HistoryYears 3 - 4First ContactsGreat JourneysGreat Journeys

Present Your Own Explorer

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

In this final stage of the investigation, students decide on a way to share their findings to the class, then plan and present these. It is expected that students will be able to explain the reasons behind the journey and provide some details of the trip. They should also be able to comment on some of the ways the journey changed the course of world history and reflect on its impact on the indigenous people of the region.

Focus Question

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

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI082, ACHASSI079, ACHASSI080, ACHASSK084

NSW Syllabus

HT2-3, HT2-5, HT2-4

Victorian Curriculum

VCHHC070, VCHHK079, VCHHC066, VCHH068

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

First Contacts

Unit

Great Journeys

Lesson Name

Present Your Own Explorer

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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