These resources support teachers in implementing the geography K-6 syllabus.
Learning across the curriculum content
- The K-10 cross curriculum resource Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures (DOCX 116KB) provides teaching and learning activities and links to resources to integrate the teaching of the key concepts of Country/Place, Culture and People with the content and outcomes of the syllabus.
- The K-10 cross curriculum resource Sustainability (DOCX 84KB) provides ideas to embed the cross curriculum priority of sustainability within a history program through learning snapshots with links to resources across a number of different topics from K-10.
- The K-10 cross curriculum resource Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia (PDF 903KB) provides snapshots of learning for each stage with case studies that support teachers to include the diversity of Asia, achievements and contributions of peoples of Asia and Asia-Australia engagement in geography.
Using quality literature in geography K-10
- Guide to using picture books in geography K-10 (PDF 1.62 MB) supports teachers to integrate picture books to enhance their geography teaching and programming. It provides examples of learning activities for picture books selected for their geographical and literary value
- Using picture books for intercultural understanding: Learning across the curriculum (PDF 1.55MB) is a resource for geography, history, English, creative arts K-10. The resource suggests learning activities based around picture books selected for their value in developing intercultural understandings and their literary worth.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures – picture books (DOCX 12.6MB) – is a resource for history and geography that suggests learning activities based around quality literature for the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
- Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia – picture books (DOCX 1.6MB) – a resource for history and geography that suggests learning activities based around quality literature for the cross-curriculum priority of Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia.
- Sustainability – picture books – a resource for geography that suggests learning activities based around quality literature for the cross-curriculum priority of Sustainability.
- Geographical toolkit – The interconnections between geographical concepts, geographical inquiry skills and geographical tools enables students to think and work geographically when investigating geographical knowledge and understandings.
- Geography terminology continuum K-10 (DOCX 67.83KB) - The geography terminology continuum provides a list of essential vocabulary required of the NSW syllabus for the Australian curriculum K-10 geography.