A timeline showing the progression of convict colonisation in Australia.

Australian Convicts Timeline - though missing from this descriptor is the endemic class conflict that came with the severe oppression of convicts.

Using  research about the First Fleet Ships my Year 4 students made these 2D models.

Research first fleet - times and engineering abilities and resources and challenge children to create a first fleet ship that floats across a paddling pool or local park.

Links and Resources for a Unit Study on Australian History, The First Fleet and Sydney Cove.

Australian History First Fleet & Sydney Cove

Australian History First Fleet & Sydney Cove Diversity of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders connected to place and country. Stories from the First Fleet