A 16-slide teaching presentation about the events leading up to and including the Eureka Stockade and the positive and negative impacts it had on Australian politics and people.
36 vocabulary cards to use in the classroom when learning about Colonial Australia.
Thirty-one content-specific vocabulary cards for a word wall based on the Australian Gold Rush.
A teaching presentation that explores the origins of the Australian Gold Rush.
A worksheet that explores the ideas and issues within the plot of The Rabbits by John Marsden.
An inquiry project in which students research personalities from the Australian Gold Rush and portray them as part of a Living Wax Museum.
A timeline to display the gold rush in Australia from 1821 to 1867.
A fun mapping activity for students to pinpoint gold finds and gold rush locations between 1851 to 1893 on a map of Australia.
An advent calendar style poster for students to identify, inquire about and collect information that relates to the Australian Gold Rush.
A 17-slide teaching presentation that explores the challenges, hardships and glory of a life spent digging on the Australian goldfields.
A 13-slide teaching presentation about the political struggles gold miners faced in their efforts to obtain wealth.
A worksheet that enables students to design and share a story using still frame images.
A creative writing newspaper project in which students design and write the front page of an imagined newspaper from the Australian Gold Rush era.
A flip book designed to integrate interesting facts about Australian history into a unit of learning.
A 13-slide teaching presentation that includes interesting facts about gold, why it is such a prized metal, and how its use shaped modern currency and trade.
A 10-slide teaching presentation that explores immigration and diversity during the Australian Gold Rush and how it shaped the multicultural Australia we know today.
A Venn diagram template designed to allow students to compare and contrast the pros and cons of Indigenous peoples helping miners and the establishment of the Native Police Force during the Australian Gold Rush.
A template students can use to reflect on immigration to Australia while researching their own family ancestry.
A Y-chart template students can use to reflect on what working on the goldfields looked like, sounded like and felt like.
An interactive gold-panning game in which students explore scenarios of reward, penalisation and inequality.
A comic strip activity that explores how people progressed from trade to currency.
An 11-slide teaching presentation discussing the impact the Australian Gold Rush had on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
An Australian Gold Rush poster to display in your classroom.
A poster explaining the increase in Australia's population during the Gold Rush.
An Australian Gold Rush themed word wall to use in the classroom.
An Australian Gold Rush themed border trimmer.
3 Australian Gold Rush themed page borders.
A set of Australian Gold Rush themed posters and cut out decorations.
A set of posters and worksheets to use in the classroom when locating Australian goldfields.
A poster explaining the difference between immigration and emigration.
A set of five posters examining immigration to Australia in the 1900s.
A writing task where students explain life on the Australian goldfields during 1852.