Australian Bushrangers Study Ideas and Activities

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The theme for the Poppins Book Nook this month was The Wild West. As we live in Australia, I decided to put an Australian spin on it. Our boys really enjoyed learning about the bushrangers of Australia. Bushrangers were Australian men and some who robbed and attacked carriages, banks, pubs and homesteads during the 18th …

Australian Wild West

The theme for the Poppins Book Nook this month was The Wild West. As we live in Australia, I decided to put an Australian spin on it. Our boys really enjoyed learning about the bushrangers of Australia. Bushrangers were Australian men and some who robbed and attacked carriages, banks, pubs and homesteads during the 18th …

We have been learning about the Australian Bushrangers over the last few days. To help the boys with their learning, I have made some Bushranger Timeline Cards, Notebooking Pages and a Bushranger Book. I also made some Bushranger Timeline Cards which the boys used to learn what happened in which particular year. You can purchase …

Australian Bushranger Printables

We have been learning about the Australian Bushrangers over the last few days. To help the boys with their learning, I have made some Bushranger Timeline Cards, Notebooking Pages and a Bushranger Book. I also made some Bushranger Timeline Cards which the boys used to learn what happened in which particular year. You can purchase …

While talking about famous Australian Bushrangers and the famous Ned Kelly, the boys asked if we could try and make the armour like Ned Kelly wore. To make this armour, we used 3-4 large sheets of black cardboard. For the helmet, I measured the boys heads and used the largest number, and then added about 10 …

Ned Kelly's Armour

While talking about famous Australian Bushrangers and the famous Ned Kelly, the boys asked if we could try and make the armour like Ned Kelly wore. To make this armour, we used 3-4 large sheets of black cardboard. For the helmet, I measured the boys heads and used the largest number, and then added about 10 …

Australian Bushrangers Timeline Cards from amiow from amiow on TeachersNotebook.com (26 pages)  - Australian Bushrangers Timeline Cards

Australian Bushrangers Timeline Cards from amiow from amiow on TeachersNotebook.com (26 pages) - Australian Bushrangers Timeline Cards

The November 1880 Australasian Sketcher drawing of the execution shows Ned Kelly with his arms strapped behind his back and the hood ready to be drawn over his face walking towards the hangman Elijah Upjohn.

The November 1880 Australasian Sketcher drawing of the execution shows Ned Kelly with his arms strapped behind his back and the hood ready to be drawn over his face walking towards the hangman Elijah Upjohn.

The 3 police killed at Stringybark Creek. Constables Lonigan, Scanlon and Kennedy

The 3 police killed at Stringybark Creek. Constables Lonigan, Scanlon and Kennedy

Harry Power. The bushranger who apprenticed Ned.

Harry Power. The bushranger who apprenticed Ned.

The remains of executed criminals from the Old Melbourne Gaol were relocated to Pentridge Prison in 1929 and 1937, and then exhumed from 2006 to 2009. In one grave, 15 men, including Kelly, had been haphazardly reburied in 24 coffins and boxes. (Courtesy Heritage Victoria)

The remains of executed criminals from the Old Melbourne Gaol were relocated to Pentridge Prison in 1929 and 1937, and then exhumed from 2006 to 2009. In one grave, 15 men, including Kelly, had been haphazardly reburied in 24 coffins and boxes. (Courtesy Heritage Victoria)

Kate Kelly (aka Catherine Ada Kelly) (12 July 1863 - October 1898) was the sister of famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly.  It is believed she drowned in Lake Forbes, a small pond situated in the middle of Forbes, while saving an Aboriginal child that was in trouble during a flood of the lake. She was buried in Forbes Cemetery, aged 36.

Kate Kelly (aka Catherine Ada Kelly) (12 July 1863 - October 1898) was the sister of famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. It is believed she drowned in Lake Forbes, a small pond situated in the middle of Forbes, while saving an Aboriginal child that was in trouble during a flood of the lake. She was buried in Forbes Cemetery, aged 36.

Harry Power was nearly fifty years old when he escaped from Pentridge Prison in February 1869 and commenced a daring fifteen month bushranging career. In 1870, Ned Kelly was charged with being an accomplice of the bushranger Harry Power. The case against him was dismissed for lack of evidence.

Harry Power was nearly fifty years old when he escaped from Pentridge Prison in February 1869 and commenced a daring fifteen month bushranging career. In 1870, Ned Kelly was charged with being an accomplice of the bushranger Harry Power. The case against him was dismissed for lack of evidence.

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