What does it mean to be Australian? Can your students answer this question? Using the text I'm Australian Too by Mem Fox, students can explore this concept with worksheets, colouring pages, mapping activities and more! In addition, this pack contains activities related to Advance Australia Fair (as mentioned in the text) and will take your students through the lyrics with an explanation of those tricky words and their meaning.


Inside this pack you will find:

  • Instructions

  • 16 colour vocabulary cards for your word wall

  • 2 x colouring pages for a wall display

  • 2 x family tree worksheets (perfect for a homework activity)

  • 2 x maps (World and Australian)

  • Lyrics to Advance Australia Fair

  • Colouring sheet for Advance Australia Fair with a visual explanation of those tricky words

  • Aussie slang words activity (as mentioned in the text) with answer sheet


This activity is aligned to the Australian Curriculum(ACARA) for:

Foundation Year HASS - How families celebrate events (family events of significance)

Year 1 HASS - Celebrations in the local community (exploring and sequencing)

Year 2 HASS - Exploring local history (places and events of significance)

Year 3 HASS - Aspects of life in the local community (exploring the difference between a celebration and a commemoration)

What does it mean to be Australian?

  • File Info

    Electronic Download

    File Type: 1 x PDF

    Number of pages: 20

    Suggested Year Levels: Foundation - Year 3

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