Present and Past Family Life

when I was a kidFeeding the family
– three sets of historical images based around family life – kitchens, milk, picnics. From National Museum of Australia

Games we played
– photographs showing children’s games in early 1900’s. From National Archives of Australia

Little history: toys and games
– teacher and student support materials as well as curriculum links from Museums Victoria

To be a child: childhood in South Australia
– information and photographs on themes: Board games, Children’s toys, Books, Gender in play and toys. From State Library of South Australia

Personal and Family Histories

ABC Splash!
– family life and history resources from ABC Education

Teacher Resources

Exploring my family history
– unit of work and resources to support the Australian History Curriculum. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Present and past family life
– similarities and differences in families today and in the past. Interactive activities from Australian History Mysteries (ask Library for password)

Aboriginal seasonal knowledge calendars
– ecology of northern Australia represented in a series of calendars from six language groups in northern Australia. From CSIRO

Indigenous Weather Knowledge
– select a community to view its seasonal calendar. From Bureau of Meteorology

Reference

Tonkin, R 2001, When I was a kid, illustration, Angus & Robertson, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.angusrobertson.com.au/book/when-i-was-a-kid/9086841/>.

Technology at Home

What is this? video
– six videos exploring different historical object – gramophone, typewriter, stereoscope, string bag, knucklebones, meat safe. From National Museum of Australia

Household appliances timeline
– development of household appliances through 20th century. From National Academy of Engineering

Changing Technology

ABC Splash!  video
–  video:  Visit a restored 19th Century cottage

ABC Splash!  video
–  video:  Cooking in the past and present

My place
– explore how people, places and objects change over time. Based on book and television series. From ABC

Teacher Resources

Changing changes in technology: the past in the present
– Australian Curriculum Year 2 History sample assessment. From Queensland Studies Authority

My Place for teachers
– material to support teachers using the My Place TV series in the classroom. Includes clips and stills from the TV series, as well as teaching activities and student activity sheets. From ABC

Past in the present
– interactive activities showing similarities and differences from life in the past and present. From Australian History Mysteries (ask Library for password)

Celebrations and Commemorations

simpsonANZAC Day
– on April 25th each year the men and women who have served our country in times of war are remembered. From ANZAC Day Commemorative Committee, Qld.

Australia Day
– history of Australia Day. Includes educational games and activities. From the National Australia Day Council

Celebrations
– explores celebrations in Australia, Asia and Europe. From ABC Splash

Community and Remembrance
– how and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past? Interactive activities from Australian History Mysteries (Ask Library for password)

National Sorry Day
– held on May 26th as a national observance to recognise the impact government policies on the Stolen Generation

Kaurna People

Map of Kaurna lands
– map showing extent of the traditional territory of the Kaurna people. From Wikipedia

Place naming
– Kaurna names for parks around Adelaide. From Adelaide City Council

Reference

Yap, B 2006, Simpson and his donkey, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/yewenyi/182328180/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en>.

Navigators and Explorers

navigators and explorers

First Contact

first contact

First Fleet

first fleet

References

ACT Special Education Students 2012The Landing – Sydney Cove 26 January 1788PaintingFlickr, accessed 24 October 2016, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/archivesact/6879184687>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/>.

ArtsyBee n.d.Ship’s wheelIllustrationNeedpix, viewed 10 July 2020, <https://www.needpix.com/photo/download/465795/sea-boat-ship-steer-water-ocean-sail-sail-boat-yacht>.

Harrsch, M 2010, Details of British warships by Willem Van de Velde the Younger and John Christian Schetky, painting, Flickr, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/mharrsch/4902078447/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en>.

Early exploration of Australia

Burke and Wills

Early settlement of South Australia

William Light

Migration to Australia in 1800s

Early Settlement of Australia

sailing ship

Convicts in Australia

Jackie French

Gold Rush in Australia

panning for gold

References

French, J 2004 Tom Appleby, convict boy, HarperCollins, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.harpercollins.com.au/books/Tom-Appleby-Convict-Boy-Jackie-French?isbn=9780207199424&HCHP=TB_Tom+Appleby,+Convict+Boy>.

Mermaid, M 2006, Panning for gold, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/melbournemermaid/161648987/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en>.

Slater, A 2009, Burke and Wills Camp Site. Pamamaroo Creek. NSW, photograph, Flickr, accessed 3 May 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/pikerslanefarm/3435714930/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en>.

State Library of South Australia 2005, Colonel William Light, 1815, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/6963533011/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en>.

Immigration

Australia as a nation
– who were the people who came to Australia and why did they come?  Interactive activities from Australian History Mysteries (Password required – ask at library)

Human migration: Push and Pull factors video
– reasons people immigrate. From Justin Howard, YouTube

Journeys to Australia
– migrant journeys from 1850s – 2000s. From Museum Victoria

Origins
– immigrant communities in Victoria. Organised by country of origin and reasons for migration. From Museum Victoria

Federation and the People

opening of the first Parliament

Federation
– the story of Federation and the people who made it happen

Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary and Secondary sources
– video explaining the characteristics of primary and secondary sources. Uploaded by Rob Redmon

primary and secondary sources

Australian Democracy and Citizenship

tent embassy

Collaborating for Indigenous rights
– the campaign for civil rights and land rights for Indigenous Australians. From National Museum of Australia

Freedom rides
– aim was to campaign against racial discrimination in country NSW. From National Museum of Australia

How have Indigenous people’s citizenship rights changed over time?
– explores changing rights and freedoms of Indigenous Australians, 1957-1975. From National Museum of Australia

Electoral milestones for Indigenous Australians
– history of the Indigenous vote. From the Australian Electoral Commission

Vincent Lingiari
– the strike for better pay and conditions for Aboriginal stockmen. The Wave Hill walk-off. From ABC Splash

References

Langley, S 2012, Flying, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 April 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/somayalangley/6764179117/in/set-72157629035826709/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en>.

Roberts, T 1903Opening of the first Parliament of Australia in 1901Painting,Parliament House Art Collection, accessed 8 February 2015, <http://www.aph.gov.au/Visit_Parliament/Parliament_House_Art_Collection/Tom_Roberts_Big_Picture>.

Australian Curriculum Resources

ABC SpalshABC Splash: Foundation – Year 6
– Watch, Listen, Play. History resources to support Australian Curriculum. From ABC

AC History Units
– units developed by the History Teachers’ Association of Australia to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum

Australian Curriculum Lessons
– lesson plans created by Australian teachers

Asia Education Foundation
– inquiry units and resources aligning to the Australian Curriculum

Global Words
– units integrate the teaching and learning of English and global citizenship education.From World Vision Australia and the Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)

History mysteries
-inquiry learning case studies supporting the the Australian Curriculum – video, print and interactive content. From National Museum of Australia. Password required

National Museum of Australia
– units of work and resources to support the Australian Curriculum

P-10 History Sample Assessment Units
– units of work and resources to support the Australian History Curriculum. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Year 6 – Immigration

Immigration resources
– collection of resources from ABC Splash

Post Federation migration
– stories and reasons behind migration to Australia since 1901. From National Museum of Australia

Refugees and Migration
– explores human dimensions of forced and voluntary migration. From World Vision Australia and the Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)

Year 4 – Explorers

Year 4 Explorers
– resources to support the Australian Curriculum. From Teacher Librarian Help