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First fleet position in harbour

First Fleet @ anchor in Sydney Cove NSW Australia / The left headland is where the southern pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is now situated, and the Sydney Opera House now sits on the right-hand headland.

Stories from Australia's History: Capt Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet

Stories from Australia's History: Capt Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet by Melanie Guile, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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.

First Fleet Ship Art Lesson from Artventure by Artventure. Perfect for use in schools due to its links to the Australian National Curriculum.

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

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.

Many believe that Christopher Columbus was the first to sail the open ocean and reach the Americas. What it not known are the numerous others who had already sailed the journey West, and those who sailed East. The Chinese once had a great fleet that was much larger than those of Europe, not just in the amount of ships, but the size as well. But with Columbus the world started its age of exploration more extensively.

Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.

Using research about the First Fleet Ships my Year 4 students made these 2D models.

Research first fleet - times and engineering abilities and resources and challenge children to create a first fleet ship that floats across a paddling pool or local park.