William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle

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William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle
William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle
William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle
William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle
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Did a pirate discover Australia? This is the question we aim to have your class answer with this HistoriCool resource bundle!

Use the William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle to engage your students in a wider study of Australia's discovery and the age of European exploration.

Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK084

This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size.


So, what's included?

✓ 700-word engaging and entertaining article entitled William Dampier: The Pirate Who Found Australia targeted at 10-12 year-old readers.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).

✓ Understanding the Text Tri-Level Question Guide asks students 'Does the text say this? Does the text suggest this? Do you agree with this statement regarding the text?

✓ Buccaneer Sensory Worksheet to encourage creative thinking about life on a 17th century pirate ship.

✓ William Dampier Postcard Template for imaginative writing.

✓ Wordsearch of words collected by William Dampier during his travels, which he introduced into the English language.

✓ Pirate Jokes - because who doesn't like pirate jokes, me hearties?

✓ A list of other teaching ideas for utilising William Dampier: The Pirate Who Found Australia in your classroom.


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The article used in this resource bundle was first published in HistoriCool Magazine Issue 03 June/July 2013. If you haven't already heard of HistoriCool Magazine (i.e. the coolest mag in history!) jump on over to www.historicool.com.au to check it out!

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William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle
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William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle
William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle