Designed to compliment the Australian HASS curriculum, this Lapbook is a great way to revise student understanding and consolidate learning. Use it as an assessment or as a whole class revision activity, either way, this Lapbook will be sure to engage your students interests in the topic as well as expand their knowledge on the lifestyle of those who lived during the Colonial Era of Australian history.
Topics covered in this Lapbook include:
- Life in the Colonies -students compare and contrast the lifestyles of the Indigenous and European settlers (Food, Clothing, Work, Children's Lives, Accommodation)
- The Challenges - students complete a diary taking on the role of a European settler, describing the challenges of Colonial life
- Reasons for establishing more colonies - Australia map brainstorm
- Timeline of Colonial Events - Students explore the events that led to the establishment of the various colonies around Australia
- Impact of European settlement - Logging, Introduced Species, Farming, Land Clearing
- Significant People - Using the iPhone snapshot flipbook, students reflect on the contributions of a key individual during the Colonial era of Australian history.
Also included in this resource is a basic Unit Plan to assist you in using the Lapbook.
I have included instructions on how to assemble your Lapbook as well as how to assemble each each template to go inside the Lapbook.
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