Good Mafternoon! 4/25/14
EQ: Who are the aborigines and what did they do?
HW: None :) *Reminder: GA OAS by 4-28
SPONGE
Bas...
Who are the
Aborigines?
Who are the
Aborigines?
Unit 10 NotesUnit 10 Notes
Aborigines
o Indigenous people of
Australia
o Have occupied Australia
for at least 40,000 years!
o Arrived from Southeast
...
Aborigines
o Developed efficient ways to adapt to the harsh
Australian environment
o Built containers for storing water an...
Aborigines
o Archaeologists have found early Aboriginal
inventions:
o Rock art, boomerangs, ground axes, and grindstones
o...
Social Structure
o Consisted of a tribe or “language group” of
as many as 500 people
o A tribe included bands called “hord...
Where?
o Settled in the same places as present-day
Australians
o Climate was mild and water was available
o Before Europea...
Arrival of Europeans
oAborigines lived on Australia’s
coast, which is where the
Europeans wanted to settle
oEuropeans wage...
Advantage of Europeans
1. Guns
2. Soldiers
3. Diseases
oMore than half of the Aborigines in
Australia died
oEntire populat...
What happened to remaining
Aborigines?
1. Forced to live on reservations in the
Outback
2. Forced to work for Europeans on...
Aborigines Today…
300,000 live in Australia today
In the 1960s, policies were changed to be in favor
of Aborigines
Can ...
Religion -- Dreamtime
o Aboriginal religion is called “Dreamtime”
o “The Dreaming” is what Aborigines call the beginning o...
DirectionsDirections
#1. With your partner, use the handout#1. With your partner, use the handout
and Coachbook pages: 203...
Stories of the Dreaming
o Let’s watch a few Dreamtime legends:
o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sle62XV0BO
o Let’s watch a...
Your Task:
o Create your own Aboriginal Dreamtime legend
o You may choose to write about:
o why certain Australian animals...
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Crct  day 4-aborigines
Crct  day 4-aborigines
Crct  day 4-aborigines
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  1. 1. Good Mafternoon! 4/25/14 EQ: Who are the aborigines and what did they do? HW: None :) *Reminder: GA OAS by 4-28 SPONGE Based on what you have learned so far, make a prediction on how Europeans impacted the indigenous population of Australia. DateDate ## TitleTitle 4-25 83 Aborigines History
  2. 2. Who are the Aborigines? Who are the Aborigines? Unit 10 NotesUnit 10 Notes
  3. 3. Aborigines o Indigenous people of Australia o Have occupied Australia for at least 40,000 years! o Arrived from Southeast Asia o The word aborigines means “people who were here from the beginning” o Indigenous people of Australia o Have occupied Australia for at least 40,000 years! o Arrived from Southeast Asia o The word aborigines means “people who were here from the beginning”
  4. 4. Aborigines o Developed efficient ways to adapt to the harsh Australian environment o Built containers for storing water and built wells to collect water underground o They were hunters and gatherers: ate animals, wild nuts, fruits, and berries. o They were nomadic--moved from place to place in search of food o Developed efficient ways to adapt to the harsh Australian environment o Built containers for storing water and built wells to collect water underground o They were hunters and gatherers: ate animals, wild nuts, fruits, and berries. o They were nomadic--moved from place to place in search of food
  5. 5. Aborigines o Archaeologists have found early Aboriginal inventions: o Rock art, boomerangs, ground axes, and grindstones o There is no written record of prehistoric Aborigines o Kept their history by telling stories that were passed down from generation to generation… o Archaeologists have found early Aboriginal inventions: o Rock art, boomerangs, ground axes, and grindstones o There is no written record of prehistoric Aborigines o Kept their history by telling stories that were passed down from generation to generation…
  6. 6. Social Structure o Consisted of a tribe or “language group” of as many as 500 people o A tribe included bands called “hordes” of 10 to 20 people o Hordes joined for daily food gathering and hunting o Consisted of a tribe or “language group” of as many as 500 people o A tribe included bands called “hordes” of 10 to 20 people o Hordes joined for daily food gathering and hunting
  7. 7. Where? o Settled in the same places as present-day Australians o Climate was mild and water was available o Before Europeans arrived in 1788, around 500,000 Aborigines lived in Australia o Settled in the same places as present-day Australians o Climate was mild and water was available o Before Europeans arrived in 1788, around 500,000 Aborigines lived in Australia
  8. 8. Arrival of Europeans oAborigines lived on Australia’s coast, which is where the Europeans wanted to settle oEuropeans waged war against the Aborigines in order to take their land oAborigines lived on Australia’s coast, which is where the Europeans wanted to settle oEuropeans waged war against the Aborigines in order to take their land
  9. 9. Advantage of Europeans 1. Guns 2. Soldiers 3. Diseases oMore than half of the Aborigines in Australia died oEntire population died in Tasmania. 1. Guns 2. Soldiers 3. Diseases oMore than half of the Aborigines in Australia died oEntire population died in Tasmania.
  10. 10. What happened to remaining Aborigines? 1. Forced to live on reservations in the Outback 2. Forced to work for Europeans on sheep and cattle ranches o Laws were made to limit where Aborigines could live and work. o The British hoped to end all Aboriginal culture with their policies. 1. Forced to live on reservations in the Outback 2. Forced to work for Europeans on sheep and cattle ranches o Laws were made to limit where Aborigines could live and work. o The British hoped to end all Aboriginal culture with their policies.
  11. 11. Aborigines Today… 300,000 live in Australia today In the 1960s, policies were changed to be in favor of Aborigines Can hold a seat in Parliament Can have their own schools which teach their culture, language, and art Live modern lives, some are teachers, lawyers, mechanics, nurses and politicians 300,000 live in Australia today In the 1960s, policies were changed to be in favor of Aborigines Can hold a seat in Parliament Can have their own schools which teach their culture, language, and art Live modern lives, some are teachers, lawyers, mechanics, nurses and politicians
  12. 12. Religion -- Dreamtime o Aboriginal religion is called “Dreamtime” o “The Dreaming” is what Aborigines call the beginning of life on Earth o During the Dreaming, spirits created the land, people, and animals o Most of the spirits disappeared, but some live on in objects o Believe the earth is a link to the spiritual world o The land itself is sacred to Aborigines o Aborigines have Dreamtime legends that describe how the earth was created… o Aboriginal religion is called “Dreamtime” o “The Dreaming” is what Aborigines call the beginning of life on Earth o During the Dreaming, spirits created the land, people, and animals o Most of the spirits disappeared, but some live on in objects o Believe the earth is a link to the spiritual world o The land itself is sacred to Aborigines o Aborigines have Dreamtime legends that describe how the earth was created…
  13. 13. DirectionsDirections #1. With your partner, use the handout#1. With your partner, use the handout and Coachbook pages: 203-206 toand Coachbook pages: 203-206 to complete your graphic organizercomplete your graphic organizer #2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the#2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the coachbookcoachbook #3. Finish CRCT Review Sheet#3. Finish CRCT Review Sheet #1. With your partner, use the handout#1. With your partner, use the handout and Coachbook pages: 203-206 toand Coachbook pages: 203-206 to complete your graphic organizercomplete your graphic organizer #2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the#2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the coachbookcoachbook #3. Finish CRCT Review Sheet#3. Finish CRCT Review Sheet
  14. 14. Stories of the Dreaming o Let’s watch a few Dreamtime legends: o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sle62XV0BO o Let’s watch a few Dreamtime legends: o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sle62XV0BO
  15. 15. Your Task: o Create your own Aboriginal Dreamtime legend o You may choose to write about: o why certain Australian animals look/act the way they do… o how one of Australia’s physical features was created… o why certain events in nature happen… o There is no length limit, but your story must AT LEAST pass the “three hand rule”. Be creative! o Create your own Aboriginal Dreamtime legend o You may choose to write about: o why certain Australian animals look/act the way they do… o how one of Australia’s physical features was created… o why certain events in nature happen… o There is no length limit, but your story must AT LEAST pass the “three hand rule”. Be creative!

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