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Giving your students the opportunity to read, write and analyse timelines in your classroom is a key requirement of the Australian HASS curriculum. By incorporating this Australian Colonial History Timeline and its accompanying activities into your classroom you will not only be meeting these history requirements but you will also have a great display in your classroom that can lead to further language-rich activities and investigations.
What you will receive in this timeline activity bundle:
✔ high quality posters
✔ 4 activities to use alongside the Australian Colonial History Timeline. Please see the preview for further details of these activities. Lesson plan instructions are included to aide you in the implementation of these activities.
Events included in these posters:
1770 - James Cook explores Australia
1786 - Arthur Phillip is appointed governor
1788 - First Fleet arrives at Port Jackson
1790 - The Second Fleet arrives
1793 - Arthur Phillip's term as governor ends
1802-03 - Flinders circumnavigates Australia
1803 - Penal Colony established in Tasmania
1808 - William Bligh forced from office
1810 - Lachlan Macquarie begins as governor
1813 - Blaxland, Lawson, Wentworkth complete Blue Mountains crossing
1824 - A penal settlement is established in Moreton Bay
1829 - Colony of Perth is established
1835 - Settlement is established in Port Phillip
1836 - Settlement established in South Australia
1842 - South Australia declared a colony
1851 - Victoria declared a colony
1859 - Queensland declared a colony
1868 - Western Australia receives last convicts
Not after all the activities and worksheets? Why not just purchase the timeline posters here.
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How many posters are included?
There are 18 high quality posters, featuring key milestones that lead to the establishment of the various colonies around Australia. Each poster features the year and description of the event, as well as a supporting high resolution clip art or photograph from the era.
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit 'fit to page' before printing.Don't forget that leaving feedback earns you points toward FREE TPT purchases. I love that feedback!
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