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Aboriginal Australia A-Z

Aboriginal Australian educational resource with cultural and language topics on the indigenous first nation peoples of Australia:

  • go to our FREE RESOURCES  section for extensive teacher's lesson plans, background cultural information and notes on the authors. 
  • 36 TOPICS grouped in 12 units for purchasing purposes only e.g. hunting; food; women   Teachers - you can re-mix all topics to suit your lesson plans. 
  • each TOPIC has a coloured picture, an outline picture for colouring in, student and teacher information notes and classroom and individual activities.  Perhaps make a wall frieze around the classroom with the full colour pictures if you have a colour printer.
  • classroom activities include arts, crafts, traditional drawings, colouring in, crosswords, word searches, reading
  • a phonics component for junior primary with single sound full colour flash cards covering all single sounds using Aboriginal examples rather than the traditional "a for apple".
  • 13 Dreaming Stories included on audio, distributed through the 12 units.

Suitable all Primary students, also for junior high school. 

Produced by Peter Leyden Publishing, these resources include:

Australian, Aborigines,  Aboriginal, Koori, Koorie, Indigenous Australians, Murri, Yolgnu, Nunga, Noongar, Torres Strait Islanders, Murray Islanders, Teachers, Handbook, Primary School, Teaching Resource, Free, Educational, Dreaming Stories, Dreamtime Stories, Sounds, Phonics, Music, Mp3, Recordings, History, Women, Fish, Animals, Totems,  Alpirri,  Gumilaroi,  Bundjalung,  Dhungutti,  Pitjantjatjara,  Terra Nullius,  King George,  Captain Cook, Aquatic Animals, Art Birds, bush tucker, Ceremonies, Crafts, Culture, Hunting, Land Animals, Spirits, Spiritual Life, Women, Lessons. Mimi Spirits,

Captain Cook
  • 8 page full colour illustrated PUPIL'S BOOK for reading by most primary level students. 
  • questions for pupils. 
  • an audio play (mp3) of approx 6 mins where a student goes back in a time machine to meet Captain Cook
  • see the FREE tab for teacher's handbook with extensive historical notes on Cook and answers to pupil questions
Outline Maps

LARGE SIZE Outline map of Australia

 Designed for pupils to fill in according to whatever topic is being taught that day. e.g. capital cities; explorer's routes; climate areas; rivers; names of states etc.