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Gold – shaping our identity

This is a task-based resource for students to explore the social, economic, political and environmental impact of the gold rush in Australia in the 1850s. The resource includes videos, SMART notebooks, worksheets and links to further interactive resources. It includes support notes for teachers and/or supervisors in distance ...

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Peter FitzSimons: writing style

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his writing style. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Approach to history 2

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his approach to writing history. Learncast video.

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Old Government House Parramatta virtual tour

This resource is about exploring Governor Macquarie’s preferred residence while learning more about the early colony through this virtual tour of Old Government House at Parramatta.

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William Dalrymple: Approach to history

In this resource William Dalrymple talks about his approach to history. Learncast video.

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Sites2See: Australia and the Vietnam War

These are online resources for the topic Australia in the Vietnam War Era, including music, images and links to archival video clips from Australian Screen with teachers' notes.

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Syllabus Bites: Ancient India

This resource is a webpage with information, study guide and resources on the depth study, The Asian world: India, to support the Australian Curriculum in History.

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William Dalrymple: Interview

This resource is an interview with William Dalrymple. Learncast PDF.

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Laptop wrap: The Freedom Rides

This resource is a page with a focus on the Charles Perkins and the Freedom Rides as co-ordinated by the Student Action for Aborigines committee with supporting activities and links to resources.

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Telling the truth in history

In this resource Thomas Keneally addresses the issue of fictionalising history and the difference between novels and histories.

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SMART Notebook: The technological legacy of Ancient China

This resource is an Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) resource examining inventions from Ancient China and their legacy in the modern world. Also contains activities about understanding historical time and working with timelines.

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Peter FitzSimons: Interview

This resource is an interview with Peter FitzSimons. Learncast PDF.

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Thomas Keneally – more resources on Thomas Keneally

This resource is a page with web links to interviews, articles and book reviews. PDF

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William Dalrymple: Books

In this resource William Dalrymple talks about the books he has written. Learncast video.

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William Dalrymple: Research process

In this resource William Dalrymple talks about the research process. Learncast video.

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Syllabus Bites: Explore a source

This resource is a webpage with information, study guide and resources on the process of analysing and evaluating historical sources to support Stage 3, 4 and 5 HSIE and the Australian Curriculum: History.

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Peter FitzSimons: Research process 1

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about how he researches history. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Teaching Notes

This resource consists of teaching notes relating to Peter FitzSimons. Learncast PDF.

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Belonging

In this resource Thomas Keneally addresses the issues of belonging and of marginalised peoples.

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The use of images

In this resource Thomas Keneally reveals his reasons for choosing the images in 'Australians: Origins to Eureka'.