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British Colonies in Australia - History Word Wall Vocabulary


45 British Colonisation in Australia related vocabulary cards.

Display and use these British Colonies in Australia Word Wall Vocabulary cards around your room to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary when learning about British Colonies in Australia.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include:

settlement, social, settlers, British, Australia, colonies, colonial, empathy, colony, government, population, political, primary source, settlement patterns, secondary source, sources, significance, spears, Van Diemen’s Land, penal colony, political reason, penal settlement, patterns, significant, event, migrant, migration, migrated, free settlement, cause and effect, free settlers, Black War, continuity and change, chain gang, convict, fauna, diet, flora, economic, development, geographical features, historic site, economic reason, housing, landscape and language.

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Australian Curriculum alignment

Humanities and Social Sciences > HASS > Year 5 > Knowledge and Understanding > History > ACHASSK106
Reasons (economic, political and social) for the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800Elaborationsinvestigating the reasons for the establishment of one or more British colonies su...


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