Australia has a colourful colonial past. Explore this rich history with these high quality posters (40 included), linked to the Year 5 Australian HASS curriculum. Each poster features famous Australians (politicians, pastoralists, bushrangers, aboriginals, explorers, activists, writers, poets, cricketers, industrialists) who helped shape our nation in the 1800s, their date of birth and death and their contribution or significant role in Australian history.
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These posters compliment the following Australian Curriculum Year 5 HASS content descriptors covered:
– Reasons (economic, political and social) for the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800 (ACHASSK106)
– The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples) and how the environment changed (ACHASSK107)
– The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony (ACHASSK110)
To save on printing, consider printing two posters per page. Or, as a bit of fun, print four per page to create trading cards for your students. Let your imagination run wild with the endless possibilities.
The following individuals have been included in these posters:
– William Bligh
– Lachlan Macquarie
– Gregory Blaxland
– William Lawson
– William C Wentworth
– Francis Greenway
– Thomas Brisbane
– Ralph Darling
– Richard Bourke
– Allan Cunningham
– Hamilton Hume
– Charles Sturt
– Thomas Mitchell
– George Gipps
– Burke and Wills
– John McDouall Stuart
– Charles Todd
– Henry Parkes
– Arthur Phillip
– Matthew Flinders
– Charles Yelverton O’Connor
– William Farrer
– Thomas Sutcliffe Mort
– Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke
– Henry Lawson
– Banjo Paterson
– George Johnston
– John MacArthur
– Edward Gibbon Wakefield
– Peter Lalor
– Caroline Chisholm
– Ned Kelly
– Edward Hargraves
– Victor Trumper
– Hugh Victor McKay
– Mary MacKillop
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
“Thank you, this was the perfect display to add to our room during our Australian History unit.”
If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Making a Law in Australia
— Australian Federation Timeline
— Famous Australia Explorers Posters
— Australian Goldrush Timeline Posters
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.
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