Gilbert and the Guardians of Melbourne - Education Kit

Level F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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Education kit/PDF supports the FUSE resource WP5SZ8 produced by the History Teachers' Association of Victoria focusing on Bunjil. The story and educational resources can be adapted for use by students in primary levels 2-6. The kit includes excellent supporting web links.

Both a PDF and a flipbook version of the story can be downloaded free from the Melbourne Day website

Ideas for using this resource

The education kit cover a range of themes: It is suggested that the class is divided up into 10 groups with each group allocated a theme. Themes include:

  • transport
  • researching Melbourne
  • indigenous Culture
  • John Fawkner
  • John Batman
  • changing attitudes to the founding of Melbourne
  • immigration and multiculturalism
  • Melbourne Water and the Yan Yean System
  • The Enterprize
  • The city of Melbourne Coat of Arms

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