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Gold Rush Inquiry Australia

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Australia has a rich history and this pack supports an inquiry into gold. Blood on the Southern Cross was part of the movement in Ballarat and the Eureka Stockade.

This is a unit of work based on the Australian Curriculum and therefore includes spelling for this curriculum.

This pack includes -

  • Australian Curriculum references
  • Outline of Inquiry
  • Key Understandings
  • Inquiry Questions
  • 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
  • Homework ideas

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