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Australia Map Jigsaw Puzzle

Australia Map Jigsaw Puzzle
Games & Activities
HASS Geography
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Description

This colourful puzzle resource is a terrific hands-on activity to allow your students to learn and review their knowledge of the states and territories of Australia. Students will learn the correct location of each state and territory, while also revising their knowledge of each capital city.

  • The pieces on page 1 are designed to fit onto the Australia outline on page 2.
  • Create multiple sets for small groups to work on or use as an early finisher activity.
  • The second larger option can be used as a whole class warm-up or revision activity.
     
Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HS2K03 9

How places can be spatially represented in geographical divisions from local to regional to state/territory, and how people and places are interconnected across those scales

AC9HS2S02 9

Collect, sort and record information and data from observations and from sources provided, including unscaled timelines and labelled maps or models

ACHASSK047 8.4

The way the world is represented in geographic divisions and the location of Australia in relation to these divisions

ACHASSK048 8.4

The idea that places are parts of Earth’s surface that have been named by people, and how places can be defined at a variety of scales

ACHASSK050 8.4

The connections of people in Australia to people in other places in Australia and across the world

ACHASSK051 8.4

The influence of purpose, distance and accessibility on the frequency with which people visit places

ACHASSI035 8.4

Collect data and information from observations and identify information and data from sources provided

ACHASSI036 8.4

Sort and record information and data, including location, in tables and on plans and labelled maps

ACHASSI037 8.4

Sequence familiar objects and events

VCGGK063

Representation of the location of places and their features on maps and models, including a globe, and the location of the major geographical divisions of the world in relation to Australia

VCGGK064

Definition of places as parts of the Earth’s surface that have been given meaning by people, and how places can be defined at a variety of scales

VCGGK065

Connections of people in Australia to other places in Australia and across the world

VCGGK070

Activities in the local place and reasons for their location, and the influence of purpose, distance and accessibility on the frequency with which people visit places

VCGGC058

Describe and explain where places and activities are located

VCGGC088

Collect and record relevant geographical data and information from the field and secondary sources, using ethical protocols

VCGGC061

Represent data and the location of places and their features by constructing tables, plans and labelled maps

VCGGC060

Collect and record geographical data and information from the field and other sources

GE1-1 old

Describes features of places and the connections people have with places

GE1-3 old

Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry

HT1-4 old

Demonstrates skills of historical inquiry and communication