Grade 5 HASS Australian Explorers - Ludwig Leichhardt Comprehension 3 Activities

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Grade 5 HASS – Australian Explorer– Ludwig Leichhardt – 3 Comprehension Activities

Year level: Five

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
ACHASSK110 – The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony

The guide leaned forward and looked excitedly at Leichhardt. The campfire hissed behind him. “We have heard about Ludwig Leichhardt. A poor bushman, jealous of his companions and unprepared for his expedition into the Great Sandy Desert.”

The story of Ludwig Leichhardt is surrounded by mystery and intrigue and he is one of the most interesting figures in Australia’s exploration. Students love to learn about his expedition and disappearance.
After being enthralled by the story “A Campfire Encounter” students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the story and create their own theories about Leichhardt’s disappearance. They will also be able to compare Leichhardt’s character traits and analyse his character further by completing the Character Trait foldable.
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Australia has an exciting history when it comes to exploration and this resource forms part of our Exploring Australia’s Explorers range which has been designed to provide you with all you need to teach the explorers, while addressing the curriculum content for both knowledge and skills.
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Australian Curriculum * HASS * Australian History * Australian Explorers * Ludwig Leichhardt * Ludwig Leichardt * Year 5 * ACHASSK110 * ACHASSI096 * ACHASSI097 * Explorer *Exploration * Geography

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