Google Lit Trips allows students to tour the places where the characters they read about are living. This website has over 35 pre-created trips that teachers and students can download and run through Google Earth. The lit trips are easy to navigate and organized by grade level. The website also gives step by step instructions on how teachers can create their own lit trips, tips for using Google Earth and ideas for integrating Google Lit trips into your current curriculum. CAN WE USE THIS?
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
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.
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.
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
Tom Appleby Convict Boy - First Fleet History Narrative - Jackie French from Splash Resources on TeachersNotebook.com - (14 pages) - Tom Appleby, Convict Boy is the perfect novel to accompany your Year 4 Australian Curriculum History unit.