Complete self-contained learning activities with required resources + detailed lesson plan engaging, effective and differentiated 'Polynesian Expansion' topic designed for Yr 8 History Australian Curriculum, but suitable also for Years 9 and 10. Fully editable. Bonus and extension activities included for 1-3 lessons worth of work. Literacy, logic/thinking, working with others and a variety of real-world skills would be engaged and developed while working through these learning activities. Syllabus content focus • Roles of key groups in the ancient society in this period (such as kings, emperors, priests, merchants, craftsmen, scholars, peasants, women), including the influence of law and religion (ACDSEH044, ACDSEH041) • Students: • outline the main features of the social structures and government of the ancient society, including the role of law and religion • describe the roles of key groups in the society describe the everyday life of men, women and children in the society Outcomes- A student: • HT4-4 describes and explains the causes and effects of events and developments of past societies over time • HT4-6 uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations • HT4-7 identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past • HT4-9 uses a range of historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past • HT4-10 selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past Related Life Skills outcomes: HTLS-2, HTLS-6, HTLS-8, HTLS-9, HTLS-11, HTLS-12, HTLS-13 Cross Curricular Links/ ‘Big Ideas’.