Matthew Flinders Resource Bundle
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:
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Created: Dec 23, 2016

Updated: Jan 11, 2019

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