uhistory Mr. Hennings
Southern High School U.S. History, Geography and Civics teacher
 
Activity 1

Generate ideas: Answer the following questions by using the
                     web links provided.¬†


1. When did the first people come to settle Australia?

2. Why did Great Britain send convicts to settle Australia?

3. Why did other Europeans settle in Australia?

4. Why was their conflict between the Aborigines and  the   settlers?

5. Why did the British send prisoners so far away?

6. What made the British think that Autralia would be
     a good place to send prisoners?


  ¬† ¬†ACTIVITY 2 Australia: History


Overview

    In order to develop a full range of research and social skills needed to function in a cooperative group setting.Students will complete a report on  Australian history.


Learning Outcomes

The learner will:

Research, write, and prepare a presentation on the history of Australia.
   
Procedures

1.
Reporters," students will do a report on an assigned group of people or topic. The report must include:
location, origin, major contibutions, culture, conlicts
    etc.
2.Each group will research information and create a format in which to present it. The format must include:
      a.written report
      b.visual: poster,pictures,
        maps,flag etc.
     
3.Groups will complete "Group Rating Sheet" as evaluation of their developing cooperative skill.

4.Reports are presented.

GROUP WORK RATE SHEET


Name of Group  ____________________________________________________

Students in the group__________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________

  Project Name  _____________________________________________________

 
  Problems the Group is having  _____________________________________

_______________________________________________________________


 
  Completion date  __________________________________________________

  Steps needed to reach completion  _________________________________

  _______________________________________________________________


  ______________________________________________________________

  TODAY'S DATE  __________________________

  STUDENT SIGNATURES

  ______________________________________________________________

  ____________________________________________________________
  ______________________________________________________________
My Quia activities and quizzes
Words from Australia
https://www.quia.com/jg/49649.html
Vocabulary activities
Australian History Quiz
https://www.quia.com/quiz/113601.html
Quiz
Useful links
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