Brisbane Settlement History Unit- An Overview of Activities
Brisbane Settlement HistoryAn inquiry-based SOSE unit for Year 5 An overview of the activities By Stephanie Samios
Step One: Think, Puzzle,Explore, Reﬂect WikiOn your team page write at least 2 things that yourteam know about Brisbane’s early settlement and at least 2 questions or puzzles that your team has.
Step 2: Sketches of BrisbaneView the two sketches of Brisbane in 1835 by Henry Boucher Bowerman and discuss what you notice with your team.Record at least 3 things in the “We notice that” Wiki.
Step 3: Research Questions With your team choose and reﬁne at least four research questions to guide your inquiry into Brisbane’s settlement history.
Step 4...Set up folders to organise your research Websites Images Team Work
Step 5:Searching for InformationUse search engines to locate websites withinformation about Brisbane’s early settlementhistory.Take a good look at each site and use the checklistto decide which sites contain good qualityinformation you can trust.Record at least 4 quality websites that you plan touse on your References page in your team wiki.
ReferencesQueensland Government (2009) History of Corrective Services inQueensland. Retrieved July 28, 2011 from http://www.correctiveservices.qld.gov.au/about_us/history/history.shtmlRamsay, P. (2010) ‘Brisbane’s Settlement History’, The LearningPlace. Retrieved on July 28, 2011 from https://staff.learningplace.eq.edu.au/Pages/pathwayviewer.aspx?ids=101&accesskey=200101State Library of Queensland (2012) SL Blogs. Retrieved on 19September, 2012 from http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/jol/State Library of Queensland (2012) The State Library ofQueensland. Retrieved on 19 September, 2012 fromwww.slq.qld.gov.au/