Grade 5 HASS – Australian Explorers – Gregory Blaxland, William Lawson and William Wentworth
Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
★ ACHASSK110 – The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony.
★ ACHASSI 096 - Organise and represent data in a range of formats including tables, graphs and large- and small-scale maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions.
★ ACHASSI 097 - Sequence information about people’s lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines.
Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth were the first European settlers to cross the Blue Mountains in NSW in the search for farming land and more space for the New South Wales Colony to Expand. While on their journey they travelled to Katoomba and may have seen the spectacular Three Sisters.
After reading the story "Crossing The Blue Mountains"
students will gain a better understanding of how difficult their journey was and their significant contribution to Australia’s development. This resource contains three activities which include:
♦ Comprehension foldable activity
♦ Vocabulary puzzle and Morse Code activity
♦ Explorer profile research activity
Everything you need is in this file.
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Australia has an exciting history when it comes to exploration and this resource forms part of our Exploring Australia’s Explorers range which has been designed to provide you with all you need to teach the explorers while addressing the curriculum content for both knowledge and skills.
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