The Continents of Africa and South America Unit Plan

Teach Starter Publishing
10 x lessons | Suitable for years: 4

This Geography unit addresses the topographical features and the natural environment of the continents of Africa and South America.

It consists of 10 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

Teachers are encouraged to collect samples of students’ work throughout the unit to add to a learning portfolio. These can then be used to assess students’ understanding of the unit objectives.

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  • Gemma Lemin

    This unit has been great for my Year 4's, The inquiry being zoo keepers had them hooked. I made a rubric and used the Africa inquiry as a half way assessment point and will re-assess when they do the South America inquiry the same. Thanks so much TS for a great unit.

    • Tom (Teach Starter)

      Thank you for such fantastic feedback Gemma! So glad to hear that your students enjoyed being zoo keepers! All the best with the rest of the unit! Next stop, South America!

  • Elizabeth Reynolds

    Very helpful - thank you! The Map of Africa template seems to be missing. I had to search for and download that separately.

    • Kristian

      Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We are working on fixing this issue, you will receive a notification when the problem has been remedied. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me.