Grade 5 HASS – Australian Explorer– Matthew Flinders – Voyage Mapping Activity
Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
★ ACHASSK110 – The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony
★ ACHASSI 096 - Organise and represent data in a range of formats including tables, graphs and large- and small-scale maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions
★ ACHASSI 097 - Sequence information about people’s lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines
Matthew Flinders is an important figure in Australia’s exploration as he was the first person to circumnavigate the country and meticulously map its vast coastline. This activity is great fun, allowing students to track Flinders’ voyage around Australia. Students are also required to use an atlas or online means to record important locations around Australia’s coastline. This is an ideal task to do in pairs or could be enlarged on to A3 paper to create a project or display item for your classroom. Everything you need is in this file.
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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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