Indigenous Studies Lesson 4: First Contacts

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First Contacts. Includes 11 informational slides and 2 worksheets that help your students develop a greater understanding of Australian History and appreciation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Plenty of beautiful images, factual information and 2 worksheets template ‘Writing Task- Journal Entries’ to complete that requires students to write from the perspective of an Aboriginal person during the arrival and settlement of the British and/or from the perspective of a British convict who has just arrived on Australian soil and put to work.

Students can use the information provided from the informational slides to guide their writing. Your students will love using this resource and expand their knowledge about the world’s oldest living culture.

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  • File Size: 2MB
  • File Type: PDF, Zip
  • Number of Pages: 14

Students will learn about:

  • The many visitors that came prior to 1770
  • Captain Cooks voyage to the east coast
  • Cooks instructions given by the Kingdom of Great Britain
  • British Perspective on Cook’s Discovery
  • Indigenous Perspectives on the Arrival
  • The First British Colony
  • Establishing a Penal Colony
  • A Tough Start for the British Colony on Australian Soil
  • Notable Aboriginal People: Bennelong, Barangaroo and Pemulwuy

Also includes:

  • Task involving writing from the perspectives of the Aboriginal and European cultures to develop understanding
  • 2 ‘Writing Task- Journal Entry’ Worksheets

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