Year 4 History: Early exploration & the Duyfken

These resources support inquiry into first contact, Dutch exploration of the Australian coastline and the 1606 Duyfken replica.
1788: Was life the same for everyone? A unit of work in which students explore and create multimodal texts as part of their inquiry into the contact between Australia’s first people and the early settlers.

1788: Was life the same for everyone? A unit of work in which students explore and create multimodal texts as part of their inquiry into the contact between Australia’s first people and the early settlers.

EARLY EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA - These are the navigational routes of sailors discovering Australia and surrounding lands.

EARLY EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA - These are the navigational routes of sailors discovering Australia and surrounding lands.

An animated rap about some of the early explorers of Australia.  http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OxKtrrNlQoQ

An animated rap about some of the early explorers of Australia. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OxKtrrNlQoQ

Duyfken Learning Journal. A unit of work aligned to  the year 4 Australian Curriculum: History.  Adopts an inquiry approach to learning, includes explicit learning intentions and incorporates ICT throughout. Visit http://nie.thewest.com.au/

Duyfken Learning Journal. A unit of work aligned to the year 4 Australian Curriculum: History. Adopts an inquiry approach to learning, includes explicit learning intentions and incorporates ICT throughout. Visit http://nie.thewest.com.au/

Archival clip: The discovery of ancient human remains at Lake Mungo in 1968 revolutionised our understanding of the antiquity of Aboriginal civilisation in Australia.

Archival clip: The discovery of ancient human remains at Lake Mungo in 1968 revolutionised our understanding of the antiquity of Aboriginal civilisation in Australia.

An invaluable, free resource. Visit http://australia.nlembassy.org/news/2013/06/the-Duyfken-publication.html

An invaluable, free resource. Visit http://australia.nlembassy.org/news/2013/06/the-Duyfken-publication.html

First Australians: They have come to stay. Clip 1: Life before contact

First Australians: They have come to stay. Clip 1: Life before contact

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