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Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack

Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack
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Grade 5 HASS – Australian Explorers– Burke and Wills – Comprehension Activity Pack

Year level: Five

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
ACHASSK110 – The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony
Burke and Wills are icons of Australian exploration. Students love to learn about their disastrous and tragic expedition.
This Burke and Wills Comprehension activity pack has four fun and engaging activities to complement to your unit on Burke and Wills. Everything you need is in this file including:

♦ Trekking to Tragedy – Burke’s personal recount of the expedition, his mistakes and the events that lead to their ultimate demise. Written as a letter to the student this is not your average comprehension text. Break it up in to two sections or read it as a class activity.

♦ Trekking to Tragedy Comprehension Booklet – Students will be able to create their own foldable booklet and answer the questions and prompts based on their reading of Burke’s letter.

♦ Burke and Wills Character Trait worksheets – Students can compare their own personalities to those of Burke and Wills and use adjectives to describe their character traits.

♦ Arriving Back at Camp Comic Strip – This simple activity provides students with a comic template so that they can draw and describe how Burke, Wills and King must have felt when they returned to the Cooper’s Creek camp to found it deserted.

♦ Cause and Effect Foldable Booklet – This fun activity allows students to create a foldable booklet and record the cause and effect for 5 events from Burke and Wills expedition.

Answers are included for relevant sections to make marking easy.
Please check the thumbnails and download the preview to see what you will receive in this package.

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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Australian Curriculum * HASS * Australian History * Australian Explorers * Burke and Wills * Year 5 * ACHASSK110 * Explorer * Comprehension * Exploration * Geography

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