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The Irish Potato Famine & Migration Push/Pull Factors Resource Bundle

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  • Subjects: Social Studies

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What was the Irish Potato Famine and why was it a major push factor for immigrants coming to Australia?
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What was the Irish Potato Famine and why was it a major push factor for immigrants coming to Australia?
What was the Irish Potato Famine and why was it a major push factor for immigrants coming to Australia?Use the The Irish Potato Famine & Migration Push/Pull Factors Resource Bundle to answer these questions and engage your students in a study of early migration to Australia.Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK109This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size.So, what's included?Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!Engaging 900-word story entitled Rotten Potatoes: Escaping the Great Irish Faminetargeted at readers in Years 4 to 6, written as a letter from an Irish girl to her cousin in Australia.Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.Tri-level question guide about the above article.Celebrations Brought by Migrants research activity.Immigrant Group Profile research activity.In My Backpack worksheet asks students to determine what items they would pack if they had to leave their home and their country in a hurry.Immigration Restriction Act information and example test.********************************************************************Have fun with this resource and let us know what you think by leaving a review!If you liked this resource, make sure you become a follower of our store and stay up to date on new resources that prove to learners that history is definitelynot boring!The article used in this resource bundle was first published in HistoriCool Magazine Issue 11 October/November 2014. If you haven't already heard ofHistoriCool Magazine (i.e. the coolest mag in history!) jump over towww.historicool.com.au to check it out!And why not engage with us on social media?!FacebookInstagramTwitter 

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Founded in 2013, HistoriCool Magazine is in the business of creating history-makers! Each and every issue of HistoriCool aims to inspire, engage and entertain 8-14 year-old readers with stories from the past while building core skills and confidence so that they may one day make history themselves.


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