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Studying Famous Australian Explorers can be fun and engaging! With these lapbook activities that perfectly compliment the Australian Year 5 HASS curriculum, your students will explore the life and contributions of 14 Australian Explorers, as well as practise mapping and writing skills.
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Through this lapbook students will explore:
✏ The early life and heritage of each listed Australian Explorer.
✏ Their explorations, including their reasons for exploring, the hardships endured and the benefits of their explorations to the Australian colonies
✏ Life after their explorations
✏ Maps of the explorer's journeys: students are given the opportunity to map the routes taken
This lapbook covers the following Australian Curriculum Year 5 HASS content descriptor:
The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony (ACHASSK110)
Included in this engaging resource is:
✔ instructions on how to assemble your lapbook
✔ lapbook cover page
✔ lapbook templates
✔ mini-book on each listed Australian Explorer: students can use these to help them answer the questions in their lapbook
✔ note-taking pages/headings
✔ biography/letter/diary templates
The following explorers are included in this bundle:
✈ Abel Tasman
✈ James Cook
✈ William Hovell
✈ Thomas Mitchell
✈ John Oxley
✈ Pawel Strzelecki
✈ William John Wills
✈ Robert O'Hara Burke
✈ John McDouall Stuart
✈ Hamilton Hume
✈ Gregory Blaxland
✈ Edward Eyre
✈ Angus McMillan
✈ Allan Cunningham
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