Finding resources to teach your students about Australia’s colonial past can be tricky. Use this researched-backed Informative Powerpoint, designed to compliment the Australian Year 5 HASS curriculum, to engage, teach and guide your students through the reasons behind Australia’s colonisation.
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This powerpoint has 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)
Topics covered in this Powerpoint:
✔ Why did Britain colonise Australia?
✔ Life in the Colonies for both Europeans and Indigenous Australians (Food, Clothing, Work, Leisure, Accommodation, Children’s lives)
✔ Challenges for the European settlers
✔ The establishment of the various colonies around Australia including the reasons for such establishments
✔ Settlement Impact on Australia’s environment
✔ Significant Individuals that contributed to the colonisation of Australia
What you will receive after purchase:
✔ 80 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 Year 5 HASS Australian Curriculum – Colonial Australia Lapbook Activities
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
“This has really helped my HASS unit, love using it with the colonial lapbook!”
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Is there a rubric included in this resource?
How long should it take to complete this unit?
This Unit is designed to be implemented once/twice a week over a 10 week term.
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.
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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.