Your will find a number of Powerpoint resources here. Please feel free to contribute your own resources to share with other teachers. Please USE these and modify them to suit your needs!
Australian Climate Powerpoint
In Korea there is not the shortage of water that we experience here. Use this powerpoint to introduce the idea of Australian weather, drought and how we deal with it.
Australian Cultural Powerpoints:
Understanding Waltzing Matilda (by Jo Tate) waltzing matildas
For Korean teachers: Waltzing Matilda is a traditional and historical folksong in Australia. This powerpoint will help your student understand its significance. EAL friendly.
Thanks to Ashley Flower and her students at Arnold’s Creek Primary School!
This is a short student-made powerpoint discussing New Years celebrations in Australia, it would be great for a class complemented with details of other Australian festivities.
A basic look at things that interest students with some comments by a Busan homestay student who has been at a Victorian school for her first Term. (to be used with Korean schools Easter 2016)
Create some feathers, learn about Australian Indigenous culture and have your work displayed at an Art Gallery as part of the annual Bunjil exhibition (to be used with Korean schools Easter 2016)
This Aussie Lifestyle. is a good introduction to Australia, looking at seasons, hobbies, and has a focus on Australian English and slang. It includes an entertaining video in both English and Korean (with subtitles in both languages) about Australian slang. The accompanying worksheet (click here) includes a look at Australian seasons and some Australian English writing activities. Created by Scarlett McLean.
This powerpoint looks at iconic animals in Australia and compares them to some Korean counterparts. It’s accompanying worksheet (click here) includes some Australian geography and animal activities. Created by Scarlett McLean.
A collection of resources to help in a lesson about dreamtime stories, created by Melissa Crosthwaite from Ballan Primary School.
Korean Cultural Powerpoints
Korean Games and Gifts – thanks to Laura from Daegu Hyodong Elementary School
Korean Mask Dance – thanks to JeongSuk from Daegu Gamcheon Elementary School
Music for the mask dance: https://www.maskdance.com:453/
Korean foods, music and games! – Thanks so much to Jisun Kang from Daegu GamCheon Elementary School for these great resources!!
As a side note, it would be great to get classes to possibly compare Vegemite and kimchi, as both are national icons and are acquired tastes (especially for foreigners!).
Kimchi and so on – this PowerPoint covers kimchi, the Korean alphabet (Hangeul), and a traditional Korean flute.
Samulnori – looks at Korean traditional drumming.
Traditional Games – with information about the origin of games, and instructions on how to play them in class!
20 Questions About Australian Cities.
Thanks to Hee Eun Lee from Bang Chon Elementary Daegu for these!
A Village Map Game! – Thanks to Kim Su Gyeong from NamDeok Elementary School
From Kim Su Kyeong:
“This is a picture map of our village where our students live in. After our presentation of our community, we’ll do a short activity with a picture map. Could you print it out and give it each student before starting the class? Your student will need color pens for this activity.The activity is as in the following.
1. your students ask how you can get 4 places in our village.( our school, fire station, library, ice-cream store?
2. we tell you how you an get there.
3. your students listen to us drawing the line according to our direction and mark it.
4. we show the complete map.”