First Contacts - Stories of the First Fleet and Activities

Based around Years 3 and 4 units of work aligned with the Australian Curriculum. This board contains a list of ideas for teaching Australian History. Personal and family histories, present and past family life, the past in the present, community and remembrance, first contact, the Australian colonies and Australia as a nation.
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Australian History First Fleet & Surviving Sydney Cove Lapbook and Unit Study. Australian Studies.

Australian History First Fleet & Sydney Cove

Videos Australian History First Fleet & Surviving Sydney Cove Lapbook and Unit Study.

Resource B. Topic: "Our Shared History" Outcomes Addressed: HT2-2, HT2-4. This Behind The News Video looks at why convicts came to Australia, what happened with the arrival of the First Fleet, and how British colonisation affected the lives of many Indigenous people. It enables students to see from the perspective of an English convict who is first arriving in Australia.

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.

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

Convicts being transported To Australia. Australia became the politically expedient safety valve for Britain's overpopulated jails. These were fit to burst after American colonies slammed the door on British deportees after the American War of Independence in 1776.    In 1787, the first 11 ships carrying convicts to Australia – known as the First Fleet – set sail for New South Wales, arriving eight months later.

Website reveals secrets of convicts sent to Australia

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 …

YR4. First Contacts. Australia's First Peoples - Just Teach HQ Term Packs: Complete Resources for 1 complete Term for a Year/ Grade Level   - including lesson plans, unit plan & associated worksheets.

First Contacts. Australia's First Peoples - Just Teach HQ Term Packs: Complete Resources for 1 complete Term for a Year/ Grade Level - including lesson plans, unit plan associated worksheets.

Horrible First Fleet

Horrible First Fleet -Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources -Compare information from a range of sources -Identify points of view in the past and present

First Fleet - Colonisation - Snapshot - History - Geography

Australia Day Animations - The First Colony. A simple introduction to the unit, the video introduces the reasons for conflict between Aboriginal people and European.

The First Fleet Convicts Who Were They Poster - Printable Picture Theme Flash Cards / Classroom Displays, Teacher Resources :: Teacher Resources and Classroom Games :: Teach This

The First Fleet Convicts Who Were They Poster - Printable Picture Theme Flash Cards / Classroom Displays, Teacher Resources :: Teacher Resources and Classroom Games :: Teach This

From Terra Australis to Australia. Explore the journals, letters, paintings, drawings and books documenting the adventures of the first British settlers in Australia, including the Library's priceless collection of First Fleet documents. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/terra_australis

A Direct North General View of Sydney Cove, by convict artist Thomas Watling in 1794

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