Discovering Australia!

Welcome!!

What do you know about Australia! 

Today you have a VERY IMPORTANT mission: Discovering Australia! 

But shhhhh! Silence!  Don't wake the Taipan, the world´s most venomous snake! 

Be careful in this journey!  You are going to find dangerous animals,  terrible deserts  but also amazing mountains and the marvelous barrier reef to explore! 

Are you ready? Let's go!

 

Where is Australia? Who lives there and what languages do they speak? What animals are there? Are there deserts, forests, beaches, mountains, rivers...?

Well, you will discover the answers with "Discovering Australia"

At the end, with all your new knowledge about Australia, you will create a Power point presentation  for the English week,  explaining your discoveries about this amazing country.
Remember that you are going to present your PPT to your 3rd grade schoolmates. Be creative and have fun!

In your cooperative groups of four, make the next activities. In some activities you will work alone, in some others you will cooperate with your team.

1- Location
2- History
3- Geography: Ayers Rock and The Great Barrier Reef
4- Languages
5- Currency
6- Animals
7- Fun facts
 

 

 

The final PPT  will be evaluated through this rubric.

 

Great Job!

4

Good Job!

3

Getting there

2

Not quite

1

Organization

Presentation is visually organized and complete.

Presentation is organized and complete.

Presentation is complete.

Presentation is disorganized and incomplete.

Content

Oral presentation includes many details.

Oral presentation includes some details.

Oral presentation includes few details.

Oral presentation includes  few or no details.

Presentation

Group members speak clearly and are easy to understand.

Group members speak clearly and  most of the time are easy to understand.

Some group members speak clearly and are easy to understand.

Most group members are harder to understand.

Teamwork

All group members participate equally.

Information is presented with knowledge and creativity.

Some group members participate.

Only 1 or 2 group members participate.

Creativity

Information is presented with knowledge and creativity.

Information is presented with acceptable knowledge and creativity.

Information is presented with limited knowledge and creativity.

Information is presented unclear or lacking and with little creativity.

 

  • Self-evaluation / Peer feedback 

https://www2.uwstout.edu/content/profdev/rubrics/elemteamworkrubric.html

CONGRATUATIONS!!

You have done a great job!

There is so much more to learn about other speakig coutries and now you know how to do it!