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Australia Theme Unit


Books
            Joey Roo and Something New (Grades 3-6)
            The Great Barrier Reef (Grades 5-6)


Leveled Reading Books
        Kelly Kangaroo Goes to Kansas

        The King of Kangaroos



Leveled Books
            Australia: The Smallest Continent
            Animals From Down Under: The Australian Frill-Necked Lizard
            Down Under Animals: The Bilby
            Down Under Animals: The Platypus
            Down Under Animals: The Koala
            Birds from "Down Under"


Questions, Facts, and "Who am I?" for the
     Australia Mixed Review: fill-in questions, "Who am I", facts, and writing prompts (multiple keys)


Australia Map
     Australia Outline Map


Australia Mixed Review (multiple choice with writing questions)
     Australia first grade social studies questions
     Australia second grade social studies questions
     Australia third grade social studies questions
     Australia fourth grade social studies questions
     Australia fifth grade social studies questions
     Australia sixth grade social studies questions


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Jack and Jill Jumped up the Hill! All About Red Kangaroos (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-4 Readability)

Short Readers
     Red (and Blue!) Kangaroos (Short Reader; Grades 3-6 Readability)
     Wobbegongs (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     A Trip to the Outback (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Tasmanian Devils (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Australia
     Australia
     Australia - Culture
     The Great Barrier Reef (Grade 3-4)
     The Australian Gold rush (Grade 4-6)
     The Sydney Opera House (Grade 5-7)
     Uluru (Grade 5-7)

Australian Animals
     Crocodiles and Alligators
     Echidnas (Grades 4-8)
     Emus and Cassowaries (Grades 4-10)
     Kangaroos (Grades 4-7)
     Koalas (Grades 3-6)
     Marsupials and Monotremes (Grades 4-9)
     Penguins
     Platypuses (Grades 4-8)
     Rabbits and Hares (Grades 4-8)
     Wombats (Grades 4-8)


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     How the Kangaroo Got Her Pouch: An Australian Aboriginal Legend (Grades 2-4)


Coloring Pages
     Cassowary
     Kangaroo
     Koala
     Platypus


Australia Day
     January 26 - Australia Day (grades 1-2)


Australia Math Stories Printables
     Australia Math (Grades 2-4)
     Australia Math (Grades 5-7)


Australia Story Starters
(for edHelper.com subscribers)      Australia Story Starter Printables

Australia: Reading Comprehensions with References to Australia
This section lists reading comprehensions on edHelper.com with references to Australia. These may or may not actually be related to Australia.

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Australia
     Australia (Grade 6)
     Australia
     Australia - Culture
     Australia
     Australia - Down Under Threatened (Grades 8-10)
     Cathy Freeman (Grade 7)
     Markus Zusak (Grades 8-12)
     Ancient Mega Marsupials (Grade 6)
     Inland Taipans (Grade 9)
     2000 Summer Olympics (Grade 8)
     Steve Irwin Killed by Stingray (Grade 8)
     The Sydney Opera House (Grade 7)
     Continents and Oceans (Grade 3)
     Unusual Mammals: Marsupials & Monotremes (Grade 9)
     Wobbegongs (Grade 6)
     New Jersey's All-American - Paul Robeson (Grade 6)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Aleksandr Karelin
     Vladimir Salnikov
     Wonderful, Delightful, Great, Very Good Author
(Grades 6-8)
     Bob Marley
     Cathy Freeman
     Mia Hamm
     New Jersey's All-American - Paul Robeson
     Steve Fossett: American Adventurer
(Grades 9-12)
     Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
     Dara Torres, Olympic Swimmer
     Ferdinand Magellan
     Jackson Pollock, or Jack the Dripper

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     A Frog's Eye View
     Girl Power!
     He Calls Me "Peanut"
     Panda Pandemonium
(Grades 6-8)
     Day of Trees in South Korea
     Dragons of the World
(Grades 9-12)
     Commonwealth Day
     Veteran's Day

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     A Visit to Roger Williams Park Zoo
     Australia - Culture
     Australia
     Australia
     Oceans of the World
     What Ever Happened to Amelia Earhart?
(Grades 3-5)
     Bats: Furry, Flying Mammals
     Bears
     Biomes and Ecosystems
     Cariboo Gold
     Continents and Oceans
     Curling
     Glaciers: Moving Rivers of Ice
     Ibis
     Jack and Jill Jumped up the Hill! All About Red Kangaroos
     Landforms
     Opossum Surprise
     Rachel Interviews Mandy
     Rachel Interviews Tad the Termite
     Rainforest at Night
     Ring Around the Olympics
     The Great Barrier Reef
     The Monster Storm
     Wendy's World- The International Fair
     What Are Glaciers?
     What Has Feathers, but Cannot Fly?
     What Is an Olympic Village?
     What Is Geography?
     Why Are We Fighting in Iraq?
(Grades 6-8)
     2000 Summer Olympics
     A Short History on Marathon
     A Trip to the Outback
     Anglicanism
     Asia
     At McDonald's
     Australia - Down Under Threatened
     Australia
     Battle of the Coral Sea
     Beijing's Preparation for the 2008 Olympics
     Cariboo Gold
     Climate During The Cenozoic Era
     Clues to Earth's Past
     Cold Water with Hidden Surprises
     Cuddly Koalas
     Earth's Biomes
     Eructation-What is a Burp?
     Europe
     Exploring Tasmania
     Extreme Ironing and Other Household Sports
     George Vancouver
     Germany Invades Poland
     Giant Toads
     Glaciers
     Guadalcanal
     Halloween in Other Countries
     History of Cartography
     Hornpipes and Pibgorns
     How Did the Continents Form?
     How Do New Species Form?
     Hula Hooping
     It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a Sugar Glider!
     Life with a Wallaby
     Markus Zusak
     Meat Eating Plants
     More Gross but Edible Foods
     Olympic Swimming
     Opossums
     Passing Plates I - The Theory
     Pitohuis and Ifritas
     Platypus
     Protesting the Iraq War
     Red (and Blue!) Kangaroos
     Reefs - Gardens Under the Sea
     Steve Irwin Killed by Stingray
     Tasmanian Devils
     Temperate Rain Forests
     The Great Exhibition
     The Iraq War
     The Laughing Kookaburra
     The Olympic Torch Relay
     The Race to the South Pole
     The Sydney Opera House
     The Wombat
     The World's Most Endangered Animals
     Three Types of Mammals
     Uluru
     Valentine's Day Around the World
     Vietnam
     West Nile Virus
     Whaling Controversy
     What Causes Plates to Move?
     What Is a Quaker?
     What Is Cricket?
     Where Do Volcanoes Occur?
     Wobbegongs
     Women in Sports
     Women Win the Right to Vote
     Wrestling Takes a Hold
     Y2K
     Y2K
     Yearning to Breathe Free-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 1
     Yuck, That's Gross!
(Grades 9-12)
     A Lost World Found
     A Taxing Issue
     Allosaurus
     Battle of Leyte
     Earth During the Early Paleozoic Era
     Earth's Oldest Animals?
     First Fauna Fossils
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     Space Stations
     The History of Judaism
     The Philippine Sea
     The Rainforest

Animals
(no assigned grade level)
     Coral Reefs
     Penguins
(Grades 3-5)
     Animals in Motion
     Emus & Cassowaries
     Grasslands
(Grades 6-8)
     Ancient Mega Marsupials
     Archerfish
     Basics of Squirrels
     Black Mambas
     Clown Fish
     Deserts
     Echidnas
     Flamingos
     Food Chain vs. Food Web
     Foxes
     Gulls
     Kangaroos
     Koalas
     Little Blue Penguins
     Platypuses
     Rabbits & Hares
     Rain Forests are Amazing!
     Rain Forests
     Royal Penguins
     Tasmanian Devils
     Wombats
     Woodpeckers
     Worm Lizards
(Grades 9-12)
     Inland Taipans
     Unusual Mammals: Marsupials & Monotremes


More Activities and Printables
        
Kangaroos
        
Koalas


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