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Australian Early Settler Word Wall Vocabulary

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Vocabulary associated with Australian Early Settlers.

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Nineteen pages of Australian Early Settler vocabulary for use on a word wall.

Words include:

Colony, Barracks, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Indigenous Australians, Cat-o’-nine Tails, Colonisation, Convict, Penal Colony, Transportation, Emancipate, Counterfeit, Leg Irons, Sentence, Illiterate, Hanging, Chain Gang, Road Gang, Flogging, First Fleet, Van Dieman’s Land, Encampment, Punishment, Prisoner, British, Britain, Australian Settlement, settlers, Botany Bay, Captain James Cook, Captain Arthur Phillip, Port Jackson, Australia, New South wales, Abel Tasman, The Endeavour, Exploration, Explorer, Navigate, Dysentery, Scurvy, Voyage, Passenger, HMS Fishburn, HMS Borrowdale, HMS Golden Grove, HMS Lady Penrhyn, HMS Friendship, HMS Prince of Wales, HMS Scarborough, HMS Charlotte, HMS Alexander, HMS Supply and HMS Sirius.

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Australian Early Settler Vocabulary

Colony Barracks Aboriginal
Indigenous Indigenous Australians Cat-o'-nine Tails
Colonisation Convict Penal Colony
Transportation Emancipate Counterfeit
Leg Irons Sentence Illiterate
Hanging Chain Gang Road Gang
Flogging First Fleet Van Dieman's Land
Encampment Punishment Prisoner
British Britain Australian Settlement
settlers Botany Bay Captain James Cook
Captain Arthur Phillip Port Jackson Australia
New South wales Abel Tasman The Endeavour
Exploration Explorer Navigate
Dysentery Scurvy Voyage
Passenger HMS Fishburn HMS Borrowdale
HMS Golden Grove HMS Lady Penrhyn HMS Friendship
HMS Prince of Wales HMS Scarborough HMS Charlotte
HMS Alexander HMS Supply HMS Sirius
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NSW Curriculum alignment

  • HT2-2

    Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

  • HT2-3

    Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

  • HT2-4

    Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

  • HT3-2

    Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

  • HT3-4

    Describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Victorian Curriculum alignment

Australian Curriculum alignment

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