What do we know about the man who named Australia, and what did his voyages accomplish?
Use the Matthew Flinders & Voyages of Discovery Resource Bundle to answer these questions and engage your students in a study of explorers and discovery.
Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK084
This resource is delivered as a 13 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!
✓ Entertaining 700-word article entitled Trim's Diary written from the perspective of Flinders' pompous cat!
✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.
✓ 3-2-1 Worksheet asks students to list 3 things they remember from the article, 2 examples of things they learnt, and 1 questions they have after reading it.
✓ Flinders' Explorations Timeline activity.
✓ Sea Shanties activity to get students singing as if they were heaving and hauling on the seven seas!
✓ Design a Figurehead activity.
✓ Monuments to Flinders and Trim activity
Purchase Issue 22 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au