Australia’s Story

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK

 

FIRST FLEET

Read through the following book and answer the comprehension questions along the way.  Then read the rest of the book which tell stories about different convicts and officers on the First Fleet ships.  

First Fleeters (digital book2)

How to draw a ship

First Fleet Ship Pictures

Life on Board the First Fleet Ships 

Use the following websites to research what life on board the First Fleet ships would have been like:

http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/1957482/first-fleet

http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/ships.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Fleet#Voyage

http://www.achistoryunits.edu.au/verve/_resources/Htaa_first_fleet_for__the_term_of_his_natural_life.pdf

www.intriguing-history.com/first-fleet-australia/

A CONVICTS LIFE

A day in the life of a convict

Daily Convict Life – fact sheet

Colonial People – Convict – Digital Book

MASSACRES

Massacres Slideshow

GOLD RUSH

GOLD Diggers – Digital Book

Gold Rush online Game

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