A 25 slide editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the British colonisation of Australia.
Use this PowerPoint presentation when learning about the daily life of the people of the penal settlement, include the impact British colonisation had on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This PowerPoint presentation covers the following topics:
- The arrival of the British
- First contact with the local people
- The life of a convict in Australia
- Early struggles in the new colony
- The expansion of the colony
- The impact of British colonisation on Indigenous Australians.
This PowerPoint presentation includes:
- informative slides
- links to resources
- whole class activities
- independent tasks.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
The First Fleet and the British Colonisation of Australia Unit Plan
This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to the stories of the First Fleet; including reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, their experiences following arrival and the impact colonisation had on Indigenous Australians.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, people and environments
Stories of the First Fleet, including reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, and their experiences following arrival
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