This 41-page file explains the impact European exploration and colonization had on Australia (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard SS6H9). This file not only includes notes with facts and images, but also graphic organizers, projects, activities, and printables. You can choose to do them all, or pick the ones that best suit your students' needs.
Included in this file:
~History of Australia graphic organizer for note-taking – slides 2-3
~History of Australia notes (facts, dates, and images) – slides 4-31
~British Prisoner Journal writing assignment -- slide 32
~Timeline Project – slides 33-34
~Historical Marker activity – slides 35-37
~Political Cartoon Analysis activity – slides 38-39
~Stump Your Classmates review game -- slide 40
~Phone a Friend review activity -- slide 41
*This unit is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 6th grade Social Studies:
SS6H9 The student will explain the impact European exploration and colonization had on Australia.
a. Explain the reasons for British colonization of Australia; include the use of prisoners as colonists.
b. Explain the impact of European colonization of Australia in terms of diseases and weapons on the indigenous peoples of Australia.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Australia Unit Bundle that is located here:
Australia Unit Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Australia Task Cards
Australia Color-by-Number activity
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