HistoryYears 3 - 4First ContactsGreat JourneysGreat Journeys

Research Your Own Explorer

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

In this second stage of the investigation, students locate and organise their information, plan strategies for overcoming difficulties, and then, using a checklist, assess the suitability and reliability of their information. Graphic organisers are provided to help students organise their research notes. We also provide a work sample so students can see how the information collection process might be undertaken.

Focus Question

Why did the great journeys take place and what was their impact?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK084, ACHASSI077, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI076

NSW Syllabus

HT2-4, HT2-3, HT2-5

Victorian Curriculum

VCHHC070, VCHHC066, VCHHK079

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

First Contacts

Unit

Great Journeys

Lesson Name

Research Your Own Explorer

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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