English for the Australian Curriculum - comprehensive, integrated unit.

Year 4 Exploring text - Nanberry, Grim Crims and Convicts, Avoid being a convict and Captain Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet

First Fleet | AC History Units

AC History Units presents 8 units developed by the History Teachers' Association of Australia to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: History. They may be useful in developing lesson sequences for the NSW curriculum.

Why were convicts transported to Australia? A day in thelife of a convict.  Information, images and videos.

Why was Australia originally populated by convicts? Watercolour painting of two ships on the water, with sandstone outcrop in foreground and shoreline in background.

Why did Europeans settle in Australia?

Why did Europeans settle in Australia?

John Walker - a case study.  Details the story of the trial of a convict in simple animation.  Has audio of text. ipad/mobile version available

John Walker was charged with Larceny for the theft of the onions valued at between 4 and 5 shillings. He appeared for trial on April 1874 and was sentenced to seven years' penal servitude and seven years' police supervision.

John Walker - Convicted for Stealing Onions - page 3 - iPad version - Victorian Crime and Punishment from E2BN

John Walker - Convicted for Stealing Onions - page 2 - iPad version - Victorian Crime and Punishment from


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A great unit from the History Teachers of Australia on Colonisation and the First Fleet.

Cooke, Edward William, Prison-ship in Portsmouth Harbour, convicts going aboard [picture]

Tom Appleby, eight year old chimney sweep is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. This book tells of a colony that, despite its natural abundance, cannot offer what the colonists want. While the people's health is better than ever, their morale is low as they wait for news from home. It is for those aged 10 and above.

Booktopia has Tom Appleby Convict Boy by Jackie French. Buy a discounted Paperback of Tom Appleby Convict Boy online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Who were the convicts aboard the First Fleet? This classroom poster and related activities will help your students answer just that!Use the Convicts of the First Fleet Poster & Resource Bundle to engage your students in a wider study of Australia's colonial past or Australia Day.This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size, and the classroom poster is delivered in A2 size, but it can be resized for printing.So, what's included?

Convicts of the First Fleet Poster & Resource Bundle

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

First Fleet Clipart

On January Aurthur Phillip landed at Sydney Cove and began the first European settlement in Australia. He was accompanied by 11 ships carrying just

First Fleet Narrative Comprehension Worksheet for Tom Appleby, Convict Boy. Aligns with Australian Curriculum, Year 4 History Unit

Tom Appleby Convict Boy - First Fleet History Narrative - Jackie French

Resource Description Resource Description: Tom Appleby, Convict Boy is the perfect novel to accompany your Year 4 Australian Curriculum History un.

I love this collage style of notebooking page about Australian history

I love this collage style of notebooking page about Australian history - lots of ideas for creative notebooking

My Place (for teachers) - website based on the book and TV series covering Australian history. Great sites with heaps of links, lesson suggestions and other ideas for using in the classroom.

My Place (for teachers) - website based on the book and TV series covering Australian history. Great sites with heaps of links, lesson suggestions and other ideas for using in the classroom. Links with Australian History, family and community.

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