Aboriginal Resistance to Colonisation Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of early conflicts between European settlers and the First Nations peoples. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research, and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Readings


Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following webpage:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the worksheet and use the internet to complete the table.


Option 3: Watch video


Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below:


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities