A Digital Resource to support you and your students in your discovery of daily life and times on the Victorian Goldfields and gold rushes in other states.
Explore the highs and lows of life in the 1850's that brought about
extraordinary change for society, first in Australia and then the globe.
Content: Introduction, Task, Timelines, Newspapers of the Time, Immigration and Race Relations, Life on the Diggings, Women and Children, Social Change due to the Gold Rush, Political Revolution, Personalities
Methodology: Glossary of Historical Terms, Family Migration Sheet, Biography From The Goldfields Noting Sheet, Timeline Noting Sheet, History Rubric, Performance Rubric, Term Lesson Sequence, Teacher's notes
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