The Australian Gold Rush played an important role in shaping Australia’s social, political and economic landscape. Use this researched-backed Informative Powerpoint, designed to compliment the Australian Year 5 HASS curriculum, to teach and guide your students through the importance of this historical event.
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This powerpoint has the following Australian Curriculum Year 5 HASS content descriptor covered:
– The impact of a significant development or event on an Australian colony (ACHASSK108)
Topics this powerpoint covers:
☞ The history of gold discovery in Australia, including where it was found and what influenced the fervent desire among colonists and migrants alike to flock to the goldfields.
☞ Life on the goldfields (Food, Clothing, Tools, Law and Order, Accommodation)
☞ Where did the diggers come from? Including a brief look at the Chinese diggers and how they were treated on the diggings.
☞ What was the impact of the gold rush socially, politically and economically?
What you will receive after purchase:
✔ 56 slide powerpoint including all of the information mentioned above
✔ a basic Unit Plan with website resource links to assist you in delivering the content required to complete the The Great Australian Goldrush Lapbook Activities and Unit Plan
✔ BONUS: the powerpoint in PDF form
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How long should it take to complete this unit?
This Unit is designed to be implemented once a week over a 10 week term.
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The Unit Plan is a guide only and very simple. Teachers should use their own discretion when implementing. Some questions have been given to help guide student thinking but more specific questions should be added to develop conversation and deeper learning. Students should be encouraged to ask questions themselves as well.
Please note: This Unit Plan uses the internet as a resource, therefore internet access is essential to be able to follow the Unit Plan. Youtube links are also provided and therefore Youtube access essential also.
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