Teaching Resource

Early Explorers – Inquiry Task

Access this premium resource with a Basic Plan Sign up todayNot ready for a premium account? Browse free resources.
PDF|Suitable for Grade: 4 | Starter Sheet

An inquiry-based assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of early explorers and the impacts they had on other societies.

Use this teaching resource as an assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of the journey(s) of at least one world explorer up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts.

Students will research an explorer, then present their findings in the form of a PowerPoint or speech.

This resource includes:

  • instructions for students
  • research graphic organiser
  • presentation planning sheet.

 How do I print this teaching resource?

"I love teach starter and am so thankful to have found such a great resource collection. The fee is only a few hours pay and I saved myself that much work within the first 15 minutes!" ~ Nanci, a happy Teach Starter member.

Want to see why hundreds of thousands of teachers love Teach Starter? Download a FREE 200+ page pack of premium Teach Starter teaching resources.

Download 200+ Pages Now!

NSW Curriculum alignment

Australian Curriculum alignment

Find more resources for these topics

WorksheetsProjectsEarly ExplorersInquiry Tasks

Comments & Reviews

Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you would like to request a change (Changes & Updates) to this resource, or report an error, simply select the corresponding tab above.

  • Michelle McCarron

    Great resource thank you, but explorers is spelt incorrectly in the first paragraph.

    Comment by Michelle McCarron on February 13, 2019 at 10:26 am

    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Michelle,
      Thanks so much for noticing this error on one of our resources.
      I have fixed the error and it is now ready for you to download again.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on February 13, 2019 at 12:59 pm

Log in or sign up to join the conversation.

Resource Updates

  • Fixed 'explorers' typo on 1st page

    Fix by Jill (Teach Starter) 27th Jan, 2018

Request a change

Would you like something changed or customized on this resource? While our team makes every effort to complete change requests, we can't guarantee that every change will be completed.

You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!

Report an Error

You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!

If any of our resources do not have 100% accurate American English (en-US), simply click on the 'Report an error' tab above to let us know. We will have the resource updated and ready for you to download in less than 24 hours. Read more...


Are you having trouble downloading or viewing this resource? Please try the following steps:

  1. Check that you are logged in to your account
  2. Check that you have a paid subscription
  3. Check that you have installed Adobe Reader (download here)

If you are still having difficulty, please visit the Teach Starter Help Desk or contact us.

Contact us