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Journal Extracts from the First Fleet

Journal Extracts from the First Fleet
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HASS History
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Use this worksheet to support your students when learning about the First Fleet and the British colonisation of Australia. Students explore the journal extracts from John Easty and use these to draw conclusions about the journey and conditions for those onboard and how this differentiated between social class. 
 

Suitable for
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HS4K03 9

The experiences of individuals and groups, including military and civilian officials, and convicts involved in the establishment of the first British colony

AC9HS4K04 9

The effects of contact with other people on First Nations Australians and their Countries/Places following the arrival of the First Fleet and how this was viewed by First Nations Australians as an invasion

ACHASSK085 8.4

Stories of the First Fleet, including reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, and their experiences following arrival

ACHASSK086 8.4

The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, people and environments

VCHHK080

Stories of the First Fleet, including causes and reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, and their experiences and perspectives following arrival

VCHHK081

The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions

VCHHC070

Identify and explain the causes and effects of European settlement and exploration

VCHHC069

Identify and describe continuity and change over time in the local community, region or state and as a result of the effects of European exploration

HT2-4 old

Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

HT2-2 old

Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

HT2-3 old

Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

HT2-5 old

Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication