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Ideas for teachers to use to enliven their local history lessons

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  1. 1. Using the resources of your local communityHistory is all around you<br />Marion Littlejohn<br />Education Officer, <br />Sovereign Hill Museum<br />HTAA Conference<br />Adelaide 2011<br />
  2. 2. Key Inquiry Questions begin with <br />WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? WHY? HOW?<br />Deeper Inquiry Questions<br /><ul><li>What do you see?
  3. 3. What do you think about that?
  4. 4. What does it make you wonder?</li></li></ul><li>Millions saw the apple fall;<br />only Newton asked <br />WHY?<br />
  5. 5. Investigate your local main street<br />What do you see?<br />When were buildings built?<br />What evidence of change can you see?<br />
  6. 6. Old buildings have a story to tell <br />LOOK UP!<br />What do you see?<br />When were buildings built?<br />Has their function changed?<br />
  7. 7. Have local buildings changed their use?<br />What do you see?<br />What has changed? Why?<br />What has not changed?<br />Ballarat Gaol, 1861 <br />Ballarat SMB, 2011<br />
  8. 8. Investigate local signs<br />
  9. 9. Use early photos for a “Now & Then” activity<br />Take a photo standing in the same place.<br />What differences can you see?<br />Why have things changed?<br />Do you think the ‘olden days’ were better than today? Why?<br />
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  11. 11. Discover and discuss industrial archaeology in your local area<br />
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  13. 13. Look for evidence of indigenous occupation <br />Birthing tree near Talbot<br /><ul><li>What do you see?
  14. 14. What do you think about that?
  15. 15. What does it make you wonder?</li></ul>Canoe tree<br />
  16. 16. Grampians National Park<br />Brambuk Cultural Centre <br />Rock Art sites<br />
  17. 17. National Trust Properties<br />Rippon Lea Estate<br />Elsternwick<br />Como House<br />South Yarra<br />
  18. 18. Gulf Station <br />Yarra Glen<br />Use old photos as stimulus for imaginative writing.<br />Imagine you are one of these people and write a diary entry.<br />
  19. 19. National Trust of South Australia<br />Old Highercombe Hotel and Folk Museum<br />The hotel, built in 1853, has associations with the early development of transport routes to the hinterland and the early use of the telegraph.<br />The museum features indoor displays of clothing, furniture and early photographs, plus outdoor displays of dairy and agricultural artefacts.<br />Gawler <br />Old Telegraph Station Museum<br />
  20. 20. Lighthouses & shipwreck sites<br /><ul><li>What do you see?
  21. 21. Why were lighthouses necessary?
  22. 22. Are they still needed?
  23. 23. What does it make you wonder?</li></li></ul><li>Maritime Museums of S.A & Victoria<br />South Australian Maritime Museum<br />Flagstaff Maritime Museum – WarrnamboolMelbourne Maritime Museum - Polly WoodsidePioneer Settlement Museum - Swan HillPort of EchucaPortland Maritime Discovery CentreQueenscliffe Maritime Museum<br />
  24. 24. Gum San Chinese Cultural Centre, Ararat<br />
  25. 25. Sovereign Hill Museum, Ballarat<br />
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  27. 27. Sovereign Hill Education<br />Snapshots: Using Digital<br />Cameras at Sovereign Hill<br />SOVEREIGN HILL<br />EDUCATION<br />NINETEENTH CENTURY MIGRATION<br />TO THE VICTORIAN GOLDFIELDS<br />A RESOURCE KIT FOR UPPER PRIMARY STUDENTS<br />VELS Levels 3 & 4: History, English, The Arts, Interpersonal Development, Personal Learning, Thinking Processes<br />TEDDY’S VISIT TO SOVEREIGN HILL <br />VELS LEVEL 1<br /><br />
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  29. 29. Local War Memorials<br />
  30. 30. Statues of War heroes<br />
  31. 31. Local statues & monuments<br />
  32. 32. Bronze statues in front of the State Library of Victoria, <br />Saint George slaying the Dragon, 1889 & Jeanne d'Arc (AKA Joan of Arc),1907 <br />
  33. 33. Ballarat<br />Beaufort<br />Creswick<br />
  34. 34. Elder Park Rotunda erected 1882<br />Photo 2008<br />W. Hatherell, River Torrens 1887<br />
  35. 35. Every community has a local cemetery with stories relevant to your students.<br />Old Ballarat Cemetery <br />
  36. 36. Edward Devine <br />(Cabbage Tree Ned) <br />Peerless Driver <br />of Cobb's Mail Coach." <br />James Scobie’s grave <br />Old Ballarat Cemetery<br />Truncated column <br />Draped Urn/symbolism<br />
  37. 37. The Billingham Brothers;<br /> Jabez and Benjamin<br />Victims of the Creswick Mine disaster 1882<br />TRAPPED<br />A haunting true story that has lain buried for 120 years. Experience it now at Sovereign Hill Museum.<br />
  38. 38. New Cemetery Ballarat: Chinese section<br />
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  40. 40. If you cannot leave the school all is not lost....<br />
  41. 41. History Days<br />
  42. 42. Guest Speakers<br />
  43. 43. Create your own archaeological dig!<br />
  44. 44. Create a classroom museum table<br />
  45. 45. USEFUL WEB SITES<br />HISTORY PIN<br />TROVE<br /> Images from Picture Australia including all contributions from Flickr users can now be found in the new TROVE service. TROVE links to over 247,574,106 Australian and online resources: e.g. books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more<br />PROV <br /> Passenger lists<br /> Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria 1852-1923<br /> Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871<br /> Index to Outward Passengers to Interstate, U.K. and Foreign Ports, 1852-1908<br />SOVEREIGN HILL<br />