Australia History ResourcesThis term we are investigating our Australian History and students will be investigating our history and perhaps our future.
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1. Wonderings - Place an entry into the Collaborative journal responding to the questions about our history.2. Go to http://www.wordle.net/ and create a word cloud related to Australia and save this image into your folder for use later or adding to your portfolio.3. Investigations[[/myraw/File/vicceo/stmardng/stmardng/Australian_History_Assessment_Task.doc|Australian_History_Assessment_Task.doc]]http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/history/australian.htmlTHE DREAMTIME SITES
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Australian Museum – great animated Dreamtime stories (about 5 mins each) eg. How the Water got to the Plains, The Two Wise Men and the Seven Sisters” etc.I was able to play these stories through the “box” but not my laptop – mustn’t have right version of something!http://australianmuseum.net.au/Stories-of-the-DreamingAboriginal art culture… (lots of stuff about Dreamtime and an example of a mandala with Dreamtime symbols)http://aboriginalart.com.au/culture/dreamtime2.htmlAboriginal Dreaming Stories – 12 stories, interactive…http://www.abc.net.au/dustechoes/dustEchoesFlash.htmPossible assessment task???I might be getting a bit carried away with Dreamtime…http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/bb_site_intro/stage3_modules/dreamtime/dreamtime_stories.html Life in Early Australia
http://www.virtualaustralia.com/Life in Australia in 1790Convict Taleshttp://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/stories.htmlColourful accounts of individual convicts listed under the ship on which theyarrived.History of Australia before 1901http://www.fact-index.com/h/hi/history_of_australia_before_1901.htmlHistorical account of Australian History before 1901.Convicts Australiahttp://www.hotkey.net.au/~jwilliams4/cons.htmConvict history and genealogy links.Barani: Indigenous History of Sydneyhttp://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/barani/default.htmlBarani contains the history, life stories and images of many Indigenous men andwomen who have made great contributions to their people and their country.Life In Old Sydney Townhttp://www.schools.ash.org.au/wyongps/4slwe.htmStudent website about life in SydneyClaim A Convicthttp://users.bigpond.net.au/convicts/A complete alphabetical listing of the convicts, male and female, transported toNew South Wales between 1793 and early 1800, giving place and date ofconviction, length of sentence, ship of transportation and some occupations.Australia\'s Second Fleet - 1790http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/%7Eifhaa/ifhaa/ships/2ndfleet.htmArticle about the arrival of the second fleet.National Library of Australiahttp://www.nla.gov.au/apps/search/osearch?term=convicts+sydney&action=MultiSearch&mode=searchSearch results on convict life in Sydney. Includes images and articles.**Gold Rush Learning Path**