The Wolves of Norway

We are learning to think like a geographer when comparing global locations.

We are learning about importance of environments to people in three global locations, and how they protect their special places.


Task 1:

Show what you know by taking the Numbat Quiz on Socrative. Our room number is 57344.

Task 2: Watch the YouTube clip to find out more about the wolves at Polar Park, Norway.

Task 3: Think Like a Geographer

Which words can be used to describe the wolves’ environment?

  • Use Google Earth
  • Google Maps
  • World Book Online

Add your best words to our Year 4 Menti word cloud:

Use this code to join the Menti: 26 40 6

Task 4:

We have the help of a buddy class in Norway! They are helping us find out about the geography of Norway. Use Flipgrid to ask your questions for them. You will need the code from your teacher.


We are learning to interview a person to find out about their work and their location.

TASK 1: Read the book ‘Diary of a Wombat’. Can you locate it in your local public library?

TASK 2: Watch this clip to get background information about Jackie French:

TASK 3: In the blog comments here, write a question which we can use when interviewing Jackie. Think about:

  • Is your question Googleable or non-Googleable?
  • Is your question about Jackie’s work as an author?
  • Is your question about understanding Jackie’s location? (thinking like a geographer)


Canva is a useful web-based tool for creating images, presentations and infographics. You will be using a free class account managed by your teacher. You wont need to press any ‘sign up’. You will only be able to use the Canva free images, but will be able to upload your own for use within Canva.

Check these tutorials for the basics.

COMING SOON… Check out Ms Lockyer’s demo Canva. The slides are not perfect! Leave a comment below to suggest how the slides might be improved.


THE BIG PICTURE: Exploration of observable patterns helps us to understand the universe. Our curiosity about space can lead to new understandings.


Take this quiz.


With a partner, read this page.  Add to your OneNote space. Tell us what you know from this page about our solar system.


Search on ABC Splash. Use the search term ASTRONOMY. Choose your resources carefully to add to this understanding: The Earth is part of a system of planets. Add your new understandings to your OneNote.


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