Wanting to meet the HASS Curriculum in an engaging and motivating way?
Wanting to use an inquiry approach and promote student research skills?
Then this activity would be a perfect inclusion to your program. Use this report booklet to structure students inquiry and research on Captain James Cook; covering his first voyage in which he discovered the East Coast of Australia.
Included in this resource:
- 3 versions of the report booklet (1. Blank, 2. structure outline, 3. scaffold with questions)
- An editable report booklet
- Assessment rubric
Report Booklet Tabs include:
- Early life and background
- Cooks first voyage
- New Zealand
- New Holland - Sheltered Bay
- New Holland - Botany Bay
- Interesting Facts
I use the book, 'Meet Captain Cook' by Rae Murdie to support students research and understanding of the voyage.
This resource can be used to address the ACARA/WA Curriculum outcome:
The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts (ACHASSK084)
The journey(s) of at least one world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late 18th century (e.g. Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan), including their contacts and exchanges with societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania, and the impact on one society (ACHASSK084)