Exploring Australia – Mini Unit

This Australia unit for grades 4-8 offers a focused exploration of History, Geography, Science, Technology, ELA, Art, Math, and Citizenship/SEL lessons. Themed around community spirit, the unit aims to develop awareness and involvement, extending students’ understanding of text types like descriptive texts and storytelling. Aligned with standards, it revolves around the introduction of Australia as a place, exploring its history, global position, and rich culture. Spanning 32 pages, this unit is a condensed version of a larger 20-day unit, containing all activities and data within that unit. If seeking more emphasis on art and culture, the 20-day unit is recommended. The resource includes research, activities, and assessments, with an answer key, offering a 2-week teaching duration.



EDGEucating Created Product

Our mission at EDGEucating is to support educators in creating inclusive, cutting-EDGE classrooms. We believe that innovation in K-12 education doesn’t have to mean more time or loads of money.

These digital teaching resources have been created by educators for educators. We have decades of experience in K-12 education with a proven track record in achieving results as classroom teachers. We hope you find these resources helpful and effective.

In this Australia unit, students will focus on exploration integrating History, Geography, Science, Technology, ELA, Art,Math, and Citizenship/SEL lessons. The unit follows the theme of community spirit through developing awareness and involvement. These lessons extend the students’ knowledge of text types such as descriptive texts and storytelling. This unit is based around the introduction of Australia as a place and the exploration of Australia’s history, its place in the world, and its rich culture. This unit is standards-aligned.

This unit is a paired-down version of our larger 20-day Australia unit. All of the activities and data in the unit are also contained in the 20-day unit. If you are seeking more art and culture the 20-day unit is more suitable.

Grade Levels: 4th – 8th
Subjects: English Language Arts, Australian History, Social Emotional Learning
Resource Type: Research, Activities, Assessment
Total Pages: 32 pages
Answer Key: Included
Teaching Duration: 2 Weeks


4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th


Australian History, English Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning

Resource Type

Activities, Assessment, Research


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Scroll to Top

Join Our Family

Keeping you on the cutting EDGE of education