Did a pirate discover Australia? This is the question we aim to have your class answer with this HistoriCool resource bundle!
Use the William Dampier & the Discovery of Australia Resource Bundle to engage your students in a wider study of Australia's discovery and the age of European exploration.
Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK084
This resource is delivered as a 12 page PDF in A4 size.
So, what's included?
✓ 700-word engaging and entertaining article entitled William Dampier: The Pirate Who Found Australia targeted at 10-12 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?
✓ Buccaneer Sensory Worksheet to encourage creative thinking about life on a 17th century pirate ship.
✓ William Dampier Postcard Template for imaginative writing.
✓ Wordsearch of words collected by William Dampier during his travels, which he introduced into the English language.
✓ Pirate Jokes - because who doesn't like pirate jokes, me hearties?
✓ A list of other teaching ideas for utilising William Dampier: The Pirate Who Found Australia in your classroom.
Purchase Issue 03 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.