Mungo Man Resource Bundle
Who was the Mungo Man? And what does he tell us about Australia's first people?

Use the Mungo Man Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the people of ancient Australia and techniques used by archaeologists and historians to investigate this part of Australia's past.

Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK083, ACDSEH031

This resource is delivered as a 12 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 700-word article entitled If Skeletons Could Talk: An Interview with the Mungo Man targeted at readers in Years 4 to 7.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.

✓ Tri-Level Question Guide to gauge and extend student understanding of the article.

✓ Super fun Mungo Man Spot-the-Difference!

✓ Lake Mungo: Then & Now worksheet asks students to compare Lake Mungo as it existed 40,000 years ago with today.

✓ Australian Archaeological Discoveries worksheet

Purchase Issue 07 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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