How did Australian pioneers celebrate Christmas?
Use the Colonial Christmas Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the traditions and celebrations of Australia's colonists.
Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK107
This resource is delivered as a 15 page PDF in A4 size.
So, what's included?
✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!
✓ Engaging 800-word story entitled Oscar's Colonial Christmas targeted at readers in Years 4 to 6.
✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.
✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about colonial Australian traditions.
✓ Sensing a Colonial Christmas Worksheet asks students what a colonial Christmas looked like, sounded like and smelt like.
✓ Outback House Bush Christmas Video Response Worksheet
✓ Colonial Christmas Image Analysis Worksheet (+ images)
✓ Christmas Then & Now Comparison Worksheet
✓ A Bush Christmas poem by C.J. Dennis
Purchase Issue 06 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au