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Stories from Australia's History: Capt Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet

Stories from Australia's History: Capt Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet (Hardback)

By Guile, Melanie

Shortlisted: 2010 APA Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing - Primary Library Book Click here for a presentation on Stories from Australia's History A The story of modern Australia starts on 26 January 1788, when Captain Arthur Phillip arrived from England with the conv...ict ships of the First Fleet. The settlers took the land from the Indigenous peoples and made their home in the new country. This marked the beginning of Australia as we know it today. Captain Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet is a pivotal story in Australia's history. This book brings this intriguing story alive with a highly visual presentation that will engage students. Graphic-style re-enactments are employed alongside conventional presentation to convey details that text alone cannot convey, and to show different viewpoints simultaneously It is part of a fascinating series for middle-upper primary that tells the stories of some momentous times in our history. The approach promotes critical thinking and analysis with an emphasis on causes and effects, key personalities, and the long-term outcomes for Australian society. Key features a variety of text types eg profiles, viewpoints and debates, historical quotations, letters, newspaper articles quotations. timelines, maps, annotated photographs and illustrations text-boxes provide short snippets of information for clarity Contents: Stories from Australia's history Captain Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet The big picture Key people Bound for Botany Bay (Graphic pages) Viewpoints The struggle to survive (Graphic pages) What happened next? The effects of the First Fleet What do you think? Find out more Glossary Index
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ISBN 9781420269048
Published NZ 8 Mar 2010
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781420269048
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia
Imprint Macmillan Education Australia
Published 8 Mar 2010
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Guile, Melanie
Category History
Learning & Study Skills
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 222mm
Height: 286mm
Spine: 7mm
Dewey Code 994.402
Weight 366g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Literature, Arts & Humanities
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school

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