Year 6 - Geography

For teachers of Year 6 Australian Curriculum: Geography. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has put together this Pinterest board to assist teachers to plan, teach, assess, and report using free quality digital curriculum resources.
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Queensland state school teachers should continue to access C2C materials via OneSchool.

Queensland state school teachers should continue to access materials via OneSchool.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

GeogSpace is an initiative of the Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) supported by the resources of Education Services Australia (ESA). GeogSpace offers quality primary and secondary geography resource materials for all teachers of geography.

GeogSpace has been designed to provide materials to support primary and secondary teachers in implementing the Australian Curriculum: Geography. I Support for geography including background information for teachers can be found here

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

Assessing Geography in P–6: Professional development package. The QCAA has developed a new online professional development package that supports schools to implement a workshop that builds teachers' capabilities in assessing the Australian Curriculum: Geography from Prep to Year 6. [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

English Australian Curriculum and resources [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

Choose Your Own Statistics - Mathematics,History,Geography (5,6,7,8). Choose your own Statistics is produced by ABC Splash in partnership with the Australian Human Rights Commission.  This unique interactive learning resource has been designed to enable students from Years 5 to 8 to gain a better understanding of important human rights issues as they explore the latest statistics from respected Australian institutions.

ConCensus - Geography,Mathematics - Bring Australian statistics to life with ConCensus – a data visualisation game which allows you to interact with real data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011 Census.

Geography -  careers - Take the first steps to finding your dream job. Discover your strengths to help find the right career path for you. Myfuture is Australia’s free online career information service from Education Service Australia. It has been created to assist career planning, career pathways and work transitions. Create an account to access the interactive Bullseye website to start exploring career pathways by selecting a learning area you enjoy.

Rural studies - If you enjoy or are good at this learning area, consider the occupations in this myfuture.

Shanghai: boom town - Geography (6,8,9). Take a tour through Shanghai, the world's fastest growing city and busiest port. See how the newfound wealth of the Chinese has resulted in rapid urbanisation and important social changes. On the streets of this city, east meets west and creates a futuristic metropolis.

In the Chinese coastal city of Shanghai, Neri and Hu Design is putting a radical spin on the “Made in China” label.

Year 6 Geography sample assessment - Comparing G20 countries. Students: identify locations and features of selected G20 countries in the Asian region; collect, record and represent data from the QCAA G20 interactive map; interpret, analyse and draw conclusions about the spatial patterns and distributions in data; present findings in an infographic; reflect on which of the G20 countries studied they would most like to live in.

Year 6 Geography sample assessment - Comparing G20 countries. Students: identify locations and features of selected G20 countries in the Asian region; collect, record and represent data from the QCAA G20 interactive map; interpret, analyse and draw conclusions about the spatial patterns and distributions in data; present findings in an infographic; reflect on which of the G20 countries studied they would most like to live in.

Year 6 Geography work sample portfolio

Year 6 Geography work sample portfolio

Exploring a diverse world – C2C Geography Year 6 Unit 1. Link for Independent and Catholic school teachers. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students investigate the inquiry question ‘How do places, people and cultures differ across the world?’ through drawing on studies about the location of major countries in Asia.

Creating digital texts - English Year 1 Unit Link for Independent and Catholic schools. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students listen to, read, view and interpret a series of narrative texts to create a digital innovation.

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