"The Rocks" is the area where Sydney started its life from, more than two centuries ago... Nowadays, the tiny historic precinct is packed with cafe's, bars, art galleries and hip flea markets...by The Rocks Sydney, via Flickr
First Fleet Narrative - Year 4 History Unit - At the tender age of eight, chimney sweep Tom Appleby is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. As one of the members of the First Fleet, he arrives in a country that seemingly has little to offer - or little that the English are used to, anyway. Accompanying worksheets: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Tom-Appleby-Convict-Boy-First-Fleet-History-Narrative-Jackie-French-1232083 #ACHHK079
Why did Europeans settle in Australia? In this unit you will find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.
On 26th January 1788, Aurthur Phillip landed at Sydney Cove and began the first European settlement in Australia. He was accompanied by 11 ships carrying just over 1500 convicts, sailors marines and their families. This set includes ten images in jpeg, png and blackline versions (30 files in total). All images are 300 dpi. These images complement the content of the Year Four Australian History Curriculum, First Contacts.$5.00