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Australian Gold Rush: Melting Pot – Teaching Presentation

PDF, PowerPoint | 10 pages|Grade: 5

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.

This teaching resource is a PowerPoint presentation that explores the many different cultures that contributed to Australia during the Gold Rush period. Students will learn more about the successes people enjoyed and the social issues they faced and will gain a greater understanding of how the movement of individuals and the introduction of new cultures influenced Australia, then and now.

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

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