Teaching your students about Australia’s brave inland explorers can be fun! By following the carefully researched content in this engaging PowerPoint and by following the suggested lesson plan, your students will thoroughly explore this important topic.
This PowerPoint can be purchased as part of our Bundle. It is best used alongside the Australian Explorers Lapbook Bundle.
Use this PowerPoint to explore the following concepts with your students:
✏ The motivations of individuals to explore Australia’s further.
✏ brief biographies of these individuals to help guide student interest and further research on a chosen explorer.
This Lapbook has the following Australian Curriculum Year 5 History content descriptors covered:
The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony (ACHASSK110)
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— Life in Colonial Australia Lapbook and Powerpoint Bundle
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Do I need to purchase the supporting lapbook?
No you don’t. Although you will miss out on the carefully crafted activities to support the teaching of the content provided in the PowerPoint, simply just ignore references to the lapbook activities in the unit plan. A website reference is given to help your students research further each explorer.
Can I share this resources with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
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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.
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