A 19 slide editable PowerPoint to use in the classroom when learning about the problems that took place in the colonies of Australia.
This teaching presentation includes key information about the:
- early struggles
- Castle Hill Uprising
- Rum Rebellion
- Ribbon Gang Outbreak
- Eureka Stockade.
Included at the end of the PowerPoint is an independent research task for students to complete. For the task, students will write a diary entry from the point of view of a person from the time of one of the events. They must include key information about the event, how the event impacted the people of the time and how it contributed to the Federation of Australia.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Identify the origin, content features and the purpose of historical sources and describe the context of these sources when explaining daily life in colonial Australia, reasons for migration and causes and effects of Federation
The social, economic and political causes and reasons for the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800
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Error corrected on slide 9 - 'Lachlan Macquarie' changed to 'John Macarthur'.
Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Mar 8th, 2018
Updated design elements.
Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Sep 11th, 2017
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