Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Gold Rush Vocabulary Word Wall Cards

Grade Levels
Resource Type
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

2 MB|34 pages
Product Description
This Gold Rush Vocabulary Word Wall Cards resource includes 92 word cards (names, locations, techniques etc) and four blank word cards. These word cards are suitable for Year 5 students (ACHHK095).

Words included: alluvial gold, panning, reef mining, sluice mining, windlass, rocker, cradle, pick, shovel, axe, William Campbell, James Esmond, Edward Hargraves, James McBrien, Paul de Strzelecki, Gov George Gipps, William Branwhite Clarke, John Lister, James and William Tom, Louis Michel, Gov Charles Fitzroy, Gov Charles Hotham, Paddy Hannan, gold rush, gold, miners, prospectors, social impacts, economic impacts, political impacts, environmental impacts, discovery, payable gold, goldfields, gold licence, damper, mutton, rabbit, potatoes, billy tea, luxuries, butchers, merchants, sly groggers, tent keepers, teachers, population boom, conditions, sanitation, thirst, disease, dysentery, spoiled food, rubbish, deforestation, infrastructure, Indigenous Australians, children, Native Police, convicts, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, America, Chinese miners, racism, credit tickets, jealousy, media, violence, Buckland River, gold claim (13m2), fee evasion, unable to vote, claim squatting, Miners’ Right, bushrangers, gold transport, Sydney Mint, Welcome Nugget, Welcome Stranger, Ophir, Ballarat, Bathurst, Orange, Clunes, Coolgardie, Kalgoorlie, Gympie, Anderson’s Creek, Fly Flat, Rockhampton.

To use, simply print the task cards and cut them out. They look best if they are printed on cardstock. As always, laminators are your best friend and laminating these cards can make them last significantly longer.


Aligned with Australian Curriculum descriptors
★ ACHASSK108 - The impact of a significant development or event on an Australian colony.


Related Products
If you are interested in this resource, you may be interested in my other Year 5 History resources:
Eureka Rebellion unit
Pantastic Adventures - Australian Gold Rushes unit
Eureka Stockade Word Wall Cards
Gold Rush 'I Have Who Has' activity


Keep Up To Date
If you like this product, please Follow Me on Teachers Pay Teachers to learn about new products, sales and more. Click the green star at the top of my store.


Leave Feedback and Earn Credits
Please consider taking the time to return to Teachers Pay Teachers and rate this item. Every time you leave feedback, you receive one TPT credit for every dollar spent. Every 100 credits will give you $5 to spend on TPT (however, you don’t have to wait – you can use your credit value whenever you like!)
Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report Copyright Infringement
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Digital Download
Add one to cart



Digital Download
Add one to cart
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up