Teaching Resource

A Letter from the Goldfields - Writing Task

$0.99 or Free on Plus | 2 pages (PDF)|Grade: 5

A writing task where students explain life on the Australian goldfields during 1852.

Use this teaching resource when learning about life on the goldfields in Australia.

Students read the passage about life on the goldfields, then write a letter to their family explaining daily life in Bendigo Creek, Victoria,  from the perspective of being a miner living and working on the goldfields in 1852.

This resource includes:

  • 1 x student instruction page
  • 1 x Life on the Goldfields poster.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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