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

These Australian Exploration Cards are great for learning about the history of Australia.

Australian Exploration Cards

Why did Europeans settle in Australia? In this unit you will find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.

Useful & easy to play implement lesson Plans from National Museum of Australia on the first fleet

Early American Settlers 1800 | Early Australian Wattle-and-daub buildings.

Early Australian settlers bush huts and homes

Students create a word cloud noting the positives and negatives of the Industrial Revolution. They must also use the graphic organizer to explain why they categorized them as positive or negative.

FREE Students create a word cloud noting the positives and negatives of the Industrial Revolution. They must also use the graphic organizer to explain why they categorized them as positive or negative.

first fleet timeline - Google Search

first fleet timeline - Google Search

Irish Female Convicts Transported to Australia in Convict Ship 1848

Irish Female Convicts Transported to Australia

Irish Girls as young as 12 years old were locked up in prison and transported to Australia as convicts

Convict leg Irons and key

Convict leg Irons and key - Convict Relics - Militaria & Weapons

These trousers were issued to a convict transported from Britain to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). They were part of the issued uniform given to the Port Arthur convicts during the operation of the penal system on the Tasman Peninsula 1830 - 1877.

These trousers were issued to a convict transported from Britain to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). They were part of the issued uniform given to the Port Arthur convicts during the operation of the penal system on the Tasman Peninsula 1830 -

Part history lesson, part roaming theatre show, 'Her Story' is a dramatic and powerful depiction of the harsh life within Yard One of the Cascades Female Factory in 1833.

Part historical drama, part roaming theatre, 'Her Story' is a dramatic depiction of the harsh life within Yard One of the Cascades Female Factory in

Interactive website for student inquiry into the convicts who came to Australia.

A convict's story - take on the identity of a convict and learn about the convict system.

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