Assembly time – Australia

Assembly time – Australia © Jason and Clare www.flickr.com

Knowledge and skills

  • Presenting
  • Singing
  • Human geography
  • Physical geography
  • Weather and climate
  • Significant individuals in history
  • Art and design techniques

Invite each year group or class to prepare a short presentation on an Australia theme and you’ve got a whole week’s worth of assemblies.

Class assemblies offer a great opportunity for children to showcase their work. Why not ask each class to take on one of the themes below? That way they become ‘experts’ on one aspect of the Australia theme, and you have at least a week’s worth of assemblies. We have suggested some ideas for each year group but these can be adapted and extended to match children’s interests and abilities. Classes will need plenty of time to research, prepare and practise their presentations.

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Australia resources

  • All
  • Activity Sheet
  • Art
  • Audio
  • Drama
  • Ebook
  • FREE
  • Geography
  • History
  • Learning To Learn
  • Literacy
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Outdoor Play
  • Reward
  • Science
  • Story Resource
  • Template
  • Video
  • Whiteboard
  • Default
  • Title
  • Random

Start your topic with How the platypus got his shape, an Antipodean creation tale that looks at friendship and supplies the perfect context for looking at Australia. 

   

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