Watch the clip on the left.
List countries that Britain has ruled at some stage.
What does the word 'Independence' mean?
In your own words describe what 'British Colonisation' means.
Watch the video clip on the left. Create a timeline poster outlining the dates and events of the first fleet journey to Australia.
Click on the picture on the left. Use the handout provided (by Mrs Russell) and the website to research convicts under the headings:
Place of Birth:
Year of death.
Task: Take on the identity of a convict and learn about the convict system1.
1. Click on the picture on the left.
2. Click on Convict Identities
3. Study the records of 36 convicts who lived at Hyde Park Barracks and click on the names to learn more about each identity from the Convict Database Records.
4.Choose one convict whose identity you will adopt.
-Create a short conversation between your convict and a guard or another convict.
Create an interview between a reporter and your chosen convict.
You must hand write the draft conversation/ interview in script format.
* You may present your short conversation as an iMovie or Comic Life Presentation.
Use Pimp my Face to create a wanted poster for the convict of your choice. You will need to create an profile picture and then use Ctrl Shift 4 to take a screen shot of your created face. Place this pic in a Pages doc. You need to create a WANTED title using www.cooltext.com and copy this into your document.
Click on the picture on the left to research Convicts.