Primary Resources

Global trade curriculum-aligned resources for Australian primary school classrooms.

The resource can contribute towards achievement in the Australian curriculum areas (v8.3) listed below. It can be taught as a whole or can be broken up into components that align with specific sections of the curriculum.

The materials are aimed primarily at the Economics & Business, Geography and Civics and Citizenship curriculum taught at year 5 and 6 levels, however content and certain activities could be used in a number of other curriculum areas.

Year 5

Economics and Business

  • Influences on consumer choices and methods that can be used to help make informed personal consumer and financial choices (ACHASSK121)

Year 6


  • The geographical diversity of the Asia region and the location of its major countries in relation to Australia (ACHASSK138)
  • Differences in the economic, demographic and social characteristics of countries across the world (ACHASSK139)
  • Australia’s connections with other countries and how these change people and places (ACHASSK141)

Civics and Citizenship

  • The obligations citizens may consider they have beyond their own national borders as active and informed global citizens (ACHASSK148)

Economics and Business

  • The effect that consumer and financial decisions can