In this Year 5 unit, students learn about colonial life in Australia, including significant people. Groups, developments and events that shaped colonies, addressing aspects of the HASS Australian Curriculum.
✩ It is a 9 lesson unit (designed to be taught over a term) that contains all lesson resources including worksheets and posters*.
✩ This HASS unit also contains an editable PowerPoint presentation that can be displayed during each lesson. It includes the learning intentions/success criteria, key discussion points, worksheets and display resources. This makes teaching every lesson even easier if your classroom has a T.V or Smartboard.
✩ The editable planner includes relevant Australian Curriculum links.
✩ The lessons are kept simple and succinct, five to six steps each, to help you save time. The clear instructions highlight the key points, allowing you to focus on the students and make the most of the learning opportunities.
✩ Mrs Amy123 is known for its fun and engaging lessons that involve a wide range of cooperative learning strategies. This means that some lessons will not feature worksheets, though many will.
✩ This unit also includes a grading guide that shows what each grade (A-E) would look like based on two activities from the unit. This document is also linked to the Achievement Standard for Year 5 HASS.
♦ Editable planner (5 pages)
♦ Lesson resources including answer keys (17 pages)
♦ Editable PowerPoint Presentation (100+ pages)
♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)
♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria
Version 9 Outcomes Covered:
The economic, political and social causes of the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800 (AC9HS5K01)
The impact of the development of British colonies in Australia on the lives of First Nations Australians, the colonists and convicts, and on the natural environment (AC9HS5K02)
The role of a significant individual or group, including First Nations Australians and those who migrated to Australia, in the development of events in an Australian colony (AC9HS5K03)
Questioning and research: Develop questions to investigate people, events, developments, places and systems (AC9HS5S01)
Locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats (AC9HS5S02)
Interpreting, analysing and evaluating: Evaluate information and data in a range of formats to identify and describe patterns and trends, or to infer relationships (AC9HS5S03)
Evaluate primary and secondary sources to determine origin, purpose and perspectives (AC9HS5S04)
Concluding and decision-making: Develop evidence-based conclusions (AC9HS5S05)
Propose actions or responses to issues or challenges and use criteria to assess the possible effects (AC9HS5S06)
Communicating: Present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions (AC9HS5S07)
Version 8.4 Outcomes Covered:
History: Reasons (economic, political and social) for the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800 (ACHASSK106)
The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples) and how the environment changed (ACHASSK107)
The impact of a significant development or event on a colony (ACHASSK108)
The reasons people migrated to Australia from Europe and Asia, and the experiences and contributions of a particular migrant group within a colony (ACHASSK109)
The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony; for example, explorers, farmers, entrepreneurs, artists, writers, humanitarians, religious and political leaders, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People (ACHASSK110)
Skills: ACHASSI094, ACHASSI095, ACHASSI96, ACHASSI97, ACHASSI99, ACHASSI100, ACHASSI101, ACHASSI103, ACHASSI104, ACHASSI105
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