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Australian Gold Rush: A Digger's Life – Teaching Presentation

PDF, PowerPoint | 17 pages|Grade: 5

A 17-slide teaching presentation that explores the challenges, hardships and glory of a life spent digging on the Australian goldfields.

This teaching resource is a PowerPoint presentation to teach students about those who left their everyday lives in an effort to strike it rich on the Australian goldfields. It educates students about the ambitious journeys, austere living conditions and ongoing resilience of ‘diggers’ from multiple backgrounds and cultures.

This resource is included in Teach Starter’s Australian Gold Rush unit.

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