A Kid’s Life in Australia

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Use a lesson on slang to establish research and discussion skills among young scholars. As a class, or in small groups, learners use the scientific questioning process in order to research a question and draw a conclusion based on their observations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Define the word slang and brainstorm common slang words in America 
  • Gather a collection of books about or set in Australia
  • Create an Australian-themed bulletin board to showcase interesting facts and a research conclusion once the lesson is complete 
Classroom Considerations
  • The amount of direct instruction versus independent or group practice varies depending on your pupils' level of language proficiency 
  • The learning program mentioned as part of the lesson is not included 
Pros
  • Encourages lesson modification to best reach your classroom's needs 
  • Includes three activities to extend the learning experience 
Cons
  • None