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Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.

My kindergarten students studied the artist Winslow Homer and make these beautiful paintings using watercolors and a die-cut of the sailboat.  They enjoyed it very much.  Thank you Karyn V.

Square 1 art project- My kindergarten students studied the artist Winslow Homer and make these beautiful paintings using watercolors and a die-cut of the sailboat. They enjoyed it very much. Thank you Karyn V.

30+ Australian History Books for Young Children_ compiled by My Little Bookcase

TEACHER RESOURCES: have as many novels in the classroom bookshelves for individual reading as possible. Aussie Book Lists: Australian History for Young Readers

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

Using research about the First Fleet Ships my Year 4 students made these models. The could write some things about the first fleet on each ships sails too.

▶ First Fleet - Behind the News - YouTube

Why do we celebrate Australia day on the of January? To answer that question, Sarah will take you back in time to to meet some kids who came to Australia on the First Fleet.

Free! First Fleet Ship Art Lesson from Artventure by Artventure. Artventure.com.au is where kids learn to draw and paint by following along with Kirsty the artist. Perfect for use in schools due to its links to the Australian National Curriculum.

First Fleet Ship Art Lesson from Artventure by Artventure. Perfect for use in schools due to its links to the Australian National Curriculum.

Australian History Lesson: Migration and Settlement in Australia - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Australian History Lesson: Migration and Settlement in Australia - Australian Curriculum Lessons Sample Unit for Teachers - Resource

First Fleet Narrative - Year 4 History Unit - At the tender age of eight, chimney sweep Tom Appleby is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. As one of the members of the First Fleet, he arrives in a country that seemingly has little to offer - or little that the English are used to, anyway. Accompanying worksheets: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Tom-Appleby-Convict-Boy-First-Fleet-History-Narrative-Jackie-French-1232083   #ACHHK079

Booktopia has Tom Appleby Convict Boy by Jackie French. Buy a discounted Paperback of Tom Appleby Convict Boy online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

A great unit from the History Teachers of Australia on Colonisation and the First Fleet.

Cooke, Edward William, Prison-ship in Portsmouth Harbour, convicts going aboard [picture]

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

First fleet boat! Convict journal entries as sails!!

First fleet boat! Convict journal entries as sails! Stories of the first fleet. A great way for students to apply their knowledge and create diary entries and present them.

First Fleet graphic organiser - events leading to Australian Colonisation

First Fleet graphic organiser - events leading to Australian Colonisation …