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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.


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Inside this pack you will find:

  • Instructions
  • 16 colour vocabulary cards for your word wall
  • 7 x colouring pages for a wall display
  • 2 x family tree worksheets (perfect for a homework activity)
  • 2 x maps (World and Australian)
  • What I love about Australia drawing activity
  • My favourite places in Australia map activity
  • 4 x Australia's First Nations posters
  • 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
  • I'm Australian Too! Word Search

I'm Australian Too by Mem Fox Activity Pack

  • File Info

    PDF 31 pages

  • ACARA Alignment

    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)

    Foundation Year English

    Understand that texts can take many forms, can be very short (for example an exit sign) or quite long (for example an information book or a film) and that stories and informative texts have different purposes (ACELA1430)

    Understand concepts about print and screen, including how books, film and simple digital texts work, and know some features of print, for example directionality (ACELA1433)

    Explore the different contribution of words and images to meaning in stories and informative texts (ACELA1786)

    Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences (ACELT1575)

    Respond to texts, identifying favourite stories, authors and illustrators (ACELT1577)

    Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts (ACELT1783)

    Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a text (ACELT1578)

    Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and images (ACELT1580)

    Use comprehension strategies to understand and discuss texts listened to, viewed or read independently (ACELY1650 

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