(Hard Copy Price: $42.95 – including postage; Ebook price: $19.95)
Online Classroom: Australian History Series – Year 4 is a package that includes:
- Interactive Online Resource
The online resource can be viewed on smart/whiteboards, tablets and laptops. This interactive resource includes videos, audio, clickable buttons, graphics and more. It is specifically targeted at engaging Year 4 students and bringing History to life for them.
- Teachers’ Guide
The teachers’ guide includes step-by-step instructions to using the online resource. All you will need to know about using the online resource is provided in this guide.
- BLM Activity Sheets
Photocopiable BLM activity sheets which link to the online content are included in this package. Originally created for our popular BLM ‘Australian History Series Book 4: First Contacts’, these activity pages have been modified for this package. Students can complete the activities after viewing the online content. All of the activity sheets have been carefully created to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum.
Online Classroom brings Year 4 History to life. The curriculum-linked topics include:
- Indigenous Australians:
The first section helps students to develop an understanding of the diversity and longevity of Indigenous Australians and explores their way of life prior to colonisation.
- World Navigation Before 1800:
The second section encourages students to investigate the voyages of navigators worldwide and the contacts that they made with others.
- Departure and Arrival of the First Fleet:
The third section examines why the First Fleet set sail, conditions on board, and the experiences of the passengers during and after the journey.
- Indigenous People and Others:
The final section gives students the opportunity to explore the contact that Indigenous Australians had with their Asian neighbours and early European settlers.
Online Classroom can be used to:
• plan and present your lessons
• generate lively class discussions
• set up group work
• foster independent learning on individual devices
• set online homework and digital research tasks