Australian Frontier Wars Lesson

© History Skills
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of major massacres committed by European settlers upon the First Nations peoples. They will develop an awareness of the impact of colonisation by Europeans on First Nations Australians such as frontier warfare and massacres. 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:

Frontier Wars Reading Questions.docx
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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 table.

Frontier Wars Research Worksheet.docx
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Extension activities

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