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Stage 4 History Unit Plan Topic 3 Section A.docx

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Stage 4 Topic 3 Section A Unit
Muloobinba/Newcastle, Djubuguli/Sydne
ment 1: Unit and lesson planning
Stage 4 Topic 3:
Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples, Colonisation and Contact History
Section A - Australia 1788
1900: the nature and impact of colonisation and contact
Time: 7 weeks = 21 hours, 21x1hr lessons(Incorporating excursion for site study )Unit description:
Students will explore the main features of Aboriginal culture prior tocolonisation. They will also learn about the nature and impact of colonisation and contact between Aboriginal, non-Aboriginal andindigenous peoples.
Working historically
use historical terms and concepts in appropriate contexts
identify origin, purpose and context of historical sources
distinguish between fact and opinion
 plan historical research to suit the purpose of an investigation
locate, select and organise information from a variety of sources.
Inquiry questions
What can we learn about Aboriginal and indigenous peoples?
What has been the nature and impact of colonisation on Aboriginal,indigenous and nonindigenous peoples?
identify origin, purpose and context of historical sources, including ICTsources
 practise ethical behaviour when using the internet during an historical inquiry
choose appropriate software relevant for historical research.
Unit Outcomes
4.2 describes significant features of Aboriginal and indigenous cultures, prior to colonisation4.3 explains the ways indigenous and non-indigenous peoples of the worldhave responded to contact with each other 4.7 identifies different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past4.9 uses historical terms and concepts in appropriate contexts4.10 selects and uses appropriate oral, written and other forms, includingICT, to communicate effectively about the past.
 Unit Resources:
The 1827 Newcastle notebook and letters of Lieutenant William S. Coke,H.M. 39th Regiment / Cynthia Hunter 
Awabakal word finder : an Aboriginal dictionary and dreaming storiescompanion / edited by John Maynard
Convict Nobbys : the story of the convict construction of Macquarie's Pier andthe reconstruction of Nobbys Island / Noel Davies
The history in and about Glenrock Lagoon / by John F. Grothen
The growth of Newcastle / by Wilfred James Goold
Stage 4 Topic 3 Section A Unit
Muloobinba/Newcastle, Djubuguli/Sydne
ment 1: Unit and lesson planning
Assessment Items:
Group research task and group presentationGroups allocated a pre-1820 feature to compare between Newcastle andSydney and present to class in weeks 3 & 4Historical site source analysisStudents write a source analysis of a single source that relates to one sitevisited on the site studyTime Capsule empathy and source task (with presentation)Students create a time capsule of artefacts and a written empathy on
 Newcastle, for a year of their choice between 1797 (Shortland’s discovery)
and 1900.They present this entry and collection of sources to the class as a case studyof the year of their choiceSource analysis essayStudents
to compose an essay on ‘the results of colonisation to 1900’ – 
 teacher or students can nominate their focus topic, which can be any givenaspect of the study in the unit
Unit Resources (cont.):
Vinegar Hill to Coal River : the Irish rebellion and the settlement of  Newcastle, NSW / narrated by Jack Delaney
Ports and people: a social history of the Hunter River / prepared by the Newcastle and Hunter District Historical Society
Aboriginal Australians : a history since 1788 / Richard Broome
Aboriginal Australians : black response to white dominance 1788-1980/Richard Broome
Aborigines of the Hunter Valley : a study of colonial records / HelenBrayshaw
The founders of Australia : a biographical dictionary of the First Fleet / MollieGillen ; with appendices by Yvonne Browning, Michael Flynn, Mollie Gillen
The rabbits / John Marsden & Shaun Tan
The myth of Terra Nullius / BOS
Joseph Lycett : convict artist / John McPhee
www.frogandtoad.com.au/aborigines/land.html (Aboriginal history)
• William Bradley’
The landing of Cook at Botany Bay 1788
[painting] E. Philips Fox (1865-1915)http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/col/work/5576Australian relationships with nature [videorecording] pt1&2Muloobinba [videorecording] : place of sea fernsPlatt's Estate [videorecording] : Pambalong countryAustralian studies [videorecording] : images of Australia. [Pt] 5, We havesurvivedThe colony [videorecording]
Stage 4 Topic 3 Section A Unit
Muloobinba/Newcastle, Djubuguli/Sydne
ment 1: Unit and lesson planning
Week/LessonOutcomes Students Learn To Teaching & Learning Activities & Resources Students LearnAboutAssessment & Feedback 
Week 1Lessons1, 2 and34.2significant
features […]
 prior tocolonisation4.3respon[ses] tocontact-
recall the main featuresof Aboriginal culture prior to Britishcolonisation
compare the Aboriginaland non-Aboriginalrelationship to land andcountry
Class discussion - d
econstruct students’ current
ideas of this period of Australian HistoryExplicit instruction and webquest - Pre contacthistory of AboriginalsViewing & source profile/analysis - Australianrelationships with nature [video] pt1&2Teacher exposition and class discussion
 Explorations up to the 1788 landing and initialcontact, with French explorers and CaptainCook -
pre-contactAboriginal culture
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal perspectives of the relationship to landand country
Assessment of existing knowledge and ideasabout early Australian throughinformal class discussion
; the deconstructionof prejudice or incorrect ideasas a class on board, guided byteacher Week 2Lessons4, 5 and64.3respon[ses] tocontact,4.7 diff.contexts & perspective4.9 historicalterms andconcepts
- explain how Aboriginal peoples outside theSydney regions respondedto the invasion of their lands- recall the nature of earlyBritish contact withAboriginal peoples to1820
 Class case study - Newcastle
discovery andinitial contact between Awabakal people andconvicts and British military (e.g. CharlesMenzies) Newcastle as penal settlement 1804-1824Group investigation activity - Comparison of this Newcastle to Sydney Cove history 1788-1820. Groups allocated a pre-1820 feature tocompare between Newcastle and Sydney.Group presentation activity
Groups presenttheir research to class in weeks 3 & 4
The 1827 Newcastle notebook / Cynthia Hunter Convict Nobbys / Noel DaviesGrowth of Newcastle /Wilfred James Goold-
British contact withAboriginal peoples to1820
differing experiencesof contact betweenAboriginaland non-Aboriginal peoplesfrom 1820 to 1900
Introduction toTime Capsule assessment task at the end of lesson 4.Modelling of time capsulesample contents, explicitquality criteria, and highexpectations.Time Capsule presentationswill be in Week 5 & 6
: Group research and presentation task 

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