Australian Curriculum Categories

ACHASSK084

The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts

20 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Australian History Pop Quiz – Teaching Presentation

    A teaching presentation that serves as a pop quiz to explore students' knowledge of Australian history and the culture we see today.

    Teach Starter Publishing 33 pages Years: 4 - 6
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    The Journal of James Cook - Writing Task

    A journal writing task for students to investigate James Cook's voyage to Australia in the first person.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4
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    Significant Explorers of Australia - Captain James Cook

    A poster to display in the classroom when learning about Captain James Cook.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4
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    Timeline of James Cook's Voyage to Australia

    A historical timeline to display in the classroom when learning about James Cook's voyage to Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4
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    Early Explorers - Inquiry Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of early explorers and the impacts they had on other societies.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    Torres Route 1606 Map

    A map to display in the classroom when learning about Luis de Torres' route across the top of Australia in 1606.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4
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    Captain Cook Word Wall

    A vocabulary word wall to display and use in the classroom when learning about the explorations of Captain James Cook.

    Teach Starter Publishing 13 pages Year: 4 Is Customisable
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    Early Explorers Word Wall

    A vocabulary word wall to display and use in the classroom when learning about early explorers up to the late eighteenth century.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Year: 4 Is Customisable
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    Fifteenth Century Chinese Ship - Model Building Activity

    A 15th-Century Chinese model ship building task to create in the classroom when learning about Chinese explorers.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Year: 4
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    An Early Explorer's Map

    An early explorer's map to display in the classroom when learning about European exploration.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4
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    The Explorations of Captain James Cook PowerPoint

    A 14 slide editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the explorations of Captain James Cook.

    Teach Starter Publishing 14 pages Year: 4
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    Early Explorers PowerPoint

    A 25 slide editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the early explorers of Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 25 pages Year: 4
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    Early Explorer Profiles - Abel Tasman, James Cook and Willem Janszoon

    Three individual posters showing the expeditions of Abel Tasman, James Cook and Willem Janszoon.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Years: 3 - 4
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    The Age of Exploration, Discovery and Expansion Unit Plan

    This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to the early explorers of the Age of Exploration and the 'discovery' of Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 79 pages Year: 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    Early Explorers Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of the Age of Exploration and how the journeys of explorers impacted upon other societies.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Myth of Terra Nullius

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will examine the myth that Australia was a Terra Nullius land before contact with the British.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch Explorers

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify how the Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch explorers contributed to the European 'discovery' of Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    James Cook and His Voyage to Australia

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the significance of James Cook's voyage to Australia.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Chinese Exploration

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the exploration of the Chinese during the fifteenth century.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Terra Australis Incognita

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will understand why the fifteenth century was known as the Age of Exploration.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 4 60 mins Has Starter Sheet