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Colonial Australian Women - Truganini Activity Pack

Truganini is known as Australia's last Tasmanian Aboriginal person and she was a brave and determined woman who suffered great hardship. Her life in Colonial Australia was very tough and this resource pack features four activities to introduce your students to Truganini and her experiences.

Colonial Australian Women - Mary MacKillop Activity Pack

Mary MacKillop's dedication to helping the poor through charity and education played an important role in the development of colonial Australia. Her determination and commitment to others was the catalyst for her journey to becoming Australia's first saint. In this resource, Mary MacKillop visits Miss Townsend's class to share her story.

Colonial Australian Women - Caroline Chisholm Activity Pack

Caroline Chisholm lived a life serving others. She was dedicated to helping the European settlers on arrival in Australia. She particularly helped unaccompanied women and families whom she helped to find work and somewhere safe to live.

Colonial Australian Women - Georgiana McCrae Activity Pack

On arrival in Australia, Georgiana faced a harsh existence in very basic conditions but she was determined to bring a sense of class and social order to the new colony despite it being dominated by men. One way she did this was by painting the landscape and people.  In this resource, Georgiana McCrae visits Miss Townsend's class to share her story.

Description

Australia has a history of brave and determined women. These four Australian colonial women made a significant contribution to the development of colonial Australia through their commitment and service to others. Your students will enjoy hearing about their stories during their visit to Miss Townsend’s class.

Miss Townsend isn’t your average teacher. She ensures her students are totally engaged in her lessons by transporting famous Australians to her classroom for the students to interview and learn from. These Australian colonial women are some of these special visitors and your students will be as engaged as Miss Townsend’s class by their story. 

The Australian colonial women included in this discounted bundle are:

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Australian Curriculum Links

This lesson and its activities have been created to help you meet the Australian Curriculum achievement standard outcome for Year 5 requiring that students “The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples)”(ACARA 2017) Content descriptor ACHASSK107 requires that students investigate colonial life to discover what it was like for inhabitants including the lives of women, children and small communities and Aboriginal people. The stories of these women are a great way for students to explore and discuss this topic.

 

Additional information

Grade

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Outcomes

ACHASSK107

Resource Type

Assessments, Unit of work, Worksheets

Subject

HASS, History

Colonial Australian Women - Truganini Activity Pack

Grade

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Outcomes

ACHASSK107

Resource Type

Assessments, Unit of work, Worksheets

Subject

HASS, History

Colonial Australian Women - Mary MacKillop Activity Pack

Grade

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Outcomes

ACHASSK107

Resource Type

Assessments, Unit of work, Worksheets

Subject

HASS, History

Colonial Australian Women - Caroline Chisholm Activity Pack

Grade

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Outcomes

ACHASSK107

Resource Type

Assessments, Unit of work, Worksheets

Subject

HASS, History

Colonial Australian Women - Georgiana McCrae Activity Pack

Grade

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Outcomes

ACHASSK107

Resource Type

Assessments, Unit of work, Worksheets

Subject

HASS, History

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