/Zoo Keeper

✔ Wildlife Ranger Student Name Tag Badges

✔ Wildlife Sanctuary Visit Recount (4 versions)

✔ Thank you letter to the Wildlife Ranger

✔ Creative Writing Activities

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Becci S.

Perfect for our Australia unit

Peta K.

Fantastic resource. Kids were able to engage no matter what their level. Thank you!

Louise B.

Fantastic resource pack! The information was really kid friendly and my kids loved doing lots of the activities!

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Love this packet and I am looking forward to using it this year.

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