Who was Abel Tasman, and what role does he play in the history of Australia?
Use the Abel Tasman Resource Bundle to answer this question and introduce students to the world navigators who played a role in putting Australia on the map.
Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK084
This resource is delivered as a 10 page PDF in A4 size.
So, what's included?
✓ 400-word article entitled Abel Tasman: An Able Seaman targeted at 9-12 year-old readers.
✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.
✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).
✓ Understanding the Text Tri-Level Question Guide asks students 'Does the text say this? Does the text suggest this? Do you agree with this statement regarding the text?
✓ Age of Exploration video response worksheet
✓ Explorer wordsearch
✓ A list of other teaching ideas for utilising Abel Tasman: An Able Seaman in your classroom.
Purchase Issue 05 of HistoriCool Magazine in digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.