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Timeline of James Cook's First Voyage on the Endeavour

  • Updated

    Updated:  9/21/2023

A historical timeline to display in the classroom when learning about James Cook's voyage to Australia.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Year

    Year:  4

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teaching resource

Timeline of James Cook's First Voyage on the Endeavour

  • Updated

    Updated:  9/21/2023

A historical timeline to display in the classroom when learning about James Cook's voyage to Australia.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Year

    Year:  4

A historical timeline to display in the classroom when learning about James Cook's voyage to Australia.

Explore the First Journey of Captain Cook on the Endeavour

Use this infographic poster to teach about the timeline of Captain Cook’s first voyage on the Endeavour, travelling from England to Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia. This poster is a great addition to your Australian History lessons and when building field knowledge about the modern history of this continent. 

How to Make the Most of Your Captain Cook Poster

Some ways in which you may choose to display this timeline poster of James Cook’s first journey include:

  1. Print the poster on A3 paper and display it in your classroom for students to reference when doing independent work.
  2. Print the poster on A4 paper, slip it into a clear sleeve, and use it in your guided groups as a reminder.
  3. Print the poster on A4 paper, slide it into a clear sleeve, and hang it on a ring as a reference tool for a resource centre. 
  4. Use the Google Slides version to provide a digital copy to your students’ devices.

We’ve also come up with bonus ways to turn posters into interactive tools that really make your lessons stick! 

📝 Create a fill-in-the-blank worksheet by removing selections of text.  

📂 Place copies in students’ homework folders for reference for home assignments.

🧠 Test students’ memories by showing them the poster, then hiding it and having them tell you what they remember.

✅ Incorporate posters into your lesson wrap-up: students write on a sticky note what they learned from the lesson and place it on the poster. 

Before You Download

This resource prints as a PDF. 

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  • Celia Nichols
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    GREAT! Thanks!

    • Victoria (Teach Starter)
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      Hi Celia, Thanks for your positive comment! We hope your students find this resource helpful when learning about James Cook. Kind regards, Victoria.

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