Where In The World? No. 9

mrs mac

Can you work out the location from where I took this photo? Look closely for some landmark buildings and their position to help you.

Can you give the exact address or longitude and latitude? Let us know which words you used in a Google search, any other search apps you may have used, and which details in the photo helped you.

EXTRA: Dig deep into the history of the location from where the photo was taken. Who was it named after and why would this mean anything to us?

SWAN RIVER COLONY- HISTORY MYSTERY 1

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.

1st MYSTERY

Work with a partner. Why? Thinking together is thinking better! Use PicCollage app on the iPad to assemble a poster showing three buildings in the Swan River Colony built before 1849.

Locate the images on the National Trust W.A. site. Look for the ‘Places W.A.’ button. Choose 3 images of buildings that were made before 1849. Insert into your PicCollage. Label each building with one word which describes the original purpose of the building. Email your completed PicCollage to your teacher.

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.