Gold – Blood on the Southern Cross
Year 5 – 51 pages
This is a unit of work based on the Australian Curriculum and therefore includes spelling for this curriculum.
Australian Curriculum references
Outline of Inquiry
Preparing for the Gold Rush – KWHL, Word Wall, spelling words, gold rush/fever. Alphabet key, google it, list where gold can be found, multiple intelligences, different ways to mine for gold,
How to get hold of gold – Gold towns, what tools do we use?
Life on the Goldfields – Venn diagrams and flow charts
Eureka Stockade – draw and label tools, gold licenses
Famous People – research, summary and note taking
Items for display
Ten suggested writing tasks that include oral language
Ideas for Maths, ICT and Visual Arts
Within the pack the blue words show that there are templates to go with this task.