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British Colonies in Australia - History Word Wall Vocabulary

17 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

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.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  • HT3-1

    Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Annaleis Topham

I am unable to download as well. I am using the NSW Print.



Annaleis Topham · Apr 23rd, 2016

Jade Tout

Hi have tried to download about 5 times… keeps saying that the file is corrupt etc… can you check that it is ok before I try to download again

Jade Tout · Mar 27th, 2014

Hi Jade,

In which font are you trying to download? I’ll get this fixed for you right away.


· Mar 27th, 2014

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