Sunday, October 9, 2011

Australian History : Immigration

Look at the painting. It is called The Last of England by the artist Ford Madox Brown. He migrated to Australia in 1852 during the Gold Rush.

Exercise 1 : Discuss these questions with a friend.

Who are the people in the painting? Where are they? Where are they going? What are they wearing? What are they thinking? How do they feel?

Exercise 2: Complete this reading exercise about The Last of England

Access 2 : Information Texts : Report on a Country

Use the New Zealand story from class to help you. Collect information (location, size, population, languages spoken, cities, attractions, climate, other interesting facts) about one of the following countries:


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