Reading Comprehension
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No. of pages: 9

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Guide and a Princess’, features two biographical texts about the courageous Native American women Sacagawea and Sarah Winnemucca. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about making an inference, making a judgment, detail, drawing a conclusion, reasoning, predicting outcome, and comparison/contrast.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Dinosaur Pair’ is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions on a text about dinosaur bones found in Utah.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Dinosaur Pair’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students answer comprehension questions on a text about a scientist discovering dinosaur bones.

Canadian History
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This history timeline, ‘John Cabot’s Explorations’, features important dates and factual background information about the famous explorer John Cabot and his voyage to Canada in 1497. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Canadian history.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Abel Tasman: The Able Seaman’ features Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who discovered Tasmania and New Zealand. It provides factual information about Tasman’s life and accomplishments and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

History for Kids
No. of pages: 3

This history article, ‘Accidentally on Purpose’ features the misconceptions of early explorers and the accidental ‘rediscovery’ of Australia. It provides factual information about early exploration, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Content Area Reading
No. of pages: 7

This content area reading activity, ‘Amazing Mars’ is a science based reading comprehension exercise encouraging students to practise retelling a story in their own words.

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon axe’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon axe B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon blacksmith’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon blacksmith B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon carpenter’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon carpenter B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon farming’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon farming B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon flag’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon flag B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon helmet’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon helmet B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon potter’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon potter B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon shield’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon shield B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon sword’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon sword B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

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No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon thatched house’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin …More

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon thatched house B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and …More

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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon warrior’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

Clipart
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This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon warrior B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

Clipart
No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon weaver’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This illustration is also available in black and white which makes it ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards, …More

Clipart
No. of pages: 1

This illustration, ‘Anglo-Saxon weaver B&W’ is available in PNG format at 300 DPI resolution with a transparent background for classroom use. This black and white illustration is ideal for photocopying and colouring-in. The clip art is fast and easy to download, and can be reproduced for use on bulletin boards and student handouts, and in …More

Space
No. of pages: 1

This article, ‘All About Space: Animals in Space’, profiles different animals that have been to space. It provides factual information about these animals and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Antarctic Shipwreck!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck in Antarctica.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Antarctic Shipwreck!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck in Antarctica.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Arctic Quest’, features two texts about the polar explorers Matthew Henson and Robert Peary. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, making an inference, character, detail, reasoning, and comparison/contrast.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Asking Questions about Australian Colonisation’ prompts students to create questions using one word from the left column and one word from the top row that can help in discussing and researching the arrival of the First Fleet. This great resource assists students in creating progressively more complex, higher-order questions to prompt critical thinking. …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australia Day Word Scramble’ is a great and fun activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spelling of Australian words. Students will be challenged to unscramble the word to find an Australian word. An answer sheet is also provided.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australia Figure Match-up’ is a fun and engaging activity to explore interesting Australian facts and through numbers. Students must match, either by cutting out or drawing links, each fact to its corresponding figure. This resource encourages students to think logically and analytically to ascertain the most likely answer. An answer sheet is also …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australia: True or False’ is a thought-provoking worksheet that requires students to asses the truth of facts about Australia. Many students may presume the answers quickly only to realise their assumptions were not correct which can lead to interesting discussions and further research into Australian topics. An answer sheet is also provided.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australian Colonisation’ asks students to use a storyboard to visually represent the relationship between sequential events. This resource is particularly useful in prompting exploration of Australian history and requires students to explain the sequence of events using pictures clues provided. Alternatively the students may be given the narration of events without pictures and …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australian Colonisation’ provides students with a scaffold to logically sequence the major events following Captain James Cook’s claim on Australia in 1770. This resource logically segments students’ writing using prompts such as, first, then and finally to demonstrate the importance of chronologically sequencing historical events. The simple structure and can be used in …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australian Colonisation’ assists students to graphically organise sequence of the causes and effects of the arrival of Europeans in Australia. It can be used as a comprehension activity or as a prompt for discussion. This is a great resource to encourage the use of higher-order and critical thinking skills.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australian Colonisation’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of the arrival of Europeans in Australia. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australian Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills involving vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct Australian words for the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used to build on their vocabulary of Australian terminology. An answer sheet is also provided.

Charles Sturt
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This article, ‘Charles Sturt: Australian Explorer’, provides information about Australian explorer Charles Sturt. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Australia
No. of pages: 1

This article, ‘All About Australia: Australian Explorers’, provides information about the discovery of Australia. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of Australian history and features colourful and engaging photographs.

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Australian Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to practice their spelling of some common Australian words. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each word on their list in order to find the answers, ensuring that new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Building a Viking Longboat’ supports students to use various strategies to understand an informational text about how Viking’s built these boats. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall specific details from the text, to look critically at words in order to ascertain their particular meaning in context, to examine how …More

Celebrating National Days
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This worksheet, ‘Cause and Effects of Australian Colonisation’ combines brainstorming and mind mapping skills to build an understanding of the relationship between the cause and effect of the arrival of the Europeans in Australia and the Celebration of Australia Day. It helps students to visualise all possible connections instead of simply focusing on the obvious …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Charles Erkine’s story’, features a biographical text about a cabin boy on the United States South Seas Exploring Expedition of 1838-42. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making a judgment, cause and effect, sequence, reasoning, character, importance, and genre. Answer …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘David Thompson, Explorer’, features a biographical text about one of the world’s greatest land geographers. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about character, detail, reasoning, validity, cause and effect, fact/opinion, sequence, theme, making a judgment, and reasoning. Answer sheet provided with …More

Kids News Activity
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This kids news activity, ‘Director James Cameron Goes To Earth’s Deepest Point’ is about Cameron’s solo dive, in a submarine, to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.

Kids News Activity
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Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Early Women Drivers Who Dared to Be Different’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about the first women to drive from coast-to-coast across America. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall …More

History for Kids
No. of pages: 2

This history article, ‘Earth in 2D?’ features how some people long ago had known that Earth was not flat. It provides factual information about the myths behind Earth’s shape, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Antarctica
No. of pages: 5

This article, ‘Antarctic Discovery: Exploring the End of the World’, provides information about the discovery of Antarctica. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness and includes colourful and engaging images.

Reading Comprehension
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The report, ‘Ferdinand Magellan’ tells readers about the Portuguese explorer whose expedition made the first circumnavigation of the world by sea. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘From Thirteen to Fourteen’, features the fictional journal of a young seaman in 1772. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, making a judgment, fact/opinion, cause and effect, emotion/mood, vocabulary, and comparison/contrast. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Gipsy Moth IV’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Francis Chichester’s circumnavigation of the globe. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically …More

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Hot on Lewis and Clark’s Trail’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about two explorers who travelled across America.

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