Grade 5 HASS – Australian Explorer– Ludwig Leichhardt – Expedition Mapping Activity
Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
★ ACHASSK110 – The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony
The story of Ludwig Leichhardt is surrounded by mystery and intrigue and he is one of the most interesting figures in Australia’s exploration and students love to learn about his expedition and disappearance.
This activity is great fun, allowing students to track Leichhardt’s two expeditions across Australia by combining mathematics and history.
There are two parts to this activity, first students connect the dots to track Leichhardt’s expeditions and second they use the grid coordinates provided to mark symbols on the map of important locations named by Leichhardt or visited by him on his expeditions. Everything you need is in this file.
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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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