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ANCIENT AUSTRALIANS: Teachers' Resources

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders [Pre-Contact]

Maccassan Prau - fishing boat from the Indonesian Islands.

Artist: Wonggo.Bark painting, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, c.1942.

Teacher Resources:

General:

Ancient Australians:

Aboriginal Art:

Aboriginal Culture:

The Dreaming:

Teacher Resources : Lesson Plans

Australian History Mysteries

Look for the Australian History Mysteries on the 'Find Information' tab. You will be asked for the library password.

Year 3: Community and RemembranceCase Study - Who lived here first and how do we know?; Interactive website; What contributions have individuals and groups made in our communities?. (See Interactive site link, PDF's and video links on the right)

Year 4: First Contacts: Case Studies - "What was Life like for the Aboriginals before the arrival of the Europeans?"; "Why did the great journeys of exploration occur?"; "The nature of contact with the Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander Peoples."(See Interactive site link, PDF's and video links on the right)

Year 5: The Australian Colonies: Case Study -  Who migrated to the Australian Colonies and what were their lives like? (See Interactive site link, PDF's and video links on the right)

Year 6: Australia as a Nation: Case Studies - Who were the people who came to Australia and why did they come?;  How did Australian society change throughout the 20th century to become more equal? (See Interactive site link, PDF's and video links on the right)

Year 7: Investigating the Past. Case Study - "What are the mysteries of Lake Mungo?"(Secondary: Extension); "Who discovered Australia?(Secondary: Extension); (See Interactive site link, PDF's and video links on the right)

Resources include: Teacher Guide; Video; Print resources; Interactive site

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Useful Digital Resources:

Look for this button (above) on the READ page of "Find Information", then search for the eBooks shown below:


Look for this button (above) on the READ page of "Find Information", then search for the eBooks shown below: