Studying Famous Australian Explorers can be fun and engaging! With these lapbook activities that perfectly compliment the Australian Year 5 HASS curriculum, your students will explore the life contributions of James Cook to Australia, as well as practise mapping and writing skills.
This resource can also be found included in our Australian Explorers Lapbook Series Mega Bundle.
Through this lapbook students will explore:
✏ The early life and heritage of James Cook.
✏ His explorations, including his reasons for exploring, the hardships endured and the benefits of his explorations to the Australian colonies
✏ Life after his explorations
✏ Maps of the explorers journeys: students are given the opportunity to map the routes taken
This lapbook covers the following Australian Curriculum Year 5 HASS content descriptor:
The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony (ACHASSK110)
Included in this engaging resource is:
✔ instructions on how to assemble your lapbook
✔ lapbook cover page
✔ lapbook templates
✔ mini-book on James Cook: students can use these to help them answer the questions in their lapbook
✔ note-taking pages/headings
✔ biography/letter/diary templates
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
“Great – children can use information provided to complete these activities. Always handy as out internet is unreliable!”
If you liked the look of this resource, you may also like these:
— Life in Colonial Australia Informative Powerpoint
— Famous Australian Explorers Posters
— The Great Australian Goldrush Lapbook Activities and Unit Plan
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