Lightning Jack and Bushrangers and the Gold Rush... Oh My!

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This unit centres around the fantastic book 'Lightning Jack' by Glenda Millard & Patricia Mullins and covers Bushrangers and the Gold Rush.

The unit includes these activities;

* 20 Word Wall Cards
* Lightning Jack comprehension activity
* Lightning Jack: A poetry study
* Write a story about your own 'Lightning Jack'
* Create a page for the class 'Lightning Jack' book (illustrations)
* Your Ned Kelly's horse. Write a story about a day in your life
* Perform a scene from Lightning Jack
* Who, what, are Bushrangers? Videos
* KWL chart for bushrangers
* Create a wanted poster for bushranger of your choice
* Create a profile of bushranger of your choice
* Create a time line of a bushranger of your choice. Outline ages and crimes committed.
* Design and make a new helmet for Ned Kelly
* Write a song about Ned Kelly or bushrangers
* Create an artwork depicting your bushranger
* Make up your own bushranger.
* Create a diorama depicting bush rangers
* Gold Rush Information Report
* Mapping where Gold Mines were found on a map
* Life on the gold mines
* What is gold? and how do we find it?
* Gold Nugget making & gold panning
* Gold Games
* Extension Challengers

All Australian Curriculum outcomes are included as well as teacher notes for implementing the unit. There are also graphic organisers included.

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Enjoy!
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Lightning Jack and Bushrangers and the Gold Rush... Oh My!
Lightning Jack and Bushrangers and the Gold Rush... Oh My!
Lightning Jack and Bushrangers and the Gold Rush... Oh My!
Lightning Jack and Bushrangers and the Gold Rush... Oh My!