Eureka Stockade by Alan Boardman – A Unit of Work and Lessons For Yr 5 - Australian Curriculum Lessons
A page supporting the Stage 3 unit Gold! with selected links to information, interactive games, challenges, videos, a podcast, related literature and activities for students and teachers Sites2See: Gold. From NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre.
Fantastic resource for teaching kids about the Australian Goldrush!
Australia's gold rush 1841
SBS GOLD ~ The story and impact of the gold rushes on Australia
Gold Rush interactive. Take the role of a miner in Ballarat in 1865. You will need to make decisions and purchases.
It's Australia, 1850s, A Unit about the Gold Rush - This Australian Curriculum History inquiry unit focusses on the Gold Rush in Australia. Includes migration, perspectives and can be integrated with English. Includes 13 activities, resource list, an appendix and a powerpoint for IWB to support teaching.
Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.
Year 5 History Collage or poster - based on life in Australia in the 1800's
The Night We Made the Flag, a book about the Eureka Stockade. Suits Year 5 history curriculum.
The Australian Gold Rush Activity Unit
Great unit to teach students about the Gold Rush in Australia. Activities include locating where gold was found on a map, timeline, Eureka Stockade flag, cultures that came to Australia during the Gold Rush and more. Can be used as a casual teaching resource, or as a unit of work.
Gold Rush Layered Word Book - Inquiry Project
Add a new and fun dimension to your study of the Australian gold rushes. This layered word book spells the word GOLDRUSH and each page contains questions for students to investigate and answer. A note-taking table is included to support students as they investigate the answers to the questions. Australian history lessons