Tag Archives: History

TUESDAY INQUIRY

BTN story

Stockade video

Students research and complete the organiser using the links below. 

Biography

State Library of Victoria

Eurekapedia

 

EXTENSION: Answer TWO of the following questions as a COMMENT to this post.

  • When did the Eureka Stockade occur?
  • Where was it located?
  • Who was involved?
  • What made the miners feel that they were being treated unfairly?
  • How were they treated by the police?
  • What were the conditions of the mining license?
  • Why were the Victorian police so disliked?

First Fleet- Australia’s Story

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/