SWAN RIVER COLONY- HISTORY MYSTERY 2

We are learning to imagine what life was like in the early days of the Swan River Colony. We are also learning why the Colony was started, and the people who played a role in this.

2ND MYSTERY

What’s in a name? Search the Perth Suburb Names site. Can you find any suburb names that are linked to the year 1829? Write your answer in a comment.

Put the information in your own words. Copying another writer’s work is not on.

Tip: ctrlF to search for 1829.

LEVEL UP:  Tell us why the suburb name is connected to 1829.

SWAN RIVER COLONY- HISTORY MYSTERY 3

We are learning to imagine what life was like in the early days of the Swan River Colony. We are also learning why the Colony was started, and the people who played a role in this.

3rd MYSTERY

Watch the movie about Stirling Source: http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/bigger-texas/clip1/.

Read the quotes from Anne Lockyer from the copies provided by your teacher.

Source: Green, Neville & Green, Neville (1984). Broken spears : Aborigines and Europeans in the southwest of Australia. Focus Education Services, Perth [W.A.]

Can you imagine what Captain Stirling or Anne Lockyer might have said? Use the VoiceThread to record yourself thinking and speaking as one of these people.

 

Where In The World? No. 2

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Can you find out the location where this photo was taken? Leave your answer in your comment. Tell me the exact location – either the street address or longitude/latitude. Also, tell me how you found out – which words did you use in your Google Search? What information in the photo was most meaningful?
EXTRA: Can you describe the shape of the building?

EXTRA EXTRA: Which landmark building is this near? You can see the reflection in the glass.

 

Where In The World? No. 1.

Can you find out the location where this photo was taken? Leave your answer in your comment. Tell me the exact location – either the street address or longitude/latitude. Also, tell me how you found out – which words did you use in your Google Search? What information in the photo was most meaningful?
EXTRA: The statue was in the news last year. Can you find out why?

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