Discovering History - Middle Primary: History Topic Books - First Fleet Pack

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The First Fleet series describes what life was like in England for different groups of people in the late 18th century, and tells the story of the terrifying voyage to Australia in 1787 made by 1,500 men, women and children from England.

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Discovering History is a comprehensive, three-level teacher resource that assists with the implementation, lesson planning and on-going teaching of the Australian Curriculum for History. Developed and written by leading experts in the field, Jennifer Lawless and Kate Cameron, Discovering History provides you with clear teaching methodology and pedagogy and will inspire you to develop creative lessons to engage your students. Separated into lower, middle and upper primary packs, each level contains a teacher resource book with BLMS, Australian Curriculum summaries, learning activities and historical overviews. It also provides a set of laminated picture/activity cards for hands-on-use as topic starters for group discussion as well as access to online content, where you will find interactive games, slideshows, weblinks and more. Accompanying these teacher resources are a series of History Topic Books. View Discovering History Components
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History Topic Books - First Fleet Pack

The First Fleet series describes what life was like in England for different groups of people in the late 18th century, and tells the story of the terrifying voyage to Australia in 1787 made by 1,500 men, women and children from England on the 11 ships of the First Fleet. Meet some of the First Fleet convicts, officers and sailors, whose names you might still recognise today. Finally, find out about the first weeks and months the new arrivals spent in New South Wales. Features

  • Clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historic photographs
  • A timeline of key events
  • A glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • An index.

First Fleeters

First Fleeters tells the stories of some of the convicts, officers and seamen who set sail on the First Fleet in 1787. Read about the lives of 14 people who actually made the journey to Australia and tried to make a life for themselves in the new colony of New South Wales. Table of Contents

  • The First Fleet
  • George Raper
  • George Johnston and Esther Abrahams
  • John Palmer
  • Henry Kable
  • Joseph Tuso
  • Edward Whitton
  • Edward Miles
  • Jane and Henrietta Langley
  • Olivia Gascoigne
  • Edward Parkinson
  • James Bloodsworth
  • Elizabeth Hayward
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


First Fleeters - Sample Pages


Life in 18th Century England

Life in 18th Century England reveals what life was like in England for different groups of people in the late 18th Century. Read about the luxurious lives of the rich, and why over-crowding in England led to the establishment of the colony of New South Wales. Table of Contents

  • England in the 18th Century
  • The Fight for Power
  • Life for the Rich
  • Life for the Poor
  • Life in London
  • Prison Hulks
  • The Answer to the Problem
  • The Life of a Chimney Sweep
  • First Fleet Love Story
  • The Plan for Botany Bay
  • Who Was Chosen for Transportation
  • Beyond the Seas
  • The Unknown Land
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Life in 18th Century England - Sample Pages


The Voyage

The Voyage tells the story of the terrifying voyage made by 1500 men, women and children from England to Australia on the 11 ships of the First Fleet in 1787. Find out who was on which ship, how the ships travelled south and who was in charge. Table of Contents

  • Captain Arthur Phillip
  • The First Fleet Ships
  • The First Fleet Passengers
  • Getting the Convicts Ready
  • Other First Fleeters
  • Preparing the Fleet
  • Setting Sail
  • Tenerife
  • Rio de Janeiro to the Cape of Good Hope
  • Final Stop-over
  • The Arrival
  • Illness and Death
  • Children and Babies
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


The Voyage - Sample Pages


Life in the Colony

Life in the Colony reveals what life was like for the new arrivals to the colony of New South Wales in 1788. Find out about the first weeks and months, the reactions of Aboriginal peoples towards the new settlers and what life was really like. Table of Contents

  • Botany bay to Port Jackson
  • Disembarking
  • Meeting the Eora People
  • Settling In
  • Early Days
  • Challenges of Settlement
  • Governor Philip's Disappointment
  • From Bad to Worse
  • Crisis
  • Norfolk Island
  • Increasing Tension
  • The Struggle Continues
  • Life Gradually Improves
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Life in the Colony - Sample Pages


History Topic Books - Our Special Days Pack

Our Special Days breaks down the calendar year over the topic pack, and looks at celebrations, commemorations and other special days marked in Australia every month. Find out about the origins and development of each special day, which celebrations are unique to Australia, and how international events are marked. Features

  • Clear and concise text accompanied by large photographs
  • A fact file for each special day
  • A special days calendar
  • A glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • An index.

January to March

January to March looks at 12 special days celebrated during the first quarter of the year, including Australia Day, Vietnamese New Year and Harmony Day. Table of Contents

  • Special Days
  • New Year's Day
  • Australia Day
  • Chinese New Year
  • Vietnamese New Year
  • Royal Hobart Regatta
  • Clean up Australia Day
  • Labour Day
  • Adelaide Cup Day
  • Canberra Day
  • St Patrick's Day
  • Harmony Day
  • Greek Independence Day
  • Special Days Calendar
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


January to March - Sample Pages


April to June

April to June looks at 12 special days celebrated between those months, including Anzac Day, Vesak Day and National Sorry Day. Table of Contents

  • Special Days
  • Easter Sunday
  • Anzac Day
  • Yom HaShoah
  • Mother's Day
  • Vesak Day
  • Africa Day
  • National Sorry Day
  • Foundation Day
  • National Day of Italy
  • Mabo Day
  • Queen's Birthday
  • Red Nose Day
  • Special Days Calendar
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


April to June - Sample Pages


July to September

July to September looks at 12 special days celebrated during the third quarter of the year, including National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day, Vietnam Veterans’ Day and Australian Citizenship Day. Table of Contents

  • Special Days
  • Schools Tree Day
  • National Aboriginal and Islander Children's Day
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Picnic Day
  • Jeans for Genes Day
  • Royal Queensland Show Day
  • Vietnam Veterans' Day
  • Daffodil Day
  • National Wattle Day
  • Father's Day
  • Australian Citizenship Day
  • Yom Kippur
  • Special Days Calendar
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


July to September - Sample Pages


October to December

October to December looks at 12 special days celebrated between October and December, including Diwali, Remembrance Day and International Volunteer Day. Table of Contents

  • Special Days
  • Pink Ribbon Day
  • Eid al-Ad ha
  • Diwali
  • Bali Bombings Memorial Day
  • Al-Hijra
  • Melbourne Cup Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • International Volunteer Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Proclamation Day
  • Special Days Calendar
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


October to December - Sample Pages


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SKU PEA-2559707-2559721
Publisher Pearson
Product Type Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 3, Year 4,

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