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First Fleet Online contains a database of the First Fleet convicts to Australia, diary extracts, stories and letters of the time, as well as suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet.
Free! First Fleet Ship Art Lesson from Artventure by Artventure. Artventure.com.au is where kids learn to draw and paint by following along with Kirsty the artist. Perfect for use in schools due to its links to the Australian National Curriculum.
Horrible First Fleet -Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources (ACHHS102) -Compare information from a range of sources (ACHHS103) -Identify points of view in the past and present (ACHHS104)
Resource B. Topic: "Our Shared History" Outcomes Addressed: HT2-2, HT2-4. This Behind The News Video looks at why convicts came to Australia, what happened with the arrival of the First Fleet, and how British colonisation affected the lives of many Indigenous people. It enables students to see from the perspective of an English convict who is first arriving in Australia.