This unit is based on the Year 2 Australian Curriculum HASS Inquiry Skills, Knowledge and Understandings for Geography. The unit gives students a step-by-step understanding of their place in the world from a geographical perspective. Students will learn where their home is in relation to basic local, state/territory, national and global scales, as well as different features of places on these scales. The unit also covers the importance of acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land. 

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Australian Curriculum - (QLD/SA/WA/NT/TAS/ACT)


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


The key concepts in this unit include:

  • Understand the location of their home using local, state/territory, national and global scales.
  • Form a deeper understanding of the Traditional Lands on which students live.
  • Using the knowledge of local, state, national and global scales to highlight the location of different Australian places.
Learning Intention
  • We are learning to understand the way the world is represented in geographic divisions and the location of Australia in relation to these divisions.
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