Convicts and Colonisation of Australia Lesson

© History Skills
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of convicts and the transportation system of punishment. 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: Reading

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

Convicts and Colonisation Reading Questi
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:

Option 2: Internet research

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

Convicts Research Worksheet.docx
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Extension activities

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