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Our Place, Australia – Inquiry Task

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An inquiry task focusing on the natural and human features of Australia.

In this inquiry task, students imagine that they are on holidays in the capital city of one of Australia’s states and territories. The students must write a detailed letter to a friend, describing the natural and human features of the city they are visiting.

This inquiry task could also be used as an assessment piece.

This teaching resource includes:

  • a detailed overview of the inquiry task
  • research graphic organisers
  • letter writing template
  • Australian Capital City Fact Sheets.

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  • Hilary Ferguson

    There is a spelling error on page 2… loacted instead of located, Is this a quick fix for you guys? Love your resources 🙂

    Comment by Hilary Ferguson on February 13, 2018 at 12:45 am


    • Stephanie (Teach Starter) Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Thank you for the great pick up, Hilary! We will fix this today and let you know when the updated version is available.

      Official comment by Stephanie (Teach Starter) on February 13, 2018 at 6:34 am


    • Stephanie (Teach Starter) Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi Hilary, the resource has now been updated. Thank you again for notifying us of the typo!

      Official comment by Stephanie (Teach Starter) on February 15, 2018 at 10:58 am


    • Stephanie (Teach Starter) Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi Hilary, the resource has now been updated. Thank you again for notifying us of the typo.

      Official comment by Stephanie (Teach Starter) on February 15, 2018 at 11:04 am


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