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.

A great collection of fabulous books from Australian Indigenous Authors and illustrators. Perfect for sharing during Reconciliation Week in particular.

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

Australian Exploration Cards

Australia Unit Study - another great lap book idea

I had planned to study The Pumpkin Runner since our history this week is about Australia but it still hasn& become available from the libr.

The Night We Made the Flag, a book about the Eureka Stockade.

Thank you to Paula from Paula’s Place for holding Storybook Sunday. The Night We Made the Flag Written by Carole Wilkinson Illustrated by Sebastian Ciaffaglione The Night We Made the Flag wil…

Federation: Before 1901 Australia did not exist as a nation. It was a collection of six British colonies which were partly self-governing, but under the law-making power of the British Parliament.

Australia became a nation on 1 January 1901 when six British colonies—New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania—united to form the Commonwealth of Australia. This process is known as federation.

Reconciliation Week ~ this image is a nice idea

Reconciliation Week - this is a great image that can be adapted into a classroom to show the importances of reconciliation.

dreampainters: Uluru. 2009. For the Aboriginal people of Australia, Dreamtime represents the essence of their society, culture, traditions and spirituality. It is a time when ancestors, gods and living mortals come together to learn about the heritage and customs of the Aboriginal people. Dreamtime is the core of everything, and of the many sacred sites in Australia, few are as important as Uluru.

For the Aboriginal people of Australia, Dreamtime…

A list of "the best" resources for learning about WWI

World War I Marines in a Trench, circa 1918 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections