Discovering History - Upper Primary: History Topic Books - Colonial Australia Pack

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Colonial Australia tells you everything you need to know about the founding of Australia’s six colonial settlements by Britain.

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Part of the series Discovering History - Upper Primary.

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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
Discovering History - Components


History Topic Books - Colonial Australia

Colonial Australia tells you everything you need to know about the founding of Australia’s six colonial settlements by Britain. Each book documents the history and developments of each of the settlements in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia. Features

  • clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historical photographs
  • fact boxes providing extra information related to the text
  • a gallery of famous or notorious colonials in New South Wales
  • a timeline of key events
  • a glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • an index

New South Wales

New South Wales explores the reasons why and how a penal colony was established at Port Jackson on the east coast of the Australian continent in 1788. It also examines life in the colony, its development and history up to Federation in 1901 and the impact of settlement on the original Aboriginal inhabitants. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Australia Before Europeans
  • Aboriginal Peoples in New South Wales
  • First Europeans
  • Other Colonies
  • Colonial Evolution of Australia
  • Development of New South Wales
  • Representing Government
  • Famous People of New South Wales
  • What's in a Name?
  • Becoming a Country
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


New South Wales - Sample Pages


Victoria

Victoria explores the reasons why and how several attempts were made to establish a settlement south of New South Wales until the formal setting up of the colony of Victoria in 1850. It also examines life in the colony, its development and history up to Federation in 1901 and the impact of settlement on the original Aboriginal inhabitants. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Australia Before Europeans
  • Aboriginal Peoples in Victoria
  • First Europeans
  • Becoming a Colony
  • Colonial Evolution of Australia
  • Development of Victoria
  • Representing Government
  • Famous People of Victoria
  • What's in a Name?
  • Becoming a Country
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Victoria - Sample Pages


Tasmania

Tasmania explores the reasons why and how a penal colony called Van Diemen’s Land was established on the Tasmanian island in 1825. It also examines life in the colony, its development and history up to Federation in 1901 and the impact of settlement on the original Aboriginal inhabitants. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Australia Before Europeans
  • Aboriginal Peoples in Tasmania
  • First Europeans
  • Becoming a Colony
  • Colonial Evolution of Australia
  • Development of Tasmania
  • Representing Government
  • Famous People of Tasmania
  • What's in a Name?
  • Becoming a Country
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Tasmania - Sample Pages


South Australia

South Australia explores the reasons why and how a colony of free settlers was established in South Australia in 1836. It also examines life in the colony, its development and history up to Federation in 1901 and the impact of settlement on the original Aboriginal inhabitants. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Australia before Europeans
  • Aboriginal Peoples in South Australia
  • First Europeans
  • Becoming a Colony
  • Colonial Evolution of Australia
  • Development of South Australia
  • Representative Government
  • Famous People of South Australia
  • What's in a Name?
  • Becoming a Country
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


South Australia - Sample Pages


Queensland

Queensland explores the reasons why and how a colony was established in Queensland in 1859. It also examines life in the colony, its development and history up to Federation in 1901 and the impact of settlement on the original Aboriginal inhabitants. Table of Content

  • Introduction
  • Australia Before Europeans
  • Indigenous People in Queensland
  • First Europeans
  • Becoming a Colony
  • Colonial Evolution of Australia
  • Development of Queensland
  • Representing Government
  • Famous People of Queensland
  • What's in a Name?
  • Becoming a Country
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Queensland - Sample Pages


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SKU PEA-2559813-2559868
Publisher Pearson
Product Type Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 5, Year 6,

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