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
Investigating historic events and people involves a process of inquiry. This pack takes you through the process step-by-step. Also included are display materials to support your teaching of the stages. There are direct links with the contents of this pack to the content of the Australian Curriculum.
Australian Curriculum History: First contacts Year 4. Australia's first people, early world exploration, The First Fleet, Early contacts in Australia, James Cook, Aboriginal people and Torres Island Strait Islander people, Bennelong and Governor Arthur Phillip and Pemulwuy and Windradyne.
Untold story of Irish teen shipped to Australia to marry a convict
The ‘Potato Orphans’ of Australia is a tragic, little-known period in the nation's history, in which thousands of vulnerable teenage women, orphaned by the Great Famine, were shipped from Ireland to be wives for the Australian convicts.
School resources · Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. Getting it together from colonies for Federation. Free downloadable teachers guide including Australian Curriculum History links.