Clash of Cultures in Australia Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the early interactions between British settlers and the First Nations peoples of Australia. 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 and research 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 tables.


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Extension activities