Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4573 6323

Emaillongneck-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Stage 3

History

Australia as a nation – Australia – my new home

NSW​ History​​ K-6​ Syllabus outcomes

  • identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society HT3-3
  • applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication HT3-5.

Inquiry questions

  • Who were the people who came to Scheyville in the early 1900s and mid1900s? Why did they come?
  • What were their experiences?
  • What contribution did they make to Australian society?

Activities

  • Being a Dreadnought boy – history detective trail and interactive tour.
  • Scheyville Migrant Camp – site investigations, make and do games and cultural activity.