Resources for teachers
Kids React to Technology on youtube is fantastic.
- phones, typewriters, cassette players, old cameras.
Read the old Queensland school readers
Using a gas iron-
Use a washboard
Games to Play:
Song: "Bound for South Australia" by Salty Pete
Story CD: 'Shelley and Rustle' - Why we should go back to shopping bags rather than plastic bags.
on "The Story Tree" by Jenni Cargill
Books: 'The Ekka', 'A Very Ratty Problem' by Sandra Watkins
How did they go to the Toilet in those clothes?
Reading fiction about our early history is a good way to expand your knowledge without any hard work.
Try these authors:
Kate Grenville: The Lieutenant, Sarah Thornhill, Secret River
Carol Preston: Mary's Guardian, Tangled Secrets
A.B. Facey: A Fortunate Life
Jackie French: Nanberry: Black Brother White; Gold, Graves and Glory; The Matilda series
HISTORIC HOUSES with education programmes
Wolston House, Wacol
Mayes Cottage, Kingston
Beenleigh Historical Village http://beenleighhistoricalvillage.com.au/early-australia/
Shows and Incursions
Music, History and Sand painting. School visits http://www.secrethistory.com.au
Hands on History - Interactive Medieval School Visits www.handsonhistory.net.au
Australian War Memorial, Canberra http://www.secrethistory.com.au/links.html
Early history of Brisbane http://www.brisbanehistory.com
Sir Samuel Griffith http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/griffith- sir-samuel-walker-445
Sir Charles Lilley http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/lilley- sir-charles-4020
State Library of Queensland http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/