Discovering History - Upper Primary: History Topic Books - Migration to Australia Pack

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Migration to Australia explores migration to the Australian continent, from the very first settlement many thousands of years ago, to subsequent arrivals.

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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 - Migration to Australia

Migration to Australia explores migration to the Australian continent, from the very first settlement many thousands of years ago, to subsequent arrivals. It details the colonisation of the 18th century, the steady increase of British free settlers in the 19th, and the waves of migration from different parts of the world in the 20th and 21st centuries. Features

  • Clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historical photographs
  • Fact boxes providing extra information related to the text
  • A timeline of key events
  • A glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • An index.

18th Century

Enhanced by immigration case studies, 18th Century explores the very first migration of people to the Australian continent many thousands of years ago through to immigration in the18th century. The book explains that while the story of the first Australians remains a mystery, scientists are making important discoveries about Australia’s early people all the time. It goes on to present the next major wave of migration in 1788, when the First Fleet arrived on the east coast to set up a penal colony. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Australia's First Inhabitants
  • Traditional Owners
  • First Contact
  • Britain's Plan Unfolds
  • The First European Migration
  • Sydney Town
  • First Fleeters
  • An Officer and a Convict
  • Life in the Colony
  • Life at the End of the 18th Century
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


18th Century - Sample Pages


19th Century

Enhanced by immigration case studies, 19th Century explores migration to Australia during that time period. 19th Century charts the steady increase in numbers of free settlers migrating from Britain, resulting in six separate Australian colonies by the end of the 1860s. With the discovery of gold came migrants from many different countries. Australia began to develop its own culture, and the book focuses on the movement towards independence from Britain, which led to Federation in 1901. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Population of New South Wales
  • New Settlements and Emancipists
  • Back in Britain
  • The Colonies
  • Migration to the West and South
  • Irish Potato Famine
  • Highland Clearances
  • Parkhurst Boys
  • Gold
  • Explorers
  • Towards a Federated Australia
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


19th Century - Sample Pages


20th Century

Enhanced by immigration case studies, 20th Century explores migration to Australia during that time period. The book charts the changes in Australia’s immigration policies over the century. In the early decades of the 1900s, the new Australian Government’s immigration policy discriminated against non-Europeans, especially Asians, as the government tried to keep the country white. Towards the end of the 20th century, Australia’s immigration policy couldn’t have been more different. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Immigration Policies
  • World War I and the Great Depression
  • Child Migrants
  • World War II and Afterwards
  • Mid-Century Migration
  • Bring out a Briton
  • Meet Gracie
  • Meet Steve
  • Immigration Policies for Non-Europeans
  • Refugees
  • Meet Thanh
  • From Assimilation to Multiculturalism
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


20th Century - Sample Pages


21st Century

Enhanced by immigration case studies, 21st Century explores migration to Australia during that time period. The book explains that Australia is now one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world due to major changes in Australia’s immigration policy during the last twenty years. It explores the reasons why people migrate and the impact of increased migration on Australia’s first peoples – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Exploring Push-and-Pull Factors
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Aboriginal Peoples
  • Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • Meet Masoomeh
  • Human Rights Issues
  • Meet Andre
  • Asian Immigration
  • International Students
  • Changing Patterns
  • Looking to the Future
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


21st Century - Sample Pages


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SKU PEA-2559929-2559943
Publisher Pearson
Product Type Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 5, Year 6,

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